Administrative Assistant - Public Works

Competition Number: HR-2018-0015

Job Title: Administrative Assistant - Public Works

Department: Public Works department

Employment Type: Full-time

Salary: $49,110 - $62,880 annually

Posted Date: February 20, 2018 12:00 AM

Closing Date: March 02, 2018 8:30 AM

Last Updated Date: March 6, 2018 8:14 AM

Status: Interviewing


County of Grande Prairie No. 1
Administrative Assistant – Public Works

Salary:                        $49,110 - $62,880 annually
Hours:                        35 hours/week, Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Position type:            Non-management
Close date:                March 2, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. or until a suitable candidate is selected


Are you looking for an employer that values work-life balance? Are you interested in an environment that fosters fun and proves it regularly? Would you like to work for an employer that provides comprehensive benefits, which include a health and wellness benefit and on-site gym?


The Public Works Department is looking for a full time Administrative Assistant to provide clerical and administrative support in its high profile, demanding and fast paced environment.  The successful applicant will provide data entry to the team, answer telephone calls and/or respond to walk-in inquiries, provide assistance with grant applications and various Public Works projects, complete daily cash balancing and perform other tasks as requested.

The successful applicant will provide exceptional typing speed and accuracy; strong interpersonal and communication skills to deal effectively with people and situations within and outside the organization, good organizational and administrative skills, and the ability to prioritize work, ensuring deadlines are met. Ability to maintain confidentiality and to use discretion, tact and diplomacy are also required.   


  • Office administration certificate or diploma;
  • Three years administrative support experience;
  • Experience answering a busy switchboard;
  • Previous experience with land titles;
  • Previous public works experience, an asset;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • General knowledge of County business and Public Works.


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