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Administrative Assistant - Legislative Services

Surrey, BC
Full Time
6 days ago

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Employment Status

Union - CUPE Local 402 - Regular Full-Time


The Administrative Assistant in Legislative Services is responsible for performing moderately difficult clerical and advanced administrative work, including recording of Council/Committee proceedings while acting as an assistant to various Council appointed committees and preparing agendas, backup and other related correspondence.


    • Performing moderate to difficult clerical and advanced administrative work. • Recording of Council/Committee proceedings while acting as an assistant to various Council appointed committees. • Preparing agendas, backup and other related correspondence. • Providing guidance to committees regarding Council's Procedure By-Law, Roberts Rule of Order, the Local Government Act and the Community Charter. • Drafting correspondence for the signature of the City Clerk/Mayor where the elected/appointed body interacts with the public. • Drafting reports for the consideration and approval of the City Clerk. • Coordinating Council packages and ensuring all relevant information is ready for pick up and delivery. • Managing workload to meet numerous deadlines, sets out priorities and demonstrates flexibility in working with changing priorities.


    • Grade 12 or equivalent, supplemented by several courses in office or business administration. • A minimum of 5 years office experience and knowledge of the works of a municipality including experience in a City Clerk's department or equivalent recognized education and experience may be considered. • An accurate typing speed of 70 WPM. • A valid BC Driver's license with a safe driving record are required.

Conditions of Employment

This position requires completion of a Police Information Check. Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.

Closing Date

This job will be posted until November 28, 2022.

Our Values

Integrity - Service - Teamwork - Innovation - Community

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