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Clerk Typist 2

Surrey, BC
Full Time

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Employment Status

Union - CUPE Local 402 - Term (1 year)


The Records Centre Clerk Typist 2 is responsible for providing support services to ensure efficient operations and processes with respect to the City's records management program.

You are logical, methodical and detail-oriented, you are also equipped with good interpersonal skills and the ability to forge positive work relationships with staff from a range of departments. You will demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing, as well as understand and effectively carry out oral and written instruction. You will have the ability to prioritize and process a large volume of work and meet tight deadlines. You must be capable of lifting 25 - 30lbs and regularly transport banker boxes.


Working in a team environment, you will be responsible to the Records Manager for ensuring compliance with the City of Surrey's Records Management program.

Working in the Records Centre, the Clerk Typist 2 will perform a variety of duties including:
    • Provide Reception duties. • Perform data entry. • Perform repetitive work. • Provide general support services to ensure efficient operations with respect to the confidential shredding program, offsite storage program, and records management. • Scan of reports and Bylaw Backups. • Provide general coverage as required. • Other records management functions as required. • Provide general mailroom coverage as required.


    • The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate knowledge, skills and abilities in the following areas:
    • As our ideal candidate, you will be a flexible and collaborative team-player with well-developed interpersonal skills, along with an aptitude for establishing and maintaining positive working relationships with a variety of stakeholders. • This role requires an individual who is organized, effective at multi-tasking and detail oriented, with strong communication and people skills. • The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, as well as understand and effectively carry out instructions. • Have an understanding of filing, indexing methods, record keeping and have good keyboarding skills.

Qualified applicants will also possess the following minimum requirements:
    • Completion of grade 12 supplemented by post-secondary courses and/or certificates in office administration, business practices, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. • You will have at least 1 year experience and training in an office environment, preferably in a similar role. • You must have an accurate typing speed of 50 wpm. • A valid BC Drivers License.

Other Information

Number of Job Openings: 1

Pay Grade: 9

Hourly Rate: $26.16

Internal applicants will be screened based on the qualifications listed in the class specification.

The class specification for this job can be found here :

Hiring Manager: Sophie Loehrich @ (604) 591-4554

Recruiter: Rajan Rattan @ (604) 591-4023

This position requires clerical testing (typing, Word and Excel). HR will accept valid test results that have been completed within the last 2 years.

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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 June 28, 2022.

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