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The City of Surrey

Legislative Assistant

Posted 3 days ago

Job Description

Overview

As one of the fastest growing cities in Canada, City of Surrey is a globally recognized leader in building vibrant, sustainable communities through technology and innovation. City of Surrey employees are talented innovators, inspired by meaningful work and the opportunity to drive our city-and their careers-forward. Build a City. Build a Future at the City of Surrey.

Employment Status

Exempt - Term (4 Months - can be extended or shortened based on operational needs)

Scope

Reporting to the City Clerk, the Legislative Assistant will be responsible for providing advanced administrative support to City Councillors.

Responsibilities

The key responsibilities will include:
    • Acting as an assistant to various Councilors. • Managing appointments and schedules. • Preparing informational packages. • Other related correspondence and communicating with the public, staff and other levels of government.
This position will be responsible for managing the needs of the Councillors while ensuring for the smooth operation of all aspects of the office.

The successful candidate will have a proven ability to work within a deadline oriented environment, exercising sound judgment and discretion at all times. You will have extensive experience working in a digital environment with the Microsoft Office products. You will have experience in preparing detailed and complex correspondence. The Legislative Assistant must be able to be tactful, courteous, and efficient when dealing with others. You will possess exemplary interpersonal skills and ability to liaise internally and externally with the public.

Qualifications

    • Completion of post-secondary education in Communications or Local Government Administration • 3 years of related work experience. An equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, SharePoint, Teams, Word, Excel and PowerPoint is required • Highly developed organizational and administrative skills.
Other Information

Salary Information: A2 - $72,589 - $85,399

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 May 23, 2024.

Our Values

Integrity - Service - Teamwork - Innovation - Community

About The City of Surrey

The City of Surrey is one of 21 municipalities in Metro Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada. We are located on the Lower Mainland on the south side of the Fraser River and share a border with the United States of America. Within Metro Vancouver, Surrey is the largest city in land area, and second most populous city with a population of more than 517,000. Learn more about the city in the Surrey census data profile. Surrey is comprised of urban areas as well as significant agricultural and rural areas. The City is also one of the fastest growing, culturally diverse cities in Canada. We are a forward thinking, globally recognized leader in building vibrant, sustainable communities through technology and innovation. Our combination of entrepreneurial approach, big city resources and remarkable growth have given us opportunities to build an accessible and sustainable city where people can live, visit, work and play.

Company Size

1-10 employees

Application closing date is 2024-07-15

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