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Office Assistant III AO

Richmond, BC
Full Time
2 days ago

OurLong Term Disability Services department is looking for 2 detail-oriented office assistants with good customer service skills to perform a variety of intermediate clerical and administrative duties. If you're a self-starter and enjoy a day providing assistance to internal and external clients, plus varied administrative work, consider joining us for this permanent opportunity.

This is a hybrid position where you will work primarily at home and will be required to be at our Richmond office at least once a week.

What you'll do

As an office assistant you will:
  • Look after the front desk reception and undertake clerical duties including filing, emailing, scanning, receiving phone calls, providing general information, taking messages, forwarding calls as appropriate, and receiving and directing visitors
  • Obtain and document information from claimants, employers, or other parties
  • Type a variety of materials such as correspondence, forms, reports, and material involving technical and industrial terminology
  • Maintain files and distribute materials as required
  • Receive, sort, and forward mail as required

Is this a good fit for you?

We're looking for someone who can:
  • Provide outstanding customer service
  • Obtain and record information both orally and in writing
  • Demonstrate attention to detail

Your experience and educational background:
  • A minimum of grade 12 education
  • Recent, related work experience in an administrative role
  • Use Microsoft Word proficiently
  • Type a minimum of 35 words per minute

Application requirements:

You must submit your application by 4:30 pm on the closing date of the competition.

If you require an accommodation in the assessment process, please email Recruitment Testing Accommodation (SM) at the time you submit your application.

Who are we?

At WorkSafeBC, we're dedicated to promoting safe and healthy workplaces across British Columbia. We partner with workers and employers to save lives and prevent injury, disease, and disability. When work-related injuries and diseases occur, we provide compensation, and support injured workers in their recovery, rehabilitation, and safe return to work. We also work diligently to sustain our workers compensation system for today and future generations. We're honoured to serve the 2.4 million workers and 245,000 registered employers in our province.

WorkSafeBC requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In implementing the policy, WorkSafeBC will consider its obligations to accommodate those staff who are unable to be vaccinated.

We recognize that our ability to make a difference relies on building a team with a rich variety of skills, knowledge, backgrounds, abilities, and experiences, and which reflects the diversity of the people we serve. We are committed to fostering a welcoming, inclusive, and supportive work culture where everyone can contribute as their best, authentic self. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply.

What's it like to work at WorkSafeBC?

It's challenging, stimulating and hugely rewarding. Our positions offer tremendous diversity and excellent opportunities for professional growth. Every day, the work we do impacts people and changes lives. What we do is important and so are the people we do it for.

Our benefits

Being part of WorkSafeBC means being part of a strong, committed team. Along with a competitive salary of $22.13/hour, your total compensation package may include vacation, optional leave arrangements, health care and dental benefits, and contributions toward your retirement pension. We also offer continuous learning opportunities, leadership development programs, and tuition reimbursement to make your career at WorkSafeBC rewarding. As a member of our team, you'll have access to services and benefits that can help you get the most out of work - and life.

WorkSafeBC has adopted a hybrid model offering opportunities to work remotely and onsite based on the operational needs of the position.

Learn more about what we offer .

If you're the successful applicant, we'll be making a conditional offer contingent upon your clearing a criminal record check under the Criminal Records Review Act . At the time of offer, you'll need to provide consent for a criminal record check. Once we receive clearance, we'll confirm your offer of employment.

WorkSafeBC is an inclusive and accessible employer committed to employment equity. We invite applications from all qualified individuals, however, only those under consideration will be contacted. If you're unsuccessful, please accept our appreciation of your interest.

This position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

Thank you, in advance, for applying.