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District of Saanich

Relief Clerk

Saanich, BC
Full Time
20 days ago


Casual Position

If you are customer service driven and enjoy working on multiple teams, the District of Saanich has an opportunity for you. The Public Works Division, consisting of six sections, is recruiting for a casual Relief Clerk to perform a variety of administrative and clerical duties. This will include casual relief assignments in Public Works for vacation, sick leave, special projects and workload relief assuming duties of other clerical positions such as Public Works Clerk, Underground Services Clerk, Finance Clerk, Safety Clerk and the PW Data Entry Clerk. Clerical duties include: taking and transcribing minutes, data entry, typing articles, forms, letters, routine correspondence, memoranda, reports, tabulations and other material from rough draft copy and previously prepared data.

This position works independently on routine matters and is responsible for creating and maintaining a variety of systems, using a number of software programs. The successful candidate will show an enthusiasm for front line customer service in person and over the phone, including answering routine inquiries, providing general information to the public regarding divisional programs, policies and work activities, assessing calls to determine priority, triaging to the appropriate section and documenting service calls.

Requirements include Grade 12 or equivalent plus a one year certificate in office practices; Occupational First Aid Certificate Level II may be required based on operational need; one year experience in a business or municipal office environment, including experience dealing with the public; keyboarding speed of 50 wpm and a valid Class 5 BC Driver's Licence. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

This is a C.U.P.E. Local 2011 position with a wage of $31.56 per hour plus 13% in lieu of benefits. Job description and competition information can be found at This competition will remain open until a successful candidate is selected. The first set of resumes will be reviewed on Friday, February 12, 2021. Please apply by quoting competition 21025 to: Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7. Applicants must provide proof of typing speed from a recognized educational institution or hiring agency. In addition to the interview process, testing will also be conducted. We thank all applicants for applying. Only those under consideration will be contacted.