Administrative Assistant

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  • Post Date: August 12, 2019
Job Description

Core Functions

The Administrative Assistant is responsible for carrying out various secretarial, clerical and general office administration duties.


Functional Responsibilities

  • Assist in the administration and coordination of various Department-related activities such as setting up appointments, arranging travel schedules, making reservations, coordinating equipment and catering needs, preparing meeting notices, and recording the minutes of meetings
  • Greet visitors and direct them to the appropriate person or waiting area
  • Answer and coordinate responses to all administrative inquiries received by the office
  • Confirm receipt of all quarterly department reports and assist in the preparation of department’s annual report
  • Assist in preparing, editing, and formatting material
  • Process invoices and claims or other budget documents
  • Enter data into spreadsheets and/or databases for reporting purposes
  • Keep an inventory, maintain and assist with the trial and evaluation of office equipment and supplies
  • Maintain an efficient and effective database and filing system


Other Responsibilities

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge and skills in area(s) of responsibility
  • Perform other duties as required


Education and Certification

  • High School Diploma with additional training in Office Administration



  • One to three years of relevant work experience



  • Fluency in verbal Cree
  • Fluency in English
  • Fluency in French is an asset


Knowledge and Abilities

  • Customer-focused and service-oriented
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively
  • Proven ability to be discreet and maintain confidentiality
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy
  • Proven organizational skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products


Additional Requirements

  • Typical office setting where there are no unusual physical demands


The Cree Nation Government may, at its discretion, waive any or all of the aforementioned requirements if a suitable candidate who is a JBNQA beneficiary accepts to follow a training plan determined by the Cree Nation Government as a condition of employment.


Application Period

From July 30, 2019 to August 14, 2019



Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: DCI-190703-1

Valerie Mianscum

Recruitment Officer


Tel.: 819-673-2600