EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – INTERNAL/EXTERNAL

Administrative Assistant

Location – Kenora

Contract Position for 18 Months with possible extension

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Administrative Assistant is a full-time position.  The Administrative Assistant coordinates the efforts of a team of staff to ensure their efforts culminate in meeting service objectives.  This position supports the Niiganikaapaawiitang (Niigoni) Nanadamowin Counselor program and reports to the Resource Manager, Niigoni.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Community College Diploma or minimum Grade 12 Diploma with two years related experience; a combination of skills, education and experience may be considered,
  • Knowledge of the communities, family structure, as well as the First Nation customs and traditions,
  • Ability to take direction and work within agency philosophy, mandate, policies and procedures,
  • Ability to receive visitors and telephone calls in a professional, respectful and gracious manner,
  • Ability to direct visitors and phone call appropriately and provide general non-confidential information,
  • Experience in general office administration procedures to include logging incoming and outgoing mail, maintain an inventory of office supplies and filing,
  • Experience working with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and client-based data systems,
  • Ability to perform a variety of clerical tasks, including drafting correspondence and creating presentations,
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills,
  • Excellent time management, problem-solving and decision-making skills,
  • Committed to ensure highest level of confidentiality at all times,
  • Ability to work flexible hours,
  • Must have minimum keyboard speed of 50 words per minute,
  • Must possess a valid Ontario G Driver’s Licence, be willing to travel and provide a Driver’s Abstract; and
  • Ability to speak Anishinaabemowin is preferred and a definite asset.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Normally performed in a typical interior office environment generally working at a set schedule of standard business hours, located in the offices of AAFS.  The position will require sitting for long periods of time at a desk, perhaps sharing a workspace with other colleagues.  The incumbent will be required to work in an atmosphere adhering to strict deadlines and at times consisting of repetitive duties that may involve a computer, website, telephone and faxing requirements.  Periodic travel is also required.

 

AAFS requires all employees, contractors, students, and volunteers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, absent of a valid medical exemption or other reasonable consideration pursuant to the Human Right Code of Ontario.

 

Salary Range:  $44,030 – $54,000 per annum

 

Benefits: This contract position is eligible for 4 weeks paid vacation, Extended Health, Dental, AD&D and Group Life benefits and voluntary participation in the AAFS Pension program.

 

We are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the First Nations communities that we serve.  Preference will be given to Internal and/or Indigenous applicants. Please self-identify upon applying.

AAFS welcomes and encourages applications from peoples with disabilities.

Accommodations are available upon request.

Applicants resumes may be used to create a qualified candidates list for recruitment of other positions within our organization.

IF THIS EXCITING OPPORTUNITY INTERESTS YOU

PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR RESUME WITH COVER LETTER QUOTING FILE

#AA20221012 to:

Manager of Human Resources c/o 20 Main Street South, Kenora, Ontario  P9N 1S7

Fax: (807) 548-1345 or by Email: AAFS.HumanResources@aafs.ca

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT APPLICATION IS: WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 12, 2022 @ 4:30pm