Corporate Services
Position Type: 
CUPE 556
Number of Positions: 
$28.65/hour (2019 rate pending agreement confirmation)
Employment Type: 
Regular Part-Time
Competition Type: 
Internal Posting - CUPE 556 Employees only
Date posted: 
February 6, 2019
Closing date: 
February 13, 2019 - 3:00pm

We are currently seeking an Information Centre Assistant to join our Corporate Services team on a permanent part-time basis. The Information Centre Assistant provides reception and switchboard services to the CVRD’s Main Office, including processing payments. Reporting to the Manager of Administration, the primary responsibilities of this role include:

  • Greeting customers at the Information Centre, answering the main switchboard, directing inquiries and providing information;

  • Receiving and processing payments (including issuing dog licenses, transit passes and processing permits), entering payments into a financial system and issuing receipts;

  • Balancing and reconciling money received and preparing a bank deposit on a daily basis;

  • Performing a variety of clerical support duties including updating manuals, maintaining files, ensuring bulletin board and brochure displays are in order and up-to-date, receiving and distributing mail;

  • Maintaining an awareness of all meetings, events, advertising etc. concerning the regional district in order to provide accurate information to the public.

Our ideal candidate is:

  • A strong communicator with a warm and welcoming approach;

  • Courteous and tactful, with the ability to effectively respond to complaints when required;

  • Detail oriented and efficient, with the ability to process and reconcile payments and accurately record data;  

  • Able to cope with a noisy environment, multiple demands and interruptions;

  • Experienced in providing administrative support with over six months up to one year of directly related experience including strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (specifically word processing, spreadsheet and database skills) and some knowledge of financial administration systems;

  • Educated in office administration (including an office administration course of up to six months in duration at the post-secondary level) following high school graduation;

  • Knowledgeable in the practices and processes involved in local government office administration.

This position is part of a team of other part-time staff providing administrative services and support. The hours of work for the position are currently 8:00 am to 1:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

Applications for available positions with the CVRD must be received prior to the indicated closing date and time and shall include a resume and cover letter. We appreciate all applications; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

The Comox Valley Regional District is an equal opportunity employer.  We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all individuals.