Administrative Assistant – Provincial Government Agency

Job #872
Job Type:  Temporary, initial term 3-6 months
Compensation:  $26.36/hr
Hours:  36.25 hours per week, regular business hours
Location:  remote and onsite work (downtown Toronto office) as required.


  • Performs the administrative work related to the day-to-day internal operations of an executive’s office.
  • Attends meetings with senior staff of the division and with individuals or committees of other divisions or ministries; takes follow-up action on issues as required by senior management.
  • Provides necessary support information to the executive’s offices concerning issues, meetings, briefing notes and other information as required as pertains to the division; liaises with senior staff and outside stakeholders as required.
  • Co-ordinates the day to day administration and operations of the office of the executives ensuring that the office is functioning efficiently and effectively
  • Prepares and composes correspondence, memos, reports and presentations.
  • Maintains inventory of office supplies, orders supplies as required, maintains filing systems and prepares mail and courier materials, makes travel arrangements, schedules meetings and arranging conference calls.
  • Handles highly sensitive and confidential information.
  • Co-ordinates branch management schedules.
  • Co-ordinates unit activities with other units and or administrative functions, e.g., human resources, finance, I.T.
  • Drafts standard correspondence, e.g., briefing notes, memos, letters.
  • Conducts background research on issues; prepares reports.


  • Excellent administrative and communicative skills in order to undertake a variety of high profile, sensitive issues, draft correspondence and reports and effectively communicate and advise on problems and decisions between executives, senior management.
  • Multi tasks, manages conflicting priorities.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills; experience in using computerized data bases (e.g., HR, financial, correspondence tracking, etc.).
  • Judgment and discretion to handle confidential and sensitive issues.
  • Oral and written communication skills for composing standard correspondence.
  • Interpersonal skills to liaise with various clients, stakeholders (internal and external) and team members
  • Organizational skills to establish priorities, co-ordinate and carry out responsibilities and meet deadlines.

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Job ID: 872

Location: Canada Ontario Toronto

Category: Administrative, Government

Salary: Competitive



Number Of Positions 1

Pay Rate 26.36

Date Updated 08/09/2020

Status New

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