Administrative Assistant to Executive Team, provincial government agency client, downtown core Toronto office.

Marberg Job Number: 1587.
Job Type: Temporary.
Initial Term:  ASAP for an initial term of 12 months, with possible extension.
Compensation: $26.89 per hour.
Work Hours: 7.25 work hours per day, not including unpaid lunch break, to be worked during regular business hours, Monday to Friday (36.25 work hours per week).
Work Location: Hybrid: 60% (3 days per week) onsite at Client’s downtown core Toronto office near TTC, Union and GO Stations; and 40% (2 days per week) remote-based.

Responsibilities Summary:    
Provide administrative support services to executive office and senior leadership team members.

  • Receive, record, prioritize and respond to telephone and email inquiries, forwarding and escalating urgent or complex matters as needed.
  • Draft, format, proof and distribute correspondence, briefing notes, memos, reports and presentations.
  • Manage department calendars, schedule online and onsite meetings and conference calls, and make travel arrangements.
  • Attend and minute meetings as required.  Follow up on action items as required.
  • Conduct background research for administrative special projects as assigned and prepare information summaries and reports.
  • Maintain office inventory and order office supplies.  Process invoices and expense claims for approval.
  • Maintain electronic and hard copy filing systems and prepare mail and courier materials for distribution.  
  • Maintain and update database and mailing list information.
  • Additional administrative support responsibilities as required. 


Education: Post Secondary education in Business Administration or related discipline, or applicable combination of work experience and education.
Preferred Work Experience:  At least 3+ years of progressive, related work experience providing administrative support to a senior management team.
Preferred Sector Experience: Government, broader public sector, or not-for-profit sector administrative support experience preferred.

Technical Skills Requirements: 

  • Advanced proficiency in MSOffice, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook (will be tested). 
  • Fast and accurate typing and data entry skills (will be tested).  
  • Experience with computerized databases for correspondence tracking, HR administration, financial administration, etc.  
  • Proficient English communication skills, both written and verbal, including strong business writing skills and polished, professional telephone manners.

Task -Based Qualifications and Additional Attributes:     

  • Self starter: punctual, responsible and reliable.  Demonstrated commitment to client service and professional representation of the organization.
  • Pleasant and courteous; able to work well both independently and cooperatively as part of a team and liaise effectively with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Proven ability to professionally handle confidential information and exercise good judgement in the interpretation and application of instructions and organization policy.
  • Superior attention to detail, and organized, methodical approach to completion of tasks.
  • Advanced organizational, coordinative and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize work effectively for self and others, meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure.
  • Excellent listening skills: ability to provide and receive professional, effective feedback.
  • Demonstrated successful experience of prioritizing work, making decisions and communicating with others within a values framework of respect, equity, anti-racism, diversity and inclusivity.

Additional Requirements:    

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada, providing satisfactory documentation upon request.
  • Ability to work onsite as required, abiding by organization health and safety policies.
  • Provision of certification of AODA and OHSA online training course completion prior to assignment start.
  • Provision of certification of full COVID-19 vaccination series prior to assignment start.
  • Satisfactory Background Checks, Technical Skills Evaluations, and Employment References.

We thank all applicants for their interest but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Marberg is committed to supporting workplace diversity and inclusivity, to reflect the demographic profile of all Ontarians.  Applications are encouraged from equity seeking groups including people of colour, Aboriginal people, individuals with disabilities, and people from the LGBTQ2S community.

Job ID: 1587

Location: Canada Ontario Toronto

Category: Administrative, Government

Salary: Competitive



Number Of Positions 1

Pay Rate 26.89

Date Updated 04/27/2022

Status New

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