Executive Assistant Job in Iqaluit, NU at City of Iqaluit

The City of Iqaluit is looking for an experienced individual to join our growing team and city as the Executive Assistant.

Title: Executive Assistant

Department: Administration

Status: Full-time, 18 month term

Salary: $63,068.49 per annum, 35 hour/week


Allowance: $22,378.25 per annum

Union Status: Excluded

Housing: No Staff Housing Available

Closing Date: Open until filled

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Reporting directly to the City Council Clerk, the incumbent is responsible for providing a full range of routine and confidential administrative services and support to the Mayor, Council, Chief Administrative Officer and City Clerk in politically and administratively sensitive areas. The position is also responsible for assisting in the maintenance of an effective records management system as well as timely and accurately recording minutes of Council and maintaining the Minutes as such.

Required Qualifications:
Grade 12 Diploma or equivalent.

Knowledge of municipal administration and secretarial services.

Knowledge of Territorial Legislation, Municipal By-Laws and Roberts Rules of Order for meetings.

Ability to plan and assist City staff to prepare materials and information for Council and the Chief Administrative Officer.

Strong computer skills, especially in Microsoft Office Suite.

Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing in order to record accurate transcription of Council proceedings.

Ability to work effectively in a cross cultural environment to provide assistance or direction to the general Public.

Ability to recognize, and work, with tact, diplomacy and confidentiality, when necessary, when dealing with politically sensitive issues.

Ability to adapt to and assist in the implementation of changes in organizational structure, remain abreast of current political issues, assist in bridging the gap of the administrative and political areas.

Ability to work effectively under pressure and with conflicting priorities.

College Diploma in Business Management or Administration preferred.

3 years progressively responsible office experience.

The ability to speak and write in English and Inuktitut

Equivalencies that include a combination of education and experience may be considered.

The successful candidate would be required to submit a Criminal Record Check.

Please visit our website https://.iqaluit.ca/careers to apply or drop off your resume at City Hall.

‘¢ The City of Iqaluit embraces the intent and spirit of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement. Priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit; Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive consideration under this agreement.

‘¢ Only those selected to interview will be contacted.

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Company: City of Iqaluit

Company Location:  Iqaluit, NU

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