Administrative Clerk – City of Burnaby (Burnaby, BC)

Administrative Clerk

Competition No.: 2020-199
Duration: Temporary Full Time
Salary: $4,092 – 4,261 – 4,432 – 4,616 – 4,809/month
Last Updated: 11/17/20 8:45 AM

Description
The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community.  With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team.  People like you!

This is moderately complex clerical work performed in the administration section of a large department. The work involves reviewing and processing budget information; preparing a variety of budget documents using an electronic spreadsheet; performing deposit functions and providing information and assistance to a variety of internal contacts. In addition, an incumbent assists in training departmental staff in clerical aspects of budget submissions including preparation of training material and exercises, and review and revision to the clerical instruction manual. The Administrative Clerk exercises considerable independence of action and judgement in organizing day-to-day work assignments, referring more complex or unusual matters to a supervisor who reviews work performance for completeness, accuracy and conformance with established procedures and guidelines. The Administrative Clerk also reviews, enters and processes departmental budget information received from multiple sites using a spreadsheet application; produces and disseminates standard reports; monitors resource utilization against predetermined budgets and advises facility managers of variances; provides information and assistance, resolves routine problems and explains procedures to a variety of internal contacts.  Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include the completion of Grade 12 including or supplemented by commercial, typing and bookkeeping courses, plus sound related clerical experience involving the use of a personal computer and cash handling and recording or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Considerable knowledge of the applicable departmental policies, practices, procedures. Sound knowledge of departmental operations and functions as related to the work performed. Sound   knowledge of the practices and procedures used in the operation of computerized systems. Knowledge of SAP, EnerGov, and environmental bylaws. Ability to use electronic spreadsheets, database, word processing on a personal computer in order to access and/or create spreadsheets, produce reports and maintain related data. Ability to process budget information with speed and accuracy within tight deadlines. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal contacts and to deal effectively with staff in providing information and assistance and resolving routine problems. Ability to train staff engaged in related tasks. Driver’s Licence for the Province of British Columbia is required.

This is a temporary full time opportunity to December 31, 2021.

Please apply online by November 26, 2020.

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

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