Administration Clerk


Position Summary
 
 

ADMINISTRATION CLERK

Job ID:  3966

SHORT-TERM (APRX END DATE: MAR 31, 2022) / FULL-TIME

Location:  Penticton, BC

To be considered for this role, applications MUST be submitted online, by clicking on 'Apply' below.

  • Join one of BC’s Top Employers!
  • Be part of an exceptional company culture with great employee benefits and a healthy work/life balance!

BC Housing thanks all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted. This position is only open to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

THE ORGANIZATION

BC Housing is a provincial Crown Corporation that develops, manages and administers a wide range of subsidized housing options for those most in need across the province to address critical gaps across the housing continuum ranging from emergency shelter through to rent assistance in the private market and affordable home ownership.  Share in the rewards of working with an organization that offers challenging work and competitive compensation and supports the growth and development of its people.

 Our mission is making a difference in people's lives and communities through safe, affordable and quality housing.

BC Housing offers competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package. But a job is more than a pay cheque. We also offer our staff the opportunity to work together to make a difference. When employees go home at the end of the day, they experience the satisfaction of knowing they’ve helped provide safe, affordable housing for British Columbians.  And while they’re here, employees can take advantage of many opportunities:

  • In-house training, and training at other institutions, for courses related to employees’ current positions or to prepare them for advancement within BC Housing.
  • Wellness programs including physical fitness, programs to help employees quit smoking, free flu shots, mental health resources, and lunch-and-learn lectures and seminars.
  • Recognition programs including long-term service awards, idea recognition and outstanding performance awards.
  • Livegreen incentives include an employee transit pass program, and other initiatives that encourage alternative, sustainable transportation (even a bike purchase program!).
  • An active Social Club that organizes special events like seasonal parties and arranges group discounts to other events.
  • Participation in community and charitable events.

** Please note: Eligibility for benefits offered is based on employment status **

 

ADMINISTRATION CLERK

POSITION SUMMARY

Reporting to the Regional Administrative Services Manager, the Administration Clerk performs a variety of administrative support duties for a Regional office. He/She/They are responsible for duties that include reviewing and processing applications, responding to client enquiries, assisting with completion of forms and public information sessions, processing rent receipts, work orders, procurement documents and accounts payable invoices, performing reception duties, and providing general clerical, data entry and word processing support.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

The successful candidate will have the following:

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Secondary school graduation plus completion of post-secondary courses in office or business administration or other relevant discipline.
  • Sound office administration experience servicing the public.
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience acceptable to the employer.

 KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

  • Sound knowledge of office systems and procedures;
  • Some knowledge of accounting procedures;
  • Ability to learn, understand, and explain BC Housing program, policies, and services;
  • Ability to deal with the public, staff and outside agencies in a courteous, professional and tactful manner;
  • Ability to maintain a cash float and balance cash accurately;
  • Ability to type a minimum of 40 wpm;
  • Ability to search documents, data bases and internet to resolve issues creatively and within established guidelines;
  • Ability to plan, multi-task, meet deadlines and adapt in a fast-paced environment;
  • Ability to exercise tact, diplomacy and good judgement when interacting with a broad range of partners and customers, including individuals of diverse social, educationional and cultural backgrounds
  • Ability to plan and meet deadlines by effectively prioritizing actions to respond to numerous diverse and shifting challenges without compromising the quality of work;
  • Ability to work with accuracy and excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with solid command of English grammar, punctuation and spelling;
  • Excellent interpersonal and conflict resolution skills;
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Proficient at an intermediate level in computer applications including MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and with a proficiency in the mail merging of documents;

 

How to Apply:

Please review the attached job description for a complete list of duties, qualifications and competencies.  To be considered for this competition, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how they meet the qualifications necessary for this position.  This information will be used as part of the selection process.

Your cover letter and resume should be submitted as one document in your profile when applying for this position. Please add your cover letter to your resume and submit both documents as your resume.

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As part of the application process, you will be prompted to fill out a questionnaire which must be completed in order for your application to be considered. Please allot up to 5 minutes to fill it out after submitting your resume and cover letter as one single document.

Only applications submitted using the Online Recruitment System at www.bchousing.org/careers will be accepted

If you are passionate about what you do and want to use your expertise to engage in a meaningful and challenging work, please apply to join our team today at www.bchousing.org/careers

At BC Housing, we're committed to providing a healthy, safe and inclusive workplace where respect and diversity are recognized assets. We invite and welcome applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, Persons with Disabilities and Disabled People, persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and all people committed to meaningful work that makes a difference.  We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you require accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact hr_admin@bchousing.org.

We didn’t become one of BC’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Greenest Employers without a lot of thought, care and consideration for our team and environment. Our supportive and collaborative workplace balances engaging and challenging work with personal development and wellness initiatives.

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