Administrative Support

Skills Centre
Posted 15 days ago
$21 Hour

Job Description

Based in beautiful Trail, BC, on the traditional territory of the Sinixt, Ktunaxa, Syilx and Secwepemc peoples, the Skills Centre is hiring a part-time (25.5 hours/week) Administrative Support person to start as soon as possible. The position pays $21/hr plus benefits. This position is based at the Skills Centre office. All Skills Centre employees have access to extensive training and supports.

Duties include: • Greet and assist visitors to the office and provides client service by responding to telephone, email and direct inquiries • Maintain and update Skills Centre’s on-line Job Board • Ensure operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques • Maintain supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies • Carry out administrative duties such as booking appointments, filing, typing, copying, binding, scanning etc.


Completion of secondary education. Confident speaker and communicator. Experience working in complex teams to complete projects. Excellent organizational, planning and implementation skills. Strong interpersonal skills. Works respectfully in multi-cultural communities. Some admin or assistant experience. Some knowledge of office management systems and procedures. Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work. Attention to detail and problem solving skills. Proficient in MS Office and databases.

The Skills Centre is a living wage employer, practices employment equity and is dedicated to building a workforce that accurately reflects our community and the experiences of our residents. We encourage applications from Indigenous People, Black People, People of Colour, women, people with disabilities, youth, members of the LGBTQ2SIA+ communities, new immigrants, refugees and members of other minorities.

You must be legally entitled to work in Canada, be a good verbal and written communicator with excellent interpersonal skills. You should have experience of working independently as well as in a team, be able to gather reliable information from a variety of sources and able to summarize information for a range of audiences including employers. Because the Skills Centre works with vulnerable people, the successful applicant will need to provide proof of vaccination against Covid 19 and be able to complete a criminal record check that gives us no cause for concern.

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At the Skills Centre we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Additional Info

Please send your cover letter and resume to: Closing date is Wednesday August 12th, 5pm.

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