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Administrative Assistant - Community Development - Temporary Full-time
Municipality: Township of Langley This posting closed on

February 14, 2018
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 18-U021 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Development Services
Job Description:
Join a “Community of Communities” – the Township of Langley, home to approximately 123,000 residents, is committed to providing progressive business, housing, and recreational opportunities, while balancing its unique mix of urban growth and rural beauty. A truly fun and beautiful place to work, the Township of Langley offers competitive salaries; excellent benefit packages; municipal pension plan; employee wellness programs; and, opportunities for professional development and career growth.

The Township of Langley is currently recruiting for a temporary full-time (from approx. March 5, 2018 to approx.
March 1, 2019) Administrative Assistant – Community Development to join our team of professionals in the Community Development Division; Development Services Department.

Reporting to the Business Support Manager, you will be responsible in this unionized position for relieving senior staff of routine administrative detail; researching statistical and technical information related to departmental functions; drafting of non-routine correspondence and document templates; preparing meeting agendas and transcribing minutes; as well as processing or coordinating the process of Freedom of Information requests; and undertaking special projects as required. You will also plan, assign, check and supervise the work of a moderate sized group of subordinates engaged in a variety of clerical functions; participate in hiring new staff; providing training and evaluating work performance; as well as assisting a superior in the development and implementation of corporate initiatives for the division.

Your education will include completion of grade 12 supplemented by courses in office administration and data base management plus considerable related experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. You will have thorough knowledge of modern office management methods, practices and procedures; business English, spelling and punctuation; excellent computer and communication skills; knowledge of automated and manual recordkeeping systems and considerable knowledge of departmental functions, policies, practices and procedures and of applicable bylaws, codes and related regulations. It is essential you have ability to make decisions in accordance with applicable guidelines, and to handle difficult and contentious enquiries and problems with tact and authority and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of internal and external contacts.

The CUPE rate of pay for this position is $31.62 – $37.23 per hour (2018 rates), plus 13% in lieu of benefits. The hours of work are Monday to Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm.

If you wish to pursue this exciting career in a growing community, please visit to apply.

The closing date for this competition is by 4:30pm Wednesday, February 14, 2018.

We appreciate all applications; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Web Address:
Address: Township of Langley
4th Floor Civic Facility
20338 65 Avenue
Langley, BC, V2Y 3J1
Opening Date: February 5, 2018 08:30 AM
Closing Date: February 14, 2018 04:30 PM