Career Opportunities: Administrative Assistant, Regional Office – Vancouver (447)

January 25, 2023
Application ends: September 11, 2023

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Job Description

Branch: Regional Offices Branch
Section: Vancouver Regional Office
Employment Type: Term up to (18) eighteen months
Position Linguistic Designation: English
Position Global Linguistic Level:
Job Band: Band 8 CULE I_II
Salary: $74,610.00 – $83,976.00 (2021 rates)
Union: CULE II Canadian Union of Labour Employees
Location: Vancouver Regional Office
Search Area: Internal; Membership; Public
Closing Date: 02/07/2023


As part of the Regional Office Team, the Administrative Assistant provides comprehensive administrative services that enable the Regional Office to fulfill its role in a timely and credible manner. Under the direction of the Regional Coordinator, maintains the administrative aspects of the Regional Office while carrying out a wide variety of administrative, secretarial and clerical responsibilities to ensure efficient operation of the Regional Office.



  • Successful completion of business and/or secretarial training, OR equivalent experience normally provided through several years of providing administrative services relevant to the duties of the position;


  • Good knowledge of the Public Service Alliance of Canada;
  • Knowledge of the trade union objectives and activities and commitment to union and equity principles.


  • Ability to effectively transcribe type and perform word processing functions using Microsoft Word;
  • Ability to use spreadsheets (ideally Excel) and database software (ideally Access);
  • Proficiency in spelling, vocabulary and in the application and usage of English;
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing in English:
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others in a team environment;
  • Proficiency in the use of a personal computer including ability to use Windows, e mail, FrontPage, and Internet;
  • Ability to work independently and determine priorities under strict deadlines;

Personal suitability

  • High degree of initiative, good judgment and problem-solving.

A full job description is available upon request.



The Public Service Alliance of Canada is committed to achieving and maintaining a representative workforce that ensures the full participation and advancement of traditionally under-represented groups. Applications are encouraged from equity groups including women, racially visible persons, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, and two-spirit (LGBTQ2+) persons.