Clerk Typist 3

January 17, 2023

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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 and typing work involving supervisory tasks and/or independent typing and clerical duties of comparable responsibility. An incumbent types or uses a word processor to produce a variety of material such as correspondence, records, reports, and agendas; reviews content of materials to be typed; maintains and supervises the preparation, processing and maintenance of a large volume of documents; sorts and distributes incoming correspondence; checks a variety of receipts, cheques, and invoices, and maintains related records; compiles and condenses data from a variety of sources requiring an understanding of problems and terminology involved; devises forms, sets up moderately complex statistical tables and assists in the preparation of routine reports; acts as a receptionist; answers questions over the telephone and in person; makes and cancels appointments for a superior; explains and interprets moderately complex departmental rules, regulations and procedures to public enquiries. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include up to high school graduation including or supplemented by courses in typewriting, word processing and standard commercial subjects and considerable experience as a Clerk Typist II; OR an equivalent combination of training and experience. Thorough knowledge of business English, spelling, punctuation, and arithmetic. Considerable knowledge of modern office practices and procedures. Sound knowledge of the applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures which govern departmental activities. Ability to produce moderately complex statements, reports, lists and documents; to prepare, process and maintain a variety of permits, license applications and related materials; to successfully meet and effectively deal with the public in interpreting and explaining departmental rules and regulations; to make moderately complex computations and tabulations. Skill in the operation of common office appliances, and typing rapidly and accurately.

Please apply online by January 25, 2023.

All external applicants are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of hire. External applicants who are not able to obtain a COVID-19 vaccine for a reason related to a personal characteristic protected by the BC Human Rights Code can request an accommodation at any time during the recruitment process. City of Burnaby employees can refer to our COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for City staff.

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

Please contact People and Culture 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.