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Summer Administrative Assistant

Website KDSB

Competition #SUM 22-16

Dedicated to improving lives, the Kenora District Services Board (KDSB) is the integrated service delivery agency providing help and support when you need it.  With forward thinking and engaged employees, we deliver Ontario Works, Social Housing, Early Learning and Child Care, and Land Ambulance to current and future clients.

We are currently seeking to hire four (4) temporary, full-time Administrative Assistants for the summer located in Kenora (1), Sioux Lookout (1), Red Lake (1), and Ignace (1).  Our employees enjoy a healthy work environment, development opportunities, and an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others.

Reporting to the Integrated Social Services Supervisor, the Administrative Assistant provides assistance to the operation of the reception area, provides clerical support, and completes special projects within the various social services departments, and other related administrative tasks.

Successful applicants will be able to:

  • Operate general office equipment.
  • Communicate effectively with staff, clients, and the general public.
  • Work independently and as part of a team to complete assigned tasks.
  • Organize and prioritize tasks in order to meet timelines.
  • Use computers and various software, specifically the Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality and handle sensitive information.

Qualifications will include:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent
  • Enrolment in post-secondary studies, preferably a related field such as Social Services or Business Administration.
  • A valid Ontario Class G Driver’s License (or equivalent).
  • A satisfactory Police Vulnerable Sector Check.
  • Experience and/or familiarity with completing the above tasks is beneficial.

To be considered for this position, you must be between 18 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada. The hourly wage for this position is $15.38 – $18.63 (wage subject to funding availability and whether the successful candidates are returning students).

Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume, by email, referencing the competition number and the community you are applying for in the subject line, on or before May 19, 2022, at 4:00pm local time to:

Human Resources Department

Kenora District Services Board


Confidential information provided by applicants will be used for the purpose of this competition only and will be protected in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.  While all responses are appreciated, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.  The KDSB is an equal opportunity employer

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