Administrative Clerical Pool

City of Coquitlam London a month ago


Auxiliary, On-Call

One of BC’s Top Employers, the City of Coquitlam offers meaningful career opportunities to make a difference within the local community. As the sixth largest city in BC, we are home to more than 150,000 residents. Our diverse municipality is a great place to work as it continues to grow through innovative urban design, inspiring arts, culture and recreation programs, and state-of-the-art transportation systems. Our brand is built on managing our resources in a responsible and sustainable manner, while supporting a vibrant, growing regional urban centre. We envision a bright future in Coquitlam that we hope includes you!

We are currently seeking self-motivated, customer centric and well organized administrative professionals to provide support in areas of increased volume and leave coverages as they arise in various departments and at various levels in our organization.

We are currently seeking flexible individuals that have a passion for administrative, customer focused work and are interested in joining the City in an entry level position. There are a variety of opportunities that range from on-call work, part-time shift scheduling and perhaps even a more fulsome offering of work. These vacancies often arise to cover vacation and employee leaves, high volume time periods, or seasonal work calling for additional support. This is an exciting and rewarding opportunity to contribute to the many talented teams we have within the organization.

The primary responsibilities you can look forward to include front-line customer service, typing, data entry, general or senior administrative support. The successful applicants will perform a variety of clerical work requiring the ability to work independently, while supporting the needs of a busy department. Placements may vary from one day to several months in duration and there may be breaks between assignments, therefore hours are not guaranteed.

Our ideal candidate will have the following skills and qualifications:

  • Minimum Grade 12 education
  • Minimum 2-3 year of general administrative experience and customer service experience
  • Knowledge of modern office practices and procedures and experience with operating office equipment
  • Accurate and efficient typing and data entry speed
  • Formal training and experience using Microsoft Office products, specifically Word, Excel and Outlook
  • The ability to make sound decisions, and work both independently and as a team member
  • Previous experience with a centralized electronic document management system, Tempest, Maximo, Amanda, Cognos and/or Markview would be considered an asset

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The City offers a competitive salary. Applicants under consideration will be required to undergo a police security clearance evaluation.

Please apply online at by 11:55 pm on March 10, 2021.

The City of Coquitlam is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.