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Administrative Assistant

Dawson City Hospital
Job Competition Closed

Location: Dawson City Hospital
Competition No.: #2012-268
Closing Date: Dec 06, 2012

Classification/Level: L03
Pay Rate: Hourly pay range of $23.67 to $29.95
Employment Status: 1 Regular Full Time Position – 1.0 FTE
Monthly/weekly hours: 75 hours bi-weekly

Reporting to the Facility Administrator, the Administrative Assistant is responsible for assisting the Facility Administrator and Support Services Manager by providing administrative and secretarial support and performing other related duties.


Knowledge and Skills Required

  • Knowledge of general office practices and procedures;
  • Knowledge of the functions of a general hospital;
  • Knowledge of MS Office, other software programs;
  • Knowledge of basic accounting procedures;
  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including good customer service skills;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Ability to work effectively under stress and multi-task;
  • Ability to prepare correspondence and reports;
  • Ability to research and compile information and data;
  • Ability to develop and maintain filing systems and records;
  • Ability to schedule appointments and meetings;
  • Excellent computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheet applications (Excel);
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including tact, thoroughness, reliability and discretion;
  • Ability to establish work priorities, work independently and with minimal supervision;
  • Cross cultural awareness and sensitivity.


The successful Candidate will have a Grade 12 diploma and two years’ recent experience in an office setting performing word processing and spreadsheet procedures, preferably in a hospital environment; an equivalent combination of education/training and/or experience may be considered. Valid Yukon Drivers License.

Expected Start date: April 2013

How to Apply:
Quoting comp. # 2012-268, please e-mail your resume by 4.00 p.m. Thursday, December 6, 2012.

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