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Administrative Assistant

Are you a skilled administrator who excels at being organized in a fast-paced and client service-focused environment?
Do you enjoy a career in which the work is meaningful and of service to our democracy?

We want to hear from you!

Administrative Assistant
Competition # TEMP2018:04
Temporary, full-time under the Election Act
August 20, 2018 to August 30, 2019
$19.68 per hour
Location: Victoria, B.C.

Posting close date: July 8, 2018

The Local Elections Campaign Financing Act (LECFA) is an important piece of legislation that is critical to ensure that campaign financing rules and advertising requirements in local elections are being addressed. It covers the rules that local candidates, elector organizations and third party advertising sponsors must follow. These rules enhance accountability and transparency by requiring disclosure of financial transactions associated with running a local election campaign.

The next local elections will be held across B.C. on October 20, 2018. Over 3,500 disclosure statements will be filed with Elections BC’s offices. The Administrative Assistant ensures efficient administrative operations in a high-volume, busy work environment during the filing and compliance review process. As an Administrative Assistant you will support the LECF team and provide outstanding administrative services and client support. You will gain valuable experience in professional office and a fun team environment. Our ideal applicant is an enthusiastic problem-solver with exceptional attention to detail and a passion for administrative excellence.

We offer two weeks of comprehensive training, continuous learning, a fun dynamic team environment and the opportunity to serve democracy and build your resume. Elections BC values integrity, accountability and transparency, and strives to recognize individual ability and creativity.

Elections BC is a non-partisan Office of the Legislature responsible for administering electoral processes in British Columbia in accordance with the Election Act, Local Elections Campaign Financing Act, Recall and Initiative Act, and Referendum Act.

To apply for this opportunity:

  • Review the job description.
  • Submit a resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant work experience and qualifications. MS Word or .pdf format only.
  • Include the position title and competition number in your cover letter or in the email subject line.
  • Applications may be submitted by email to jobs@elections.bc.ca, or by mail to:
    PO Box 9275 Stn Prov Govt Victoria, B.C. V8W 9J6

Elections BC is committed to diversity and inclusion in our workplace. To support this, we welcome diversity throughout our organization.

Note: This position is geographically restricted to Victoria, BC. An eligibility list may be established through this competition for similar vacancies in future temporary positions with Elections BC. Due to the volume of applications received, Elections BC is unable to confirm receipt of applications.

Elections BC | 1-800-661-8683 | elections.bc.ca