The Opportunity

Paradise, NL
$54,668.42 - $68,335.53 / year
Competition Number: TOP-200-001

Administrative Assistant (Temporary)

Corporate Services

Competition Number: TOP-200-001

The Town of Paradise, one of the fastest growing Municipalities in Newfoundland and Labrador with the potential for significant growth in residential and commercial/industrial development, is seeking an Administrative Assistant.

Reporting to the Director of Corporate Services, the Administrative Assistant will be responsible for providing administrative support to the Director and department including duties related to the maintenance and composition of confidential correspondence, proofreading materials for accuracy; maintaining manual and electronic files on a variety of related subjects including confidential items; and serving as recording secretary for committees.

This individual must demonstrate: outstanding oral and written communications skills, assertiveness, flexibility, negotiation skills, good judgment, considerable technical proficiency, professionalism, and an excellent work ethic. Due to the nature of the work environment, complete respect for confidentiality, privacy, and handling of sensitive information is essential.

  • Completion of an Office Administration diploma along with three years' relevant work experience in an office environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with the public with tact and diplomacy;
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;
  • Detailed knowledge and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and other office applications
  • Or any equivalent combination of experience and training acceptable to the town.

This is a temporary, full-time non-bargaining unit position with an annual salary of $54,668.42 - $68,335.53

The Town of Paradise is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Deadline for Applications: Deadline for Applications: April 12, 2024

Apply in confidence by forwarding cover letter, résumé, and references to:

Human Resources

28 McNamara Drive

Paradise, NL A1L 0A6

F: 709-782-2643

E: [email protected]

A little bit about us

Town of Paradise

With a population of approximately 23,000, the Town of Paradise is proud to be one of Atlantic Canada's fastest-growing municipalities with the youngest average-aged population in Newfoundland and Labrador.