Government Of Alberta Administrative Support

Government Of Alberta
From $41,011 a year - Full-time, Permanent

Job details
From $41,011 a year
Application Details
Cover letter
Job type
Secondary School (Preferred)

Front desk: 1 year (Preferred)

Administrative experience: 1 year (Preferred)

Pulled from the full job description
Dental care
Employee assistance program
Extended health care
Flexible schedule
Life insurance
RRSP match
Full Job Description
Administrative Talent Pool (AS3 - AS4) (29603)

About Us

The Government of Alberta is committed to a diverse and inclusive public service that reflects the population we serve to best meet the needs of Albertans. Consider joining a team where diversity, inclusion and innovation are valued and supported. For more information on diversity and inclusion, please visit: inclusion-policy.aspx

This competition will be used to fill current and future vacancies for wage, temporary and permanent Administrative Support positions as part of the Administrative Talent Pool. Part-time opportunities may be available.

Candidates who are successful in the selection process will be placed in a Talent Pool. The number of positions to be filled has not been identified at this time. This competition will be used to create an eligibility list of qualified candidates to fill upcoming opportunities.

We are looking for candidates (currently and in the future) in the following locations:

Northeast Alberta: Athabasca, Fort McMurray, Lac La Biche, St. Paul and Westlock
Northwest Alberta: Grande Prairie, High Level, High Prairie and Whitecourt

Get your foot in the door to your career path with the GoA. We are currently building a pool of talented candidates for our Administrative Support 3 and 4 positions across
Alberta. These entry-level administrative positions focus on many areas of support and we want to get you started on your new and exciting profession!

If you are committed to public service, enjoy collaborating with others, share our values and have a desire to learn and grow, join our Talent Pool and launch your career as an Administrative Assistant with the Government of Alberta (GOA)! We are looking for team players who can think and work independently as well as support team members doing a variety of duties, while adhering to policies, procedures and processes. In addition, you will exercise your proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite to ensure the day-to- day administrative duties are carried out smoothly.

Your strong attention to detail and accuracy will help you prepare correspondence and a variety of documents. Your exceptional relationship building skills will help you provide customer service to both internal and external stakeholders. Your desire to excel and

achieve results will make you an asset to any team. In addition, excellent communication skills dealing with individuals in person, over the phone, virtually and in a variety of written formats (e-mail, letters, etc.) will help you be effective in any administrative support role. Your organizational and prioritization skills will assist you in meeting deadlines while producing quality work that will lead to your success.

Our Administrative positions provide support to a wide range of operations within the GOA. The responsibilities assigned to a role may be focused on one type of work or may be a combination from various administrative support categories in the following areas:

Program Support
Office and Administrative Support
Financial Support
Call Centre Support
Legal Support

Please visit the links above for more information on these position categories.


High School diploma plus a minimum of two years of related administrative experience
Legally entitled to work in Canada
Minimum of one year of work experience using Microsoft Office products
(Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Required skills: verbal and written communication skills, client service, attention to detail
Equivalencies will be considered on the basis of 1 year of experience for 1 year of education or 1 year of education for 1 year of experience

Application Requirements:
As part of the application process, you are required to:

Answer pre-screening questions
Upload your resume
Upload your cover letter
* In your cover letter, please include any specific preferences related to, work location, Ministry, or position category in addition to outlining how you feel your experience and qualifications meet the requirements we are looking for. If you are applying for a specific position, please indicate the position title and Ministry in your cover letter. Your cover letter may be used to assess your written communication skills.

Failure to provide or complete the above requirements may result in your application not being considered.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: From $41,011.00 per year


Dental care
Employee assistance program
Extended health care
Flexible schedule
Life insurance
RRSP match
Vision care
Flexible Language Requirement:

French not required

8 hour shift
Day shift
Monday to Friday
Ability to commute/relocate:

Alberta: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Secondary School (preferred)

Front desk: 1 year (preferred)
Administrative experience: 1 year (preferred)
Work Location: One location

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