Developmental Secondment Initiative for Provincial and Territorial Government Employees with the Canadian Intergovernmental Conference Secretariat (CICS)
Position Title: CONFERENCE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER
Summary of Duties:
Provision of administrative support services and conference logistics for the planning and conduct of First Ministers’ and Premiers’ conferences as well as for Federal-Provincial-Territorial and Provincial-Territorial conferences of Ministers and Deputy Ministers. Under the direction of the Manager, Conference Services:
$61,558 to $66,324 per year (37.5 hrs/wk) plus compensation for overtime
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Duration of secondment:
Three years, beginning in March or April 2020.
JANUARY 10, 2020. Applicants who meet eligibility criteria and position requirements will be contacted as soon as possible after that regarding next steps.
A letter outlining your experience, competencies and your interest in this position, accompanied by a résumé and a letter from your employer certifying your permanent, full-time employment status in your provincial or territorial government, must be submitted by January 10, 2020 to:
Director, Conference Services
Phone: (613) 995-4328
REQUIREMENTS – CONFERENCE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER
Successful completion of a secondary school diploma or an acceptable combination of education, training and experience.
Experience providing administrative and logistical support to conferences or meetings.
Experience in information management.
Experience providing client services.
Knowledge of the mandate and activities of the Canadian Intergovernmental Conference Secretariat (CICS).
Knowledge of records management.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
Ability to manage files and tracking systems.
Ability to adapt to changing environments and to constantly innovate.
Ability to identify problems and recommend solutions.
Ability to work under pressure.
Ability to communicate effectively orally.
Ability to communicate effectively in writing.
Effective interpersonal skills
Attention to detail
Client service orientation
Secret security clearance.
Willingness to relocate to the National Capital Region.
Willingness and ability to travel extensively and on a regular basis across Canada to conference sites, including weekends.
Willingness and ability to work irregular hours and frequent overtime in temporary offices while on conference sites.