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Office Assistant
Job ID: 7446
Start Date: ASAP
Wage: TBD
Hours: Full-time

Our Courtenay office is looking for a detail-oriented office assistant with good customer service skills to perform a variety of intermediate clerical and administrative duties. This position is a temporary assignment of approximately three months. If you are a self-starter and enjoy a day providing in-person assistance to internal and external clients, plus varied administrative work, we would like to hear from you. As an office assistant you will: * Transcribe and type a variety of materials including correspondence, forms, reports, and material involving technical and industrial terminology * Receive telephone calls, provide general information, take messages, forward calls as appropriate, and receive and direct visitors * Set up appointments for various medical examinations, make reservations for travel, and handle other logistics as required * Obtain information from claimants, employers, or other parties as directed * Perform a variety of clerical duties for occupational hygiene and occupational safety officers and support specialists * Record Prevention notices, maintain appropriate files for Prevention, and distribute Prevention pamphlets, booklets, handouts, posters, and stickers * Receive, open, date stamp, sort, and forward mail as required * Perform routine clerical duties within the office, including filing, sending faxes, emailing, numbering mail and scanning on a daily basis or as needed * Provide intermittent back up as required for other levels of office assistants


Is this a good fit for you? We are looking for someone who can: * Use Microsoft Word and Excel proficiently * Type a minimum of 45 words per minute * Provide outstanding customer service * Obtain and record information both orally and in writing Your experience and educational background: * Recent, related work experience in a clerical role * A minimum of grade 12 education Who are we? At WorkSafeBC, we are dedicated to promoting safe and healthy workplaces across B.C. We partner with workers and employers to save lives and prevent injury, disease, and disability. When work-related injuries or diseases occur, we provide compensation, and support injured workers in their recovery, rehabilitation, and safe return to work. We also work diligently to sustain our workers compensation system for today and future generations. We are honoured to serve the 2.33 million workers and 231,000 registered employers in our province. What is it like to work at WorkSafeBC? It is challenging, stimulating, and hugely rewarding. Our positions offer tremendous diversity and excellent opportunities for professional growth. Every day, the work we do impacts people and changes lives. What we do is important and so are the people we do it for. If you are the successful applicant, we will be making a conditional offer contingent upon your clearing a criminal record check under the Criminal Records Review Act. At the time of offer, you wll need to provide consent for a criminal record check. Once we receive clearance, we will confirm your offer of employment. We are an inclusive and accessible employer, committed to employment equity objectives, and we invite applications from all qualified individuals. Please note that this position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

Company: WorkSafeBC

To apply Visit our career page at and select See Job Openings to submit a resume and cover letter that details your characteristics, accomplishments, and prior work experience related to the requirements for the position. We can only accept applications submitted through our website. Thank you, in advance, for applying. Unfortunately, we are only able to contact those whose applications we will be pursuing further.

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