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Administrative Assistant, National Conferences And Convention

Job ID7D-1D-E5-F3-C3-11
CompanyPublic Service Alliance Of Canada
Date Posted2021-11-17
Posted Until2021-11-30
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryOffice
Closing Date: Mon, 29 Nov 2021 15:30 EST
Competition Number: 3000-0003B-021

Purpose of position:
Provides assistance to the logistical administration of the six (6) PSAC National Conferences (Access, Aboriginal Peoples, Health & Safety, Pride, Racially Visible and Women). Provides administrative support to the Convention, Conferences and Project Officer in the logistical coordination of the PSAC triennial Convention, Pre-Convention Committee meetings and events such as National Staff Conferences, bargaining conferences, regional conventions and other projects as required.

Education/Experience: • Demonstrated experience organizing large meetings and conferences, and knowledge of travel, logistics and accommodation procedures.

Knowledge: • The position requires general administrative knowledge and the ability to organize, plan and determine work priorities to meet strict deadlines, in an environment with multiple, competing and changing priorities; • Good knowledge of filing systems, both manual and computerized, and the ability to process draft versions, edits final versions; • Basic knowledge of trade union role, objectives and activities as well as a commitment to union and equity principles and some familiarly with government organizations, practices and procedures.

Abilities: • Proficiency in the use of a personal computer in a Windows environment, and advanced level; • Ability to work with Word, Excel, Access, Internet, email and other databases and software; • Ability to work independently and cooperatively with others in a team environment. • Second language skills as per the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) level indicated above.

Personal suitability: • High degree of initiative, good judgment, tact and problem-solving skills including the ability to recommend solutions to resolve logistic or travel issues. A detailed job description is available at:
Salary$61,642 - $ 69,375 Plus $1,585.14, Bilingual Bonus
LanguagesEnglish And French Comprehension Spoken And Written
OtherThe PSAC is committed to employment equity and is actively seeking to ensure a representative workforce. We encourage applications from members of equity seeking groups.
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