Hiring Extra-Ordinary

We are designing our ‘dream team’ and are currently hiring a Nelson-based Office Assistant in a mainly work-from-home environment. (Training and partial office work in Blewett (outside of Nelson).

POSITION: OFFICE ASSISTANT

Opportunity Submission End Date: August 22, 2019

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: post-secondary education desired, formal forestry education an asset

Work Experience: previous office administration experience or data management experience in forestry applications for a minimum of one year desired

WAGE:

$22/hr during initial 3-month contract position

$25/hr following initial 3-month contract review, if permanent position is awarded

HOURS:

8 hours per week April – October

24-40 hours per week November – March

Flexible schedule during April – September – can make own hours, more demanding workload during peak months of November – March.

Typically will work from a home office, some work and training at shared office space in Blewett.

QUALITIES OF CANDIDATE:

Meticulous

Organized

Works well independently

Good with numbers

Excellent communication skills

TECHNICAL SKILL ASSETS:

Knowledge of forestry surveying and/or data management for environmental planning or survey work

Experience with Adobe Acrobat Professional, Word, Excel

Experience in payroll, accounts receivables, invoicing

Experience with proposal writing

Possess strong technical writing skills

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILIITES:

Conduct clerical duties – email correspondence, filing, and document organization

Perform accounting tasks – including invoicing and budget tracking

Payroll

Human Resources – job postings, review of resumes and applications, email correspondence with new or potential employees or sub-contractors

Sub-contractor liaison

Proposal writing for potential forestry contracts

Data Management when company has fieldwork

Management of company’s internal safety program – attending training course, evaluation of current program, management of safety documentation, performing internal safety audits and writing audit reports (some travel involved)

Contract start-up tasks

APPLY:

Apply via email to info@xylem.ca with the Subject Line: Office Assistant Application by August 22, 2019

Please include a cover letter and resume with submission.

Start Dates for training: Second week of September 2019