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
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
$22/hr during initial 3-month contract position
$25/hr following initial 3-month contract review, if permanent position is awarded
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:
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
Human Resources – job postings, review of resumes and applications, email correspondence with new or potential employees or sub-contractors
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 via email to firstname.lastname@example.org 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