Peace River Regional District
  • Part Time
  • Immediately
  • 25.04 Hour
  • 9505 - 100th Street, Fort St. John, BC V1J 4N4
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Casual Secretary/Receptionist

Position Overview

The Peace River Regional District invites applications from professionals with administrative experience to fill a casual Secretary/Receptionist position based out of the PRRD’s Fort St. John office. Work will become available on an as needed basis to assist with workload and to cover staff leaves.  The organization is in need of an organized individual with excellent typing and computer skills, and the ability to effectively interact with the public.

Reporting to the Corporate Officer or designate, the successful applicant will: assist and direct the public; operate the switchboard; prepare, process and maintain diverse correspondence, documents and materials for various departments - with attention to detail; prepare agendas and record minutes; process payments; maintain databases and informational documents; and perform other clerical task as required.



Applicants must have Grade 12, plus a minimum of two years secretarial experience in a busy office environment. Knowledge an experience generating business letters and with business English is required. The ideal candidate will possess a typing speed of 60 WPM and be efficient in computer use and programs, particularly Microsoft Office suite – including Excel, Word and Outlook.

Preference will be given to applicants with working knowledge or experience in a corporate or government environment.


Additional Information

The hours of work are Monday to Friday, from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, with one hour for lunch.

The after probation rate of pay for this union position is $25.04/hr, plus 14% in lieu of benefits.


Posting Date

September 25, 2019

Application Deadline

October 16, 2019 at 4:00 pm


Application Information

Apply in confidence by providing a cover letter noting the position being applied for, a resume, and three references to:

Peace River Regional District

Attn. Kelsey Bates, Executive Assistant

P. 250-784-3207    F. 250-784-3220

PO Box 810, Dawson Creek, BC V1G 4H8

Or, apply to this job:

By Mail

Box 810, 1981 Alaska Ave Dawson Creek, BC V1G 4H8
In Person

1981 Alaska Ave Dawson Creek, BC V1G 4H8

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