Peace River Regional District
  • Full Time
  • Immediately
  • 1981 Alaska Ave, Dawson Creek, BC V1G 4H8
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Executive Assistant

Position Overview

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, this full time, permanent position provides executive assistance to the Regional District Board of Directors, CAO and senior staff.

Duties of the position include: preparing confidential correspondence and documents; maintaining human resources files and the employee service award program; coordinating travel arrangements; preparing agendas and transcribing minutes; making meeting arrangements; composing correspondence; and carrying out special projects and research.

The preferred candidate will have excellent organizational skills, a personable attitude and professional work style, and the proven ability to maintain confidentiality when handling sensitive information and documents.  They will have the ability to take precise minutes, have strong written and verbal communication skills and be proficient in MS Office Suite.



The ideal candidate will have post-secondary courses in administration or a related discipline plus a minimum three (3) years’ experience providing executive level support, preferably in a unionized local government setting.

A Certificate in Local Government administration with a working knowledge of relevant legislation such as FOIPPA, Local Government Act and Community Charter is preferable. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.


Additional Information

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

This exempt position offers a competitive salary, benefits package and an excellent team. If you are interested in this challenging and rewarding career opportunity and want to be a leader amongst our professionals in this bountiful and opportunity filled area, considering making the Peace Country your community and the Peace River Regional District your team!

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Posting Date

November 4, 2019

Application Deadline

November 26 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


Join the PRRD Team!

Come work with the Peace River Regional District team in the mighty Peace Region of northeastern BC – world renowned for our friendly people, spectacular outdoor recreation and linkages to the Yukon and Alaska. The Peace River Regional District includes four electoral areas and seven member municipalities, with a total population of approximately 60,000, covering a vast 120,000 square kilometer area.

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

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