Administrative Services Officer


The Department of Social Development is seeking an individual to join the Administrative Services Team as an Administrative Services Officer in the Miramichi region.

As a member of the Administrative Services team, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing a variety of administrative support services to the public and all levels of staff within the office. Responsibilities include providing general information, responding to a wide range of routine and complex telephone inquiries and/or walk-in clients, evaluating inquiries, and directing clients and/or the public to the appropriate employee or resource. Work will also include: filing, photocopying, handling of incoming and outgoing mail, receiving payments, preparation of correspondence, data entry, word processing, and maintaining a supplies inventory. Other duties may be assigned as required. 

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or GED supplemented by successful completion of a one (1) year post-secondary diploma in Secretarial or Office Administration or other post-secondary education in a related field and a minimum of three (3) years related administrative work experience. OR High School Diploma supplemented by completion of at least a two (2) year related post-secondary program and a minimum of two (2) years related work experience. OR High School Diploma or GED and a minimum of four (4) years related administrative work experience.

Written and spoken competence in English and French is required. Please state your language capability.

Applicants must clearly demonstrate the essential qualifications to be given further consideration. Please ensure that preferred language for assessment is identified on your resume.

ASSET QUALIFICATIONS: Preference may be given to candidates who demonstrate:

  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience working in an office setting; 
  • Experience working with the general public; and/or
  • Experience working with confidential information.

Subject to the response of this competition, candidates may be required to demonstrate on their application one or more of the asset qualifications in addition to the essential qualifications in order to be given further consideration.

BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES: The successful candidate will possess the following behavioural competencies:

  • Client Service Orientation;
  • Concern for Order;
  • Effective Interactive Communication; and
  • Teamwork and Cooperation.

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES: The successful candidate will possess the following technical competencies:

  • Ability to Use Office Technology, Software and Applications;
  • Planning and Organizing Skills; and
  • Written Communication.

Résumés should be in chronological order specifying education and employment in months and years including part-time and full-time employment. 

Salary: $38,272 to $46,410 per annum. 

We encourage applicants to apply on-line or by mail at the following address by January 27, 2020 indicating competition number: R76-2019-20-1403. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same level.

Social Development
Human Resource Services
4th floor, 551 King Street
Fredericton, NB E3B 1E7 
Telephone: (506) 462-5096

We thank all those who apply however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

As per the Civil Service Act, candidates registered with the Equal Employment Opportunity Program, who demonstrate they are among the most qualified, shall be given preference at the time of appointment.

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