Administrative Services

Department of Natural Resources and Energy Development
Administrative Services - Level 3

The Department of Natural Resources and Energy Development is seeking an individual to join the regional operations as an Administrative Assistant in Region 2, Richibucto.

As a member of the district administrative team and reporting to the Resource Supervisor, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing overall administrative support to the district office. The successful candidate will also be responsible for the following: selling permits; reconciliation of daily sales and vendor sales by outside agencies; providing assistance with monitoring of budget activity; providing administrative support to district resource staff, including typing, filing, composing routine correspondence, formatting and proofreading a variety of documents; providing reception services to the department and public, including answering the telephone, dealing with general inquiries, receiving fire call information and fish and wildlife management information; and performing other related duties as required.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or equivalent, supplemented by a one-year related post-secondary diploma and a minimum of three (3) years of related work experience including a minimum of one (1) year of experience in a client service environment; OR a high school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of four (4) years of related work experience including a minimum of one (1) year of experience in a client service environment. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.

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

Applicants must clearly demonstrate the essential qualifications to be given further consideration. Please ensure that preferred language for assessment is identified on your resume. Resumes should be in chronological order specifying education and employment in months and years including part-time and full-time employment.

OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be prepared to: work outside of the normal work hours during times of high fire hazard and extreme fire activity; travel within the province as required; work in a fast-paced environment with multiple deadlines and changing priorities; work in a wildlife management environment including exposure to a variety of live, dead and injured animals.

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

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

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

  • Specialized subject matter expertise and knowledge of office administration and financial processes;
  • Ability to use office technology, software and applications, including Microsoft Office;
  • Planning and organizing skills.

SALARY: $38,272 to $46,410 per annum


We encourage applicants to apply on-line or by mail at the following address by January 18, 2021 indicating competition number: DNRED-20-13.

Department of Natural Resources and Energy Development
Human Resource Services
Hugh John Flemming Forestry Centre
1350 Regent Street
Fredericton, NB E3C 2G6
E-mail :
Telephone: 506-453-6608

This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same level.

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

Candidates registered with the Equal Employment Opportunity Program and veterans, who demonstrate they are among the most qualified, shall be given preference at the time of appointment.

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