in Moncton, NB

Moncton, NB
Full-time - Permanent
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Competition Number: 35-22-0011



(ASL 3)



The Department of Health is seeking an individual to join the New Brunswick Psychiatric Patient Advocate Services as an Administrative Assistant in Moncton.

Reporting to the Director of the Psychiatric Patient Advocate Services, the successful candidate will be a member of a team working in a challenging, uniquely detail oriented work environment. The duties are, but are not limited to, providing support to various professionals as well as answering telephone calls from the patients and their families, the public, various professionals and officials, other Departments and outside agencies; processing Tribunal and Review Board invoices; cross checking, storage and tracking of hearings, faxes and expenditures; support teleconference and meeting set up, taking minutes, formatting reports and presentations; and completion of various purchasing, HR and IT Forms, record-keeping, and document filing. We are looking for an energetic team player who takes initiative, displays problem-solving and decision making abilities, who has excellent organizational skills and particular attention to detail and who is able to maintain a positive and professional attitude in a changing work environment. 

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma, supplemented by the successful completion of a one year post-secondary diploma in a related field and a minimum of three (3) years related experience. Experience and/or training in word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software is essential. 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.

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

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

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

  • Planning and Organizing Skills;
  • Written Communication;
  • Ability to use office technology, software and applications.

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

Salary: $1,472 to $1,785 bi-weekly

We encourage applicants to apply on-line at or by mail at the following address by August 26. 2022 indicating competition number 35-22-0011. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same level.

Department of Health

Human Resources

4th floor, 520 King Street

Fredericton, NB E3B 5G8

Telephone: (506) 453-8027

E-Mail: [email protected]

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

As per the Civil Service Act, veterans and 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.

We promote a scent-reduced environment.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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