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Senior Administrative Assistant


The Agency for Co-operative Housing administers the operating agreements between Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) and more than 500 housing co-operatives. The Agency’s head office is located in Ottawa and there are regional offices in Calgary, Vancouver and Toronto. This position is located in Toronto.

Senior Administrative Assistant Full-time (37.5 hours per week) / 1-year contract

Reporting to the Manager, Operations, the Senior Administrative Assistant provides clerical and administrative support to staff assigned to the Ontario/P.E.I. Regional Service Centre, posts or sends out routine communications, manages the regional office facility and performs administrative duties, as assigned. They provide back-up support for other administrative assistants at the Agency, as required.

Skills and knowledge necessary for this position include:

  • a post-secondary diploma in secretarial studies or business administration, or equivalent experience
  • excellent skills in Microsoft Office
  • superior analytical skills and attention to detail
  • excellent oral and written communication skills
  • experience with meeting and travel arrangements, minute-taking and records management

Personal attributes required include:

  • a commitment to high-quality client service
  • excellent interpersonal skills
  • initiative
  • flexibility
  • ability to multi-task, organize, prioritize
  • ability to work both independently and in a team

The Agency for Co-operative Housing is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Recruitment-related accommodations will be provided upon request.

If interested, please send your resume to Sirikit Moreau at no later than 28 February 2020.

We will contact only those candidates whom we wish to interview

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