Public Works Assistant

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Website District of Invermere

Position: Public Works Assistant

Department: Public Works & Operations

Status: CUPE – Regular Full Time

Classification: Clerk


The District of Invermere has an opening for a Public Works Assistant Clerk 1 position in the Public Works & Operations Department.


Under the general supervision of the Director of Public Works & Operations and the Public Works Foreman, the Public Works Assistant Clerk 1 performs a wide range of professional administrative duties under tight deadlines, requiring a high level of accuracy, confidentiality, and discretion. In this role, you will provide administrative support and coordination for the Public Works & Operations Department, both operationally as well as for special projects.  You will be the primary contact to respond to telephone and other enquires from municipal staff, as well as various outside organizations and the public.


Applicants interested in applying for this position must possess the following skills and abilities:


·         Two years or more of recent experience in an administrative support role.

·         Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite and Adobe.

·         Basic knowledge of accounting practices and procedures, and functional competency in same.

·         Ability to communicate effectively with the public, elected officials, other staff including management both verbally and in writing.

·         Ability to communicate effectively in writing, including the preparation of reports and a wide variety of correspondence.

·         Exceptional attention to detail.

·         Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, as well as working in a team environment.

·         Excellent organizational, time management, and priority assessment skills including ability to perform effectively while under pressure.

·         Ability to defuse sensitive situations in a tactful and professional manner.


A job description for this position is attached.


This position is within C.U.P.E. 2982 bargaining unit. The current wage rate for this position falls within the range of $33.01 – $33.96 per hour plus benefits as detailed in the Collective Agreement. The Public Works Assistant Clerk 1 position is expected to work 35 hours per week Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.


Persons interested in applying for this position are invited to submit their resumes by 2:00 pm on Tuesday, May 21st, 2024 to:

District of Invermere

Attn: Kindry Luyendyk, Corporate Officer

Box 339, Invermere, BC, V0A 1K0


We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

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