Operations Support Assistant

Yukon Government - Whitehorse, YT (30+ days ago)

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Highways and Public Works


Building Foundations

Inspiring Innovation

Exceeding Expectations

Without a firm foundation, nothing lasts.

Yukon’s Department of Highways and Public Works provides services and infrastructure that Yukoners need to go about their daily lives with safety, connectivity, and purpose. Things like roads and bridges, buildings and equipment, airports and government services, and information and communications networks. It’s a big department with many tools and hats. Our work is building the foundations that enable you to enjoy a full life in Yukon, one with freedom and opportunity to travel where you need, to do your job without constraints and to connect with the people that matter to you.

We’re here so you can be there.

The Corporate Services Division of Highways and Public Works provides critical central agency services to government and direct services to the department itself. We provide acquisition, risk management, purchasing, asset management, common products supply, printing, mail delivery, insurance, travel and fleet vehicle services to Yukon government departments. We also provide policy, communications, and finance services to the Department of Highways and Public Works. Our division employs analysts, procurement specialists, graphic designers, client service specialists, accountants and many other professionals.

Our people are your people.

This position is responsible for performing a variety of financial services and operations support to the Supply Services Branch (SSB).

For information about applying on a Highways and Public Works competition and for more information about the position, contact Julie Jakesta, HR Consultant at Julie.Jakesta@gov.yk.ca

Please do not email resumes to either of these e-mail addresses; resumes may only be accepted through e-recruitment.

If you need technical support submitting your application/resume, please contact: 867-667-9453 or E-Recruitment.clientsupport@gov.yk.ca.

Essential Qualifications

Review the essential qualifications below. We will screen your resume based on these qualifications.

Substantial experience in providing financial support such as accounts payable and receivable, and contract administration
Experience using databases
Post-secondary coursework in accounting, business or office administration, or a related field is an asset

If you have these qualifications, ensure you clearly expand upon them (for each applicable employer) in your resume. Prior to applying, refer to our sample resume to assist you in your application.

Candidates who have education, training, and/or experience equivalent to the essential qualifications listed above will be equally considered.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability

Candidates should have and may be assessed on:
Strong organizational skills
Ability to prioritize
Ability to multitask
Good interpersonal skills, including listening and communicating
Willingness to learn, and open to new processes

Additional Information

Learn more about us! Yukon government has been selected as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers since 2014!

Eligibility List
12 months
Post Date
2 December 2019
Close Date
16 December 2019