The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community. With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team. People like you!
Reporting to the Clerk 3 and Assistant Manager Purchasing, this is moderately complex clerical work requiring a good functional knowledge of departmental procedures and policies. The complexity of the work may involve some initiative in planning the sequence of duties and the work methods to be employed. The role performs a variety of diversified clerical duties relating to the administration of the Purchasing Department. These duties include processing correspondence and reports of a technical nature, as well as a variety of documents of varying complexity including memos, summary graphs, charts, and tables; establishes, maintains, updates, and retrieves a variety of files, records, statistics, and related material manually and/or by computer; provides information and assistance to internal and external contacts; relieves professional and other staff of administrative detail and performs a variety of related tasks; controls and orders office supplies; exercises considerable independence of judgment and action in performing the more routine aspects of the work. Performs other related work as required.
Qualifications include completion of up to Grade 12, including or supplemented by typing (45 w.p.m. minimum), word processing, and commercial courses, plus considerable experience as a Clerk Typist 2 or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Experience with SAP SRM module or related enterprise procurement software programs is considered an asset. Sound knowledge of the methods, practices, and procedures used in operating within the Purchasing Department to produce moderately complex reports, tables, and documentation. Ability to compose non-routine letters and memos, moderately complex statements, reports, lists and documents; to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external clients as well as the ability to deal with the public effectively in explaining departmental regulations and procedures while maintaining confidentiality and professionalism within a strong team environment. The ideal candidate will also have excellent time management and organizational skills.
This is a temporary full time opportunity to December 31, 2020
Please apply online by Tuesday February 25, 2020.
Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.
Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.