Operations Assistant

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

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This is to fill one (1) Term, anticipatory perm, full-time position which is located in the beautiful, northern town of Dawson City. To learn more about this community click here.

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 Property Management Division of Highways & Public Works builds and maintains government buildings to provide safe workplaces for YG employees and public access to government services. We provide planning, design, project management, maintenance, custodial and grounds keeping services to Yukon’s buildings. We employ tradespeople, architects, engineers, labourers, administrators, and many other exciting careers.

Our people are your people.

Located in Dawson City, and reporting to the Superintendent, Northern Region, this position is the first point of contact, providing a full range of reception, administrative, and financial support functions. The ideal candidate will have excellent organizational, coordination and customer service skills. Strong attention to detail and the ability to prioritize tasks is essential as is the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.

For information about this job or on applying on a Highways & Public Works competition, contact Brooke Martel, Human Resource Consultant at brooke.martel@gov.yk.ca

Essential Qualifications

Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet the qualifications listed below – specifically – how your work experiences and related duties align with these essential qualifications. Ensure a month/year format is used for each work experience. Please note that selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume.

Experience providing a broad range of administrative support, ideally in an office environment such as, filing, data entry, coordinating travel, managing contracts, proof reading documents, and maintaining file/records management;
Experience completing basic financial administrative tasks such as reconciliations, invoice tracking, routing change orders;
Experience providing customer service to clients, ideally within an office setting;
Experience working with tenders and proposals would be considered an asset; and
Coursework in office administration would be considered an asset.

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

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability

Candidates should have and may be assessed on:
Ability to prioritize workload when dealing with changing priorities;
Commitment to Continuous Quality and Process Improvement;
Excellent interpersonal skills for exceptional and client-focused customer service;
Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently;
Excellent oral and written communication skills; and
Proficiency with various software programs.

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 July 2020
Close Date
16 July 2020