Skeetchestn Indian Band Receptionist/Administrative Assistant Mat Leave Temporary in Savona, BC

Skeetchestn Indian Band

Branch Savona BC CA

Receptionist/Administrative Assistant Mat Leave
Savona, BC

This is a temporary full time position for a minimum of 6 months, it will include 3 weeks training from June 4h to 22nd….

Skeetchestn is seeking a Receptionist during a maternity leave. The Band Receptionist is an integral part of the Administration team and plays a key role in providing administrative support to the various departments and some entities within the organisation. The receptionist is the initial contact either in person or by telephone regarding these inquiries. The Receptionist will carry out all general office duties such as typing, filing, photocopying, mailing, and be responsible for essential components such as travel arrangements and community newsletter.


  • Maintain confidentiality on all matters
  • Performing day-to-day administrative/clerical duties, including filing, photocopying, faxing, scanning, processing correspondence, reports, e-mails and other documentation
  • Preparing for weekly Council meetings including organizing agendas, notifications, compiling documents, preparing packages pre and post meetings
  • Answering incoming telephone calls, addressing visitors, directing inquiries, referring calls to appropriate person, and taking messages as required
  • Preparing the bi-weekly community newsletter; the Little Owl and ensures delivery
  • Preparing all travel arrangements for Council and staff
  • Processing incoming and outgoing mail
  • Assistance with on any other administrative tasks, as needed.
  • Other duties as directed.


- Knowledge and understanding of First Nations communities, culture and issues are essential.

- Minimum typing speed of 45 WPM and experience with MS Office Suite.

- Experience with publishing software is a definite asset.

- Working knowledge of office equipment including telephone, photocopier, postage machine, parcel scale, facsimile, two-way radio, and transcribers.

- Must have excellent organizational and communications skills.

- Must have an excellent command of the English language, in particular business English.

- Experience preparing agendas and various correspondences.

- Experience working with the public and excellent customer service skills.

- Conflict Management skills.

- Must be a natural multi-tasker.

Length of Employment & Wage Range:

This is a temporary full time position for a minimum of 6 months, it will include 3 weeks training from June 4h to 22nd. Wage will be based on experience and within SIB Wage Scale as per AFOABC.

How to Apply:

Forward resume to Human Resources, 330 Main Drive, P.O. Box 178, Savona, BC, V0K 2J0 or Resumes with a cover letter must be received by May 11, 2018.

Thank you for your interest in this position, but only those who have been shortlisted will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary


  • Receptionist: 1 year (Required)

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Savona, BC, CA
Posted on: 2018-05-01
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