Administrative Secretary 2

Requisition ID: 969 

Position Number: 20029742

Posting End Date: January 19, 2018

City: Winnipeg

Site: WRHA Community Health Services

Work Location: 280 Booth Dr

Department / Unit: GGH/DLC Hospital Based Home Care 

Job Stream: Non-Clinical 


Targeted Start Date: ASAP

FTE: 0.50 

Anticipated Shift: Days; Evenings; Weekends

Daily Hours Worked: 7.25 hours

Annual Base Hours: 1885

Salary: $19.260, $19.702, $20.199, $20.720, $21.331, $21.874


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Position Overview

Reporting to the Manager, Facility and Support Services or Manager, the incumbent provides general administrative support for Community Health programs.  This includes switchboard/reception, word processing, data entry, processing and/or distributing incoming and outgoing mail or fax documents, photocopying, filing and records maintenance, statistical data collection, monitoring and receiving inventory,  distributing office or medical supplies, booking appointments and meeting rooms, maintaining a daily staff away/coverage list for reception use, and a variety of other office duties as required.  The incumbent must contribute to a respectful work environment and participate in workload sharing and coverage within the administrative support team for the site and offices within the community area(s).


  • Two years related experience required.
  • Data entry experience would be an asset.
  • Experience maintaining records and compiling statistics.
  • Excellent communication skills with switchboard/receptionist experience.
  • Experience with mail distribution, photocopying and faxing.
  • Administrative experience in a healthcare office would be an asset.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience maintaining a filing system.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Complete high school education, Manitoba standards, required.
  • Successful completion of a formal post-secondary administrative assistant program required.
  • A combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Keyboarding speed of 40 wpm required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook required.
  • Working knowledge of PowerPoint preferred.


Not Applicable

Qualifications and Skills

  • Excellent command of the English language (both oral and written).
  • Ability to learn and adapt to new computerized programs.
  • Ability to effectively work as a team member.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to plan and organize a heavy workload, under pressure, to meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, with minimal supervision.

Physical Requirements

Not Applicable


This position is subject to a Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Search, an Adult Abuse Registry Check and a Child Abuse Registry Check. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred.


Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Health Sciences Centre, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.


Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.


Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition.

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