23 Feb

Secretary Relief Roster Jobs Vacancy in Province Nova Scotia Bible Hill

Secretary Relief Roster
Province Nova Scotia
Bible Hill NS
23 Feb, 2018 30+ days ago

Province Nova Scotia Bible Hill urgently required following position for Secretary Relief Roster. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Secretary Relief Roster Jobs Vacancy in Province Nova Scotia Bible Hill Jobs Details:

Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve. The Government of Nova Scotia has an Employment Equity Policy and we welcome applications from Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians and Other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify, on your application form, cover letter, or on your resume.


Under the general direction of the Agriculture Resource Coordinator, Central Region, the incumbent provides a wide range of administrative services and support to the Agriculture and Food Advisory Services Division and Central Regional Team.

Responsibilities include:

  • serving as front line contact with clients and general public for the Central Regional office;
  • preparing procurement paperwork and transactions; processing of invoices;
  • arranging meetings/courses;
  • managing the client database for organizations in order to ensure accurate delivery of information;
  • maintaining an organized inventory of all resource material;
  • keeping an up to date office filing system.

The incumbent provides frontline contact with clients and the general public, and must be perceptual in interpreting requests for information and re-directing to appropriate staff, as well as completing work assignments with accuracy and efficiency. The NSDA main phone line is directed to this office and the Secretary 2 is responsible for answering the calls and directing them to the appropriate staff member, specialist or department in a timely manner.


One year business course plus three years related experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience may be acceptable.

This position requires proficiency in keyboarding and transcribing, as well as strong grammar, writing, and editing skills. The incumbent must be detail-oriented with excellent data entry skills to accurately compile, compute, record and process statistical data while under pressure to meet deadlines. They will be proficient in computer software applications including word processing, spreadsheets, data processing and database computer programs, and willing to undertake additional computer training as needed. A good understanding of records management systems including STAR/STOR (or equivalent) is required as well as strong organizational, administrative and prioritization skills. They will possess the ability to work independently with limited supervision and harmoniously as a team member in a busy, collaborative, client-centered environment.This position also requires well-developed interpersonal and communication skills in order to effectively and tactfully respond to inquiries and to interact effectively with staff and clients including farmers, government officials and other stakeholders. Diplomacy, discretion and confidentiality are critical; must have demonstrated experience handling sensitive or confidential information.

A broad knowledge of departmental and related federal policies, programs and related legislation is an asset as well as a basic knowledge of budgeting and procurement practices.

Special Statement

Please note, this is a Relief Secretarial position and there is no guarantee of hours.

Pay Grade: CL 18

Salary Range: $21.25 - $23.77 Hourly

This is a bargaining unit position initially restricted to current civil service employees represented by the Nova Scotia Government Employees Union (NSGEU).

If applying from outside a government office, employees must apply correctly via this link:

Failure to apply correctly means that your application will not be given first consideration as a bargaining unit applicant, and will only be included if external applications are pursued.

External applicants and current casual employees will only be considered if there are no qualified civil service bargaining unit candidates.

Offer of employment is conditional upon the completion of all applicable background checks and confirmation of credentials, the results of which must be satisfactory to the employer.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. For questions or concerns, please contact Competitions@novascotia.ca .

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