Job Details

    Job Title : Office Assistant
    Company Name : WorkSafeBC
    Job Type : Full Time
    Job Location : Kelowna
    Post Date : 2019-02-07
    Close Date : 2019-02-28
    How To Apply: Visit our career page at and select See Job Openings to submit a resume and cover letter that details your characteristics, accomplishments, and prior work experience related to the requirements for the position. We can only accept applications submitted through our website.

    Description :

    Our Kelowna office is looking for a detail-oriented office assistant with good customer service skills to perform a variety of intermediate clerical and administrative duties. If you’re a self-starter and enjoy a day providing in-person assistance to internal and external clients, plus varied administrative work, we’d like to hear from you.


    The hourly wage for this position is $20.85.


    What you’ll do

    As an office assistant you will:

    • Perform front desk reception and clerical duties, including: filing, emailing, scanning, receiving telephone calls, providing general information, taking messages, forwarding calls as appropriate, and receiving and directing visitors
    • Obtain information from claimants, employers, or other parties as directed
    • Data entry, including: typing a variety of materials such as correspondence, forms, reports, and material involving technical and industrial terminology
    • Maintaining appropriate files and distributing materials as needed
    • Receive, open, date stamp, sort, and forward mail as required
    • Provide intermittent back up as required for other levels of office assistants


    Is this a good fit for you?

    We’re looking for someone who can:

    • Use Microsoft Word proficiently
    • Type a minimum of 40 words per minute
    • Provide outstanding customer service
    • Obtain and record information both orally and in writing


    Your experience and educational background:

    • Recent, related work experience in a clerical role
    • A minimum of grade 12 education


    Who are we?

    At WorkSafeBC, we’re dedicated to promoting safe and healthy workplaces across B.C. We partner with workers and employers to save lives and prevent injury, disease, and disability. When work-related injuries or diseases occur, we provide compensation, and support injured workers in their recovery, rehabilitation, and safe return to work. We also work diligently to sustain our workers compensation system for today and future generations. We’re honoured to serve the 2.3 million workers and 235,000 registered employers in our province.


     What’s it like to work at WorkSafeBC?

    It’s challenging, stimulating, and hugely rewarding. Our positions offer tremendous diversity and excellent opportunities for professional growth. Every day, the work we do impacts people and changes lives. What we do is important and so are the people we do it for.


    Our benefits

    Being part of WorkSafeBC means being part of a strong, committed team. Along with a competitive salary, your total compensation package includes vacation, optional leave arrangements, health care and dental benefits, and contributions toward a defined benefit pension plan. As a member of our team, you'll have access to services and benefits that can help you get the most out of work — and life. Learn more about what we offer.


    If you’re the successful applicant, we’ll be making a conditional offer contingent upon your passing a criminal record check under the Criminal Records Review Act. At the time of the offer, you’ll need to consent to the criminal record check. Once you get clearance, your offer of employment will be confirmed.


    We’re an inclusive and accessible employer, committed to employment equity objectives, and we invite applications from all qualified individuals. Please note that this position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

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