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Job Opportunity: Assistant to the Administrator (300-03), Local Services and Collective Bargaining Division

Job Opportunity: Assistant to the Administrator (300-03), Local Services and Collective Bargaining Division

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Title: Assistant to the Administrator (300-03), Local Services and Collective Bargaining Division
Location: OPSEU Head Office – 100 Lesmill Rd, North York, Ontario, M3B 3P8
Reporting To: Administrator, Local Services and Collective Bargaining Division
Start Date: To be determined
Salary: $1,745.00 to $1,894.00 per week 
Working Conditions: As provided in the ASU/OPSEU Collective Agreement

Applicants interested in applying must be able to fulfill the following qualifications listed below:

Principal Duties:

  • Assists in the Organization and flow of the work within the Division
  • Develops and maintain appropriate filing/storage system
  • Manages incoming correspondence and inquires and initiates follow-up action
  • Assists with budget preparation and monitoring
  • Books appointments, teleconferencing, web conferences and meeting and produces agenda and minutes as needed
  • Drafts memoranda, letters and legal documentations as directed and assists with preparation of confidential submissions
  • Handles confidential issues and maintains confidential files
  • Liaises between Administrator and individuals at all levels, both internal and externally and may include government officials
  • Undertakes special projects and compiles and summarizes information and data for review by the Administrator
  • Acts independently in the absence of the Administrator
  • Prepares staffing backfill requests
  • Performs other related duties as assigned


  • Requires a Community College Certificate plus a two years of Secretarial Science Certificate (or an equivalent combination of education and experience) and four years related work experience
  • Requires advanced PC skills and knowledge’s relevant software packages
  • Tact and Diplomacy skills
  • Knowledge of principles and basic office management
  • Knowledge of OPSEU organization, structure and policies and of own unit as well as familiarity of operations of other Unit
  • Understanding and commitment to Labour/Social Democratic Philosophy and Diversity

OPSEU supports employment equity. Racialized workers, women, Indigenous  workers, LGBTQTS workers, young workers, Francophone workers, and workers with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  For the purpose of statistical data collection, applicants are strongly encouraged to voluntarily self-identify.

Expression of Interest:

Please send your letter of interest and resume:

By email: quoting: Assistant to the Administrator (300-03) #17.041 – Head Office, no later than December 4, 2017

By mail:

Written applications, should be marked Employment Opportunities, and must be submitted to: Employee Relations, 100 Lesmill Road, Toronto, M3B 3P8.

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