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Ontario Works Receptionist/Clerk

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Ontario Works Receptionist/Clerk

Department: Social Services – Ontario Works Posting Date: July 28th, 2023

Location: Nipissing First Nation, ON Schedule: Standard Work Week – 35 hrs. Job type: Full-Time/Permanent Vacancies: 1

Reports To: Manager, Ontario Works Starting Salary: $39,967.20

We are seeking a highly organized and proactive individual to join our team as an Ontario Works Clerk/Receptionist. As the appointed Receptionist/Clerk for Ontario Works, you will be responsible for providing exceptional reception and visitor information services, as well as a range of clerical and administrative support to the First Nation Ontario Works processes. This role plays a crucial part in maintaining the smooth functioning of our organization in alignment with established administrative policies and procedures directed by the Ontario Works Manager.

What you’ll do in the role

Greeting visitors to the office and directing them to the appropriate
Responsible for answering and directing all incoming
Maintain an awareness of the events and services offered at the Nipissing First
Maintain and distribute on request visitor/member information materials and
Maintain the bulletin board with current information and
Provides secretarial, clerical, and administrative services such as typing, photocopying, sending, and receiving fax and courier messages and parcels.
Logs and routes department
Ordering and monitoring office
Maintains awareness of staff whereabouts
Assists clients with resume writing, job searching and interview
Assists the Ontario Works Caseworker with organizing and setup of training and workshops for employee assistance activities.
Responsible for publishing a monthly calendar and newsletter focusing on community awareness and planning Ontario Works events and activities.
Perform other duties as

Just a few reasons to join Nipissing First Nation

Opportunity to work with a dynamic team with career growth across multiple
Nipissing First Nation prides itself in providing its employees with job security, competitive wages and a safe working environment.
On-the-job training to support your success in the role
A defined contribution pension plan
Comprehensive Health Plan including Medical, Vision, Life and Disability
Casual dress
Better than average vacation and leave

What you bring to the table

Respect for Indigenous culture and willingness to learn
Must have graduation from a program in secretarial services/ office
Must have secretarial and clerical skills and good knowledge of office practice – 1-year
Excellent public relations skills, including an appreciation of the need for tact, discretion, confidentiality, and a positive, cheerful and informed approach with the public.
Must possess a high level of computer and word processing
Must possess a high level of sensitivity to Native
Must display initiative, strong interpersonal skills and a high level of organization

Application Deadlines:

Nipissing First Nation adheres to the following process for our recruitment practices.

Closing August 11th, 2023 – 1st Round

Opportunities are open to all registered Nipissing First Nation Please advise your status in your application
Applicants who are considered Round 2 or Round 3 will not be considered, regardless of when the application is received.
If no suitable candidate is found, the process will proceed to Stage Two

Closing August 18th, 2023 – 2nd Round

Opportunities are open to spouses and children of registered Nipissing First Nation members and registered members of other First Please advise your status in your application
Applicants who are considered Round 3 will not be considered, regardless of when the application is received.
If no suitable candidate is found, the process will proceed to Stage Three

Closing August 25th, 2023 – 3rd Round

Opportunities are open to all applicants (status and non-status)
The posting will be open until

If you are excited by this opportunity and want to be a part of Nipissing First Nation, please apply online by emailing your cover letter and resume to resumes@nfn.ca no later than 4:30pm on the application deadline noted above.

Are you a member of NFN? If so, please read below:

Nipissing First Nation supports the training and growth of their members and strongly encourages their members to apply to positions.
Work experience and training opportunities are taken into consideration when screening
Nipissing First Nation members are encouraged to apply to all rounds of employment
As per Section 24(1)(a) of the Ontario Human Rights Code, Nipissing First Nation gives preference to First Nation applicants for any employment opportunities.

Miigwech to all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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