Employment Opportunity - Administrative Office Clerk

Regular Full-Time

The Village of Alert Bay is currently recruiting a regular, full-time Administrative Office Clerk to join the Village’s administrative team.  The office hours are 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, and the Village offers a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package and a municipal pension plan.

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer and the Deputy Chief Administrative Officer, you will be primarily responsible for providing front counter customer service which includes, but is not limited to, responding to inquiries from the public, processing accounts payable and receivables, boat harbour billing, performing bank reconciliations, receiving payments made to the municipality, assisting customers with tax and utility accounts and providing property information.

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Strong customer service and organizational skills

  • Ability to tactfully and professionally deal with various levels of government officials, members of the public, and staff members

  • Good oral and written communication skills and flexibility

  • Experience interacting with the public, working with councils, boards, committees, commissions

  • Intermediate level Windows, Outlook, Word, and Excel

  • Experience in municipal information systems (MuniWare, VADIM, etc.) or similar information/accounting systems (Sage, PeopleSoft, etc.) is an asset

  • A background in bookkeeping and accounting functions is an asset

  • Public sector or corporate administration, preferably in the Municipal sector is an asset.


Please note that an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. 



Please forward your resume with a minimum of three (3) related references and a brief cover letter by 4:00PM September 20, 2017 to:

Jeanette McDougall,

Chief Administrative Officer

The Corporation of the Village of Alert Bay

Bag Service 2800

Alert Bay, BC  V0N1A0

For more information on our community, or complete job description please refer to our website at www.alertbay.ca. The Village of Alert Bay thanks all applicants for their interest in applying for this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.