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Feb 2019

Job Opportunity: Clerical Assistant

Clerical Assistant

The Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission is a producer-led organization established by the Saskatchewan government in June 2013 to build a platform for growth in the province’s wheat industry.  Its mandate is to enhance wheat producers’ competitiveness and profitability through research, market development, advocacy and communication activities.

 

The Clerical Assistant reports to the Office Administrator and is responsible for assisting with the day-to-day administrative activities of the Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission as well as providing administrative support to the other management staff. Duties will also include some event management. This is a part time position; (2-3 days per week) some travel may be required.

 

The successful candidate will possess:

  • proven ability to carry out day-to-day office duties
  • experience in providing logistical support for meetings and travel
  • attention to detail
  • excellence in planning and organization
  • strong verbal and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills
  • analytical capability, strong problem-solving skills
  • dedication to a strong and consistent work effort
  • proficient with computer office software (Microsoft) and office equipment
  • data entry
  • ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • knowledge of crop-based agriculture and programs in Western Canada an asset

 

 

Education and Work Experience:

 

The knowledge and skills required for this position will most likely have been obtained through an office administration program or business administration program from a recognized college and a minimum of 1 year experience in office administration.

 

Please submit your resume and cover letter by February 19, 2019 to:

Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission

Email: info@saskwheat.ca

 

Thank you for your interest in the Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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