Printed on: November 27, 2020

Casual / On-Call Secretaries

Employer School District 8
Salary $26.18/hr
Start Date Ongoing
Requirements Kootenay Lake School District is looking for qualified candidates to work on an as needed basis as casual Secretaries. Qualified candidates will be considered for placement on the established casual list. All awarded applicants will be required to join the CUPE Local 748 Union and have a Criminal Record Check (submitted by the employer).

1. Possess a recognized Office Administration program certificate from a post secondary institution or equivalent business training institute. External applicants must have two (2) years recent previous experience in an office environment.
2. Training and demonstrated competence in the use of various computer programs, word processing, spread sheets, and data bases is essential.
3. Familiarity with equipment, associated hardware and software used by the district. Training will be provided by the district.
4. Minimum of 50 words per minute typing with accuracy.
5. Exercises initiative, independent judgment and discretion. In the absence of the Principal or Site Supervisor must be able to make appropriate decisions and choices in a variety of situations and emergencies involving students, teachers, parents and the public.
6. May direct work to others as part of job duties.
7. Performs accounting duties related to the maintenance of trust accounts, petty cash and school/site budgets.
8. Works as part of a team, maintaining a professional attitude and confidentiality in working relationships with all school personnel, students, parents and the public.
9. Works independently and manages time effectively with excellent organizational skills.
10. Follows School District and school/site policies, procedures, rules, regulations and guidelines.
11. Handles reception duties and deal with the public courteously.
12. Must have understanding and knowledge of safe work practices.
13. Perform other job related duties as may be assigned

Duties An employee who, under direction of Principal or Site Supervisor performs a variety of administrative/financial and clerical duties. The nature of this position will require the Secretary to work in a stressful environment with constant interruptions and minimal supervision while meeting deadlines.

1. Work is indoors in clean, well-lighted and heated buildings.
2. Work can be stressful as there are time pressures and constant interruptions.
3. Will face a variety of situations requiring decision making and action in accordance with protocols prescribed by the Principal or Site Supervisor.

Further information can be obtained by contacting Manager of Human Resource Services, Theresa Montpellier at 250-505-7045 or email:

*While we thank you for your interest in working with our students, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

School District 8 supports equity hiring for Indigenous applicants.

To Apply Please use the contact information as directed in the listing.
Résumé Via Email
Contact Name Theresa Montpellier
Location Creston
Date Posted 2020-11-13
Date Ending 2020-12-31