Job Posting

Administrative assistant

Cochrane (ON)


Hourly: min. $16 for 40.0 hours per week

Job Number:


Anticipated Start Date:

As soon as possible


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Terms of Employment:

Temporary   Full-Time

Number of positions:


Employment Conditions


Employer Details


SGS Canada Inc.

Job requirements




Completion of high school; Completion of college/CEGEP/vocational or technical training



1 year to less than 2 years


Business Equipment and Computer Applications

Windows; General office equipment; Electronic mail; Word processing software; MS Word; Spreadsheet software; Excel


Typing (Words Per Minute)

0 - 40 wpm


Area of Specialization

Reports; Forms and records; Statistics; Invoices; Contracts; Correspondence


Specific Skills

Type and proofread correspondence, forms and other documents; Receive and forward telephone or electronic enquiries; Maintain and prepare reports from manual or electronic files, inventories, mailing lists and databases; Sort, process and verify applications, receipts and other documents; Process incoming and outgoing mail manually or electronically; Send and receive messages; Prepare and format page presentation; Compile data, statistics and other information; Provide general information to clients and the public; Order supplies and maintain inventory; Service office equipment and arrange for servicing in the case of major repairs; Photocopy and collate documents for distribution, mailing and filing


Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Fast-paced environment; Work under pressure; Tight deadlines; Repetitive tasks; Combination of sitting, standing, walking; Standing for extended periods; Walking; Sitting for extended periods; Bending, crouching, kneeling; Handling heavy loads; Physically demanding


Transportation/Travel Information

Own transportation


Work Location Information

Urban area


Essential Skills

Reading text; Document use; Numeracy; Writing; Communication; Working with others; Problem solving; Decision making; Critical thinking; Job task planning and organizing; Significant use of memory; Finding information; Computer use; Continuous learning


How to Apply

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