Administrative Assistant
CBCL Limited
Halifax, NS, Canada
28d ago

Job Details :

CBCL Limited is a100% employee-owned firm offering a full range of engineering and environmentalconsulting services based in Halifax, NS with offices throughout AtlanticCanada.

We are a forward-lookingcompany : we embrace the value of change and understand that corporatesustainability is both a requirement and a duty in today's workplace.

Weprovide professional consulting services in a number of sectors, includingMunicipal Services, Water & Wastewater, Buildings, Industry &Manufacturing, Energy & Power, Oil & Gas, Marine, Transportation &Bridges and Environmental Science.

The following position is open in our Halifax, Nova Scotia office forindividuals looking for achallenging opportunity to develop a lastingcareer within our dynamic consulting practice.

POSITION

CBCL is looking for an Administrative Assistantto join our team in our Head Office in Halifax. The Administrative Assistantwill be responsible for the administrative needs of the Environmentaldepartment.

Responsibilities

The candidate will be responsible foradministration including, but not limited to :

  • Proofreading, formatting and preparation of letters, reports and proposals as needed to meet deadlines;
  • Updating staff CVs and bios in department;
  • Preparation of project sheets when directed by project managers;
  • Maintaining the calendar of the department manager;
  • Preparation of project and proposal authorizations;
  • Tracking proposals;
  • Assisting with project filing;
  • Project archiving;
  • Compiling expense reports;
  • Organizing and booking travel for staff in the department;
  • Assist with orientation of new staff in the department;
  • Compiling and possibly taking meeting minutes as well as general office duties;
  • Cross coverage with other departments, as well as reception (required from time to time);
  • Providing additional assistance as required
  • REQUIREMENTS

  • Theideal candidate would have a graduated with a college diploma in a businessrelated or office management course;
  • Atleast five (5) years’ experience as an administrative assistant inan office environment;
  • Experiencein engineering consulting firms is a definite asset;
  • Abackground in assisting in the formatting and preparation of reports, letters, andproposals;
  • Advancedknowledge of MS Office 2010 software (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
  • Amotivated self-starter willing to take on improvement initiatives;
  • Excellentverbal and written communication skills;
  • Stronginterpersonal, organization and time management skills;
  • Highlyprofessional demeanor;
  • Overtimemay be required from time to time.

    Interested applicants are invited tosubmit their resume, in confidence, quoting position title AdministrativeAssistant -

    Halifax (CB-3099-AAH) to : careers cbcl.ca

    We offer an attractive benefits packagewith compensation that is commensurate with experience. CBCL Limited is an equal opportunity employer.

  • Established in 1955 and now with over 300employees, CBCL operates from its eight Atlantic Canadian offices located inHalifax and Sydney, NS;
  • Charlottetown, PE; Saint John, Fredericton and Moncton,NB; and St. John's,and HappyValley-Goose Bay, NL.

    We thank all applicants for their interest, butonly those applicants who are selected to interview will be contacted.

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