Administrative Support Clerk - Tobacco
Vancouver Island Health Authority
Bowen Centre Nanaimo, BC, CA
1d ago
  • In accordance with the Vision, Purpose, and Values, and strategic direction of the Vancouver Island Health Authority, patient safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at VIHA;
  • as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.

  • The Administrative Support Clerk - Tobacco provides administrative support to the multi-site operations of the Tobacco Control Program by performing receptionist duties, screening calls for Program staff, maintaining database and inputting confidential health inspection information and compiling statistical data;
  • and performs a variety of general clerical duties, such as drafting and typing a variety of documents and correspondence, communicating with Ministry of Health and Crown Counsel offices.


    Education, Training And Experience

    High school graduation plus a Certificate in Office Administration. Three (3) years' recent related experience; or An equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

    Knowledge of applicable legislation, such as the Tobacco Act and the Tobacco Control Act.Valid BC Drivers License.

    Skills And Abilities

  • Keyboard at 55 wpm.
  • Apply knowledge of office practices and procedures.
  • Utilize word processing, spreadsheets, database applications and e-mail.
  • Prepare, maintain and control a variety of office records, documents, confidential correspondence files and related data with a high degree of accuracy and proficiency.
  • Communicate, orally and in writing, including a thorough knowledge of business English, spelling and punctuation.
  • Foster and maintain excellent customer / client relations.
  • Act with tact, confidentiality and discretion.
  • Interpret policies and procedures.
  • Organize workload and deal with many tasks simultaneously.
  • Operate standard office equipment.
  • Physically carry out the duties of the position.
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