Career Opportunities
Casual Clerical
Job Code: 2629217
School District #40 (New Westminster)
Closing Date: Ongoing
  Posted on: Jan 04, 2020 
Job Type:
Job Category:
ECE, EA/TA/ERW, Clerical, Secretarial, Administrative, Custodians, etc.
Mandatory Document:
Cover Letter
Start Date: 
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Job Description & Requirements

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New Westminster Schools Career Opportunity


Job Function:

  • Provides administrative, secretarial, clerical and accounting support pertaining to the operation of a school 
  • Performs school related secretarial duties in a confidential manner
  • Prepares correspondence, memos, newsletters as required
  • Performs reception duties, manages switchboard, answers a variety of inquiries, and directs visitors
  • Assists and liaises with staff, pupils and the community
  • Receives and distributes faxes and mail
  • Other related duties as required


  • Grade 12 graduation, including or supplemented by word processing, computer skills, business education, office machines, and secretarial courses
  • Minimum of 2 – 3 years of recent full time secretarial experience in an office setting
  • Must have an excellent command of the English language, including superior grammar and proof-reading skills
  • Computer literacy and computer skills with MS Word for Windows, Excel, FrontPage, PowerPoint, Outlook, MyEdBC, MS Access
  • Minimum keyboarding speed 60 wpm
  • Ability to organize and prioritize a wide range of duties effectively and efficiently, and to work accurately under pressure at a high level of quality with constant disruptions
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with staff, pupils and the community
  • Knowledge of accounting, bookkeeping and banking procedures
  • Knowledge of First Aid would be an asset
  • Ability to understand and effectively carry out oral and written instructions
  • Self-directed, pro-active team player
  • Familiarity with school district operations would be an asset


  • Secretary range $23.54 - $26.63 per hour

Hours of Work:

  • Casual shifts range from 4 to 7 hours per day

Application Process:

To apply for this position, click on the APPLY ONLINE button at the bottom of the page. Please include your resume, including copies of certificates or diplomas and references..

School District No. 40 (New Westminster) is an equal opportunity employer. Successful Completion of a Criminal Record Search is a legislated requirement.

About New Westminster Schools

The New Westminster School District has a rich tapestry of cultures, backgrounds, learning styles and needs. Together, we are a caring, inclusive, and committed learning community dedicated to supporting each of our unique learners so they will have the skills and competencies they need to be productive and successful citizens in a rapidly changing world.

The City of New Westminster sits in the centre of the Greater Vancouver Regional District between the larger communities of Burnaby, Coquitlam, Surrey and Richmond. Despite its location, the city is relatively small and has retained a strong sense of history and community. The total population is approximately 70,000 and is expected to grow to 84,000 by 2021.

The student population is reflective of the city’s population, with a full range of social and cultural backgrounds forming a diverse presence in our schools. In the Kindergarten to Grade 12 system, there are 6,385 students.

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