Kootenay Lake School District is looking for a qualified candidate to work as a Secretary at Crawford Bay Elementary-Secondary School.    The awarded applicant will be required to join the CUPE Local 748 Union and have a Criminal Record Check ( submitted by the employer ).

* This posting is for  external and internal applicants.  

This position works under the direction of the Principal/Vice Principal or Site Supervisor to perform a variety of administrative, financial and secretarial duties. The nature of this position will require the secretary to work with constant interruptions and minimal supervision while meeting deadlines. This position will include 1 hour of Strong Start administration.

This position is due to a resignation.  

Responsibilities will vary and may include the following:
Required Qualifications:
Job Summary:
An employee who, under the direction of the Principal or Site Supervisor, performs a variety of administrative, financial and clerical duties.
Job Requirements:
1. Possess a recognized Office Administration program certificate from a post-secondary institution or equivalent business training institute. Preferences will be given to candidates with related experience. Note: This relates only to new hires and current District personnel who have not held a position as a Secretary in the past.
2. Training and demonstrated competence in the use of computers, word processing, spreadsheets, data bases (e.g. Microsoft Office, Excel, School Administrative System) is essential.
3. Ability to exercise initiative, independent judgment and discretion. In the absence of the Principal or Site Supervisor, may be required to make appropriate decisions and choices in a variety of situations and emergencies involving students, teachers, parents and the public.
4. Ability to direct work to others as part of job duties.
5. Ability to perform accounting duties related to the maintenance of trust accounts, petty cash and school/site buildings.
6. Ability to be part of a team, maintain a professional attitude and confidentiality in working relationships with all school personnel, students, parents and the public.
7. Ability to work independently, and to manage time effectively with excellent organizational skills.
8. Ability to follow School District and school/site policies, procedures, rules, regulations and guidelines and the provisions of the various Collective Agreements.
9. Ability to handle reception duties and deal with the public courteously.
10. Ability to adapt to frequent technological change (training will be provided).
11. Must have understanding and knowledge of safe work practices.
12. Perform other job related duties as may be assigned.
For more information please contact Brittany Deuling, Human Resources Advisor at 250-505-7061 or email: brittany.deuling@sd8.bc.ca