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Administrative Support Clerk - Full-time

Competition # TOG2020-007

The Town of Gander is currently accepting applications for full-time Administrative Support Clerk within the Finance and Administrative Department.

Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Administrative Support Clerk will be the initial contact at the Town Hall, addressing public inquires, providing direction, and accepting/receipting account payments.  The incumbent provides administrative support to Finance and Human Resources.


  • Provide frontline customer service by greeting, advising, serving and where appropriate referring residents and customers to the appropriate department or staff,
  • Support human resource operations including assisting with employee recruitment and hiring, leave management and benefits administration,
  • Provide operational support for financial and administrative operations through the preparation, review, editing and filing of reports, agenda, minutes, correspondence, and other official documents,
  • Accept and receipt payments for tax inquires, compliance letters, property tax, accounts receivables and other transactions,
  • Complete routine clerical function including data entry and analysis, record keeping, filing, photocopying, scanning, scheduling meetings and appointments, deliver daily bank deposits and mail drop-off,
  • Back-up for preparation of daily bank deposits,
  • Provide auxiliary and administrative relief for other municipal departments as required,
  • Responds to work groups, supervisors, and the public in a polite, informative, caring, and effective manner,
  • Adheres to all Occupational Health & Safety policies, regulations, and compliances, and
  • Other duties and responsibilities as required.


  • Graduate from a recognized post-secondary institution with a 2-year Business Administration / Office Administration diploma,
  • A minimum of three (3) years’ work experience in an administrative support/customer service role,
  • Excellent task prioritization and time management skills,
  • Strong verbal and written communications ability,
  • Exceptional customer service, interpersonal and teamwork skills,
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite of products with a minimum typing speed of 40 words per minute,
  • Experience in Great Plains Dynamics would be considered an asset.


Must be bondable and able to provide clear RCMP Criminal Record and Provincial Court Checks as week must possess a valid Class 5 Newfoundland and Labrador Driver’s License.

SALARY: $25.46/ hour;

Interested and qualified applicants are invited to submit their resume and cover letter on or before Monday, August 10, 2020 to the attention of:

Human Resources
Town of Gander
100 Elizabeth Drive
Gander, NL, A1V 1G7
Fax: 709-256-5809
Email: humanresources@gandercanada.com



Please note: The Town of Gander appreciates all applicants for their interest, however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

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