Office Support Clerk II (Internal Temp Pool) - REPOST

Requisition ID: 36469 


Located on the traditional, ancestral and unceded lands of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), Vancouver has a commitment to becoming a City of Reconciliation. Vancouver consistently ranks as one of the world’s most liveable cities and is working towards being the greenest city in the world. Named among Canada's Top 100 Employers, BC's Top Employers, and Canada's Greenest Employers, the City of Vancouver seeks colleagues who can help shape and embody our core commitments to sustainability, decolonization, equity and outstanding quality of life for all residents.

Consider joining our committed team of staff and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.


Main Purpose & Function

The City of Vancouver’s internal temp pool is a great way to gain experience in a variety of different departments and start your City career! This position supports short-term administrative assignments arising due to employee illness, vacation, or special workload needs. Assignments vary in length but are typically one to five months long on an on-call basis.


Responsibilities vary and may include but not be limited to:

  • Word processing
  • Data entry
  • Customer service
  • Calendar management
  • Other general administrative and clerical tasks


Some of our departments where you could be working include the following:

  • Engineering Services
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Arts, Culture and Community Services
  • Real Estate and Facilities Management
  • Legal Services
  • Planning, Urban Design and Sustainability
  • Finance, Risk and Supply Chain Management


Applicants must have a reasonable amount of availability, and must be willing to travel to various sites throughout Vancouver for assignments.



Education & Experience

  • Grade 12 supplemented by business-related courses and computer courses; Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Minimum two years’ experience in an administrative role
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite is required
  • Experience with cash handling and customer service are an asset


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong keyboarding skills (minimum 40 words per minute typing speed)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Knowledge of SAP is an asset
  • Ability to learn and to adapt to new computer systems and technology
  • Thorough knowledge of business English, spelling, grammar and punctuation
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to deal tactfully and effectively with the public and staff
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to adapt quickly to varying assignments and to changing environments


Prescreened candidates will be required to pass the City's standard tests in typing, Word, and Excel.


The City of Vancouver has a COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Policy.  All external applicants applying to the City of Vancouver are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of hire and subject to this policy as a condition of ongoing employment.  Candidates may only be exempted from this requirement if they request and are approved for an accommodation based on a reason related to a Human Rights Code ground (such as disability). Such a request must be made during, not after, the recruitment process.


Business Unit/Department: Human Resources (1020) 

Affiliation: CUPE 15 Non Pks 

Employment Type: Auxiliary/Casual 

Position Start Date: September 2022

Salary Information: Pay Grade GR-013: $24.88 to $29.13 per hour


Application Close: October 2, 2022

At the City of Vancouver, we are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the community we so proudly serve. Indigenous applicants, people of colour, all genders, LGBT2Q+ and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  Accommodations will be provided upon request during the selection process. Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion


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