Receptionist /Administrative Support Professional

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
United Steelworkers
  • Administrative / Clerical Support
  • Member Relations
Full Time
  • Ontario - Metro Toronto Area - Toronto
Experienced (Non-manager)$47,500 - 60,0002019-03-152019-04-11

There is a vacancy for a full-time bilingual support staff at Reception at the United Steelworkers Canadian National Office in Toronto, Ontario effective immediately. Hours of work for this position are 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, with an hour for lunch.

The successful applicant must have:

Excellent Microsoft Office computer skills

    • Word (including tables, mail merges, styles, tracking, formatting)
    • Excel (including creating and editing spreadsheets, researching formatting issues and formulas, troubleshooting)
    • Access (including maintaining database, searching, creating queries, adhering to protocols and processes)
    • Outlook
  • Experience with Quickbooks a definite asset
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Knowledge of the labour movement and unions an asset
  • Excellent language skills (speaking, reading, writing) in both English and French
  • Proofreading certification a definite asset.

Core duties include, but are not limited to:

  • greeting visitors and directing them as appropriate
  • ensuring security and protocol routines are adhered to
  • maintaining daily roster of staff and support staff present in the office
  • answering the phone, directing calls as requested and/or appropriate, assisting callers with routine information
  • sorting mail
  • recording incoming packages & contents, handling incoming and outgoing courier packages
  • data entry in Quickbooks accounting program
  • scanning invoices and file documents for electronic storage
  • reconciling invoices with backup (approvals, packing slips, etc.)
  • photocopying as required
  • Completing requisition forms to order office supplies
  • setting up file folders & binders
  • booking meeting rooms using Outlook
  • perusing www.usw.ca website regularly to ensure up to date info, links work, etc.
  • Proofreading documents from other departments in English and French
  • providing general support as needed to the Administration Department, and to other Departments as requested by or through the Administrative Assistant

The successful applicant must have a pleasant and welcoming personality, and respond positively to colleagues, members, callers and visitors at the office.  They must demonstrate a high level of accuracy and ability to prioritize.  We require a willingness and ability to discuss, evaluate, initiate, review and revise procedures in a professional manner.  

As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage applications from members of equality seeking groups, including women, people of colour, Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, and lesbians, gay men, bisexual and transgender people.

This position is a bargaining unit position covered by the collective agreement between USW and COPE 343, with a starting rate currently set at $49,367.95 to a top rate of $64,187.34, plus a 3% bilingual premium, and generous benefits and pension package.

All applications will be kept confidential.  Only applicants to be interviewed will be contacted.

Any moving costs are the responsibility of the successful applicant.

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