Program Assistant

Program Assistant #1.078
Posting Number: 
October 7, 2016 04:30 PM
Job Type: 
Full Time Permanent


Re-Post Date: September 23, 2016

The successful candidate will provide program support across a diverse set of the Health Unit`s programs and services.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of an Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent education as recognized in the province of Ontario.

  • Completion of a one year education program in administrative support

  • Minimum of six months experience in an administrative function providing support to a multi-disciplinary team of individuals.

  • Ability to multi-task, support a number of staff and problem solve.

  • Highly effective communication skills and ability to format a variety of communication materials along with updating social media channels.

  • Excellent organizational, critical thinking and problem solving skills.

  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to work both independently and as an effective team member.

  • Demonstrated excellent computer skills in MS Office and experience in using database systems.

  • Valid Ontario Driver’s license and consistent access to a reliable vehicle

  • A criminal reference check completed within the last six (6) months from a Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC), inclusive of vulnerable sector screening, will be required of the successful candidate.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to by October 7, 2016.

Elgin St. Thomas Public Health strives to meet the standards set out in the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) Customer Service Regulation, and will support candidates to modify our recruitment and selection process, should there be a need to modify or remove barriers in order to accommodate those with disabilities, if requested.  Should a candidate be contacted and require accommodation at any point throughout the recruitment and selection processes, please notify the Human Resources representative who has contacted you.

For further information about Elgin St. Thomas Public Health and the community we serve, please visit us at,

Derek McDonald, Manager, Human Resources

Elgin St. Thomas Public Health

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated.  Only those under consideration will be contacted