Program Assistant (St. Thomas Site)

Position: 
Program Assistant
Posting Number: 
1.19
Deadline: 
October 16, 2018 04:30 PM
Job Type: 
Full Time Permanent

We are looking for a dedicated professional to fill our Program Assistant position.  We are looking for a flexible, enthusiastic and organized individual who is wanting to provide clerical and program support leadership to our Health Unit’s program and services.

The successful individual will have a unique opportunity to be engaged, demonstrate leadership and work with various interdisciplinary teams of public health professionals.

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 clerical support
  • Minimum of six months’ experience in an administrative function in a health care setting.
  • Ability to multi-task and problem solve.
  • Highly effective documentation skills and ability to write clearly and concisely in preparing documents and other reports.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • 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 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 via email to careers@swpublichealth.ca by October 16, 2018.  For further information about the Southwestern Public Health and the community we serve, please visit us at, www.swpublichealth.ca

Derek McDonald
Director, Corporate Services & Human Resources

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