Administrative Assistant

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Petawawa Employment Service
  • Post Date: October 15, 2021
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Administrative Assistant

Petawawa, ON
$15.63 – $19.92 an hour
The Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services’ (CFMWS) supports the Canadian Armed Forces members and their families wherever they are in the world through the provision of fitness, recreation and leisure activities, family and charitable support, retail as well as personal financial services. We offer our employees the opportunity to work with a purpose every day in an inclusive, healthy, respectful and rewarding work environment.


Under the supervision of the Manager Health Promotion, the Administrative Assistant ensures the collection of necessary documentation and arranging topic briefings in preparation for conferences, meetings, and appointments. They provide clerical support for the Health Promotion (HP) manager/supervisor including data entry, word processing, faxing, photocopying, correspondence, distribution and follow-up action. They organize meetings, advises attendees, drafts and distributes agendas and minutes. They also organize event calendar and assist with event bookings such as registration, booking technical equipment, set up of event location, as required. They schedule and arranges appointments, meetings, and travel schedules. They provide administrative support for taskings and campaigns.


Education, Certifications and Licenses

  • College diploma or certificate in Business Administration, Accounting, Office Administration or a related field AND some years experience in administration or in a related field



  • office administration and records management
  • organizing meetings and schedules
  • drafting and distributing correspondence
  • preparation of reports
  • knowledge of office procedures, basic office equipment, resource management, and budget administration
  • using computer software applications for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, databases, e-mail, and internet browsing


Competencies, Skills and Abilities

Client focus, organizational knowledge, communication, innovation, teamwork and leadership.

English Essential


Health Benefits: Drug coverage, travel insurance, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance and accidental death and dismemberment coverage.

Work Life Balance: A wide range of paid/unpaid leave, including paid vacation, family related leave and personal days.

Retirement Planning: A Defined Benefit Pension Plan and Group Savings Plans.

Learning and Development: Tuition Assistance Program and Advanced Learning Program, payment of professional association memberships, online learning opportunities and second language training.

Perks: Discounts through CFAppreciation.


This unionized position is open to all interested parties. Preference will be granted in accordance with the Collective Agreement.


15 November 2021


CFMWS is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and accessible environment, where all employees feel valued, respected and supported. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates who can help us build a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live. Accommodations are available to all candidates identifying a need during all or any parts of the selection process.

Job Reference: CFMWS00090

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