Administrative Assistants I

Administrative Assistants I

Renfrew County District Health Unit
Location: Pembroke, Ontario
Salary: $22.39 to $25.72 per hour
The Renfrew County and District Health Unit (RCDHU) is one of 34 public health units in Ontario. We serve the municipalities in Renfrew County and district which also include the City of Pembroke, the Township of South Algonquin and most of Algonquin Provincial Park.

The Renfrew County and District Health Unit is recruiting for Administrative Assistants I within the health protection division. These are temporary positions working from September 3, 2024 to November 26, 2024.

The Administrative Assistant provides administrative and clerical support to the public health team by performing reception and clerical tasks.


  • Administrative support functions including data entry, data retrieval and report preparation
  • Word processing, filing, file maintenance, photocopying, mail preparation and sorting as required
  • Other duties including telephone and receptionist duties, kit assembly and registration for public health program activities and services
  • Works co-operatively with health unit staff
  • Post-secondary courses in  business, administration or computers are required
  • Strong computer skills in MS Office and Excel
  • Good communication skills
  • Bilingualism (French and English) is considered an asset
  • Able to work independently and cooperatively as part of a team
  • Ability to adapt to new or changed assignments
  • An acceptable vulnerable sector criminal records check
  • Proof that you have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19
  • Valid Ontario G driver’s license and your own vehicle
Additional Information
In addition to the hourly rate, this position includes 14% in-lieu of benefits.

Please send your cover letter and resume, in MS Word or PDF format, stating Competition #AAICV 24-10.

Imagine living in an outdoor adventure playground, surrounded by wide open spaces, pristine waterways, parks and trails with all the big-city amenities just a short drive away.

Thank you for your interest, however, only applicants considered for an interview will be contacted.   Accessibility accommodations are available upon request.  Applicants are asked to make their needs known in advance. No telephone calls, please.

Contact Information
Corporate Services
Renfrew County District Health Unit
141 Lake Street,
Pembroke, Ontario
K8A 5L8

Email: jobs@rcdhu.com
Website: www.rcdhu.com