Administrative Assistants

Reference Number: Competition #AAICV 23-17

Renfrew County and District Health Unit
Salary: $21.11 to $24.25 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, including the City of Pembroke, the Township of South Algonquin, and most of Algonquin Provincial Park.

We are currently recruiting for temporary Administrative Assistant 1 to assist with the COVID-19 response. These temporary positions run from September 11, 2023, to December 15, 2023.


  • Provides administrative and clerical support to the public health team, 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 as assigned, including telephone and receptionist duties, kit assembly and registration for public health program activities and services;
  • Works cooperatively with the health unit staff.
  • Post-secondary courses in business, secretarial or computers is required;
  • Strong computer skills (MS office including Excel);
  • Good communication skills;
  • Bilingualism (French and English) is considered an asset;
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively as part of a team;
  • Ability to adapt to new or changed assignments;
  • Acceptable vulnerable sector criminal records check required;
  • Fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (proof required); and
  • Valid Ontario G driver’s license and own vehicle.
Additional Information
Salary includes 14% in lieu of benefits.

Please send your cover letter and resume, in MS Word or PDF format, stating applicable Competition #AAICV 23-17.

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

Contact Information
Corporate Services
Renfrew County and District Health Unit
141 Lake Street,
Pembroke, Ontario
K8A 5L8Email: jobs@rcdhu.com
Website: www.rcdhu.com