Administrative Assistant I jobs in Canada with visa sponsorship

Job Overview:

The City of Fort St. John is currently seeking an organized and dedicated Administrative Assistant I to join our municipal team. This position plays a crucial role in managing the administrative functions of the city’s departments. With visa sponsorship available, we are excited to welcome both local and international applicants who have a passion for public service and a desire to support the smooth operation of our city administration.

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Provide general administrative support to department staff and management.
  2. Manage incoming calls and correspondence, directing inquiries to the appropriate departments.
  3. Assist with the preparation of reports, presentations, and council meeting minutes.
  4. Organize and schedule appointments, meetings, and civic events.
  5. Maintain and update filing systems, both electronic and physical.
  6. Coordinate travel arrangements and process expense reports.
  7. Handle sensitive information with confidentiality.
  8. Support the implementation of administrative procedures and policies.

Job Requirements:

  • Proven experience as an administrative assistant or similar role.
  • Proficiency in office software, including MS Office and municipal software applications.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organizational and time management abilities.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Knowledge of municipal operations is an asset.

Education and Qualification:

  1. A high school diploma is required; post-secondary education in office administration or a related field is preferred.
  2. Additional certifications related to administration or business will be advantageous.


  • Visa sponsorship for eligible international candidates.
  • Competitive salary package and comprehensive benefits.
  • Opportunities for professional development and training.
  • Work within a supportive and diverse team environment.
  • Participation in community and civic events.

Salary Range:

The salary range for an Administrative Assistant I at the City of Fort St. John is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter detailing their qualifications and experience via our official careers page . International applicants should include details regarding their need for visa sponsorship.


The City of Fort St. John offers a dynamic and fulfilling work environment for individuals dedicated to contributing to the community. As an Administrative Assistant I, you will be at the heart of municipal operations, making a direct impact on the efficiency and effectiveness of our city’s services. We encourage all interested candidates, local and international, to apply and join us in this integral role.

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