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|Assessment Assistants (summer) - Deadline - Jan 17/19 or until suitable candidates found|
|Assessment Assistant (Summer Student) – 6 positions available
Saskatchewan Assessment Management Agency (SAMA) is an independent agency with responsibility to the Province of Saskatchewan, and local governments (municipalities). Provincial legislation mandates SAMA to develop and maintain the province’s assessment policies, standards and procedures; audit assessments, and review and confirm municipal assessment rolls; and provide property valuation services to local governments (municipalities).
The successful candidate will join SAMA in this full-time, summer term Assessment Assistant position. Reporting to the Regional Manager, the incumbent’s primary duties will consist of assisting senior appraisers in collecting physical data used in the valuation of residential properties. The successful candidate can expect to be working in the field 60% of the time with the remaining 40% in an office environment. The term is expected to run from May 6 to August 30, 2019.
•Provide support services to regional appraisers in conducting field inspections including the collection and organization of physical data;
•Provide sales verification services for the region;
•Other duties related to assessment as assigned.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
•Good communication and public relations skills
•Good interpersonal skills
•Strong attention to detail
•Demonstrated skills using Microsoft software such as Word, Excel and Outlook
•Ability to work independently or with limited supervision
•Good problem-solving and time management skills
Required Professional Designations/Certification:
•Fall 2019 enrolment in a post-secondary institution (university or college).
•A valid class 5 driver’s license and a clean driver's abstract is required.
Preference may be given to post-secondary students enrolled in the field of property assessment, Business or Agriculture.
Salary: $1,549 bi-weekly
How to Apply:
To apply for this summer student opportunity, please visit the Careers section of our website at http://www.sama.sk.ca/html/1/careers.html and complete our online application process.
Closing Date: January 17, 2019
|Entry Level Insurance Broker - Deadline - Jan 18/19|
Entry Level Insurance Broker
Company:Zealots Consulting for HUB International
Application Deadline: Jan 18, 2019
(Students from the Business program are encouraged to apply)
Job Location:North Vancouver, BC
Address:Lynn Valley Town Centre, 1199 Lynn Valley Road, Box 16133, Box 16133, North Vancouver, British Columbia V7J 3S9
Have you ever thought about a career in Insurance after graduation?
Are you the type of person, who smiles when they greet a customer, or says hello and welcomes the ones you already know? Do you intuitively ask and check to ensure the customer has what they need? Do you ask and understand what might be important to the customer and feel an obligation to ask and ensure the customer understands choices or options? Are you the type of person that follows up, makes notes, feels a sense of service to the customer and ensures what was promised is delivered on time and correctly?
Are you the type of person that knows that doing a job well is a journey and you want to convey information to the customer in an effective manner?
Mostly are you the type of person that understands and cares about the customer as well as the value of how insurance makes a real difference in people's lives?
If you were nodding to some of these questions, a career in the insurance field may be a really good long term fit for you!
Insurance involves more than filling out paperwork. Insurance is peace of mind. It is knowing that if something were to happen to your car, home, possessions, you are protected. In fact, insurance is all around us and touches virtually everything we do in life and in business! To ensure our customers get the best options and services available, we are looking for new business graduates who enjoy helping and servicing others, and who enjoy solving problems in an entrepreneurial and dynamic workplace.
HUB International is offering this rare opportunity to enter this global and growing industry and will even assist you in obtaining your Level 1 General Insurance License. You will proactively build relationships, approaching your clients with both integrity and a service mindset. As a highly detailed and service-oriented person, you make sure all the needed documentation has all the i's dotted and t's crossed and clients feel understood and their insurance needs are expertly taken care of.
Choose a career with HUB International and take the first step toward creating a future that combines a diverse, challenging work environment with financial security and career satisfaction. By joining HUB, you will become part of a rapidly growing company that offers significant opportunity for learning, development, growth as well as advancement.
As such we are actively recruiting a motivated and talented individual for the position of Entry Level Insurance Broker in our esteemed client's office.
HUB International (www.hubinternational.com) is a leading North American insurance brokerage that provides a broad array of property and casualty, life and health, employee benefits, reinsurance, investment and risk management products and services throughout offices located in the United States and Canada. The company is the largest broker of insurance products in Canada and our client's dynamic team of insurance professionals provides insurance solutions for all types of business, government, and other organizations and continues to grow and expand its footprint across North America and beyond. Our client's dynamic organization prides itself with a winning employee culture and has had tremendous success through its people, and is led by a strong and experienced senior management team with strong financial performance. The company offers a great benefits program and compensation plan and rewards top performers.
• Competitive market salaries, bonus, RRSP match, medical/dental benefits, paid vacation
• Employer paid education and training programs, professional development and insurance courses
• Flexible work hours
• Opportunities for career advancement and professional growth
• Build relationships with clients, colleagues to grow your professional network
• Proactively and creatively offer solutions using a diverse selection of ICBC and private insurance products while achieving performance targets
• Process a wide variety of auto insurance transactions including renewals, new plates, transfers, cancellations, debt payments and more
• Develop new business by cross selling and making referrals to both personal and commercial insurance lines
Required Education & Personal Attributes:
• 1-2 year Business Administration, Marketing, or Communications Certificate/Diploma
• Ability to write and pass the Level 1 exam within 30 - 60 days (employer sponsored)
• Thrive in a team environment and be happy to help co-workers find the answers!
• Positive, can do attitude!
Nice to Have's:
• Prior insurance industry experience
• 1 year of related customer service, retail, co-op education, or sales experience
Ideal Personal Attributes:
Client Focused: The client's satisfaction is the key priority and the candidate seeks ways to add value.
Clear Communicator: The candidate has the capacity to listen, write and speak so that others understand. In addition, they have a sense of social intelligence.
Goal Driven: The candidate can set goals and achieve them through personal commitment.
Takes Initiative: Acts to avoid potential problems and/or maximizes potential opportunities. Finishes what they start.
Team Player: Works with fellow employees to achieve the shared goal of providing the best in customer service.
Has Integrity: Is true and honest with self and others and accepts responsibility for their mistakes.
Multi-Tasker: Completes work efficiently and accurately with minimum stress.
Persuasive: Ability to influence new and existing clients that our products and services are right for them.
Cognitive Ability: The candidate has logical reasoning and can interpret information quickly and accurately.
• You take pride in your client care, communication skills, and your ability to build strong relationships
• Your excellent time management skills and attention to detail allow you to multi-task with ease which allows you to prioritize what needs to get done
• You want an opportunity to expand your skills and knowledge within the industry and desire future career growth
• Customer service aptitude and experience
Factors for Success:
• Ability to write and pass the Level 1 exam within 30 - 60 days (employer sponsored)
• Excellent written and verbal communication
• Exceptional customer service skills
• Ability to work in a busy, fast paced environment and handle high volumes of transactions
How to apply:
Please send your resume, transcript, and cover letter quoting job: “Entry Level Insurance Broker” to firstname.lastname@example.org
Cliff Tang, Principal
Zealots Consulting Inc. Executive Search
Recruitment Consulting & Leadership Development
"Part of Your Team"
Lynn Valley Town Centre
1199 Lynn Valley Road, Box 16133, North Vancouver, BC V7J 3S9
Salary:$ 35000.00 per year
Hours:40 per week
Job Start Date:Feb 4, 2019
Application Requirements: Resume, Cover Letter and Transcript
How to Apply: Email
|Municipal Intern - Deadline - Jan 31/19|
Company:Alberta Municipal Internship Program
Application Deadline: January 31, 2019
Job Location:Edmonton, AB
Name:Kai So, Internship and Education Coordinator
Address:17th Fl. Commerce Place, 10155 102 St. NW, Edmonton, AB T5J 4L4
The Municipal Internship Program is an opportunity to gain first-hand, real-life, practical experience and training in municipal government. It is designed to encourage new or recent post-secondary graduates to consider a career in municipal administration, finance/accounting, or land use planning.
While contributing to their host organization, interns receive a salary, financial support for professional development, and opportunities to develop an extensive network of municipal and planning professionals.
Interns receive training and support designed to provide the knowledge and experience required to become a future leader and professional in municipal government. Using a work plan designed by Alberta Municipal Affairs, interns will undertake a variety of activities during the internship. Each workplan is customized to each municipality’s unique situation, projects and priorities. At the end of the program, interns will have gained sufficient knowledge and skills to move into a municipal position related to their interests and areas of growing expertise.
Participants in the Municipal Internship Program will join over 275 young professionals who have been part of the program since 2002.
This stream of the program offers participants a wide range of experiences in a variety of municipal departments over a one-year period. The goal is to gain knowledge and understanding of multiple areas of municipal administration that can be built upon as the intern’s career progresses beyond the internship.
Participants in the Administrator stream will rotate through the various departments in their host municipality, learning key aspects of the work that is carried out in each area and how that work supports the municipality overall.
Responsibilities and activities
Responsibilities and activities in this role include, but are not limited to: participating in management team meetings, presenting to council and/or committees, developing bylaws and policies, leading and managing projects, solving problems that affect the community and job shadowing.
•A desire to experience and learn the functions of municipal government.
•A desire to work in the public service at the local level.
•Applicants must be eligible to work in Canada.
•Applicants must be willing to relocate to the host municipality or a community within commuting distance of the host municipality.
Administrator Stream: Applicants must be a graduate or have graduated from a post-secondary degree or diploma program in any discipline between January 2017 and April 2019 in any discipline.
Job Start Date:May 1, 2019
Application Requirements: Resume, Cover Letter, Application Form, References, Transcript, Portfolio
How to Apply: https://www.alberta.ca/municipal-internship-program-apply.aspx
|Executive Administrator - Deadline - Feb 5/19 or until suitable applicant found|
Company:Western Applied Research Corporation
(Students from the Agriculture, Business, Finance, Accounting, Administration program are encouraged to apply)
Job Location:Scott, SK
Position Type:Full-time or Part-time
Name:Chelsea Sutherland, Executive Administrator
Address:Box 89, Hwy 374, Scott, Saskatchewan S0K 4A0
The WARC Executive Administrator provides support for the General Manager. The EA will work independently to lead WARC's financial operations and reporting, create and implement HR needs, and incorporate goals and objectives that work towards the strategic direction of the organization.
Financial Planning and Management:
•Create and track yearly budget
•Work with General Manager and Board of Directors to plan future capital purchases and implement business/strategic goals
•Source and maintain sponsorship on an annual and event-specific basis; keep record of sponsorship contributions and manage recognition programs
•Responsible for accounts receivable and payable, bookkeeping and payroll duties; manage established RSP and health benefits plan
•Prepare monthly/quarterly/annual financial reports as required; provide quarterly and yearly financial and budget information to the board
Operational Planning and Management:
•Create and maintain business plan in conjunction with GM
•Develop short and long term organization/strategic goals in consultation with the Board and the GM
•Administration of all office procedures
•Ensure all Information Services requirements are met
•Coordinate, update, and enforce WARC policies, procedures, and bylaws
•Organize annual conferences and field days
•Coordinate with media for extension events
•Create and maintain contact list (producers/agronomists); communicate extension activities to contacts and collaborators
•Update social media and website as needed for tech transfer, HR needs, event notifications/registrations and general WARC advertisement
•Manage office, land, equipment, and storage leases
•Ensure all insurance needs are met
Project Identification and Development:
•Collaborate with GM and research personnel to identify potential projects
•Coordinate, manage, and update all collaborator and consulting quotes/agreements
•Develop and maintain tracking system to ensure reporting/invoicing/payment of projects; ensure all deadlines are met
•Develop HR plan in consultation with the Board and the GM
•Create job descriptions, coordinate recruitment, and create all employee advertisements/interviews
•Ensure provincial employment legislation is enforced, as well as WARC HR bylaws and policies
•Board of Directors:
•Schedule board meetings; prepare agenda and report minutes
•Keep records of incoming and outgoing board members
•Report to board of directors and committees as required
Preference will be given to candidates who have a Bachelor’s Degree in Business or have an equivalent combination of education and experience. Proficiency in the use of computers is essential (Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint). A valid driver’s license is also required.
Candidates with agriculture related experience/education will be given preference. Other qualifications considered an asset are the ability to work independently, strong leadership skills, the ability to work in a team environment, time management skills, and the ability to assist with field operations during the summer months. Communication skills are required to establish and maintain positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of the organization. Adaptability is required to be flexible under a changing work environment while maintaining effectiveness and efficiency.
Hours:8:00 am - 4:30 pm with some flexibility
Job Start Date:March 1, 2019
Application Requirements: Resume, Cover Letter and References
How to Apply: Email
|Nexen Summer Jobs - Deadline - see website|
|Nexen has advertised their summer jobs. Click here for more details.|
|Administrative Assistant - Deadline - Jan 22/19|
Administrative Assistant - High Prairie - Job ID J0119-0252
Organization: WJS Canada
Job Title: Administrative Assistant - High Prairie
Job Type: Permanent, Full-Time
Location: High Prairie, Alberta, Canada
Hours of Work Per Week: 40 hrs/wk
Scheduled Days Each Week: Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday
Scheduled Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm
Number of Positions: 1
Compensation: $21.2100 - $25.0000 /Hour
Closing Date: 22/01/2019
At WJS Canada, our passion is to improve lives of children, youth and families who are facing challenges. The High Prairie office is a busy administration hub supporting the WJS Family Services programs, staff and management in High Prairie and area.
The Administrative Assistant will assist Program Managers with preparing and maintaining client and employee files, scheduling and pre-evaluation documents, completing job posting request forms, conducting reference checks and credential verifications, petty cash and expense reports, as well as, coordinating the social services drive program and other administration items for the programs as needed.
In Your Role You Will
• Prepare, code & submit for approval invoices, bills, expense claims, etc. according to established timelines.
• Complete and submit payroll time sheets, leave requests and other personnel forms.
• Create program reports, documentation and written communications.
• Coordinate and schedule social services drives for families in within the local area, etc.
• Maintain petty cash fund.
• Represent WJS to clients and communities in a professional manner on the telephone and in-person reception.
• Organize and securely store confidential client & employee personnel records & files (electronic and paper), incoming information/documents, etc.
• Assist in the evaluation of program/service deliverables and contribute information and recommendations toward improvements.
• Schedule appointments for various services.
• Direct clients to appropriate agencies, contacts and/or service providers.
• Maintain office supplies and equipment.
• Adhere to program and provincial standards as well as WJS policies and procedures.
• Liaise with funding agencies and other WJS offices.
• Works with Program Manager to coordinate the drive program
*** Prior to confirmation of employment all applicants must provide a current (dated within 3 months of hiring date) Criminal Record Check and Ministry Check. These checks can take up to 6 weeks to obtain, please ensure you prepare accordingly.
As An Ideal Candidate You Possess
• Completion of 2 year Certificate/Diploma (Administration or Human Resources)
• 1-2 years experience in an office environment
• Demonstrated ability to type 60 wpm
• Excellent Microsoft Office 365, Word, Excel skills
• Good working knowledge of client and personnel file maintenance, data systems, payroll and invoicing
• Good word processing and spreadsheet data entry skills capability
• Subject to a clear Criminal Record check
• Must have a reliable vehicle
What WJS Canada does
WJS Canada's mission is 'Strengthening people and communities with innovative, individualized services'. The support we provide for families, emphasizes building relationships to enhance the family's strengths and achieve goals that address their needs for support in areas of struggle. Services are individualized and based on the family's belief that their own internal resources can be strengthened and that other helpful skills can be developed. For more information on WJS, services and career opportunities, visit www.wjscanada.com
Our Employees Enjoy
At WJS Canada, trust, strong connections, innovation and results are the pillars of our mandate. We manage by developing our core strength: our people. We give employees the tools to do the job, developing their competence and their confidence, by conducting training programs to ensure professional development and build skills, employee morale, employee safety, health, loyalty and satisfaction. Developing people includes respecting employees work-life balance through flexible hours, locations and duties. We support our staff with assistance and benefit packages, innovative wellness programs and compassion for the life challenges they face.
For more information on WJS Canada visit our website: www.wjscanada.com
No telephone calls please. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be notified.
•Administrative - 2 year(s)
To apply click on the link below:
|Assessor (4 positions) - Deadline - Jan 24/19|
If you are committed to public service, enjoy collaborating with others, share our values have a desire to learn and grow, join The City of Calgary. City employees operate the facilities, deliver the services and run the programs which make a difference in our community. We support work-life balance and offer competitive wages, pension and benefits. Together we make Calgary a great place to make a living, a great place to make a life.
The Assessor is the first level in the Assessor career series at The City of Calgary. The role is an exciting and dynamic position which will expose the successful candidate to communication with property owners and industry professionals, valuing large groups of properties in a team atmosphere and defending assessments in order to maintain a stable assessment base. The work is cyclical in nature and will involve various changing responsibilities throughout the year. Assessors will also get to work on projects that help to make the assessment product more effective and efficient. Primary duties include:
•Effectively communicate and develop relationships with team members, other City employees, and external customers.
•Appraise properties and collaborate with team members to develop assessments.
•Maintain an inventory of properties and work to ensure the assessed values represent market value or the appropriate valuation standard.
•Engage in constructive dialogue with property owners and their representatives. This involves calculated negotiation and building and managing relationships.
•Understand and work within the legislative framework of property tax assessment in Alberta.
•Represent The City with professionalism and integrity at the Assessment Review Board (ARB). The ARB is a formal quasi-judicial board and the proceedings can be adversarial in nature.
•Work on special projects as a subject matter expert or contributing member.
•A degree in Real Estate and Housing Management or a Bachelor of Business in Real Estate with no related experience required; OR
•A degree in Economics, Public Administration, Business Administration, Commerce, or a related discipline plus 1 year of related experience in property assessment and/or real estate appraisal; OR
•A degree in Economics, Public Administration, Business Administration, Commerce, or a related discipline plus one of the following:
oA completed 2 year diploma in Real Property Administration (Assessment and Appraisal), or
oA completed 2 year diploma in Urban Land Economics, or
oA Post Graduate certificate in Real Property Valuation (PGCV), or
oA certificate in Real Property Assessment.
•An intermediate level of proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
•A valid Class 5 Driver's Licence (or provincial equivalent) and access to a personal vehicle for work.
•Experience with statistical analysis software such as Statistical Predictive Analytics Software is an asset.
•Maintain current technical valuation skills and demonstrate good judgment with application of skills.
•Strong problem-solving, communication, planning, and organizing skills; and the ability to be adaptable.
•Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.
Union: CUPE Local 38
Business Unit: Assessment
Position Type: 4 temporary (up to 18 months)
Location: 2924 - 11 Street NE
Compensation: Pay Grade 9 $35.43 - 47.40 per hour
Days of Work: This position works a 5 day work week with 1 day off in a 3 week cycle
Hours of Work: Standard 35 hour work week
Apply By: January 24, 2019
Audience: Internal / External
Job ID #: 301611
Apply online at www.calgary.ca/careers