Business advisor

Posted 12 months ago

support to staffing and internal programs by:

  • Assisting with the staffing process by preparing advertisement and posting of job vacancies in newspapers, on the PSAC web site and any other sources;
  • Preparing screening files, scheduling candidates’ testing and interviews, preparing interviewing kits for selection board members;
  • Administering written exams by providing directives to candidates, overseeing the exam if required.

Education and Experience;

  • Recruitment experience preferred.


  • The position requires general administrative and secretarial knowledge and ability associated with successful completion of business and/or secretarial training, or equivalent, normally acquired through several years of experience in providing secretarial and administrative services relevant to the duties of the position for a mid-size organization of unionized employees;
  • Strong knowledge of filing systems, both manual and computerized;
  • General knowledge of the PSAC and its role in the labour community.


  • Ability to prepare draft letters and effectively type, transcribe and edit documents;
  • Proficiency in the use of a personal computer, demonstrated experience and ability to work with word processing, databases and spreadsheet software at an intermediate to advance level and experience with an e‑mail software;
  • Demonstrated ability working with human resources information systems;
  • Ability to apply various policies and collective agreements pertaining to the position’s responsibilities;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English and French. (Second language will be evaluated);
  • Ability to independently organize, plan and determine work priorities to meet strict deadlines, in an environment with multiple and competing priorities;
  • Ability and willingness to contribute effectively in a team environment.

Personal suitability;

  • Good judgment in dealing with sensitive and confidential information in a diplomatic, professional and tactful manner;
  • Understanding and commitment to union principles, equity and social justice issues.

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Job CategoryBusiness advisor

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