|*To apply, please submit the following documents to the address noted below by 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 7, 2012 quoting Competition Number 2012-56:
• cover letter, and
• resume, and
• post-secondary transcripts (Applications without transcripts cannot be considered. Unofficial copies are acceptable.)
City of Chilliwack
8550 Young Road
Chilliwack, BC V2P 8A4
||City of Chilliwack
This posting closed on
August 8, 2012
at 4:30 PM
||2012-56 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
||The City of Chilliwack has a great career opportunity for a Co-operative Education Student in the Environmental Services Section of the Engineering Department. The term of this assignment will for two continuous, four-month terms (September to December 2012 and January to April 2013).
||You will undertake special projects and tasks and exercise a high degree of independent judgement requiring a high level of skill and work complexity related to a specific project. You will perform a variety of duties in various departments within the organization and function at various degrees of complexity and responsibility as they relate to the specific project assigned. You will assume leadership responsibilities for assigned projects, and assist, as required, in answering incoming telephone calls, referring enquiries, complaints, etc., to the appropriate office for action and provide a variety of technical and general information and assistance to the public over the telephone or at the counter. You will perform other related tasks as assigned. Assignments and responsibilities are performed under general supervision, and performance is subject to review, inspection, and evaluation by the Director of the Department.
||Must be enrolled in the Co-operative Education Program at a recognized post-secondary institution and have met the specific entrance criteria for that program.
||- Basic knowledge of the functions, methods, rules, procedures, bylaws, regulations and policies pertaining to Municipal Government;
- Excellent knowledge of business English, spelling and punctuation;
- Strong computer skills;
- Good knowledge of modern office practices and procedures;
- Able to perform special assignments with minimal supervision;
- Able to operate a variety of standard office software such as Word, Excel, E-Mail, etc.;
- Able to be polite, courteous and tactful in dealing with the public and be neat in appearance;
- Able to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with department officials, department heads and other members of the staff;
- Able to process a variety of calls, complaints and enquiries authoritatively and arrange appointments/meetings as required;
- Able to process a variety of confidential material with discretion and integrity.
||You will have opportunities to develop crucial industry skills. The expectation is that you will apply your existing knowledge and skills and gain valuable experience and success recognizable to government and private industry employers. As a student, you will acquire:
Contacts in other municipalities;
Greater understanding of municipal procedures and utilities issues; and
Opportunities to improve organizational and public communication skills.
In this position, you will normally work the standard work week of Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but you must also be flexible should the assigned project include weekend and/or evening work, or overtime hours. The hourly rate for this position is $19.87 to $23.38 (2012 Rates).
Our preference is to have one student complete both four-month terms, so priority will be given to candidates who are willing to commit to the entire eight-month duration.
||8550 Young Road
||July 18, 2012 08:30 AM
||August 8, 2012 04:30 PM