Administrative Assistant – City of Kimberley

12 July 2023

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Administrative Assistant 

Permanent Full Time Exempt
($67,000 – $69,000/year)
(Competition #17-2023)

A good place to be…
Surrounded by the beautiful Rocky and Purcell mountains in south- eastern British Columbia, the City of Kimberley is a good place to live, work, learn, and play. Kimberley is an active and dynamic resort community drawing athletes, sports and nature enthusiasts from all over Canada, the US, Europe and other international locations. Residents enjoy four seasons of recreational activities including golf (8 courses within a half hour drive), hiking (hundreds of kilometres of trails within and just outside of city limits), rafting/paddle sports (over 10 lakes in the surrounding area), and skiing (Kimberley Alpine Resort is just 3 minutes from downtown). The City has an active arts and festival scene, great restaurants, excellent schools, and offers a perfect balance of livelihood and lifestyle. With a growing population of 8,115, Kimberley offers affordable mountain living in close proximity to the Canadian Rockies International Airport (20 km), Cranbrook (29 km), and Calgary (393 km). And don’t forget, there is only one street light! Check us out at

Position Overview
Under the general direction of the Deputy Corporate Officer, the Administrative Assistant performs a wide variety of confidential administrative duties at a senior level and provides technical support to all administrative functions associated with the office of Mayor and Councillors, Chief Administrative Officer, Corporate Officer, Deputy Corporate Officer, and Bylaw Enforcement/Animal Control Officer. This includes coordinating the schedules of the Mayor and Council, CAO, CO, and DCO, arranging meetings and making appointments.

The Administrative Assistant supports the Records Management Program by assisting with the maintenance, safekeeping and lifecycle management of official records for the City of Kimberley. This position also provides reception service for the Corporate Administration Department including processing daily mail, and scanning to electronic filing system.

This position must maintain a high degree of confidentiality on all issues.

Applicants must have completed a two-year Business Administration Diploma, or equivalent, and have a minimum of 3 years of corporate office experience, preferably in a local government setting (or a combination of training and experience).
A valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License is required.

Additional Information
This is a salaried position, based on a 37.5-hour work week, and relocation assistance may be provided to the successful applicant. Shortlisted applicants will be required to undergo a Police Information Check and/or a verification of their education credentials.

For a detailed job description, or to apply for this opportunity, please email or submit a resume and cover letter (.docx or PDF file format) to referencing the specific competition #17-2023 by the application deadline.

Application Deadline
Wednesday, August 2, 2023
3:00 pm (MST)

The City of Kimberley is an inclusive employer and invites applications from all qualified individuals. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If you are unsuccessful, please accept our appreciation for your interest. This position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.