Word Processing Operator – RCMP – City of Kamloops

17 July 2023

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(Permanent, Full-Time) – 1083

Close Date
July 26, 2023
At the City of Kamloops, we believe in progressive and barrier-free recruitment for everybody every day. This means employment opportunities for all in a safe, inclusive and diverse workplace. We know our city is stronger when we hire qualified individuals from different backgrounds with diverse experiences, cultures and perspectives.
We are focused on creating the highest levels of service excellence, based on an organization-wide community culture that celebrates our employees who make it all happen. We are known as Canada’s Tournament Capital and are famous for our hospitality and community spirit, traits that make us a leader! Recreation, sports, arts and culture, health care, social activities, volunteerism, and affordable housing all meld to form a unique blend of big-city amenities with small-town ambience. This is Kamloops!
Let’s make Kamloops shine! Join our team today.

Position Overview
An exciting and challenging opportunity exists for a permanent, full-time Word Processing Operator – RCMP at the City of Kamloops! The Word Processing Operator – RCMP listens and transcribes operational files for the RCMP. This position requires a significant amount of attention to detail and someone who has the ability to focus in a busy setting while efficiently conducting the duties of this role. This position is part of a dynamic team that works out of the RCMP detachment, performs skilled typing and uses word processing equipment to complete a variety of tasks. If this sounds like a career that interests you, apply today.

The successful candidate must have the following qualifications:

  1. Completion of secondary school or its equivalent.
  2. Proficient in intermediate Word and basic Excel, as demonstrated through testing (70% pass rate required).
  3. Minimum six months’ previous office experience in word processing or administrative assistant services.
  4. Typing speed of 60 net wpm as demonstrated through testing.
  5. Ability to obtain and maintain an RCMP Secret Security Clearance. Please note, if you are unable to obtain or maintain an RCMP Secret Security Clearance, your employment with the City will be terminated.

For new hires, and for those working in designated positions of trust, including those working directly with vulnerable persons, no formal offer of employment will be made until an applicant completes a police information check. A comprehensive benefits package is included with this position.
More than one may be hired.

Hourly Rate

Hours & Days of Work
Shift 1:
Monday – Friday (rotational)
7:00 AM – 3:00 PM
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM OR
Shift 2:
Sunday – Thursday (rotational)
7:00 AM – 3:00 PM
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Hours per Week
Please note if you need assistance or have individual needs or requirements throughout the application process, contact the Human Resources Department by telephone, email hr@kamloops.ca or in person at 6- 510 Lorne Street so we can better support you.
External job postings are open to everyone. We are an equal opportunity employer and thank all applicants for their interest. Please be sure to review the application requirements of each job you apply for. Only those selected to participate in the recruitment process will be contacted.

Applications are accepted online at kamloops.ca/careers.