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Vancouver, BC

Posted: 05/10/2024 Employment Type: Temporary Specialization: Administrative Job Number: 30851

Job Description

Recruiting in Motion is a successful and dynamic professional employment agency that has become deeply integrated into Metro Vancouver’s business sector as the go-to agency for recruiting and placing outstanding employees. BC-owned and operated, we ensure all our candidates — temporary, contract, permanent, or executive — are provided with exciting and impressive employment opportunities. In fact, we are ranked as one of Growth 500 Canada's fastest-growing companies and we represent BC's TOP Employers!

About our Client

Recruiting in Motion Vancouver is an authorized staffing partner and service provider to The University of British Columbia. The University of British Columbia is a global center for teaching, learning, and research, consistently ranked among the top 20 public universities in the world. UBC has several locations where we provide temporary staff including the Point Grey Campus, UBC Robson Square, and several UBC hospital sites (VGH and vicinity, St. Paul’s, BCCH, Royal Columbian, and BC Women’s).

We supply temporary staff for a variety of temporary assignments which range from one day to 6 months and include positions such as Office Coordinator, Administrative Assistant, Medical Office Assistant, General Labour, Senior Administrative Assistant, Executive Assistant, and Accounting roles. Current pay rates vary depending on assignments from $22.48 per hour to $36.38 per hour.

We are currently seeking intermediate to senior-level candidates to be added to our roster of available temp help staff. Successful candidates will be contacted and added to our roster as required however there is no guarantee of any work assignments, as this fluctuates based on Metro Vancouver's staffing needs.


Complex clerical and secretarial responsibilities include composing technical and administrative communications, agendas, minutes, calendar management, and reports.


Work assignments vary significantly and generally require the following qualifications:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (both written and verbal)
  • Accurate typing skills with a minimum of 55 wpm
  • Intermediate experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Intermediate experience with calendar management including scheduling meetings and managing multiple calendars
  • Keen eye for detail and ability to process clerical work of a complex and technical nature including formatting and proof-reading efficiently and accurately
  • Knowledge of office procedures and filing systems (electronic and paper)
  • Solid organizational skills and the ability to work under time constraints and interruptions
  • Ability to work independently including using judgment and prioritizing day-to-day priorities
  • Demonstrated commitment to delivering a high level of customer service
  • Ability to deal with highly sensitive and confidential information
  • Willingness to work in Burnaby and/or surrounding areas such as Surrey and Langley
  • University Degree or equivalent work and/or educational experience

How to Apply

All applicants must have legal permission to work in Canada and require a valid Work Permit and Social Insurance Number.

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