Community Services is an equal opportunity employer.  Successful applicants will be informed and accepting of cultural diversity, and have the ability to work and support all people with dignity and respect. 

The following job opportunity is available:

Service Area: Administration
Program: Administration
Position: Receptionist – on call (vacation, occasional absence)
Location: 22718 Lougheed Hwy., Maple Ridge
Nature of Position
The person in this position will be the first contact person representing the agency to the general public. This person will have a sense of humor, and work collaboratively with all staff and volunteers, and be responsible for:
  • Greeting the public in a welcoming, nonjudgmental manner.
  • Operating the switchboard/voice mail system in the agency
  • Performing reception/clerical duties, ie, office equipment, mail, photocopying, data entry, word processing, job postings, etc.
  • Assisting people to navigate through the various social services/resources in our community.

 Qualifications (knowledge, education, skills, experience)

  • Grade 12
  • Minimum of two years reception and clerical experience.

Required Skills

  • Able to multi-task and prioritize.
  • Excellent knowledge of social services and community resources.
  • Demonstrated strong computer/technological skills: Microsoft Office 2013 (Word, Excel, Publisher); client database; E-mail; and Internet research, social media, i-pads.
  • Excellent demonstrated ability to operate a multi-line switchboard.
  • Excellent telephone skills and reception manner.
  • A people person, who is welcoming, friendly, and sociable to staff, volunteers, clients and the general public.
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment: computer, photocopier, fax machine, voice mail, postage machine.
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills.
  • An excellent listener.

Other Information:

  • This position requires use of personal vehicle
  • This position requires Union membership

Shift/Schedule/Hours per week: on call (vacation and occasional absence)
Expected Start Date: ASAP
Wage/Salary: starting at $15.56/hour
Grid Level: 5 based on Appendix A of the collective agreement, CUPE
Application Deadline: June 26, 2018
Submit Applications to: Joanne Legnus jleginus@comservice.bc.ca