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Administrative Assistant – Level 1

The Town of Twillingate is inviting individuals with a passion for local government and a desire to serve the residents of Twillingate to apply for the position of Administrative Assistant – Level 1.

The Town of Twillingate, with a population of 2,121 is an outport community located on the north central coast of Newfoundland and Labrador.  The Town has a rich history, handed down through generations, natural beauty and a vibrant, traditional lifestyle – where people are connected to the land, sea, and each other.

Administrative Assistant Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides administrative support to ensure efficient operation of office.
  • Answers phone calls, schedules meetings and supports residents and visitors.
  • Processes payments, invoices, and work orders.
  • Carries out administrative duties such as filing, typing, copying, binding, scanning etc.
  • Provides administrative organization and support for special projects and temporary workers hired by the Town.
  • Exhibits polite and professional communication via in person, phone, e-mail, and mail.
  • Supports team by performing tasks related to organization and strong communication.
  • Provides information by answering questions and requests.
  • Maintains supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level, anticipating needed supplies, placing and expediting orders for supplies.
  • Upon request, attends meetings of Council and/or community meetings after regular work hours.
  • Maintains Town’s social media accounts and website.
  • Fulfills additional duties as requested by the CAO and/or Director of Finance.

Hours and Benefits: Regular work hours are Monday – Friday, 35-hours/week. Evening and weekend work may be required. The Town of Twillingate offers a compensation and benefits package. Applicable employer pension plan, group benefits plan, sick leave, observed holidays, and paid vacation time is provided.

Administrative Assistant Skills and Qualifications:

  • Reporting Skills
  • Administrative Writing Skills
  • Microsoft Office Suite Skills
  • Organization
  • Analyzing Information
  • Professionalism
  • Problem Solving
  • Inventory Control
  • Strong Verbal Communication

Education and Experience Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent education required.
  • 3 years of administrative assistant experience, completed with the last 10 years.
  • Knowledge of appropriate software including: Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook, Microsoft PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat
  • Ability to learn new software.  Computer Literacy is a must.
  • Valid driver’s license, vehicle, and current automobile insurance.

Other Requirements: Clear certificates of conduct including a RCMP Criminal Record Check and a Provincial Court Check, may be a condition of employment. Interested individuals must be bondable. 

Renumeration: $29,000 to $32,000

Applicants should submit a detailed resume which reflects their knowledge, skills and abilities relevant to the position by 5 pm on February 13, 2023 via email to