Front Desk & Staffroom Coordinator - BCTF

Permanent Full-Time

$22.90 to $25.09 per hour

The British Columbia Teachers’ Federation (BCTF), established in 1917, is the union of professionals representing 43,000 public school teachers in the province of British Columbia, Canada. All public-school teachers belong to the BCTF and their local teachers’ association.

Housed in a modern, well-maintained office setting located close to the Canada Line and other major transit routes, the Federation provides an exceptional working environment where respect, learning, and professional growth are championed and valued.

As a member of the Finance and Administrative Services team, the Front Desk & Staffroom Coordinator is responsible for routing all incoming telephone calls, providing a comprehensive, efficient front desk reception service, co-ordinating and performing the duties necessary for the operation of an in-house coffee/tea cafeteria service, and providing clerical support within these areas.

Required experience

More than one year’s related switchboard/receptionist experience including use of a multi-line switchboard, computerize telephone technology, and experience in a restaurant/cafeteria setting. The successful candidate would have excellent interpersonal and communications skills including the ability to manage/deescalate conflicts; the ability to take charge and direct others in emergencies or other incidents; general office experience performing telephone, clerical, typing, PowerPoint, Outlook Calendar, and filing work; the ability to organize work and meet deadlines, and to use initiative and work independently without direct supervision.

Required education/training

Completion of secondary school (Grade 12) including or supplemented by related commercial courses.

Please submit cover letter, résumé, and references, not later than September 30, 2019, quoting job posting JP0258-2019-04 to the Human Resources Department, BC Teachers’ Federation, 100–550 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5Z 4P2, or by email at Your interest is appreciated but only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Because the BCTF has an affirmative action policy, an applicant may wish to provide, on a voluntary basis, information as to whether they self-identify as a member of an equity-seeking group, which includes female, trans* (trans, transgender, transsexual, genderqueer, two-spirit, transwoman, transman), visible minority or racialized person, Aboriginal (Indigenous) person, person with a disability, or lesbian, gay, or bisexual person.


Closing date: 

Monday, September 30, 2019 - 17:45


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