• Nova Scotia
  • Type: Full Time
  • Halifax

Website Public Service Alliance of Canada

Secretary, Halifax Regional Office – PSAC

Salary: $68,125 – $76,673
Employment type: Term up to one year
Location: Halifax
Closing Date: Mon, 06 Dec 2021 15:30 EST
English requirements: 


Search area: 
Employees of PSAC, Components, and PSAC Holdings Ltd
Members giving PSAC membership number

General public

Competition Number: 9531-0002A-021
Classification: Band 7
Purpose of position: 

As part of the Regional Office administrative team, this position provides administrative and secretarial support to the Regional Office and participates in the provision of comprehensive administrative services that enables the regional office to fulfill its role in a timely and credible manner. Under the direction of the Regional Coordinator, assists in the maintenance of the administrative aspects of the regional offices while carrying out a wide variety of administrative, secretarial and clerical responsibilities to ensure the efficient operation of the regional office.


Education and experience:

General administrative and secretarial knowledge and ability associated with successful completion of business and/or secretarial training, or equivalent normally provided through several years of experience in providing secretarial services relevant to the duties of the position.


  • Good knowledge of the organization, functions, and policies of the PSAC;
  • Basic knowledge of trade union role, objectives and activities;
  • Proficiency in the use of a personal computer, including ability to use Windows, e-mail, and internet;
  • Familiarity with spreadsheets (ideally Excel) and database software (ideally Access);
  • Proficiency in spelling, vocabulary and in the application and usage of English grammar.


  • Ability to effectively type, transcribe and perform other word processing functions using Microsoft Word;
  • Written and oral English communication skills are essential;
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively with others in a team environment;
  • Ability to determine priorities with minimum supervision and ability to problem-solve;
  • Ability to work under strict deadlines.

Personal suitabilities:

  • High degree of initiative, good judgment and tact;
  • Understanding of and commitment to union principles.

    A detailed job description is available at: psacunion.ca/jobs-psac.

The PSAC is committed to employment equity and is actively seeking to ensure a representative workforce. We encourage applications from members of equity seeking groups.

If you apply to this post because you saw it here, please mention that you saw the notice at the CALM Job Board on your cover letter.

To apply for this job please visit psacunion.ca.