Job Posting 70784

Documentation & Administration Clerk
BC Housing
Thompson & Okanagan
Penticton, BC
closes in 20 days (Sun, 30 May)
full time


Under the direction of the Regional Administrative Services Manager, the incumbent is responsible for providing both administrative and accounts payable services and support relating to the operations and maintenance functions within the Region. This dual role ensures that capital projects documentation and financial requirements, as well as client services and administration of the Region are carried out in accordance with guidelines, appropriate acts and BC Housing Policies.
The Documentation & Administration Clerk performs a combination of administrative and clerical functions for the Regional office, and Accounts Payable functions which support project administration, including that which is related to directly managed (DM) development, Group Home (GH) maintenance and Non-profit developments. The incumbent will act as relief for other Administration Clerks and Documentation Clerks roles as required.

Typical duties consist of performing various general Administrative and Clerical duties including front desk reception and customer service as well as preparing purchasing orders (PO’s), work orders (WO’s), certifying goods and services received, and processing invoices in the AP/AR role.


The successful candidate will have the following:


  • High school graduation plus completion of a comprehensive post-secondary course in office or business administration from a recognized educational institution
  • Minimum of two years of progressive office experience in an administration environment;
  • Or an equivalent combination education, training and experience acceptable to the employer.


  • Sound knowledge with office systems, procedures and equipment
  • Sound knowledge in current data processing, spreadsheet, presentation and database applications (e.g. MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Good knowledge of basic accounting and inventory management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good keyboarding skills with minimum of 50 wpm keyboard speed
  • Ability to handle a wide variety of contacts with tact and diplomacy
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable within an evolving environment
  • Able to organize and schedule work while managing competing deadlines
  • Able and willing to travel by car or airplane on Commission business

How to Apply:

Please review the attached job description for a complete list of duties, qualifications and competencies.  To be considered for this competition, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how they meet the qualifications necessary for this position.  This information will be used as part of the selection process.

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