Job Posting 99421

Executive Assistant
BC Housing
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closes in 4 days (Thu, 29 Feb)
full time


$64,492 - $75,873 Annually


Reporting to the General Counsel and Corporate Secretary (the “GC”), the Executive Assistant is responsible for performing executive administration functions and managing the smooth and efficient operation of the office of General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. He/She/They facilitates the flow of information between the GC, CEO, Executive Committee, Branch managers/staff and external stakeholders. The position carries out confidential and sensitive research assignments and special projects requiring providing support in time management, project follow-up, drafting letters, managing invoices and operating budget oversight. 


The successful candidate will have the following:


  • College diploma in commerce or business administration or other relevant fields.
  • Considerable experience in managing administration activities with senior executives and working as a legal assistant within a fast-paced, complex environment.
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience acceptable to the Employer.


  • Sound knowledge of the principles and practices of managing the financial and administrative activities for the office of a senior executive.
  • Sound knowledge of records management procedures and processes and the ability to apply records retention and disposition schedules and classify records.
  • Ability to learn and understand BC Housing policies, programs, and operating requirements.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle confidential information with professionalism and discretion.
  • Ability to foster strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders to accomplish objectives, while demonstrating a high level of cooperation and mutual respect.
  • Ability to manage a broad range of assignments proactively as well as attention to accuracy and detail, with highly organized skills to prioritize and multi-task under pressure and with time-sensitive deadlines.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills to manage conflicts with meeting scheduling and ensure optimum use of the GC’s time.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills to interact with staff at all levels of the organization as well as external stakeholders.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills conducive to business correspondence and the executive office environment
  • Please Note: Successful applicant(s) are subject to a satisfactory criminal record search and are required to maintain Security Clearance throughout their employment.

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.

Your cover letter and resume should be submitted as one document in your profile when applying for this position. Please add your cover letter to your resume and submit both documents as your resume.


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At BC Housing, we're committed to providing a healthy, safe and inclusive workplace where respect and diversity are recognized assets. We invite and welcome applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, People with Disabilities and Disabled People, persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and all people committed to meaningful work that makes a difference.  We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you require accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact .

We didn’t become one of BC’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Greenest Employers without a lot of thought, care and consideration for our team and environment. Our supportive and collaborative workplace balances engaging and challenging work with personal development and wellness initiatives.

- Indigenous candidates are welcome to connect with an Indigenous team member in our organization to discuss the recruitment process and our workplace, please contact to arrange a call.)


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