Administrative Assistant

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Opportunity ID 240-20171222 Location Edmonton, Alberta
Type Part Time Experience (Years) 5+
Date Posted December 22, 2017 Expertise(s) Administration
Deadline Open Third-Party Recruiter No

why you should be interested

We are the environmental division of Associated Engineering, one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies. An employee-owned, Canadian company, we provide a wide range of environmental consulting services to a client base that is well diversified between public and private sectors. Our environmental science and management services are well integrated with those of our engineering colleagues, providing opportunities to work with talented people across disciplines and throughout western and northern Canada.

We are currently searching for an Administrative Assistant to join our Edmonton office. This is a part-time (24 hours per week) permanent position, with the potential to increase to full-time as the role develops.

This position will involve a range of administrative and office support activities to facilitate the efficient operation of our Environmental Group. You are an excellent communicator with effective organizational skills, and an exceptional work ethic. Your abilities will be strengthened through the variety of activities and projects with which you will be involved. This position will also provide you with autonomy as you will be required to complete tasks with minimal supervision. 

how you'll contribute to our company

Responsibilities will include the following:

  • Preparing reports, contract documents, letters, and presentation slides in accordance with our professional standards
  • Providing administrative assistance when directed by team members
  • Coordinating the logistics of project reporting (e.g., word processing, printing, document assembly, binding, courier)
  • Assisting with proposal preparation and other business development activities
  • Partaking in project filing/archiving

what you will bring to the table

You should have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree, Diploma, or Certificate in Office Administration, or in a relevant field is an asset
  • Minimum of 5 years of administrative experience in a professional office environment
  • Advanced capabilities in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, and other office software
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Highly detail-oriented, and with accuracy
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Experience using graphic design software (e.g., Photoshop, Illustrator) is an asset
  • Prior experience in the consulting engineering industry is an asset
  • Experience in marketing/business development activities is an asset 

how you'll showcase your fit to the position

If you have the right background and would like to join a Platinum Club Member of Canada's Best Managed Companies Program, please forward your cover letter and resume in confidence to:

Human Resources
Associated Engineering
500-9888 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta, T5J 5C6 

Fax: 250-545-3654
E-Mail: hr-env@ae.ca

Please include position title and location in the subject line if you are e-mailing your application. We thank all applicants, but will only contact those candidates selected for interviews.


AE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and members of the LGBT community to apply. For applicants with disabilities, accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. We are also committed to protecting the privacy of your personal information and as such, it will be used for recruitment and employment purposes only.