Administrative Assistant

The British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) is an independent regulatory agency of the Provincial Government that operates under and administers the Utilities Commission Act. The Commission's primary responsibility is the regulation of British Columbia's natural gas and electricity utilities. We also regulate intra-provincial pipelines and universal compulsory automobile insurance. Within BCUC, the Regulatory Services Division manages all regulatory administration functions for the organization, including web services.

Reporting to the Commission Secretary and Manager, Regulatory Services, the Administrative Assistant will be responsible for coordinating the provision of both general and confidential secretarial and administrative support services for the Commission and professional staff, including the final preparation of correspondence and orders and ensuring the complete exchange of all information between stakeholders, Commissioners and staff; the establishment and maintenance of a variety of databases and files including master files and exhibits; and a variety of other related duties. The position works as a member of a team to ensure the timely execution of general office requirements, using both computerized and manual systems, in accordance with applicable procedures.

You exhibit good oral communication and interpersonal skills. You are well versed with business English including grammar, spelling, and syntax. With excellent attention to detail, you are able to manage multiple priorities and produce results within deadlines in a fast-paced work environment. You demonstrate knowledge of records management practices and procedures and proficiency in a variety of computer applications (i.e. MS Office suite of products).You can maintain confidentiality and exercise sound judgment and tact. You have a remarkable aptitude to develop and maintain productive working relationships. Finally, you are a team player and someone who takes pride in the timely delivery of quality end products.

Ideally, you have worked in a regulatory or legal environment supporting secretarial /administrative initiatives and have experience in coordinating materials, reports, and correspondence. You hold a certificate or diploma in office or business administration, including courses in information technology and have a working knowledge of office procedures and standard office equipment.

Based out of downtown Vancouver, BCUC offers an environment of continual learning, a challenging and engaging team environment, interesting and meaningful work and opportunities for a healthy work-life balance.