Clerk Typist 2

Competition No.: 2021-163
Duration: Regular Full Time
Salary: $3,712 - 3,858 – 4,009 – 4,174 – 4,346/month
Last Updated: 6/10/21 8:23 AM


The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community.  With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team.  People like you!

This is word processing and clerical work of limited complexity in performing a variety of assignments in accordance with clearly defined work methods and procedures in the Building Department. Types from copy, rough draft or general instructions, a variety of office records such as forms, statements, summonses, letters, receipts, cards, vouchers, indexes, permits or other materials using various software applications. Prepares and types form letters and other routine correspondence, assists in the collation and preparation of elementary statistical reports and tabulations. Maintains a small number of elementary office records. Uses software applications to enter, delete, update, revise and retrieve information. Gives information to other divisions and the public, in applying knowledge of departmental rules, regulations and procedures to a variety of personal and telephone enquiries. Sorts, checks and processes various office records such as file cards, receipts, statements, reports and permits; and files materials according to alphabetical, numerical and simple subject classifications. Makes simple arithmetical computations in connection with receipts, statistical reports, summaries and distributions. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include completion of Grade 12 including or supplemented by courses in word processing and standard commercial subjects. Considerable knowledge of business English, spelling, punctuation and arithmetic. Sound knowledge of office practices and procedures; and of the related practices and procedures used in various software applications and their capabilities. Some knowledge of the applicable rules and regulations which govern departmental activities. Ability to keyboard and to operate various software applications to process a variety of documents and to prepare and maintain related records and files; to follow oral and written instructions; to learn assigned clerical tasks within a reasonable time and to perform assignments in accordance with prescribed work methods and procedures;  to make simple arithmetic computations and tabulations accurately and with reasonable speed; to compose routine letters and memoranda; and to successfully meet and effectively deal with the public in providing factual information concerning department rules and regulations. Skill in keyboarding rapidly and accurately.

Please apply online by Monday, June 21, 2021.  

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.


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