Receptionist 2 (Temporary)

Competition Number: 23094

Job Title: Receptionist 2 (Temporary)

Department: Recreation, Culture & Community Services

Employment Type: Temporary Full-Time Position

Salary: $31.86/hr plus 12.4% in lieu

Posted Date: November 20, 2023, 12:00 am

Closing Date: December 10, 2023, 11:30 pm

Last Modified: January 24, 2024, 9:03 am

Posting: Closed

Status: Filled


The City of Courtenay invites applications for a full-time temporary position of "Receptionist 2” in the Recreation Facilities Operations Division of the Recreation, Culture and Community Services Department. This is a full-time, union position subject to the terms and conditions in the collective agreement between the City and CUPE Local 556.

The Receptionist 2 performs reception duties for the general public and facility users regarding community and recreation services and programs.  They prepare bank deposits; perform various bookkeeping tasks; perform specific tasks related to facilities; and prepare and maintain park and facility bookings.

The Successful Candidate Will Have: 

  • Post-secondary Business Technology or Administration Certificate, or related discipline from a recognized educational institution or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Current Criminal Record Clearance
  • Current Standard First Aid
  • Sound (3 years) receptionist, cash-handling, reconciliations and clerical experience
  • Thorough knowledge in the operation of various office equipment and office software programs including advanced Microsoft Excel abilities and proficiency in ActiveNet recreation software
  • Some knowledge and experience in bookkeeping principles and practices
  • Strong customer service, interpersonal, organizational, communication, time management, computer and keyboarding skills
  • Ability to effectively multi-task
  • Ability to deal with the public directly in a courteous and tactful manner
  • Ability to work well as part of a team and independently or occasionally work along without supervision
  • Physical ability to occasionally lift recreation equipment

The current hourly wage rate is $31.86 based on a 35-hour work week (Schedule “C”). An additional 12.4% is paid in lieu.  This is a temporary full-time position available soon for approximately 12 months, or upon the return of the incumbent.  Hours of work will include days and evenings at both the Lewis and Filberg recreation offices.

If you have the qualifications along with the passion to help Courtenay be the most livable City in British Columbia, then submit a resume outlining how you meet the qualifications with a covering letter clearly marked “Application –Receptionist 2 (Temporary)”.  Submit your application through the “Apply” button below.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those short listed will be contacted.



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