Summer Student - Finance

Competition Number: 23023

Job Title: Summer Student - Finance

Department: Financial Services

Employment Type: Temporary (May to August)

Salary: $19.41 per hour + 4% in lieu

Posted Date: February 14, 2023, 12:00 am

Closing Date: February 28, 2023, 11:30 pm

Last Modified: March 1, 2023, 5:59 am

Posting: Closed

Status: --


The City of Courtenay is accepting applications from post-secondary students interested in summer employment in the Finance Department during the 2023 property tax season.

Duties may include:

  • Processing, reviewing and reconciling tax and utility payment batches;
  • Processing all outgoing mail for City Hall;
  • Assisting at the front counter taking various payments and processing through a cash register;
  • Compiling tax overpayment information for review by Tax Clerk;
  • Assisting with the collection of delinquent taxes
  • Providing other basic clerical assistance in the Department as directed.

Qualifications include:

  • Grade 12 or equivalency (preference will be given to students with completed 1st year of post secondary program)
  • Enrollment in a Business Administration program, preferably majoring in Accounting or related discipline, at a post-secondary institution with plans to continue studies in the fall of 2023.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Strong interpersonal skills and excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work well as a member of a team and independently
  • Ability to understand and carry out job related instructions

This is a union position subject to the terms and conditions outlined in the current collective agreement between the City and CUPE, Local 556.  The current hourly wage rate is $19.41 per hour based on a 35-hour work week.  An additional 4% of gross wages is paid in lieu of vacation.  This position is available for 4 months (May to August).

Interested persons who meet the above qualifications should submit a resume outlining how they meet the qualifications, along with a covering letter, by clicking on the “Apply” button below by February 28, 2023. 

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.  Please refer back to the posting on the City’s website for status on the filling of this position.



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