Peace Island Park Administrative Assistant

District of Taylor
April 11, 2024
Job Type
Some experience required
Salary Type
Hourly Rate
$23.69 - $29.61
High School Diploma
British Columbia


Reporting to the Peace Island Park Manager, the Peace Island Park Administrative Assistant is responsible for handling a variety of customer requests and supporting the Peace Island Park Manager and other park staff.

The responsibilities include, but are not limited to, booking, scheduling, tracking, and cancelling campground reservations as needed, answering customer inquiries and resolving customer complaints, handling payment transactions for all sites, firewood, and other items, and completing cash outs for preparation and delivery to the District office. The successful incumbent will also train for general administrative support coverage to other District of Taylor departments as required.

The successful applicant will have strong interpersonal, customer service, organizational, time management, written and verbal communication skills, have a strong independent work ethic and the ability to work effectively under pressure and adapt to changing priorities and deadlines, and be highly proficient in MS Office programs with the ability to learn new software. Knowledge and familiarity with Web based booking software and point-of- sale systems would be considered an asset.


Education and Experience:

  • Grade 12 Diploma or equivalent
  • Certificate in Applied Business Technology or other related field
  • Previous customer service experience
  • Level 1 First Aid would be considered an asset
  • Other combinations of education and experience may be considered

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to establish and maintain effective professional working relationships to deal tactfully and diplomatically with the different departments, general public, contractors and other stakeholders
  • Well developed customer service skills
  • Excellent computer skills including advanced familiarity with MS Office programs and the ability to learn new software
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritise varying workloads
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Comfortable working with and understands how to protect and maintain confidential information and material
  • Effective organizational skills with a strong attention to detail
  • Strong independent work ethic, able to establish priorities and set and meet objectives
  • Exercises sound judgement and possesses strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and adapt to changing priorities/deadlines
  • Knowledge of point-of-sale systems
  • Understanding of WHMIS principles and can work safely with a variety of cleaning supplies
  • Familiarity with Web based booking software

Other Requirements:

  • Clear Criminal Record Check
  • Valid BC Driver's License with an acceptable Driver's Abstract
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada

How to Apply

Please ensure that your submission clearly identifies the position being applied for and address your application to:

District of Taylor

Attn: Lisa Ford, Deputy Corporate Officer


Box 300

Taylor, BC V0C 2K0

Fax: (250) 789-3543

While the District appreciates all applicants, only those short-listed will be contacted.

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