Job Opportunities

Corporation of the Municipality of Calvin


The Municipality of Calvin is currently seeking an experienced, innovative and competent

individual to join our small staff and fill this important permanent position as Administrative

Assistant. Start date of Monday April 2, 2018.

General Duties:

Under the direction of the Clerk/Treasurer, the Administrative Assistant is responsible for

providing support in the performance of the statutory duties of both the Clerk/Treasurer

and Deputy Clerk/Treasurer as per the Municipal Act, 2001. Duties include, but are not

limited to, administrative coordination, accounts payable/receivable, bi-weekly EFT payroll,

bank reconciliation, monthly remittances, preparation of tax billing, front desk/phone

reception, general correspondence, municipal elections, year-end reporting and providing

assistance and back up support to staff as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  •          Completion of a post-secondary diploma or degree in Public Administration,

                    Finance or Business Administration

  •          Minimum of three (3) years progressively responsible and diversified

                 administrative experience, including project coordination/management skills

                   and good understanding of financial principles

  •          Advanced computer proficiency in MS Office (Aptean/Vadim iCity experience

                   considered a strong asset)

  •          Excellent oral/written communication skills and interpersonal skills with

                   a strong sense of customer service

  •          Knowledge and understanding of the Municipal Act, Municipal Elections Act,

                    Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act as well as

                    similar related legislation

  •          Superior planning, organizational and time management skills to handle

                    heavy workload and to meet rigid deadlines

  •          Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality and professionalism

                    with the ability to exercise discretion and tact

  •          Availability to work evenings as required for attendance

                    to Council and/or Committee meetings

  •          A background Police Check, current within 60 days is a requirement of employment


  •          AMCT, CMO, MAP or other similar designations considered definite assets


This is a full-time position (37.5 hours per week). The Municipality offers a comprehensive

benefit package (once six (6) month probationary period is completed). The current (2017)

hourly range for this position is $15.44 To $22.35 based on qualifications and experience.

A detailed job description can be obtained by visiting our website at


Qualified applicants are invited to submit a current resume clearly marked:

“Administrative Assistant”

By January 18th, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.


By mail to:

Lynda Kovacs, Clerk/Treasurer

Corporation of the Municipality of Calvin

1355 Peddlers Dr., RR #2, Mattawa, ON P0H 1V0

Or by Email:


The Municipality of Calvin is an equitable employer and welcomes submissions from all qualified

applicants. Personal information submitted will be used only for the purposes of determining

suitability for this competition in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information

and Protection of Privacy Act. We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however,

only those candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.