Administrative Assistant

Closing Date: August 10, 2022 11:59 PM

July 27, 2022
Posting #22-07-007

The Manitoba Métis Federation (MMF) is the democratic Government of the Red River Métis - also known as the Manitoba Métis. The Red River Métis are Canada's Negotiating Partners in Confederation and the Founders of the Province of Manitoba.

The MMF seeks to fill one full-time Administrative Assistant position within our Energy, Infrastructure, and Resource Management Department located at 150 Henry Ave in Winnipeg, MB.

Job Duties/Competencies:

  • Draft, type, and proofread documents including but not limited to; reports, letters, briefing notes, memoranda, statements, forms;
  • Schedule appointments, meetings, travel arrangements and maintain calendar;
  • Conduct research, assist with preparing financial reports and maintaining financial records;
  • Prepare agenda and information kits for meetings and take, transcribe, and edit meeting minutes;
  • Process and maintain a log of incoming and outgoing correspondence;
  • Photocopy and organize documents for distribution, mailing, filing, and faxing;
  • Develop and maintain tracking systems and electronic and hard copy filing systems;
  • Maintain list of inventories;
  • Receive visitors, screen calls, take messages and determine urgency;
  • Order office supplies, complete purchase orders and allocate expenses as per budget for review as requested.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Grade 12 Diploma;
  • Two years' experience as an Administrative Assistant or similar role;
  • Excellent communication skills including experience drafting correspondence and preparing reports;
  • Experience in a computerized office environment with a proven ability with Microsoft Office;
  • Demonstrated ability to create and maintain filing systems and maintain confidential records and files;
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and time management skills;
  • Experience working with boards and/or committees is preferred;
  • Experience working for a not-for-profit organization and Indigenous community is an asset;
  • Knowledge of Métis culture, MMF programs and services is a definite asset; and,
  • Ability to travel, valid Manitoba Driver's license with access to a reliable vehicle.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including; health, dental, vision, pension, and vacation. Access to an on-site fitness facility as well as an in-house restaurant is available.

Please submit your resume and cover letter, referencing the job posting number by Wednesday, August 10, 2022.

The MMF requires a satisfactory criminal record check prior to commencement of employment. The MMF will accept existing criminal record checks if dated within 3 months of your start date. Obtaining this document is not a guarantee of employment.

Preference will be given to qualified Métis applicants and they are encouraged to self-identify on their cover letter. The MMF encourages internal applicants to apply for career opportunities within our Government.

MMF Human Resources Department
300-150 Henry Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0J7
Email to:
Fax to (204) 947-1816


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