Administrative support position

Position Overview: 

The Manitoba Federation of Labour (MFL) requires an Administrative Support staff in its Winnipeg office.

Application Deadline: 
Monday, February 27, 2017 - 4:30pm
Application Requirements: 

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Salary & Benefits: 
Salary and Benefits as per Collective Agreement.
Hours of Work: 
As per Collective Agreement.


  • Must have at least 3-year experience working in an administrative support position and an understanding of the Labour Movement structure.
  • Efficient in using a desktop computer with Windows 7 or higher.
  • Knowledgeable and experienced working in Microsoft Office 2013 (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access and Publisher).
  • Experience in interacting with the public via phone and in person; good inter-personal Communications Skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills. Demonstrated knowledge and experience in managing multiple priorities, tight timelines and stressful situations.
  • Must be able to work independently, take direction and work as part of a team.
  • Understanding of and experienced with the use of social media. Knowledgeable and experienced with the use of desktop publishing programs would be an asset.
  • Some knowledge/experience in bookkeeping is an asset.
Miscellaneous Information: 

Deadline for applications is February 27, 2017, 4:30 PM

Representative Duties: 
  • Perform telephone/receptionist duties, dealing with members, public and government/business representatives.
  • Type and/or format documents, correspondence, reports, media advisories/releases, minutes and briefs as assigned. This would include taking minutes as required at meetings.
  • Process and distribute incoming and/or outgoing correspondence via mail, fax and e-mails.
  • Prepare and/or handle all manner of incoming and/or outgoing correspondence as assigned.
  • Perform meeting and/or hospitality arrangements as assigned.
  • Update and maintain membership/contact lists and various other databases as assigned.
  • Maintain files, both paper and electronic.
  • Uploading information as required to the MFL website.
  • Provide support or relief to the bookkeeper as required.

NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Resumes may be submitted to: 

Mr. Greg Mc Farlane, Executive Director
Manitoba Federation of Labour
303-275 Broadway
Wpg. MB.  R3C 4M6

Fax: 204-943-4276


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