Administrative Assistant

Watson Lake - Yukon (YT),

Yukon Government

Estimated salary $53,107 - $73,179 a year

Job Description:

The Administrative Assistant candidate registry is an on-going posting to pre-certify candidates into AR05-AR10 classification levels. Departments across government use the candidate registry to fill vacant Permanent, Term, Auxiliary-On Call, and Casual positions across all Yukon communities. Only successful pre-certified candidates have the opportunity to apply on positions when posted.

How to become pre-certified

Learn about the Government of Yukon’s application process by visiting Review the essential qualifications below prior to applying.

Screened-In applicants participate in a written assessment that consists of: Microsoft Word, Excel, and spelling and grammar. An oral interview is mandatory.

Applicants that live in Yukon communities are able to use computers and space at the public library.

After pre-certification

Pre-certified candidates are contacted through the E-recruitment system when job postings become available that they are qualified for. At this time pre-certified candidates need to demonstrate their experience for the posted position that interests them.

Candidates remain active on the registry for 12 months (1 year) from the month of their certification.

For more information, please view the process document – CR&C Process

Learn more about what each Yukon community has to offer by viewing the Yukon Guide.

Positions staffed through the candidate registry include:

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Financial Assistant
  • School Receptionist
  • Scheduling Clerk
  • File Clerk
  • Office Administrator
  • Senior Administrative Assistant,

and program support services that are located across all Yukon communities.

Salary range (per annum) for each level is:

  • AR05: $53,107 - $61,335
  • AR06: $54,717- $63,224
  • AR07: $56,478 - $65,284
  • AR08: $58,533 - $67,687
  • AR09: $60,740 -
  • AR10: $63,227 - $73,179

Essential Qualifications

Please note selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume. Please visit our resume profile help page at:

To be considered for this candidate registry, you will ideally have:

  • All levels: Completion of post-secondary coursework in business administration, office administration, or other related field.
  • AR05 to AR07: Experience performing a range of administrative support functions, including but not limited to: coordinating travel, scheduling, file management, processing financial transactions, and supporting internal and external clients.
  • AR08 to AR10: Experience providing administrative support to senior management, including but not limited to: managing confidential documents and correspondence, database administration, and tracking financial/budgetary needs.

Candidates with an equivalent combination of training and experience will be equally considered.

Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills and Suitability

Candidates will be assessed based on the job profiles below:

Please review - Job Profiles

Conditions of Employment/Job Requirements

Pre-certified candidates will see the specific conditions of employment on each job ad they receive.

For reference, they may include: security and/or medical clearance; valid Yukon Class 5 Drivers Licence; willingness to travel; exposure to pets and/or second-hand smoke; shift-work.

Contact: Human Resources - Centralized Recruitment & Certification

[email protected]

Cassandra Henderson (867) 667-9414

Joy Dornian (867) 667-9424

Please note - do not send resumes to the above email address. All applicants must apply through the E-recruitment system.

Eligibility List
Post Date
31 January 2020
Close Date
30 April 2020

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