July 14, 2022

We’re Hiring! Administrative Assistant (Temporary Full Time)

The Registered Nurses’ Union Newfoundland & Labrador (RNU) is recruiting for an Administrative Assistant (Temporary Full Time until December 31, 2022 with the possibility of extension).

Posted Date: 14 July, 2022

Closing Date: 28 July, 2022

Temporary Full Time until 31 Dec, 2022 with the possibility of extension.


  • Successful completion of a one-year Office Administration program from an approved/recognized college is required.
  • Experience in office administration and/or records keeping will be considered an asset.

Work Setting

  • Office building. Registered Nurses’ Union Newfoundland & Labrador (RNUNL) office located on 229 Major’s Path in St. John’s NL.



  • Answer telephone and relay telephone calls and messages
  • Order office supplies and maintain inventory
  • Arrange travel, related itineraries and make reservations
  • Greet people and direct them to contacts or service areas
  • Open and distribute regular and electronic incoming mail and other material and co-ordinate the flow of information
  • Type and proofread correspondence, forms and other documents
  • Provide general information to clients and the public
  • Receive and forward telephone or electronic enquiries
  • Maintain and prepare reports from manual or electronic files, inventories, mailing lists and databases
  • Draft legal correspondence and perform general office and clerical duties
  • Photocopy and collate documents for distribution, mailing and filing
  • Label, file and retrieve documents
  • Label files according to retention and disposal schedules
  • File material in storage area
  • Locate and remove files requested
  • Process incoming and outgoing mail manually or electronically
  • Manage personnel information database

Computer and Technology Knowledge

  • Database software
  • MS Excel
  • MS Office
  • MS PowerPoint
  • MS Word
  • MS Windows
  • MS Outlook

Area of Specialization

  • Correspondence
  • Reports and records
  • Forms and records

Additional Information

Security and Safety

  • Criminal record check
  • A satisfactory record of work performance and attendance is required

Personal Suitability

  • Ability to multitask
  • Accurate
  • Client focus
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player


  • As per the NAPE Local 7018 collective agreement

External applicants are encouraged to email their applications to David Hammond at info@rnunl.ca