01-AA-17: Administrative Assistant, Permanent, 7.5 hours per day, Start Date: January 2018, Garden Valley School Division (Division Office)

Job Title: Administrative Assistant (Division Office)

Job Status: Permanent, 7.5 hours per day, 12 months of the year

Location: Garden Valley School Division (Winkler, Manitoba)

Posting #: 01-AA-17

Start Date: January 2018

The Administrative Assistant, under the leadership of the Senior Executive Assistant, will provide administrative support to the Division Office. This position requires a candidate who is flexible and who has the ability to design innovative solutions, adapt to new challenges, and work effectively as part of an administrative assistant team.

The successful applicant:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must produce a satisfactory Criminal Record Check
  • Must produce a satisfactory Child Abuse Registry Check

Preferred Requirements

  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Post-secondary training and/or experience relevant to the position
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously 
  • Very effective organizational and time management skills
  • Effective written, verbal and listening communication skills
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Team building skills
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Decision making skills
  • Self-starter
  • Experience working under the direction of a board structure would be considered an asset
  • Good work and attendance record required

Garden Valley School Division is a dynamic, innovative and visionary school division located in the heartland of industrialized south central Manitoba. The Division Office is located in the City of Winkler and is home to the Division’s School Board, Senior Administration Team, Coordinators, Clinical Services, HR / Payroll, IT Department, Capital Projects and Transportation Department.   GVSD has a student population of over 4500 across 13 schools - two high schools and 11 primary / elementary schools. Winkler is a seventy-five minute drive south of the capital, Winnipeg, and twenty minutes north of the United States border.

Salary and Benefits:

The compensation package for this position is in accordance with the 2016-2018 Division Office Administrative Assistants Salary grid. Wage range will be - $18.59 - $23.74.


Applicants are invited to complete and submit a resume and cover letter. All resumes are to specify posting number(s) for which your application is to be considered. While we prefer to accept applications electronically (in either a Word or PDF format), you may also submit an application by fax, by regular mail, or in person to:

Human Resources Department

Garden Valley School Division

Box 1330, 750 Triple E Boulevard, Winkler, MB R6W 4B3

Telephone: (204) 325-8335 Fax: (204) 325-4132 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Closing Date: Open until Filled