City of Victoria
JOB VACANCY NOTICE
CUPE LOCAL 50
DATE OF ISSUE: June 29, 2012 CLOSING DATE: July 16, 2012
Competition Number: 12/99
Position Title: Project Research Assistant
Number of Positions: One
Duration: Temporary – up to 6 months
Work Schedule: Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week
Pay Group: $25.25 per hour, Pay Grade 6
ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE received in the Human Resources Department by 4:30 p.m. on the above closing date and must be complete, including all qualifications and experience relevant to this position.
Please submit your application quoting the above competition number to:
The City of Victoria Human Resources Department, 627 Pandora Avenue, Victoria, B.C., V8W 1N8 or online at www.victoria.ca/jobs
Perform research functions and statistical analysis related to the project.
Research activities related to the project; initiate and coordinate the collection of data; investigate trends and developments; analyze statistics and participation in the delivery of these findings.
Prepare and a variety of reports such as consultation materials, fact sheets, articles for presentation to staff and council. Consult with departments and the public.
Update computer files and records from source data and prepare statistical reports; assist in the production and updating of reports.
Perform related duties where qualified.
Work is assigned by supervisor and designated staff.
Work is reviewed upon completion.
Sit with arms unsupported while keyboarding. (frequent)
Short periods of concentration while preparing reports and recommendations. (frequent)
Focus on a variety of source data and detailed drawings for short periods while reviewing applications
and preparing reports. (frequent)
KEY SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Organize and prioritize work.
Understand and apply the principles of research techniques.
Working level operation of current City word processing, spreadsheet and related specialty software.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Deal with the public in a courteous and tactful manner.
Formal Education, Training and Occupational Certification:
High school graduation.
Accredited courses in related discipline. (1 year)
Current and valid Class 5 drivers licence.
6 months related experience
May be requested to substitute in a more senior position.
TESTING MAY BE CONDUCTED
THIS IS A CUPE LOCAL 50 POSITION