Administrative Assistant

Location: St. John’s


Provides advanced secretarial and administrative support of a highly confidential nature to Legal Solicitors and Employee Relations Officers; performs advanced secretarial work and operates word processing equipment using Windows and such application software as Word, and WordPerfect X7; transcribes in typewritten form utilizing word processing equipment at high rates of speed with considerable importance attached to accuracy and completeness; types correspondence and various legal documents pertaining to Labour Relations and other Court proceedings; conducts searches using Quick Law; maintains NAPE’s current filing system with ability to adapt to modifications when necessary; responds to telephone and other inquiries; prepares and sorts mail for distribution.  Performs other related duties as required.


Considerable experience in secretarial, administrative and advanced office practices; and expertise in the following areas:  experience in use of Windows, Word, and WordPerfect X7 for Windows is essential; experience in transcription and typing speed of 60 wpm; knowledge in the use of Quick Law; and knowledge in operation of recording and dictating equipment; knowledge of various types of procedures pertaining to Labour and Employment litigation, as well as experience in Provincial Court, Supreme Court, Labour Relations Board and Arbitration procedures.  Candidates will be required to demonstrate good communications, organization, analytical and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to work independently.  The above qualifications would normally have been acquired and demonstrated through related secretarial, general office or clerical experience; High School graduation supplemented by completion of course work in Business Administration or Secretarial Science.

A general knowledge of NAPE and firm Union beliefs.


Salary and benefits package in accordance with Staff Collective Agreement.

Please submit letter of application and resume marked CONFIDENTIAL – JOB COMPETITION and addressed to:


Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Public and Private Employees

P.O. Box 8100, St. John’s, NL

A1B 3M9

Fax (709) 754-0726

Closing Date:   August 4, 2015 – 4:00 pm

(This competition is open to male and female applicants.)