Administrative Assistant

  • Category
    Office, clerical & administrative - Administrative Assistant
  • Job type
  • Location
    Halifax, Nova Scotia

Adecco is currently seeking an Administrative Assistant to join our Clients Dartmouth location. This would be an amazing opportunity, as our client is amongst the Top 100 Sustainable Companies in the World. They are also recognized as one of the world's leading professional services firms, with their purpose is to future proof our cities and environments!

This position is a 9 month term position. The hours are Monday – Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm or 7:30am – 4:00pm. The rate of pay is $24 per hour.


  • A wide variety of administrative duties as assigned, including composition of letters, preparation of memos, minutes, reports, correspondence and presentations, formatting of specifications.
  • Communicating with various external agencies (such as municipalities, provincial departments, utility companies, etc.) regarding applications and gathering information as requested.
  • Assist with the development of project documentation which may include the production of proposals, RFI’s and RFQ’s.
  • Advanced MS Word skills – familiarity working in templates.
  • Proficiency with MS Project to update and create schedules for proposals.
  • Other general administrative duties including data entry and tracking, filing, folding drawings, copying, creating pdf files, etc.
  • Provide reception relief duties, including managing incoming calls, greeting visitors and courier arrangements.
  • Coordinate and update tracking sheets in Excel format with direction from the project team.
  • Other admin duties as required.


  • College degree in Administration, or all other equivalent training;
  • 3 to 5 years relevant experience as an Administrative Assistant;
  • Functional competencies in the field of engineering consulting will be considered an asset;
  • Proficient on computer software applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), competencies in MS Project and Adobe Acrobat;
  • Good initiative, attention to detail;
  • Ability to work in a team environment; and Excellent verbal and written communication skills
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Reference number CA_EN_1_023042_960269

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Adecco’s Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants will need to make their needs known in advance to their Adecco representative.

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