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Do you want to be a part of shaping British Columbia agriculture? Then join our team!

The BC Agriculture Council (BCAC) envisions successful farms that exist in harmony with the environment that are an integral part of healthy, vibrant local communities. To accomplish that goal, we represent and support British Columbia farmers and ranchers on key agricultural issues and provide a cross-sector voice for agriculture in our province. BCAC represents 96% of farm gate sales and close to thirty farm sector associations from all regions of the province. We also deliver innovative programs, funding and expertise to ensure the long-term success of farmers and ranchers.

Administrative Assistant

Location: Abbotsford, BC
Industry: Agriculture, Not for Profit
Hours: Full-time
Starting Date: July 2021

We are seeking a highly-organized, detail-oriented administrative professional to join our Abbotsford office. The Administrative Assistant is responsible for the day-to-day administrative processes of the organization. The Administrative Assistant is the first point of contact for phone callers and office guests, they process Farmer Identity Card (FID) applications, are responsible for office supplies, assist with organizing meetings and support accounts payable processing.

Candidate qualifications and qualities:

  • You exhibit a high level of professionalism, evidenced by discretion, sound judgement and diplomacy
  • You are proficient in MS Office applications with advanced skills in Excel and Word
  • You are experienced working under time pressures while managing competing priorities. You understand how to thrive in a fast-paced, multi-stakeholder environment
  • You are a strong communicator, both attentive in listening and articulate in conveying ideas to others
  • Your organization skills include a demonstrated ability to deliver results in a dynamic environment, handling multiple priorities to deliver results
  • You excel at client care and supporting others respectfully and efficiently
  • You are experienced in office administration and reception or possess equivalent education and experience
  • You have some familiarity with general organizational accounting practices, such as accounts payable and data entry
  • You have an interest in supporting the success of British Columbia’s farmers and ranchers

Are you who we are looking for?

If this sounds like you, the preferred application process is to forward a detailed resume and cover letter outlining your pertinent qualities and qualifications to Anna White.

Position start date is July 15, 2021. A full job description is available on request to the above email. We regret only candidates offered an interview will be contacted.

Posting Date: May 27, 2021