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The Town of Cobourg has an immediate opportunity for a Casual Administrative Assistant in the Public Work Division.

Reporting to the Director of Public Works, the Casual Administrative Assistant will be responsible for providing administrative support to various division managers, filing, preparing correspondence, processing accounts payable and receivable and responding to inquiries by phone and email.


The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Post Secondary School Diploma in Business Administration or equivelant
  • Knowledge of accounting processes
  • Administrative experience
  • Proficient in MS Word and Excel
  • Superior customer service, communication and organizational skills.


This is a casual position governed by the Collective Agreement with C.U.P.E Local 25 - 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday. Wage Scale - $15.44/hr


Please submit your resume and cover letter by 4:00 p.m.,

Thursday November 6, 2014 to:

Human Resources Department

The Corporation of the Town of Cobourg            Fax:     (905) 372-8819

            55 King St. West                                                  Email:  careers@cobourg.ca

     Cobourg, Ontario, K9A 2M2                                 Website: www.cobourg.ca


In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection Privacy Act, the information gathered is collected pursuant to the Municipal Act, 2001, as amended. The Town of Cobourg is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes.  If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.


We thank all those individual who apply; however, only those applicants granted an interview will be acknowledged.  


Job Posting #14-14


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Event Assistant – Summer Student


The Event Assistant will assist the Sport & Event Coordinator with the planning and execution of events at the Cobourg Community Centre.  The Event Assistant position will help the candidate gain valuable experience in event planning and execution, recreation administration, customer relations, time management, leadership, and communication.  The Event Assistant is expected to work a flexible 35 hour week on average, which will include evening/weekend shifts. Hours may increase during peak event dates.



-          Previous event planning/execution experience is an asset

-          Strong customer service, problem solving, communication (written & verbal) and organizational skills

-          Able to work well under pressure and handle stressful situations in a delicate manner

-          Able to work independently and as part of a team

-          Able to lift up to 20lbs and be on your feet for extended periods of time

-          Available to work evenings and weekends

-          Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office programs and website management

-          A post-secondary education in Event Planning, Facility Management or Sport Administration is an asset

-           All students must be currently enrolled in a secondary, or post-secondary institution or within six months of graduation and have reached the age of 15 and not yet reached the age of 25 upon commencement of employment or up to 29 years for persons with a disability, if disabled, within the meaning of s.10 of the Ontario Human Rights Code, R.S.O. 1990, c. H.19, as amended from time to time.

-          Proof of enrolment must be provided to the employer

-          Students must be residents of Ontario

-          Students must be eligible to work in Canada


This is position is subject to approved funding from the Ontario Government Summer Experience Program.


Interested applicants should forward their resume in confidence no later than 4:30pm Friday May 2, 2014 to the attention of:


Human Resources Department

The Corporation of the Town of Cobourg                                    Fax:      (905) 372-0781

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