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Executive Assistant – Temporary – Mat Leave

The Hamilton Port Authority (HPA) is seeking an energetic, organized team-player for the role of Executive Assistant.  This is a temporary position, covering a 1 year maternity leave, to begin on or before June 4th, 2018.


Assisting the President/CEO on a daily basis, this position will also provide administrative support to the Manager of Human Resources.


This position provides confidential administrative services including co-ordination of meetings with various stakeholders (customers, employees, various governmental and non/governmental groups); managing and maintaining President’s/CEO’s calendar; scheduling travel arrangements; preparing correspondence (emails and letters); creating PowerPoint presentations; attending various meetings as required; recording minutes.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Providing assistance to the Manager of Human Resources, with respect to compliance; data input and tracking (spreadsheets); maintenance of communication systems (email correspondence, info collection, updating and sharing);  recruitment; compensation (payroll, benefits, pension payments); coordination and scheduling of training; and health & safety support
  • Coordinate and process expense reports for the President/CEO and Manager, HR
  • Provide set-up for meetings, coffee, snacks and catering orders; duties in providing services for larger corporate functions; and event coordination (planning, preparing and executing)


Technical/Community College – Administration (HR experience an asset)

Microsoft Office suite of programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Please forward resumes by Friday, May 25th, 2018 including salary expectation to  Remuneration commensurate with experience.

“We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted”

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