Financial and administrative public works officer

Job offer Description

For the Public Works Department Regular full-time position (non-unionized)


The incumbent will be responsible for administrative and financial support for the Public Works Department. Primary financial functions will include auditing, coding invoices, invoicing and following up with clients as well as maintaining the inventory of various items in the department. This person will also provide administrative support to the Public Works Department and act as a resource person for the finances of this department as well as for clients.


  • Two-year college diploma in Business Administration;
  • Relevant experience of at least three years in a similar position, including municipal accounting would be an asset;
  • Ability to communicate easily in French and English (verbally and in writing);
  • Experience with financial computer software, knowledge of electronic files software (Excel), word processing (Word) and electronic mail (Outlook);
  • Demonstrate the ability to manage / prioritize several tasks simultaneously in a work environment where workload is sustained with certain immutable deadlines so that supplier invoices are properly recorded in the Corporation’s financial software and that payment deadlines are respected;
  • Ability to work in a group and under pressure;
  • Demonstrate autonomy and initiative;
  • Ability for problem solving and decision making;
  • Knowledge of tasks related to Public Works would be an


Hourly rate: $30.06 to $33.81 Schedule: 35 hours per week Workplace: L’Orignal, Ontario

Closing date: 4:00 p.m., November 25, 2021


*please indicate reference number TP-10-2021

Ms. Elizabeth Gauthier Human Resources Manager

United Counties of Prescott and Russell 59 Court Street, P.O. Box 304

L’Orignal ON K0B 1K0

(613) 675-4661, extension 2808

1-877-844-9790 (fax)

Email: [email protected]


A criminal record check must be provided upon hiring only (dated no longer than three months prior to the date when it has been requested) and is a condition of employment.

In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, the information gathered is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, R.S.O. 2001, c. M.25 and will be used to select a candidate.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, the Corporation of the United Counties agrees to recognize the different needs and to provide an accessible place to all.

The Corporation of the United Counties wishes to thank all applicants who apply, but only those chosen for an interview will be contacted. All expressions designating persons imply both men and women

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Financial and administrative public works officer

United Counties of Prescott and Russell

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