NOVA SCOTIA/NUNAVUT COMMAND
THE ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION
Position: Administrative Assistant
Reports to: Executive Director
This position is the first point of contact within NS/NU Command responding to e-mail, telephone and counter
enquires and disseminating information appropriately. With superior organizational skill responsibilities include all
general administrative duties, some inter-office clerical support as well as secretarial support to various
committees; maintenance of electronic and hard file system, generation of correspondence, reports and booklets
in a timely manner, assistance with planning of meetings and conventions all with great attention to detail.
Answer telephone, email, fax and front counter queries
Preparation of letters, reports, correspondence, document merging and manipulation
Recording and transcription of meeting minutes
Secretarial support to assigned Standing Committees
Adherence to deadlines
Flexibility and excellent time management skills required
Occasional assistance with order filling, light shipping and receiving
Shared minor updating of website (training provided)
Flexibility to work additional hours occasionally
Other duties as assigned by the Command Executive Director
Diploma in Business or Office Administration combined with a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.
Working knowledge of general office equipment including postage and courier.
Excellent verbal and written skills. Training specific to the office will be provided. Willingness to support the values
and growth of The Royal Canadian Legion. Legion background an asset.
Experienced, professional staff working in support of the goals and objectives determined by the Executive Council
of Nova Scotia/Nunavut Command of The Royal Canadian Legion.
Nova Scotia/Nunavut Command offers competitive salaries, matched RRSP, paid sick time and paid time off over
the December Holiday Season. Regular hours are 6.5 daily, M-F 8:30-12:00 and 1:00-4:00pm.
By forwarding cover letter and resume as pdf attachment with your name in the subject line by e-mail to
will not be considered. No phone calls please; Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.