Carp Agricultural Society – December 20, 2018

Job Profile: 
The Carp Agricultural Society is a not-for-profit registered organization with an active Board of Directors, including active volunteers and a membership of over 200. The Carp Agricultural Society has a mandate for the coordination of the annual Carp Fair that attracts over 50,000 visitors annually, as well as management of on-site rental facilities and year round special events. 
The Administration Assistant is responsible to assist in the daily operation of the Office, supporting the activities conducted by the CAS throughout the year.The Administration Assistant represents and reflects the culture and values of the CAS. 
Position: Administration Assistant A
Position Type: Temporary Term, 1 year, commencing January 2019
Reports to: Carp Agricultural Society Office Administrator
Salary: $17.00 – $20.00 per hour

Schedule: Typically Mon-Fri 40 hours per week, some flexibility and extended hours required
Location: 3790 Carp Road, or alternative locations as assigned
Qualifications: 

Post Secondary Education or equivalent experience
Valid Driver’s Licence 
Current Criminal Reference Check (within the year) 
English imperative, French language skills an asset
Work well under pressure

Work well with short deadlines

Ability to quickly switch focus

Self-motivated, and able to work independently,with minimal direction, and collaboratively with peers and managers as part ofa team
Strong attention to detail
Possess excellent interpersonal skills
Possess effective listening skills
Possess organizational/time management skills and flexibility to deal effectively with multiple demands, conflicting priorities, pressures and deadlines
Set priorities based on a sense of importance and urgency 
Able to build and maintain relationships within the community
Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of all people and cultures
Communicate clearly and professionally and to ensure the accuracy of information received and conveyed
Adapt working style and content of communication to a variety of situations
Possess computer literacy in MS Office Suite in a Windows environment,including use of proprietary programs

Possess knowledge of WordPress and other social media platforms

Some graphic design experience would be an asset

Exercise sound judgement 
Possess problem solving skills
Possess demonstrated assertiveness and self-control
Capable of dealing with difficult or confrontational behaviours
Possess strong conflict resolution skills


Work Conditions: Physically and mentally able to perform the duties of the job, lifting and carry material up to 50 pounds
To Apply: Please send resumes to the attention of 
Executive
Carp Agricultural Society
3790 Carp Road, PO Box 188
Carp ON
K0A 1L0

or info@carpfair.ca

Closing Date: Monday January 7th, 2019 3:00pm
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone inquiries please.