JM MacDonald Construction Ltd.
Office Assistant
New Minas

Job Title: Office Assistant

- Greet and assist visitors in a professional and friendly manner
- Answer phone calls, take messages, and direct calls to appropriate individuals
- Sort and distribute incoming mail and packages
- Maintain office supplies inventory and place orders as needed
- Assist with scheduling appointments and coordinating meetings
- Prepare and edit documents, reports, and presentations
- Perform data entry and maintain accurate records
- Assist with basic bookkeeping tasks, such as invoicing and expense tracking
- Support other team members with administrative tasks as needed

- High school diploma or equivalent required
- Proven experience in an office assistant or administrative role preferred
- Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
- Strong organizational skills with the ability to multitask and prioritize tasks effectively
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Attention to detail and accuracy in data entry and record keeping
- Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
- Strong problem-solving skills and ability to work independently

We offer a competitive salary based on experience. This is a full-time position with regular office hours from Monday to Friday. Benefits include health insurance and paid time off.

To apply for this position, please submit your resume along with a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience. Only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Job Types: Permanent, Full-time

Salary: $20.00 per hour


  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Extended health care
  • Flexible schedule
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • Vision care

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • New Minas, NS B4N 3H7: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Secondary School (preferred)


  • Front desk: 1 year (preferred)
  • Administrative experience: 1 year (preferred)


  • English (required)

Shift availability:

  • Day Shift (preferred)

Work Location: In person

Application deadline: 2023-09-29
Expected start date: 2023-10-02

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