March 9th, 2018

Murray Rankin, MP - Constituency Assistant (Casework), Permanent, Part-Time Position (7.5 hours/week)


Murray Rankin, MP Victoria


Constituency Office, Victoria, British Columbia


  • Manage and respond to constituent casework including intake, outreach and correspondence
  • Administer and log incoming phone calls, emails, faxes and walk-in traffic
  • Liaise with various federal government departments and community organizations
  • Assist with Member’s constituent and critic-related correspondence
  • General administrative and reception duties
  • Maintain database lists and direct mail to constituents in coordination with Ottawa parliamentary office
  • Represent Member at events and meetings as required
  • Monitor events in constituency and advise Member on issues in the constituency
  • Assist in coordination of Member’s schedule
  • In consultation with Parliament Hill office, coordinate and manage outreach opportunities relating to the Member’s work in the riding
  • Liaise with House of Commons department and Member’s Ottawa office to ensure smooth coordination of constituency office including office logistics and overseeing expenses as required
  • Other duties as required


  • Proven communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • Proven research and case work skills
  • Knowledge of government departments, community organizations and the labour movement
  • Strong computer skills including Internet, Windows and MS Office
  • Knowledge of Victoria riding and riding priorities
  • Knowledge of the New Democratic Party and sound political judgement
  • Experience with database management, an asset
  • Media relations skills, an asset
  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Social Work, or equivalent experience, an asset
  • Bilingualism, an asset

Hourly rate


(salary levels subject to clauses 12 and 21 of the collective agreement)

Closing date

March 15, 2018 (Midnight)

Starting date

As soon as possible

Send application to

Hiring Committee, NDP Caucus Services
202 Sparks St, Suite 217, Ottawa, ON, K1A 0A6

(Office and position applied for must be indicated in subject line if e-mailing application.)


A collective agreement is in effect between UFCW (Local 232) and the New Democratic Party Members of Parliament. All applications will be received and held in confidence.

The NDP and NDP MPs are employment equity employers. Women, racialized persons, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered persons are encouraged to apply for this position. If you are a member of an equity-seeking group, you may choose to identify as such in your application.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.