May 14th, 2018

Sheila Malcolmson, MP - Administrative Assistant - Temporary, Part-Time Position (3 months, 15 hours/week)


Sheila Malcolmson, MP Nanaimo — Ladysmith


Constituency Office, Nanaimo, British Columbia


  • Administer and log incoming phone calls, emails, faxes and walk-in traffic
  • Maintain database lists
  • General administrative and reception duties
  • Assist with Member’s constituency-related correspondence
  • Assist in distribution of mailings
  • Other duties as required


  • Proven communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • Strong computer skills including Internet, Windows and MS Office
  • Knowledge of databases and data entry
  • Relevant post-secondary education or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of Nanaimo — Ladysmith riding and riding priorities
  • Knowledge of the New Democratic Party, an asset
  • Knowledge of the labour movement, government departments and community organizations, an asset
  • Familiarity with social media (eg. Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, etc.), an asset
  • Familiarity with desktop publishing software, graphic layout skills, an asset
  • Bilingualism, an asset

Hourly rate


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

Closing date

May 20, 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.