Departmental Associate 1 (RCMP) Job at City of Richmond BC – Richmond, BC

The City of Richmond is committed to be the most appealing, livable, well-managed community in Canada, a goal that is only made possible by developing our most valuable asset – our people. This is a great opportunity to join our team and shape our community. The City of Richmond offers competitive pay programs, comprehensive benefits and attractive incentives. If you are looking to make a difference, and to share our vision “to be the most appealing, livable, and well-managed community in Canada”, then please apply.


This is clerical and typing work involving mainly the transcribing of audio taped statements given to the police during their investigations. The incumbent must possess excellent organizational, multi-tasking and problem solving skills.

Examples of key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Transcribe statements.

Maintain administrative files.

Maintain databases.

Perform basic clerical functions such as creating letters, dealing with office records such as forms, templates, or other materials, organizing large volumes of documents or maintaining data bases and inventories.

Monitor, track and order office supplies.

Prepare outgoing mail, distribute incoming mail.

Provide timely and accurate information and clerical assistance to others in the department.

Perform additional tasks as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Sound knowledge of clerical and record keeping methods and procedures.

Sound knowledge of the practices and procedures used in the operation of word processing software and Dictaphone equipment.

Sound knowledge of the rules, regulations, policies and procedures governing the work performed.

Sound knowledge and practices of various computer software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat.

Knowledge of RCMP systems is an asset.

Ability to transcribe accurately from taped statements.

Ability to type at least 50 wpm.

Ability to exercise independence of judgment and action in determining priorities and meeting deadlines.

Ability to remain professional and composed while transcribing statements which may be expletory or disturbing.

Ability to effectively prioritize work.

Ability to maintain concentration despite the noise and distractions of a large, open office.

Ability to maintain effective working relationships and to deal effectively with internal contacts in matters applicable to the work.

Complete proficiency in English and sound knowledge of spelling and grammar and the ability to format standard business letters.

Ability to use REDMS or a similar records management system.

Ability to obtain and maintain RCMP enhanced security clearance.

Qualifications and Experience:
Completion of Grade 12 supplemented by computer courses and typing, plus up to 1 year sound related experience, OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

A valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence for the Province of British Columbia.

Working Conditions:
Duties are performed in an office environment and involve carrying weight greater than 10 kgs.

Additional Information:
Employee Group: CUPE Local 718

Position Status: Regular Full-Time

Duration of Appointment: N/A

Salary Range: $27.50 – $32.33

Hours of Work: 8:15-4:30 (Mon-Fri)

Application Posted: 10/4/21

External Closing Date: 10/12/21

PCC#: 385

About the Company

Company: City of Richmond BC –

Company Location:  Richmond, BC

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