Job Opportunities

Current Openings

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT – Full Time, Regular

AVENS currently has an exciting opportunity for an experienced and energetic administrative professional! The Executive Assistant reports directly to the CEO and is tasked with supporting the CEO, Board of Directors, and AVENS’ senior management team to achieve AVENS’ mission and strategic objectives on an ongoing basis. Please visit our website to learn more about our position in the community as the north’s leading seniors care provider, at www.avensseniors.com.

Education and Experience Requirements

 Training in Office Administration/Office Management

  • Three (3) or more years of executive administrative experience
  • Experience providing administrative services to a Board of Directors
  • Experience in recording meeting minutes
  • Excellent English spoken and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications (Word, Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint)

 Successful applicants must be able to obtain and maintain a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector criminal record check.

 Equivalencies of education and experience may be considered. For more information on necessary qualifications, knowledge, skills, abilities, and essential job functions of this position, a current Job Description is available here: www.avensseniors.com/employment-opportunities

 Pay and Benefits

 SALARY: $65,130 to $73,827 annually, plus an annual northern travel allowance of $2,233

PENSION PLAN: 8% employer matched defined contribution pension plan

GROUP BENEFITS: dental, extended health care and vision, life insurance, accidental death & disability insurance, long term disability insurance and dependent life insurance

VACATION: 4 paid weeks per fiscal year

SICK LEAVE: 3 paid weeks per fiscal year

OTHER BENEFITS: energized parking, a subsidized meal plan, access to full financial funding for continuing professional development and conferences, and the gratifying feeling of knowing you are making a positive difference in the lives of seniors and our community.

This is an excluded position which follows a Monday to Friday schedule. However, the incumbent is required to be available to work non-standard hours from time to time to attend board meetings and other functions as necessary.

Applying

Please apply by email to [email protected] or drop off your resume in person to the Barb Bromley building. Deadline for applications is Tuesday June 9, 2020 at 4:00 pm.

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COOK – Casual

AVENS currently has an opening for a skilled culinary professional in the Food Services department. Reporting to the Food Services Manager, the Cook is responsible for preparing healthy and nutritious meals for AVENS’ 57 residents, with an eye for special diets and institutional cooking.   

Education and Experience Requirements

 A completed culinary program

  • At least two (2) years of experience in commercial or institutional cooking
  • Experience working with the elderly is an asset
  • Current and valid Food Safe Certification and WHMIS 2015 is an asset

 Successful applicants must be able to obtain and maintain a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector criminal record check.

 Equivalencies of education and experience may be considered. For more information on necessary qualifications, knowledge, skills, abilities, and essential job functions of this position, a current Job Description is available here: www.avensseniors.com/employment-opportunities

 Pay and Benefits

 SALARY: $25.64/hour

PENSION PLAN: casual position, not eligible

GROUP BENEFITS: casual position, not eligible

VACATION: Collective Agreement governs how term vacation leave is allotted and administered

SICK LEAVE: casual position, not eligible

OTHER BENEFITS: energized parking, a subsidized meal plan, access to full financial funding for continuing professional development and conferences, and the gratifying feeling of knowing you are making a positive difference in the lives of seniors.

Applying

The deadline to apply for this position is Tuesday, June 2, 2020, at 4:00 pm. To apply, please bring your application to Reception, or email [email protected]. No late applications will be accepted.

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MAINTENANCE ASSISTANT – Part-time, Term

AVENS currently has a temporary and exciting role available in the Maintenance Department:

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, The Maintenance Assistant is responsible for assisting with general maintenance duties at AVENS – A Community for Seniors. This is a part-time term position for the summer months. Duties will include general labour, painting, general landscaping, and assisting with the building of our new greenhouse.

Education and Experience Requirements

 Education or training related to maintenance

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to work outside for long periods of time
  • Must be able to obtain, provide and maintain a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Check

 Equivalencies of education and experience may be considered. For more information on necessary qualifications, knowledge, skills, abilities, and essential job functions of this position, a current Job Description is available: Click here.

Pay and Benefits

SALARY: $27.54 per hour

PENSION PLAN: term, not eligible

GROUP BENEFITS: term, not eligible

VACATION: Collective Agreement governs how term vacation leave is allotted and administered

SICK LEAVE: term, not eligible

OTHER BENEFITS: free energized parking, a subsidized meal plan, the gratifying feeling of knowing you are making the difference in the daily lives of seniors.

Applying

Applications will only be accepted through email or in person. Email [email protected]

Please note – only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted. No late applications will be accepted. Applications must be submitted no later than 4:00 pm Tuesday June 9, 2020.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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