Administrative Assistant

Closing Date:

Feb 01, 2019

Student Position:


Job Category:

Administration & General Management

Job Location:


Slave Lake





West Fraser is a leading diversified North American forest products company that is listed on the TSX. Rated as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for six years, we are a growing company looking for talented people to be part of our team. West Fraser believes strongly in promoting from within. We are looking for individuals interested in a long-term career with us. The successful candidate should be interested in future growth opportunities within the company Our Slave Lake Pulp division in Slave Lake, Alberta, has an opportunity for a:


Confidentiality, strong communication skills and commitment to their own and other’s health and safety are required for this position.


  • Previous administration experience is preferred
  • Preference will be given to those willing to cross train in other functions
  • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to type at 40 words per minute (WPM) or more
  • Accurate data entry skills and superior attention to detail
  • Motivated individual committed to teamwork and attention to detail is a must
  • Use or exposure to accounting programs
  • Ability to handle multiple projects, priorities, requests and meet strict deadlines
  • Effective organization and communication skills
  • Can adjust well to a fast paced and changing environment
  • Grade 12 or GED equivalent
  • A valid driver’s license

 Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Support Accounts Payable Clerk
  • Data entry
  • Administrative support and coverage for various departments
  • Support for various projects
  • Perform front desk reception duties and services
  • Answer telephones and direct calls
  • File records as relates to the mill’s safety program and maintenance work orders
  • Review files, records, and other documents to obtain information to respond to requests
  • Other duties as assigned

West Fraser believes strongly in promoting from within and we are looking for individuals who are interested in a full-time, long-term career. The successful candidate should be interested in future growth opportunities within the company. We offer an excellent compensation package including a competitive salary, excellent benefits and an outstanding pension plan.

Slave Lake Pulp is a 240,000 tpy BCTMP mill located approximately 2.5 hours north of Edmonton, Alberta. Slave Lake Pulp is committed to continuous improvement, through operational, mechanical, electrical, and instrumentation reliability. We have a collaborative, team culture.

Slave Lake is a town of approximately 7,000 residents and has all the amenities of a larger center yet maintains the lifestyle of a small community. For more on Slave Lake, please visit:

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          We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.