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Executive Assistant – Full Time, Regular

Avens - A Community for Seniors
July 7, 2022
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
Job Type
Base Salary
$65,130 to $73,827 annually, plus an annual northern travel allowance of $2,278


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

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, email

 Pay and Benefits

 SALARY: $65,130 to $73,827 annually, plus an annual northern travel allowance of $2,278

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: 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.


Please apply by email to or drop off your resume in person to the Barb Bromley building. Deadline for applications is Friday July 22, 2022 at 4:00 pm.

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