CancerCare Manitoba located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada is a provincial agency which provides clinical and academic services and leadership for cancer control and the treatment of blood disorders. We invite applications for the position of:

069 - Administrative Assistant II - Repost

Department of Epidemiology and the Cancer Registry - MacCharles

Competition #: 069-21-715566702

Closing Date: April 13, 2021

  • Permanent
  • Full-Time
  • (1.0 EFT)


Reporting to the Epidemiology Team Lead and the Manager of the Manitoba Cancer Registry, the Administrative Assistant provides confidential administrative support to the Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Registry and is responsible for the effective and efficient management of the office.

Administrative support includes payroll duties, document preparation, arranging meetings, managing time schedules, general organization within the office, coordination and preparation of financial documents, maintenance of statistical reports for internal and external purposes. The incumbent for this position will assume responsibility of projects with minimum supervision and will be able to coordinate activities with multiple organizational partners.



  • Successful completion of a recognized Administrative Training Program or an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered, as determined by CancerCare Manitoba
  • Minimum 3 years administrative experience
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Teams, PowerPoint etc) and Adobe (Acrobat, Reader, etc.) applications
  • Strong communication skills in English, both oral and written
  • Must have satisfactory employment record
  • Must be legally able to work in Canada

To be determined on the interview process:

  • Interpersonal skills, communication skills, time management skills
  • Written communication skills – Written composition test (70% passing benchmark)


  • Experience working in a healthcare setting
  • Familiarity with administrative and clinical databases


  • Ability to speak French

Salary: Non-Union (compensation based on qualifications)


This position is subject to a Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Search, an Adult Abuse Registry Check and a Child Abuse Registry Check. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred.

CancerCare Manitoba is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free recruitment processes and work environment. If you are contacted by CancerCare Manitoba regarding a job opportunity or testing, please advise if accommodation measures must be taken to enable you to apply and be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.

We thank all that apply and advise that only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Please submit a detailed cover letter outlining how you meet the requirements for this position along with a current resume which references the Competition Number to:

CancerCare Manitoba
Human Resources Services
675 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3E OV9