Receptionist – Ref #2023-040

Job Summary:
The Receptionist is responsible for performing administrative and clerical support services for all SLFNHA departments.

Salary Range: $39,862 – $48,531 per annum

Persons of First Nations ancestry will be given preference (OHRC, Part II, Special Employment)


  • Previous experience in clerical field an asset
  • Experience with Microsoft Word computer software
  • Previous experience working in the Sioux Lookout area would be a definite asset
  • Ability to speak a First Nation dialect is a must
  • Organizational skills
  • Excellent telephone etiquette
  • Must have good people skills to deal with the public


  • Answering incoming calls and directing calls to appropriate staff;
  • Receiving clients and the public and ensuring they are in a comfortable environment while in the waiting area;
  • Ensuring the reception and coffee area are always neat and tidy;
  • Bulletin boards are to be kept with up-to-date information;
  • Checking washrooms/premises are safe and secure at lunch and at the end of the day;
  • Ordering of office and coffee supplies as needed;
  • Responsible for ensuring that all equipment is in good working order;
  • Ordering of all printer and fax toners for this building and keeping an inventory of what is on hand;
  • Receive incoming and outgoing mail/faxes and record in log;
  • Work with Porter to ensure mail is picked up and delivered in a timely fashion;
  • Typing, faxing, copying as requested by management staff;
  • Shredding, photocopy, and faxing as required;
  • Ensuring paper is always stocked in copier and fax room;
  • Replenishing of forms, updating forms as required;
  • Responsible for keeping supply and copier room neat and stocked;
  • Keep the internal phone list up-to-date and distribute to staff as changes occur;
  • Keep up the Sign In/Out Board with all the staff and their whereabouts;
  • Keep the Sign In/Out sheets for two weeks only and send them to HR for filing;
  • Do business cards for all SLFNHA staff;
  • Assisting the Departments in Core as required.

SLFNHA currently “Strongly Recommends” COVID-19 immunizations and requests your immunization status to be sent to our staff health department if successful in the recruitment process.

Closing Date: Open till filled

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