Position Id
Gatineau QC
Job Type
Contract Full-Time

Robertson Ottawa is proactively recruiting on behalf of our Elections Canada Client and awarded contract to supply temporary resources during the upcoming Electoral Event.

Position Title: DATA ENTRY CLERK

Government of Canadas Security is Required: Enhanced reliability
Languages: English or French essential; Bilingualism an asset
Location: Ottawa, Ontario

Job Description

The main task is entry and transcription of data from the Application for Registration and Special Ballot form (the Application Form), records as well as other source documents to a computer software program. Skills and abilities required include familiarity with general office procedures, the use of standard office equipment and software (Windows XP or higher, Word, Excel, Outlook etc.) and an attention to detail when entering data. A minimum number of keystrokes per hour, minimum speed and accuracy may be required.

What you will achieve in this role

(a) Set up and operate key driven (numeric; alphabetic or alpha-numeric) systems to transcribe coded, statistical and other information from source materials onto tapes, disks, diskettes or other recording media in a form suitable for computer processing.

(b) Working under direct supervision, using personal computers or inventory software or both, the tasks will involve the entry of routine, non-complex data.

Typical Duties

(a) Entering alphabetic, numeric, or symbolic data from source documents following a predetermined format;

(b) Receiving and registering Application Forms, records and other documents for data capture;

(c) Verifying accuracy and completeness of data prior to supervisor's check;

(d) Working in an automated environment;

(e) Working under pressure and meeting tight deadlines;

(f) Working in and contributing to a team; and

(g) Shift work and overtime with little or no notice.

What you must bring to this role

Education: Successful completion of two years of secondary school or an acceptable combination of education, training and experience at Elections Canada's discretion is required.

Experience: Minimum of three months of relevant experience is required.

Abilities: Keyboarding skills of at least 15,000 keystrokes per hour (60 words per minute).

Languages: Unilingual - English or French - Intermediate

Only those who are qualified will be contacted

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