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Employment Opportunity: Executive Assistant – Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro

Opportunities, Growth, Job Satisfaction… Join the Hydro Team.

Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro (Hydro) is focused on delivering safe, reliable service to power our customers. We are a company of people who work hard behind the scenes for our customers, the people, and businesses of this province. We pride ourselves on being strong and steady, tried and true; while innovating in our approaches to our business. We value our employees, we take care of each other, we recognize excellence, we respect individuality and we work hard to create an inclusive and welcoming workplace. People who work at Hydro feel like they’re part of a community and we give back to the communities where we live and work to make them stronger.

We’re looking for passionate and performance-focused people – people who want to make a difference for our customers and who share our values.

Competition #: NLH-NR-24-032

Status: Permanent

Location: St. John’s

Reporting to the Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary (the CLO), you will be responsible for performing a variety of executive assistant work assignments for the CLO as well as several other members of the Executive Team as assigned. You are also responsible for providing support to the legal group and other members of Hydro’s senior management team as required and as directed by the CLO. This includes administrative, clerical, calendar and email management, document management and receptionist duties, and assisting with Corporate Secretarial work as required. In this role, you will have access to privileged and confidential information and will be required to exercise discretion and a high level of judgment related to this information. You will also have accountability for processing numerous legal invoices for all areas of Hydro in a timely manner.

You’ve graduated from a recognized post-secondary office administration program or equivalent and have five years experience at the senior management level or equivalent with direct responsibility for maintaining confidentiality. You’ll be responsible for use of and keeping current with the latest corporate office equipment and technology, and current corporate software applications including Lotus Notes, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, SharePoint, Content Manager, tables, spreadsheets, graphics and other applications as required. You have extensive experience with the use of transcribing equipment coupled with the use of word processing including a high volume of typing, often under tight timeframes. Completion of an Office Administration (Executive) or Office Administration (Legal) diploma/certificate from a recognized post secondary institution, as well as experience with preparation of legal and corporate secretarial documentation is an asset.
You have good oral and written interpersonal and communication skills, strong organizational skills, and can work independently, multitask and prioritize, showing initiative to continually improve computer skills and work environment responsibilities.

Closing Date: May 8, 2024

Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro manages our province’s electricity system. We are a company of people who work hard behind the scenes because we know our customers are counting on us. Through our generation, transmission and distribution operations, we’re committed to meeting the needs of our customers and providing residents, businesses and communities across the province with safe, reliable power. For more information, visit

Our company values diversity and inclusion in the workplace and encourages applications from diverse candidates, including women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.

Submit your application online. Please quote the competition number with your application. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

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Posted: April 25, 2024