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Closing January 15, 2018 - Program Assistant - Region of Halton

11 Jan 2018 3:45 PM | Heather Lalonde (Administrator)


Legislative & Planning Services


Economic Development


Program Assistant


Applicants will be considered for interviews based on the information provided in their application to the Region of Halton including a current resume and cover letter. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration will be contacted.

This is a temporary part time position working 21 hours per week until March 31, 2019.


This role is responsible for assisting in the delivery of the Starter Company Plus program and related entrepreneurship programs; providing professional and timely service to walk-in clients by directing to the appropriate services and/or information, and providing general information in areas of small business start-up and/or referral to appropriate in-house and/or other government or community resources.

Preferred Background:

The ideal candidate will possess a post-secondary diploma with emphasis on business related studies with a minimum of two (2) years related experience in a similar environment providing front-line service to clients. To be successful in this role, the incumbent must strive to provide exceptional service through their superb communication, interpersonal and rapport building skills. A strong orientation towards organization of materials and resources and experience liaising with external agencies is required.  Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint) is a must.  Experience with Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Systems (Microsoft Dynamic preferred) and social media channels are assets. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.


  • Provides general information in areas of small business start-up and/or referral to appropriate in-house and/or other government or community resources.
  • Refers clients received through walk-in, telephone or e-mail to appropriate division staff for in depth advisory services.
  • Provides direction and assistance to clients on the Starter Company Plus program.
  • Maintains Starter Company Plus program participant files and information, maintains case notes and statistics; prepares program administrative documents, ensures adherence to program requirements.
  • Maintains business information, literature and other resources available to the public in the Resource area for clients.
  • Contributes to divisional social media program by posting on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.
  • Liaises with community agencies and partners to obtain materials and distribute a range of business related information materials.
  • Inputs relevant information in divisional customer relationship management system and performs client follow-up.
  • Assists with preparation of materials for seminars and outreach presentations by divisional staff.
  • Provides general clerical support to program area including maintaining files, office equipment, bulk mail outs and/or e-blasts and photocopying.   
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


January 3, 2018

Posting Expires:

January 15, 2018

Posting #:



Halton Region is pleased to accommodate applicants who have a disability.  Please inform Human Resources at
905-825-6000 ext. 7700 if you require a disability related accommodation to participate in the recruitment process.

NOTE:  Personal information collected through the job application process will only be used for the purpose of determining qualifications for employment.

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