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Clerical Support Person - Renfrew, ON


Renfrew, ON, CA, K7V 4B1

Req ID:  4743

Status: Regular Full-time

Education Level: Completion of Grade 11 at minimum; certificate or diploma in Office Administration or Executive Administration is an asset.

Travel: Minimal

Deadline to Apply: October 13, 2019


BE THE GENERATION to challenge and change.

At OPG, our values are our strengths. They are fundamental truths about us that don’t change. Safety. Integrity. Excellence. People and Citizenship.  We operate a diverse portfolio of generation assets including nuclear, hydroelectric, biomass and solar, and offer challenging and unique work opportunities. BE THE GENERATION to power tomorrow.



Please ensure you're aware of the location within the Town of Renfrew before applying to this position.  All applicants must be willing to be based at the Renfrew, ON work location.



Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is looking for a dynamic Clerical Support Person to provide administrative service using office equipment and a variety of computer software to produce documents, reports, etc. in accordance with established procedures. The incumbent will perform records management and document control support functions for all the various phases of documentation life cycle management as well as perform routine clerical tasks for the section as required.  This position is located at our facility in Renfrew, ON.


This is an exciting opportunity to work in an environment where you will contribute to Ontario Power Generation’s continued growth and success in generating safe, clean, reliable low-cost power in a sustainable manner.



The Clerical Support Person is responsible for performing administrative operations clerical and duties including but not limited to:

  • Using computerized office equipment and a variety of commercial software:
    • Produce correspondence, reports, presentation material, standard forms, numerical data, and other documentation
    • Scheduling and maintaining a calendar of events, work schedules and vacation records 
    • Make all necessary arrangements for meetings
    • Make all necessary travel arrangements
    • Prepare/reconcile expenses.
  • Perform records management and document control support functions for all the various phases of documentation life cycle management.
  • Maintain, and update database information, manuals and other associated records. 
  • Generate reports as required and carry out file maintenance of all departmental documentation.
  • Process, distribute and track documentation;  verify details and compile statistics, ensuring deadlines are met, following up as necessary.
  • Maintain stationery and office supplies ensuring sufficient inventory levels are maintained. 
    • Prepare and process material requests and forward for approval. 
    • Check delivery documents against original orders following up on discrepancies by queries to others. 
    • Fulfill stationery and office supply requirements for personnel.
  • Perform routine clerical tasks for the section as required in accordance with established procedures or managerial instruction, such as mail and receptionist duties.
  • Maintain task books and documentation related to all aspects of the position.


  • Completion of Grade 11 at minimum;
  • A certificate or diploma in Office Administration or Executive Administration is a desirable asset.



OPG is looking for an administrative team player with the following experience:

  • A minimum of two (2) years' experience in general office procedures to carry out file maintenance activities, associated records functions, and conventional office administration;
  • Expertise in records management, clerical and data entry;
  • Proficiency in documentation processing;
  • Experience in traditional clerical functions, such as secretarial and general office administration;
  • Keyboard skills with a minimum accurate typing speed of 40 accurate words per minute;
  • Advanced proficiency in software applications (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) is essential. 
  • A flexible, team-oriented attitude.

The successful candidate will exhibit uncompromising integrity and commitment to upholding corporate values, and the OPG Code of Business Conduct.



As Ontario’s largest clean energy generator, Ontario Power Generation (OPG) offers an exciting combination of challenging opportunities and career diversity in a work environment where safety is a fundamental value. Being an OPG employee means you can apply your knowledge, broaden your skills and make a valuable contribution to an organization that is vital to Ontario's success.

At OPG our values are our strengths.  They are fundamental truths about our organization that don’t change.  Safety. Integrity. Excellence. People and Citizenship.  


Here's why OPG might just be the ideal workplace for you:

  • Exceptional range of opportunities province-wide
  • Long-term career growth and development opportunities
  • Electricity is vital to the province


If you are looking to learn from others and be part of something important, and you are excited about the future of power generation, you will find the right fit at OPG.


Our promise to you

  • We care about the safety and the well-being of our employees. It is our utmost priority.
  • A supportive work environment where you can be your best every day.
  • Opportunities to stretch and develop in our diverse lines of business.
  • Provide spaces for innovative thinking and solutions,
  • Offer different ways for you to give back to communities where we operate.
  • We support employment equity and diversity.



Please submit your application online at by 11:59 PM E.S.T.October 13, 2019.  OPG thanks all those who apply; however, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.



OPG is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment where all employees feel valued, respected, and supported. If you require accommodation during the application or interview process, please advise us as soon as possible so appropriate arrangements can be made.

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