General Clerk

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Posting Date
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POSITION:                General Clerk (Replacement)

REPORTS TO:            Superintendent Maintenance of Way

DEPARTMENT:         Rail Infrastructure

LOCATION:               Englehart

REFERENCE:           200-71-23


Ontario Northland Transportation Commission (ONTC) is an Agency of the Province of Ontario that provides efficient and vital transportation services.  We employ over 750 skilled professionals and are over 120 years old and proud of our heritage and connection to the communities we serve.  We are focused on moving forward with the goal of being a valued leader in transportation.  We offer competitive salary, excellent benefits, a defined benefit pension plan, paid vacation, 3 paid personal leave days along with discounted transportation on our bus and passenger rail services.


  • Processes mail
  • Maintain and distribution of M/W seniority list
  • Process/verifies timesheets, staff forms and record processing
  • Forecast and Coordinates Rail Infrastructure Manpower including vacation scheduling
  • Schedule and create Rail Infrastructure “On Call” roster
  • Provide and give information on manpower, rates, Agreements
  • CVOR/IFTA Truck Documentation verification and generates vehicle trip reports for the company vehicles
  • Takes minutes for Health and Safety committee
  • Bulletins and Processes Infrastructure Job Circulars
  • Maintains Personnel Development and inputs all Rail Infrastructure training records
  • Process Outside Party Charges regarding flagging protection, crossing upgrades and other work
  • Other general clerical duties as required for Rail Infrastructure – Dist. #1 -  Englehart        


  • Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Completion of college business, accounting/bookkeeping and/or office administration courses are considered an asset
  • Possess strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Strong keyboarding and computer skills with experience using Windows based applications
  • Must be available for short notice scheduling
  • Proven experience with Microsoft Office Suite (specifically Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills (strong grammar, spelling and proofreading abilities)
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and within a team environment
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment to meet deadlines
  • Committed to Company Health and Safety
  • Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs.
  • Preference will be given to qualified applicants who are fluent in both official languages (English and French)



The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:    

  • Criminal Record Check
  • Employment references
  • Education verification


CLOSING DATE:  July 7, 2022 no later than 11:59 p.m. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Qualified individuals are invited to apply in writing with a current covering letter and resume (provided in one document), stating reference name and number to:


Ontario Northland is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodation is available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. Please contact Human Resources.

Pour des renseignements en français composez le 1.800.363.7512 poste 494.