Spare General Clerk

Opportunity Reference #
North Bay
Posting Date
Closing Date
Time Sensitive


POSITION:                 Spare General Clerk 

REPORTS TO:             Various  

LOCATION:                North Bay

REFERENCE:            800-70B-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.


The General Clerk will be responsible for performing general accounting and office clerical support functions for various departments within the Organization.


  • Perform a variety of clerical  duties such as calculate, reconcile, prepare and issue documents related to transactions such as bills, invoices, inventory reports, account statements and other documents using computerized and manual systems
  • Sort, process and verify receipts, deposits, timesheets, expenditures, forms and other documents
  • Perform basic bookkeeping and banking transactions, including the collection, counting, coding and disbursement of cheques, wires, etc.
  • Work with various software’s (including cloud based software applications) for processing transactions such as DocAgent, travel cards, customer invoices etc.
  • Communicate with customers, employees, and others to answer questions, address complaints, explain information, and take customer orders and payments
  • Key, edit, proofread and finalize correspondence, reports, statements, invoices, forms, presentations and other documents
  • Respond efficiently and effectively to inquiries from internal and external sources via telephone, fax, email or other sources
  • Scan, copy and collate documents for distribution, mailing and filing, both electronically and/or hardcopy
  • Order office supplies and equipment
  • Additional duties as required



  • 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:  August 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.