Administration Technician

Administration Technician

Nature of the work*

The principal and customary work of an employee in this class of employment consists in performing various technical tasks related to the management of human and financial resources, development and implementation of standards and activities related to administrative operations. As part of his or her duties, the employee may assist professionals and senior staff.

Characteristic functions

In the area of human resources management, the employee, in this class of employment, participates in the recruitment and promotion process by conducting interviews, participating in examining boards, verifying or determining the academic and professional qualifications of candidates based on standards, ensuring the authenticity of documents produced, checking work history, organizing examination sessions, administering tests and other required examinations; he or she greets new employees and informs them of the general working conditions, particularly by organizing and conducting information sessions; participates in drafting job descriptions by conducting field studies and interviewing staff; informs staff of various matters dealing with collective agreements or any other regulation concerning human resources management and participates in their application.

In the area of financial resources management, he or she prepares financial statements; makes accounting entries, transfers, reconciliations and so on; carries out technical analyses of accounts and reports; monitors transactions made by others, detects and corrects errors. He or she collects, analyzes and synthesizes the data required for preparing the budget; participates in preparing the budget; monitors the budget and analyzes certain entries; informs and assists the persons concerned so that they may adhere to the rules prescribed. He or she may be required to respond to questions from auditors and to provide them with the necessary information and supporting documents.

He or she develops and adapts work methods and procedures and oversees their application in the context of the delivery of the current activities in certain sectors.

He or she works with others on the analysis of needs in material resources, participates in developing standards and oversees their application.

He or she applies or adapts management techniques to the delivery of specific administrative activities and current operations.

He or she prepares reports intended for the organizations concerned and ensures the distribution.

He or she uses a computer and the necessary software to perform his or her duties. He or she conducts research on the Internet and may be required to assist a staff member with software specific to his or her work.

He or she may be required to train less experienced technicians as well as coordinate the work of support staff in performing dutie0s related to the implementation of programs involving technical operations for which he or she is responsible.

If need be, he or she performs any other related duty.

Required qualifications


Hold a Diploma of College Studies in Techniques de l’administration générale (Business Administration) or in other appropriate technical programs for the class of employment or in an appropriate specialty for the class of employment or a diploma or an attestation of studies recognized as equivalent by the competent authority.

*The nature of the work, the characteristic duties and the qualifications required are taken from the Classification Plan

Rates and steps (in dollars)

Step Rates
2016-04-01 to
2017-04-01 to
2018-04-01 to
Rates as of
1 18,43 18,71 19,04 19,42 22,23
2 19,03 19,32 19,66 20,05 22,89
3 19,81 20,11 20,46 20,87 23,58
4 20,49 20,80 21,16 21,58 24,27
5 21,32 21,64 22,02 22,46 25,00
6 22,05 22,38 22,77 23,23 25,74
7 22,96 23,30 23,71 24,18 26,52
8 23,81 24,17 24,59 25,08 27,13
9 24,69 25,06 25,50 26,01 27,76
10 25,63 26,01 26,47 27,00 28,38
11 26,58 26,98 27,45 28,00 29,05
12 27,60 28,01 28,50 29,07

#In 2019, the new salary structure will apply.  This is why salary increases are above average and there is no longer a salary step 12.  More details on the new salary structure (in french).