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Administrative Assistant - Kelowna at Tetra Tech

Administrative Assistant - Kelowna

Tetra Tech Kelowna, British Columbia Full-Time
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Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Do you want to do meaningful work that improves quality of life? At Tetra Tech, you will work with high-performing teams who are passionate about using their expertise to find solutions to complex problems in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.


Tetra Tech is a leading provider of high-end consulting and engineering services for projects worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees— 20,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 400 locations around the world. We are Leading with Science® to provide sustainable and resilient solutions for our clients. At Tetra Tech, we provide a collaborative environment that supports individual performance, innovation, and creativity. We are proud to offer competitive compensation and benefits.


We are currently looking for an Administrative Assistant in our Kelowna office. This position will support the business functions for a group of world-class consulting engineers, performing administrative and office support activities including the preparation of technical documents and managing day-to-day office responsibilities.


The position entails a moderate amount of physical exertion (lifting boxes of files and reports and other items).



  • Formatting and proofreading reports, proposals, and correspondence to deliver exceptionally accurate documents that comply with corporate standards

  • Creating and manipulating PDF documents using features of Adobe Acrobat or similar PDF software to assemble documents and insert links and bookmarks

  • Facilitating file management for projects

  • Maintaining the project archive and document library

  • Planning logistics and preparing minutes for internal and client meetings

  • Assisting with travel arrangements

  • Completing expenses and timecards for staff

  • Completing other administrative tasks as assigned

  • Maintaining good working relationships with other Administrators

  • Providing back-up reception coverage


  • A post-secondary certificate/diploma from a recognized office assistant or administrative assistant program preferred (applicants with a high school diploma, plus experience in an administrative assistant position will also be considered)

  • Experience with MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), including document templates

  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills

  • Excellent spelling, grammar, and proofreading skills; attention to detail

  • Self-motivated with strong time management and organizational skills

  • Demonstrated strong work ethic and commitment to safety

  • Creative problem solver who works in a professional and ethical manner


Additional Information

A requirement of working for Tetra Tech is that you are at least 18 years of age and legally entitled to work in Canada. (A copy of a valid work permit may be required.) 


Apply Now!

This is a permanent full-time, salaried position. We offer a great place to work, and an engaging culture that is based on innovation, collaboration and integrity. Our compensation plan includes a competitive salary with a comprehensive benefits package, and excellent opportunities for growth and advancement.

For more information on our company, please visit our website at To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter on the Careers portion of our website at


We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Tetra Tech is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an
Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, visible minorities, indigenous and persons with disabilities.


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  • Organization: 704 EBA

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