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The College of Dental Surgeons of BC (CDSBC) is the regulatory body for dentists, dental therapists, and certified dental assistants (CDAs) in BC. CDSBC’s mandate is to protect the public by ensuring that dentists, dental therapists and CDAs are registered and qualified to practise, and that they are consistently providing safe and ethical care to their patients.

CDSBC's culture is one of collaboration, cooperation, learning and growth. We are dedicated to creating a positive working environment and a healthy and productive workplace. ​ Our working environment is welcoming, respectfu​l, innovative and rewarding. We offer a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package (including RRSP, monthly transit pass, extended health and dental benefits), a professional development allowance, and encourage work-life balance.

CDSBC maintains a commitment to organizational excellence. We are trusted as an organization to act ethically, fairly and with integrity. We are communicative, transparent, objective, impartial and accountable.

Current Opportunities

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​Date posted

​Closing date

​Job stat​us​

​​Communications Coordinator​​

​August 21

​September 4

​​​Filled

Receptionist​

​July 22

​September 27

​Open

​Posting Details


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Receptionist (Permanent, Full-time​)​

​​We are seeking a permanent full-time Receptionist. This administrative role will report to the Director of Finance and Administration and involves extensive contact with the public and dental practitioners by phone and in person as well as various other administrative duties.

Our working environment is welcoming, respectful, innovative and rewarding. We offer a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package (including a Group RRSP, monthly transit pass, extended health and dental benefits), a professional development allowance, and encourage work-life balance.

CDSBC maintains a commitment to organizational excellence. We are trusted as an organization to act ethically, fairly and with integrity. We are communicative, transparent, objective, impartial and accountable.

Essential Duties

  • Operate multi-line switchboard and direct calls/messages appropriately
  • Greet and assist visitors
  • Respond to or re-direct inquiries from registrants and members of the public
  • Order and maintain supplies in stationery and copy room
  • Order and maintaining beverage supplies (including drinks for meetings and milk)
  • Coffee machine maintenance (descaling and requesting servicing when needed)
  • Open and distribute mail as well as process outgoing mail
  • Arrange for outgoing couriers and receive courier deliveries
  • Contact shredding company for pick-up date changes or missed pick-ups
  • Contact Canada Post for mail maintenance and missed outgoing mail pick-ups
  • Assist with complaints inquiries (informing complainants steps to file a complaint, what type of complaints the college cannot address)
  • Assist with continuing education inquiries (checking CE submissions and informing registrants what CE requirements are)
  • Enter CE credits for registrants
  • Train staff for Reception relief
  • Record phone greetings messages as needed
  • Arrange taxi service for staff and guests
  • Assign temporary parking stalls in the building's parkade
  • Provide backup for liaison with property management company as needed
  • Maintain the reception manual
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications & Skills

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working as a receptionist
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Excellent computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Experience in handling a multi-line phone system
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to take initiative
  • Ability to maintain tact, grace, and diplomacy in all situations
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong organization skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Previous work experience in a regulatory or not-for-profit environment would be an asset

If you are seeking a fast-paced work environment that is welcoming, respectful, and collaborative, we invite you to email your cover letter and resume to hr@cdsbc.org.

Applications will be accepted until September 27, 2019.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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