Ontario NDP Caucus

Government of Ontario

Executive Assistant- Davenport

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Objective:   To coordinate the Member’s Queen’s Park and Constituency Office and to carry out political and legislative duties on behalf of the Member. 

Responsible to the Member for: 


      Management and Supervision (in consultation with the Member)

  • Makes effective recommendations concerning the hiring of new employees at the Members Offices.   
  • Assigns duties, monitors workload and assignments.  
  • Makes effective recommendations concerning budgets, staffing levels, coordinates employee vacations, monitors attendance and determines overtime needs.  
  • Manages Member’s constituency office and the work of Constituency Assistants. 
  • Ensures that constituency office provides exceptional service and that MPP has a strong presence in the community. 


      Administration and Correspondence

  • Responds and resolves issues and problems or assigns matters to employees at Queen’s Park or in the Constituency Office.   
  • Prepares specialized correspondence on behalf of the Member.  
  • Consults with Senior Team regarding provincial issues that could affect the community. 
  • Liaises with stakeholders and community groups, performs constituency outreach. 


     Advisory/Research Duties

  • Monitors legislation and proceedings of the legislature. 
  • Identifies emerging issues in the community. 
  • Provides support in developing specialized research. 
  • Ensures Member is provided with up-to-date information on all matters necessary for the Member to perform their legislative responsibilities. 





  • Comprehensive knowledge of the NDP, the Ontario Government and public affairs. 
  • Proven research skills, specifically the MPP's Critic areas. 
  • Excellent communications skills: including strong writing and computer skills, ability to work with the public; ability to work under pressure; and work to tight deadlines. 
  • Second language, both oral and written is desired. 
  • Experience in the labour movement or NDP organization and election campaigns would be an asset. 
  • Familiarity with the riding of Davenport and relevant issues. 
  • Ability to speak Portuguese is an asset. 


The NDP Caucus is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available on request. 


Please apply via this link https://ndp.bamboohr.com/careers/342 


Thank you for your application. Please note, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.