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Office Assistant, Support Services

September 24 2021
Industries Legal
Categories Administrative assistant, Administrative, Clerical, Office clerk
Halifax, NS

Office Assistant - Support Services | Halifax

Cox & Palmer is a full-service, top-ranked Atlantic Canadian law firm with the knowledge and

experience clients rely upon for solid legal solutions. The firm prides itself on a collegial work atmosphere and supportive team environment. We hire self-motivated, team-minded individuals with a strong work ethic, integrity and a commitment to client service.


We are seeking a full time Office Assistant to join our Halifax office to provide administrative support to the firm. You will be in a key role to create a welcoming environment for our clients and visitors at all times. Your required skills and knowledge include:

Provide reception coverage support by professionally receiving visitors and clients, transferring calls and messages, and directing traffic throughout the work day;

Provide assistance with coordinating the receiving and shipping of documents and packages;

Clean, prepare and set up boardrooms/meeting rooms;

Provide coffee, refreshments and catering for meetings;

Keep kitchens tidy and well stocked;

Provide coverage in the document centre, responsible for copying, printing, scanning and binding documents;

Other duties as assigned.


Minimum of 1 year administrative experience in a legal/or business environment;

Demonstrated ability to provide superior customer service and place value on being a positive and professional ambassador of the Firm;

Ability to work independently, follow instructions with minimal supervision and take imitative;

Flexibility to adapt to different tasks and to a diverse group of individuals;

Ability to use good judgement and be resourceful;

Must have proficient computer skills and demonstrate professional phone etiquette;

Ability to communicate in a professional manner with lawyers and team members;

Willingness to learn and contribute to the team;

Preference given to candidates with document centre and/or reception experience.

Cox & Palmer provides a competitive compensation and benefits package including:

Health, Dental, Life and Disability Insurance, Employee Assistance Program

Group RRSP and TFSA programs

This position will remain posted until successfully filled. Qualified candidates who are interested in this position should send a covering letter and resume to:

Contact Name

Tammy Goodwin

Manager Legal Support Services, Halifax, NS network