Métiers et professions en santé et services sociaux

Administrative Technician

Administrative Technician


salaire Min. 24,21 $ / h
Max. 32,32 $ / h

Description and Responsibilities

Administrative technicians generally do the following:

  • Staff management
  • Finance management
  • Work organization
  • Planning the execution of complex administrative work

To accomplish tasks, administrative technicians must often collect and analyze data. They may also be responsible for the administrative operation of a department and for its internal and external relations.

Source: Comité patronal de négociation du secteur de la santé et des services sociaux  (in French only)

Education and Training Requirements

Administrative technicians must have a college diploma in accounting and management Ce lien ouvre une nouvelle fenêtre or office technology Ce lien ouvre une nouvelle fenêtre. These programs are offered in most regions of Québec.

Required Interests, Skills and Personality Type

  • Must be a good communicator and listener
  • Must be thorough and detail-oriented
  • Must have ability to synthesize information
  • Must love contact with the public
  • Must manage stress well

Personality Type (RIASEC)

  • C - Prefers to work in a methodical and structured way, according to established standards
  • S - Prefers to be in contact with people and to help them
  • A - Prefers completing creative tasks

Work Environment

Administrative technicians work in all areas (in French only) of the health and social services network. As such, they can be called to work with a diverse clientele.

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