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Career Profile: Administrative & Support Staff

TRIUMF relies on the dedicated work of its Administrative and Support staff to ensure that the laboratory runs smoothly on the administrative side of things, enabling our science and engineering staff to focus on advancing TRIUMF's research program. TRIUMF's Administrative and Support staff work in many different areas, from Accounting, Office Services, and Logistics and Procurement, to Human Resources and Health and Safety, in order to ensure that resources and employees are effectively managed and coordinated.

In addition to job specific details, these are some of the skills and attributes we look for in our Administrative & Support Staff:

  • Integrity
  • Initiative
  • Accountability
  • Self-management
  • Results-oriented outlook
  • Customer service attitude
  • Ability to build relationships
  • Organizational and coordinating skills
  • Time and project management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Computer literacy
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to multitask
Admin and Support Staff
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Here's what our Administrative & Support Staff are saying...

"I love the work environment. It is unique, fast-paced, with diversity and challenge. The feeling of being a part of a great big family is inherent at TRIUMF. It is a really satisfying experience to be of assistance to others and to be able to learn new techniques and broaden horizons. As an administrative support staff member, it gives me great pleasure to work in different roles and make a contribution to the big picture at TRIUMF."

- Pauline dela Zilwa, Documentation & Record Management Support Assistant

"Working at TRIUMF I find I am constantly learning. The people are friendly and the scenery is beautiful. It is incredibly inspiring to be surrounded by some of the world's brightest minds, no matter what your area of employment may be."

- Caitlin Eakins, Accounting Support Services Clerk

"TRIUMF is a pretty fantastic place to work. My co-workers are the most amazing people, the most brilliant people, and with the biggest hearts. TRIUMF feels like a family, a family that gets along really well and works together toward a common goal. It is an inspiring place to work, where people are passionate about their research and what they do. The people here are not only passionate about their work and work really hard, they also know how to have fun. TRIUMF is a great place to work."

- Nicole Martin, Admin. Assistant for the Science Division and Nuclear Medicine Division

"TRIUMF is a world leader in particle and nuclear physics research. It is a rare and unique opportunity that one gets to be part of such a dynamic organization. I work in logistics and contribute to the infrastructure along with the many other support staff. As a team, we work closely with the scientists, and when new discoveries are made, we all share in the excitement. It is this creative environment that sets us apart from other companies."

- Ted Schenkeveld, Logistics Supervisor