R.M. of Pense No. 160

Casual Office Assistant

Position Summary

Reporting to and partnering with the Administrator, the Office Assistant will play a critical role in representing the R.M. of Pense to ratepayers and providing administrative support in all areas of the municipality.

Key Responsibilities/Duties

  • Oversee a variety of clerical/reception duties including receipting payments, answering phone calls and responding to queries or requests from the public.
  • Undertake accounting functions including bank reconciliation, accounts payable, accounts receivable and other reconciliations with guidance from the Administrator.
  • Ensure the office is organized by keeping inventory of supplies, anticipating future needs and providing support where required.

Desired Knowledge, Abilities and Skills

  • A strong willingness to learn.
  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to handle multiple tasks, changing priorities, periodic heavy workloads.
  • Ability to establish and maintain an excellent professional working relationship with the Administrator, Staff, Council and members of the public.
  • Interpersonal skills with the ability to work cooperatively and productively in a team atmosphere, showing initiative and drive.
  • Advanced computer skills and thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Experience in a municipal office is considered an asset.

Work Hours

Normal work hours for the Office Assistant will be 9:00 a.m. to Noon and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., 1 – 2 days per week.


Please submit your resume and cover letter addressed to the R.M. of Pense No. 160 to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by June 4, 2021. Position to commence as soon as possible.

Notice is hereby given that the assessment roll for the R.M. of Pense No. 160 for the year 2021 has been prepared and is open to inspection, by appointment only, in the office of the Assessor from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on the following days: Monday to Friday, April 30 to June 30, 2021.

A bylaw pursuant to Section 214 of The Municipalities Act has been passed and the assessment notices have been sent as required. 

Any person who wishes to appeal against his or her assessment is required to file his or her notice of appeal, accompanied by the required fee for each assessment being appealed, with: The Secretary of the Board of Revision, Aileen Swenson, 31 Wilkie Road, Regina, SK, S4S 5Y3, by the 30th day of June, 2021.

Dated this 30th day of April, 2021.

Cathy Ripplinger, Assessor

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Deadline for entries is May 28, 2021. Please visit www.mjriver.ca/projects for more information. 

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For more information on other WUQWATR programs and partnerships, please visit their website at http://wuqwatr.ca/programs-services/agri-environmental-technical-services/.


Road Closed 2020The R.M. is temporarily closing the dirt portion of Range Road 2222 for two miles north of Twp Rd 184 (10-Mile Road) until further notice.