The CAO is responsible for ongoing improvement in operational efficiency and good governance of the organization acting as a key advisor and strategist for the Summer Villages of Birchcliff, Half Moon Bay, Jarvis Bay, Norglenwold, Sunbreaker Cove, and Councils.
Reporting to Council, the CAO is the administrative head of the municipality who leads the Management Team to establish the strategic direction and coordinated planning of function priorities and program which align with established goals and objectives. Central to this role is the establishment of effective relationships and communication with Councils and staff.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Is the administrative head of the municipality and is responsible for ensuring the provisions of section 207 and 208 of the Municipal Government Act are carried out and adhered to.
Is the key advisor and strategist to Council, reporting on strategic priorities.
Ensures the primary functionality of the municipalities is carried out in such areas as corporate planning, community and public works, financial planning, human resources, policy development and bylaw management.
Provides executive leadership and strategic direction to the administration team
Provides coaching, mentoring, support and advice to staff when required.
Liaises and fosters a positive working relationship with other municipal managers, various government departments and the community.
Ensures there are protocols in place that provide Councils, staff and the public with timely reports on the administration of the municipality.
Pursues the most efficient allocation of resources required to address community needs.
Responsible for the coordination of departmental activities to achieve corporate goals and objectives.
Responsible for Disaster Services Planning.
Acts as the F.O.I.P. head for the municipality.
Must be a positive team-oriented leader with assertive decision-making skills.
Must always act with the utmost integrity in all municipal and business interactions. Work must be performed in a nonpartisan and confidential manner.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
A demonstrated track record of leadership and senior management experience
A thorough understanding of the financial and budgeting process
An ability to work effectively with elected municipal officials, community volunteers, Boards and committees and public participation processes
Proven HR skills. Ability to work with staff in a positive environment
A thorough understanding of the legislative process
Proven experience in strategic planning, organizational development and achieving results in building team relations
Experience in implementing development plans, capital works and infrastructure improvement programs
Self-motivated requiring a minimum of supervision
Ability to deal with staff and the public in an easy and efficient manner
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Skill in several computer software applications is necessary
The ideal candidate will possess a post-secondary education, or a combination of relevant training and senior leadership experience will be considered.
Minimum of five years (5) years of directly related experience in progressively more responsible positions within a local government setting
Certified Local Government Manager (CLGM)
Post-Secondary Education in a related discipline an asset
National Advanced Certificate in Local Authority Administration Program (NACLAA) Level I and 11 or equivalent
Experience in Municipal Operation and Management an asset
If you would like to work for a progressive organization, the City of Leduc is currently recruiting for a permanent, full-time Corporate Partnerships Coordinator.
Key Responsibilities Include:
While reporting to the Manager, Business Services, this position is responsible for generating revenues for the City through the execution of advertising and sponsorship programs, as well as through managing commercial and community leases and vending agreements. This position provides strategic support and acts as a liaison with corporate partners and internal City departments in the areas of lease, sponsorship and advertising as it relates to the corporate strategic plan. Must consistently demonstrate sound judgement with a high standard of accuracy, proficiency and knowledge of the community, City policies and procurement (lease and service agreement). Maintain the highest level of customer service focus when managing contract negotiations, effectively representing the City to external customers in a professional, courteous and tactful manner.
The successful candidate will have an Undergraduate degree in Business Marketing or a related field, with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in marketing, advertising sales, business development and/or facility management including a positive track record of revenue generation. Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills as well as the ability to work independently. Experience working with various community organizations, special interest groups and the business community. Must have a good knowledge of business and marketing practices. Basic knowledge of commercial leasing is an asset. Experience working in municipal government considered an asset. The successful candidate must be willing to provide a current Criminal Record Check as part of the hiring process.
If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you! To apply, visit our website and forward your cover letter and resume, quoting posting number 19-65:
Competition closes at 12:00 noon (MT) August 6, 2019. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same or lower classification levels. Due to the high volume of resumes received, we are not able to respond to individual phone calls. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
This is a Contract Position to December 31, 2019 with possibility of extension pending budget approval
The IT Analyst's role will meet two requirements: M-Files support and development, and first-tier IT support. The former will involve identifying business requirements in concert with the various business units to prioritize development for M-Files. This includes improving integrations with other County systems as well as deepening the data connections within M-Files to maximize value and improve usability. The latter involves supporting users and technology. This individual will troubleshoot operating system, hardware and software problems as well as provide audio visual system and phone system support.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Strategy & Planning:
• Collaborate in the planning, design, development, and deployment of new functionality in M-Files.
• Work with decision makers to prioritize M-Fil es development targets.
• Assist in conducting research on software and hardware products to justify recommendations and to support budgeting. Select new end-user computers for yearly computer replacements.
• Help identify opportunities to improve user experience through training, communication, or technology changes to help maximize use of systems and the benefit of IT system investments.
M-F iles Development:
• Use M-Files administration tools to create and manage classes, properties, value lists, workflows, etc.
• Coordinate with vendors where necessary for larger M-Files development projects.
• Anticipate potential issues and plan appropriate testing procedures based on current development.
Acquisition & Deployment
• Order and receive new computers in keeping with County standards
• Configure and deliver new computers so as to minimize impact on user productivity.
• Install software using both pre-packaged distributions and manual installations in keeping with County standards.
• Purchase new software and peripherals upon approval of the Manager Business Services/IT.
• Create new users in directory services, and archive accounts for users no longer with the County in a consistent manner.
• Help with management of system rights according to standard County practices.
• Support phone system needs like moving phone desk set for staff relocation.
• Maintain documentation related to standards and areas of responsibility in language appropriate to the topic.
• Provide first contact support of incoming requests to the service desk via telephone, email, and chat to ensure courteous, timely, and effective resolution of end-user issues.
• Build rapport and elicit problem details from service desk customers.
• Escalate incidents with accurate documentation to suitable IT team member, when required.
• Use remote tools and diagnostic utilities to aid in troubleshooting.
• Research solutions through internal and external knowledgebase as needed.
• Identify and learn appropriate software and hardware used and supported by the organization.
• Perform hands-on fixes at the desktop level when remote tools are not appropriate, including hardware repairs, delivery of peripherals, or other fixes as determined.
• Perform preventative maintenance, including checking and cleaning of workstations, printers, and peripherals.
• Deliver basic training to groups or individuals on general use of Office or Windows products.
• Test fixes to ensure an incident has been adequately resolved.
• Develop help sheets and FAQ lists for end users.
• Contribute to solution knowledgebase as needed
• Provide suggestions for continual improvement.
Formal Education & Certification
• Minimum Grade 12 or GED equivalent;
• Completion of a post-secondary technology-related program (ie. Microsoft Office Specialist, Comp TIA A+ ) is an asset;
Knowledge & Experience
• Working knowledge of Windows desktop operating systems;
• Expertise in implementation of M-Files or similar Information Management system;
• Experience in VBScript or other scripting languages an asset;
• Basic understanding of information management;
• Ability to support MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint, as well as use Adobe Acrobat and MS Visio or equivalent;
• Working knowledge of systems including Serenic Navigator, CityView, ESRI GIS a benefit.
• Able to exercise independent judgement and take action on it.
• Excellent analytical, mathematical, and creative problem-solving skills.
• Excellent listening, interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
• Logical and efficient, with keen attention to detail.
• Highly self motivated and directed.
• Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks while under pressure.
• Strong customer service orientation.
• Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
• Occasional travel to remote locations within the municipality.
• Occasional evening and weekend work may be required to minimize downtime and meet deadlines.
• Lifting and transporting of moderately heavy objects, such as computers and peripherals.
Name: Human Resources - Confidential P O Bag 100, Didsbury, AB T0M 0W0
Additional Job Information:
Salary Range: 2019 Pay Range $52,840 to $70,106
Posted Date: Jul 19, 2019
Closing Date: 20190731
Job ID: MVC11- 2019
The Financial Analyst is responsible for analyzing the financial status of the County by collecting, monitoring, and studying data to support and recommend actions to management.
This position works a 5 day work week, Monday to Friday, with one day off in a 3 week cycle; hours of work: standard 37.5 hour work week
Please submit resume by email or send to:
Human Resources (Marked confidential), Wheatland County
RR1 Hwy 1
Strathmore, Alberta T1P 1J6
Fax (403) 934-4889
In accordance with Wheatland County’s Personnel Policy, the successful candidate will be required to submit to a Criminal Records Check, and must be legally entitled to work for any employer in Canada.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Key Responsibilities Include:
What you will be responsible for…
Identifies financial status by comparing and analyzing actual results with budgeted forecasts.
Guides cost analysis process by establishing and enforcing policies and procedures; providing trends and forecasts; explaining processes and techniques; recommending actions.
Improves financial status by analyzing results; monitoring variances; identifying trends; recommending actions to management.
Reconciles transactions by comparing and correcting data.
Maintains database by entering, verifying, and backing up data.
Recommends actions by analyzing and interpreting data and making comparative analyses; studying proposed changes in methods and materials.
Increases productivity by developing automated accounting applications; coordinating information requirements.
Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing publications.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Working with Finance team members, prepare audit working papers and account reconciliations; liaise with financial statement auditors.
Work with Manager of Financial Services on the County’s budgeting process.
Answer inquiries from staff members regarding financial related questions.
Provide internal and external financial reports to various staff.
Serve as senior member of Financial Services team, and as back-up to Manager of Financial Services
Ensure adherence to all applicable Wheatland County policies and bylaws.
Relate to and communicate with senior management, Council, colleagues, direct reports, customers, external agencies, government, and vendors sincerely, clearly, tactfully, promptly and courteously; respond to inquiries and complaints promptly and professionally.
Perform tasks, consistent with the position, including special projects / assignments, as may be required on an ad hoc basis, and as assigned by the Manager of Financial Services.
Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S):
Maintain own compliance with OH&S and ensure all applicable employees are in compliance with OH&S including employee attendance at regular safety meetings, employees being properly trained in OH&S related topics, and ensuring employees complete work in a safe manner.
What you will bring to the position…
A degree or diploma from a recognized post-secondary educational institution in the field of finance or accounting along with an accounting designation (e.g., CPA CA, CMA, CGA)
Minimum of five (5) years related experience with progressively more responsibility, ideally with a rural municipality
Expertise in Microsoft Office applications, including Diamond Municipal Solutions
Statistical analysis and reporting research results
Excellent communication skills including written, verbal / interpersonal, and presentation skills
Attention to detail and a high level of accuracy
Effective problem solving and decision making skills
Effective organizational and time management skills; comfortable managing many different priorities concurrently in a fast paced environment
LATS (Leduc Assisted Transportation Services) Operator
Casual (Must be able to work flexible hours)
Department: Infrastructure & Planning – Public Transportation
Classification level: $25.30-31.61/hr
At the City of Leduc, we believe in living our values through accountability, leadership and environmental sustainability. We offer a thriving and supportive workplace setting that promotes transparency, innovation and community building. If we’ve caught your attention, you should know we’re currently recruiting for a casual Operator to drive for Leduc’s Assisted Transportation Services (LATS) team. This position will cover other Operators when they are in training, on vacation or away for personal or medical reasons.
While reporting to the Supervisor of Accessible Transportation, you will be responsible for:
• providing safe and courteous transportation services to individuals with physical and/or cognitive delays, within the City of Leduc
• assisting all clients, whether they are mobile or use mobility aids, onto and off of the bus
securing clients in wheelchairs and/or scooters with the Q-Straint safety system as required and according to safety regulations
• following an assigned schedule using an onboard Mobile Data Terminal (MDT)
• assisting clients to and from the first set of accessible doors at both their beginning and end destinations
• performing daily pre-trip inspections as per the City of Leduc’s guidelines
• maintaining work records and record information as required for office administration
• fueling the vehicle to ensure it is always ready to use
• maintaining a clean vehicle at all times and report all maintenance issues as required
• reporting all unsafe conditions and incidents
• other duties as assigned
LATS Operators work in all types of weather and road conditions and routinely lift up to 25 kilograms and must therefore be physically fit. Having a strong background in customer services including prior experience working with fragile adult clients and or seniors, would be an asset.
• Excellent knowledge of the City of Leduc roads including neighborhoods and local business locations
• Strong computer skills
• Grade twelve (12) or an equivalent educational level and completion of a Defensive Driving Program
• A minimum of 1 - 2 years of safe driving experience is required
Documentation Requirements at Interview:
• Valid First Aid certificate
• Valid Class 4 Alberta vehicle operator’s license; non probationary/no suspensions and no more than 3 demerits recorded over the previous two (2) year period (abstract required)
• Three References with current contact information
If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you! To apply, please visit our website at:
Competition closes at 12:00 noon (MT) on July 31, 2019. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Due to the high volume of resumes received, we are not able to respond to individual phone calls. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same or lower classification level.
Lead, Accounting Services
Permanent, Full-time– 35 hours/week
$81,863.60 - $102,302.20 per annum
At the City of Leduc, we believe in living our values through accountability, leadership and environmental sustainability. We offer a thriving and supportive workplace setting that promotes transparency, innovation and community building. If we’ve caught your attention, you should know that we’re currently recruiting for a permanent, full-time Lead, Accounting Services to complement the City’s Finance team.
Reporting to the Manager, Accounting Services, you are integral to the success of the Manager, Accounting Services through performance of various tasks including Tangible Capital Asset accounting, approval of accounts payable cheques/EFTs, general ledger reconciliation, financial reporting, payroll reviews and assistance with quarter-end and year-end duties. This position also serves as a lead in the accounting services unit, providing direct supervision of the Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable Finance Clerks and providing training and expertise in other areas requiring functional and technical guidance.
The successful candidate will possess an undergraduate degree with a concentration in accounting or finance and a CPA accounting designation with a minimum of five years work experience in a fast paced computerized accounting environment and supervisory experience. Experience in fixed asset accounting, general ledger reconciliations, a strong working knowledge of financial statement preparation, and has and maintains a comprehensive knowledge of GAAP and PSAB and internal control practices are also requirements of this position. The incumbent must have enhanced spreadsheet abilities, excellent analytical, interpersonal, customer service and time-management skills. An equivalent combination of education and experience would be considered. As the successful candidate, you will also be willing to provide a Criminal Record Check as part of the hiring process.
If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you! To apply, please visit our website at:
Competition closes at 12:00 noon (MT) on August 13, 2019. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Due to the high volume of resumes received, we are not able to respond to individual phone calls. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same or lower classification level.
The Town of Stony Plain Planning & Infrastructure department is currently recruiting for a permanent, full-time Foreman – Horticulture.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Under the general direction of the Operations Supervisor, this position will be responsible for the daily supervision and coordination of staff. This position will be engaged in ornamental horticulture and assist in arboriculture activities as well as tree clearing.
The ideal candidate for this position will have a Horticulture diploma or related education along with an ISA Certification and Alberta Environment Pesticide Applicator License. The incumbent will have a minimum of 5 years’ practical field experience in horticulture, arboriculture, landscape maintenance and construction and a minimum of 5 years in a supervisory capacity; Preference will be given to candidates with municipal government experience. Your comprehensive knowledge of horticulture will ensure success in this role, as will your excellent understanding of landscaping and construction. Your excellent communication and public relations skills will enable you to work effectively in a team as well as with our members of the public. The successful candidate must be willing to participate in the on-call rotational schedule and be available to work shift work and overtime as occasionally required.
The Town offers an exceptional benefits package including the Local Authorities Pension Plan. In accordance with the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 955 collective agreement, this position will work a 40-hour work week and offers an hourly wage rate of $33.68 - $36.80 (plus an additional premium based on certification).
For full details and to apply, please visit our website at www.stonyplain.com under "Careers".
This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is recruited.
The Town of Stony Plain thanks all respondents, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Rocky View Water Co-op has a rewarding opportunity for a motivated, career-minded individual to join our team.
We are a progressive, member-owned water utility with state-of-the-art facilities supplying the steadily growing area north of Calgary from Cochrane to Airdrie. Over 1,450 residential, commercial and institutional properties are served by the Co-op.
Accountable to the Operations Manager, this position requires an individual with effective organizational, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills, the ability and desire to work independently, exercise initiative and foster good working relationships.
This position offers a great working environment, an hourly wage range of $36.65 – $40.71 per hour, plus a very competitive benefits package and RRSP plan.
Please forward your letter of application and resume to Brad Mason, General Manager via email at firstname.lastname@example.org . Tell us about your career aspirations and what you can add to our team.
We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those to be interviewed will be contacted.
Key Responsibilities Include:
The Water Treatment & Distribution Operator Level 2 is responsible for ensuring that residents have safe and clean water in accordance with federal, provincial and municipal legislation, policies and standards. Responsibilities will include the operation and maintenance of a large rural water treatment and distribution system and related duties.
Fully qualified applicants will be able to meet the physical requirements of the position and will have:
High School Diploma;
Relevant post-secondary education an asset, graduate of a recognized Water Treatment Operator program preferred;
Successful completion of the Alberta Environment & Parks Water Treatment and Distribution program and a minimum of Level II certification or equivalent from another jurisdiction;
SCADA System experience and computer competency in Microsoft Office programs;
A valid Class 5 Alberta Motor Vehicle Operator’s License, with a driver’s abstract required.
Valid safety certifications including First Aid, Confined Space, Trench Safety.