Lamont County has an opening for an experienced Communications Coordinator on a full-time permanent basis. Reporting to the Legislative Services Officer, the Communications Coordinator is responsible for creating and disseminating internal and external communications materials. The Communications Coordinator will develop a communications plan and oversee the daily administration of the plan. This position will also draft, edit, and submit proposals, and will oversee the development, management, and maintenance of all online communication vehicles for Lamont County, including but not limited to Lamont County’s website, email templates, and social media accounts.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Seek information from Council/CAO/directors and provide editorial service to the departments using the department’s technical expertise.
Collaborate with Council/Administration to develop and implement an effective communications strategy based on our target audience.
Collaborate with Economic Development Officer, develop promotional & marketing contents in conjunction with the officer, and promote the community effectively.
Develop and distribute content, including publications, press releases, website content, annual reports, speeches, and other marketing material that communicates the organization's activities, products and/or services.
Regularly monitoring news and social media relevant to Lamont County and its initiatives.
Develop content for Lamont County’s Webpage and social media outlets.
Review communication approaches and recommend processes for improvement.
Respond to media inquiries, arrange interviews, and act as a liaison for the organization.
Establish and maintain effective relationships with media and maintain a media database.
Seek opportunities to enhance the reputation of the brand, and coordinate publicity events as required.
Ensure all County communications are delivered in a timely, effective, efficient, and appropriate manner.
Coordinate the information flow within all parts of the organization to ensure consistency and accuracy of messages to the community
Initiate, promote and encourage effective internal and external communication strategies and practices
Write consistently in an influential and creative style, and edit submissions for consistency in style and fluidity
Connect communication messages across vehicles to influence and ensure consistency and reinforcement of critical messages
Develop strategies to receive public input and shape public awareness.
Ensure that corporate branding is consistent across all departments and media platforms
Development, editing and publishing of newsletters, brochures, public notices, press releases, and key messages for all communications of the County.
Post-Secondary degree or diploma in communications, public relations, marketing or related field.
3 years progressively responsible experience in designated public relations or public information position.
Municipal Election experience is an asset.
Media relations and event management experience.
Experience in dealing with government officials is an asset.
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
Skills and Abilities:
Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
Knowledge of the requirements of mass communication media.
Knowledge of social media and web-based communications.
Ability to work in a very fast paced team environment.
Knowledge of project management methodologies and tools.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Valid class 5 Alberta Driver’s License.
A satisfactory and valid Driver’s Abstract.
A satisfactory Criminal Record Check.
Lamont County is committed to protecting the health and safety of its employees, all personnel are governed by the County’s Health & Safety Program. Lamont County offers a comprehensive benefit package, a pension with LAPP, and a competitive salary. This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
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Lamont County thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. All resumes are retained on file for a period of 6 months.
Lamont County is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace and to promoting the health and well-being of its employees. We are a smoke-free work environment; smoking & vaping is permitted in designated outdoor areas only.
The Town of Slave Lake is seeking an experienced HR professional to join the HR department in this newly created position.
Your role as HR Generalist will be far from one-dimensional. Reporting to the Manager, Human Resources, you will act as the main point of contact for HR-related queries. The goal is to ensure the HR department’s operations run smoothly and effectively to deliver maximum value to the organization.
Key Responsibilities Include:
What You'll Do (Partial list of Key Responsibilities):
Assist in the creation and maintenance of administrative systems that support HR functions.
Maintain employee files and records in electronic and paper form in keeping with approved records management practices and corporate policy.
Perform work in accordance with applicable health, safety and privacy legislation, policies and procedures, and all other employment legislation.
Provide timely assistance to internal and external stakeholders and refer as appropriate to Manager, Human Resources.
Support the recruitment process, which includes working with the hiring managers through the full cycle recruitment process.
Support administrative activities related to the human resources information system (HRIS), including basic troubleshooting and data input that ensures up to date and accurate records.
Under the guidance of the Human Resources Manager, assist in the development and maintenance of Human Resources related forms and documents.
With direction of Manager, Human Resources assist with the new hire onboarding and orientation activities.
Participate in HR programs and projects that contribute to the achievement of organizational goals including active participation in the Social Committee initiatives and Health & Safety Committee meetings.
Vacation coverage as requested.
All other duties as assigned.
What You'll Need (Qualifications):
Minimum 3 years’ proven experience as HR Generalist, HR Advisor or HR Business Partner.
Post-secondary diploma or degree in Human Resource Management.
Proficient in computer use including MS Office (Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook).
Customer focused and able to nurture positive customer relationships.
Knowledge and understanding of general human principles and best working practices and procedures, employment standards legislation, and other regulatory requirements.
Highly organized with a high degree of attention to detail.
Strong integrity with ability to maintain confidentiality and manage highly sensitive information.
Exceptional commitment to customer service with strong sense of urgency.
Excellent communication skills as it relates to human resources.
Possess or working towards a Certified Human Resources Professional (CPHR) designation is an asset.
Solid analytical skills and superior ability to problem-solve.
Highly motivated, self-starter, requiring little direction.
A detailed job description is available upon request.
The Town of Slave Lake offers competitive wages and an excellent benefits package.
Send your cover letter and resume to: Human Resources, Town of Slave Lake
10 Main Street S.W. P.O. Box 1030, Slave Lake, Alberta T0G 2A0 E-mail: email@example.com This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates invited for interviews will be contacted.
Lac Ste. Anne County’s Planning & Development department is seeking to hire an additional Bylaw Compliance Officer to augment its growing team. The ideal candidate is a driven individual prepared to grow and adapt with the
team. This position is responsible to provide enforcement of applicable Municipal Bylaws.
Salary: Competitive salary, commensurate with experience. Benefits: Full benefits package available, including an Earned Days Off program. Closing Date: Posting will remain open until position is filled.
Interested applicants are asked to submit a resume by email to the County’s Planning & Development Manager Matt Ferris at mferris@LSAC.ca. The County thanks all applicants in advance for their interest in this position; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Provide effective investigation and enforcement of all applicable municipal bylaws through various means such as attempting to obtain voluntary compliance, issuing warnings, orders, and/or violation tickets, as applicable.
Prepare and maintain all necessary documentation and reporting requirements, in accordance with governing legislation and operating policies.
Act as a liaison with residents and community groups.
Participate in relevant meetings and events.
Hours of Work: Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm, based on 35 hours per week.
Comprehensive understanding of bylaw enforcement functions and protocols.
Grade 12 Diploma supplemented by a post-secondary degree or diploma in a related field is desirable.
Equivalent of two (2) years previous experience in a combination of animal control or handling enforcements, government service or similar public or private sector work also an asset.
The Director, Community Services reports to the Chief Administrative Officer and provides support to Council for the planning, organization and direction of the Community Services Division including Family & Community Support Services, Agricultural Services, Recreation Services, Fire Rescue Services, Enforcement Services and Economic Development.
The salary for this position is between $150,000 - $190,000 annually depending on experience.
Key Responsibilities Include:
The Director, Community Services has six (6) direct reports: Manager, Family & Community Support Services; Manager, Agricultural Service; Manager, Recreation Services; Manager, Economic Development; Regional Fire Chief, Fire Rescue Services and Sergeant, Enforcement Services.
Supervisory duties include training, budgeting, mentoring, performance evaluations, and coaching / monitoring
This position may undertake the role of Acting Chief Administrative Officer if
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
While contributing at the senior management level to the Municipal District’s strategic direction, values and vision, the Director, Community Services will perform the following duties:
Through Department Heads, plans, organizes, directs and controls the Community Services Division; establishes and implements Municipal policy, sets goals and
Ensures that policies and programs adopted by Council and / or the Chief Administrative Officer are transmitted to Community Services Managers and
Provides direction as to policy
Administers the Division in conformity with the strategic direction, corporate policy, and all relevant statutes, bylaws and resolutions.
Ensures reports to Council presented from Departmental Managers meet the objectives of the Chief Administrative Officer and contain the necessary information and recommendations to facilitate Council’s decision
Provides direction and control related to the preparation of the provisional and annual budgets of the Community Services
Coordinates and directs the preparation of long-range operational and capital
Attends all Council meetings and attends meetings of Committees, Commissions and Advisory Bodies on request. During meetings, makes observations, suggestions and recommendations as appropriate.
Act as a liaison between Council and staff while also ensuring effective communication between staff and Council with regard to operational
Provides information to Council, staff, media and the general public concerning existing and proposed policies, practices and programs of the
Ensuring that Council approved policies and procedures are adhered to within the
Acting as a liaison with local Boards and Community
Participating in and encouraging participation by staff in non-departmental corporate projects and teams.
Ensuring that employees of the division are provided with a safe and healthy workplace consistent with organizational standards and the healthy workplace
QUALIFICATIONS / EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:
To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform the duties listed above to a high degree of quality, timeliness and
Post-secondary education in Business or Public Administration, or a combination of equivalent education and
A minimum of 10 years’ experience in Senior Management Operations with supervisory experience preferred.
Class 5 driver’s
Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and
Excellent verbal and written communication and public relations
Ability to interact well with, and respond to inquiries from Employees, Management, Council and Ratepayers.
Familiarity and understanding of Municipal Government Acts, bylaws, policies and
Thorough knowledge of municipal operations and sufficient knowledge of the functions of Family & Community Support Services, Agricultural Services, Recreation & Culture and Economic Development to provide effective overall leadership for these functions and to represent service needs to the Senior Leadership Team, Council and the Community.
Good knowledge of project management practices and
Ability to provide timely, high quality services that effectively serve the needs of Council and the community.
Ability to work collaboratively, ensuring interpersonal skills contribute to effective team functioning and
Must be able to maintain strict
Ability to interpret, implement and adhere to organizational policies and
WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT:
Extensive use of computer and
Long periods of sitting, good lighting, temperature and noise
Minimal physical effort; occasional light
Use and operation of a
Normal working day consists of 7.5 hours; however occasional overtime may be
Some travel may be
HEALTH & SAFETY:
All personnel working at the Municipal District of Greenview are governed by the Municipal District Health & Safety
Ensures all operations are conducted in a safe manner and in accordance with Municipal District Policies and Occupational Health & Safety
Ensure proper ergonomic requirements are met and good ergonomic procedures are
Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent of this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities required of the position.
HOW TO APPLY:
Interested candidates may submit cover letter (stating the position you are applying to) and resume in one of the following ways: