Working for Leduc County is more than just a job. We enjoy a friendly, cooperative and fun work environment, where we work hard, with the best people and resources in order to deliver the most efficient, effective services we can to build and sustain a strong community for our residents.
Key Responsibilities Include:
The custodian provides custodial services in the Community and Operations Centre, County Centre, and Services building that meet customer service standards. As a member of the Corporate Services team, the custodian contributes to the achievement of the department’s operational deliverables.
A high school diploma is required with the ability to follow verbal or written instructions. Must have excellent time management and customer service skills. Must maintain a high level of confidentiality. Flexibility, adaptability, and the capability to work both independently, as well as part of a team are essential. Knowledge and proper use of cleaning materials, substances and equipment is an asset.
The work is conducted in an office environment that includes multiple floors and buildings. There may be times when this position is alone within an area, therefore working alone and commitment to follow safety protocols is required. Working hours are late afternoon, evening, and occasional weekends.
STATUS: This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
Located in Northwest Alberta, the Municipal District of Greenview is a vast and diverse area rich in oil and gas, fertile farmland, and mixed wood forests. As the third -largest rural municipality in Alberta, Greenview boasts diversity in economic activities and an extraordinary landscape. Greenview’s economy is strengthened by its diversity, a talented workforce and an entrepreneurial spirit that is second to none. Our residents experience adventure right in their backyards with lakes, rivers, Rocky Mountain peaks and vast prairie offering a year-round outdoor playground for all ages.
Reporting to the Director of Corporate Services, the Manager, Finance and Administration is responsible for the effective administration of the Finance and Administration department of the Municipality.
Supervision of employees and all aspects of accounts payable, taxation/assessment, accounts receivable, utilities, reception, and records management (including FOIP).
Training, mentoring, performance evaluations, coaching and monitoring
Manage the administration of the general
Review expenditures to ensure they are coded correctly, and fall within approved budgets, prior to payments being issued.
Assist with the preparation of departmental and Municipal annual long range financial
Prepare and administer the Corporate Services
May assist in Preparing financial budgets and
Ensure the accurate and timely reconciliation of all Municipal bank
Complete month-end and year-end general ledger procedures
Assist in year-end Financial Statement preparations and
Review quarterly financial statements and
Perform variance monitoring and
Accountable for the financial accounting systems and
May assist in Ensuring insurance claims and registrations are
Administer all operational and capital grants, including grant applications, tracking, statements of funding and compliance reports.
Ensure that the GST reports are submitted to the Federal Government accurately and on a timely basis.
Ensure money invested by the Municipality is invested in accordance with Section 250 of the Municipal Government Act and that the best return as analyzed and
Develop and recommend policies, plans and programs for the finance and accounting functions of the
Implement approved policies, plans and programs for the finance and accounting functions of the
Assist public and ratepayers with inquiries and
Other duties as
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 precision.
CPA designation or close to completion. Extensive municipal finance experience may be considered as an alternative to a CPA
A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a municipal finance
Effective supervisory skills and a willingness to work with direct reports and senior
A good Knowledge of Canadian public sector accounting
A working knowledge of the Municipal Government
Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Experience in municipal software (Diamond, Questica, Paramount, and Worktech) would be considered an
Excellent verbal and written communication
Ability to interact well with, and respond to inquiries from employees, management, and
Must be able to maintain
Must be self-motivated and able to work with minimal
Excellent organizational and time management
Ability to think logically and complete work with a high degree of accuracy.
Ability to interpret, implement and adhere to organizational policies and
We have an excellent opportunity for a Director of Finance, Assessment and Procurement Services to join a leading and competitive municipality. This is a fast-paced and challenging environment with lots of moving parts. The type of person we are looking to attract will have strong technical financial skills, can mentor and manage a team, can think strategically, is innovative, politically savvy, enjoys being challenged and can collaborate with the leadership team.
Reporting into the CAO, the Director of Finance, Assessment and Procurement Services will provide visionary, strategic leadership for the organization, and direct the operation’s long-term financial sustainability, and strategic direction of the municipality. This is a key member of the County’s Executive Team, and a trusted leader within the organization and community.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Provide executive leadership to the County in the context of community vision, strategic direction, corporate priorities and governing legislation. Work with the leadership team (LT) to provide common direction and integrated service delivery based on County policy.
As a member of the executive leadership team, lead the Sturgeon County organization toward achievement of its vision, mission, values and strategic directions. Manage the organizations performance and continuous improvement across departmental functions; act as a role model for the desired organizational culture.
Serve as a key member of the executive leadership team as Chief Financial Officer and strategic business partner to the Sturgeon County organization.
Assess and evaluate the financial performance of the organization towards short- and long-term operational goals and forecasts.
Provide advice to County Commissioner (CAO) and Elected Officials in the establishment of strategic objectives, policies, and programs for the delivery of citizen focused services.
Ensure effective, efficient and equitable management and stewardship of financial resources (capital and annual budgets), human resources and assets allocated to the Finance, Assessment and Procurement divisions.
Fulfill the financial and other duties of a Treasurer, including planning the financial future of the County and ensuring County assets are protected and its short and long-term financial viability is not compromised.
Oversee the functions of procurement and risk management in context of the fiscal sustainability and cost-effective services to citizens of Sturgeon County.
Oversee the recruitment, employment, evaluation, and release of staff and contract personnel.
Ensure optimal allocation and stewardship of financial resources (capital and annual operating budgets), human resources and assets allocated to the division.
Foster positive and responsible working relationships with other government agencies, the private sector, community organizations and residents.
Ensure divisional departments respond in an effective and timely manner to Council inquiries and complex or controversial community issues.
Ensure quality of decisions, integrity of actions, timeliness and efficiency of work through effective management, presentations, meetings and working relationships with Council, County administration, the community and business leaders.
Cultivate a shared understanding of corporate goals by fostering teamwork, employee empowerment and accountability, and encouraging continuous learning. Provide visionary leadership that is consultative and responsive, demonstrates open communication and practices fairness.
Adhere to applicable responsibilities and accountabilities as outlined in the Sturgeon County Health and Safety Management System.
Post-Secondary Degree and an accounting designation supplemented with extensive
management and/or leadership training.
8+ years of administrative leadership experience at a senior level.
Enrollment or completion of the National Advanced Certificate in Local Authority Administration Program is desired as well as a membership in the Society of Local Government Management.
Excellent knowledge of government programs, regulations and legislation.
Experience with the management of a municipality, particularly in a rural context, is an asset.
Ability to understand and effectively navigate and/or problem solve high-profile, sensitive or controversial matters.
Knowledge of the theory, principles, and techniques related to divisional work.
Knowledge of federal, provincial and local laws, regulations, and other requirements related to development services.
Knowledge of personnel management, training, performance evaluation, research, budgeting, and municipal business areas.
Outstanding supervisory skills and administrative abilities in leading, coordinating, directing, motivating, developing, and evaluating staff.
Skills in working directly with elected officials in a political environment to resolve public and municipal issues.
Corporate budget and business planning.
Sound and independent judgement within policy or legislative frameworks.
External partnership development and stakeholder engagement.
Excellent skills and ability to provide strategic leadership, to guide/motivate staff in the development of strategies, principles, and appropriate processes.
Individual values that align with the corporate values.
Effective negotiation and conflict management skills.
A commitment to integrity, people development and approachable leadership.
Ability to make effective decisions and provide direction on complex and emerging issues which may have substantial political, community, inter-municipal or administrative implications in a professional and timely manner.
Outstanding interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills to work with Council, staff, industry, community and business leaders, the public, and all orders of government.
Lac Ste. Anne County is seeking a qualified Economic Development Officer. Reporting to the CAO, the Economic Development Officer is responsible for the facilitation, development, and implementation of Lac Ste. Anne County’s Economic Development Plan, business development within the County, and associated duties.
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 quoting Competition # 2021-ED01 to Kathryn Kerr at email@example.com. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Coordinating the County’s Economic Development Plan and related activities.
Assisting in preparing and implementing the County’s Strategic Plan and economic development strategies, in consultation with other departments, business stakeholders, agencies, and non-profit organizations.
Identifying and promoting opportunities to improve or expand County business and industry.
Managing the annual budget for economic development, including invoice payment, request for proposals/quotes, and agreements.
Assisting with business licensing within Lac Ste. Anne County.
Advising senior management and County Council on matters related to economic development.
Acting as Grant Coordinator, including the researching, reporting, and application to grants.
Maintaining Economic Development files and reports, including accurate and relevant demographics, statistics, and inventory of available commercial/ industrial land and buildings.
Coordinating and developing strategic partnerships to deliver programs and initiatives, while acting as a liaison between local organizations, businesses, individuals, representatives of government, and industry to develop and promote local businesses.
Hours of Work: Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm, based on 35 hours per week
Post-secondary education in a related field (Business Administration, Economic Development, Communications, Marketing, Economics).
Minimum of 3-5 years relevant and related experience in economic development, tourism, and/or cultural planning. Experience in a rural municipality is preferred.
Strong customer relation skills and experience working with a broad range of community groups, organizations, and the general public is required.
Must possess and maintain a valid Alberta Operator’s License.
Computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft Office programs and other industry-specific applications.
Excellent communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills, including the ability to clearly communicate complex and technical information.
Must possess and apply honesty, diplomacy, and cultural awareness and sensitivity.
Ability to build and maintain effective professional relationships with public and private organizations.
Attention to detail, solid problem solving, and advanced analytical and research skills.
Strong initiative and leadership qualities.
Additional Job Information:
Position Type: Fulltime Permanent
Posted Date: June 03, 2021
Closing Date: 20210901
Job ID: Competition # 2021-ED01
Bow Island is a quiet town in the middle of a very diverse agricultural area. The town is surrounded by irrigated farming which encompasses a variety of different crops such as beans, potatoes, sugar beets, dill, spearmint, and a very progressive dry land farming economy. Visit bowisland.com to check out our community and our lifestyle.
Water/Wastewater Operator Level 2
Key Responsibilities Include:
Operation of the Water Distribution System and the Wastewater Collection & Treatment System
Supervision of One Staff Member
On-Call Responsibilities with overtime required
Certification: Level 2 Water Distribution (or able to obtain), Level 1 Wastewater Collection, Level 1 Wastewater Treatment
Full understanding of Water and Sewer Systems
Competency with Microsoft Office and Excel considered an asset
Must reside within 60 kilometers of the Town of Bow Island for On-Call duties
An Exciting Opportunity to work with a Progressive-Minded Employer
A Team-based, Supportive Environment
Fulfilling and Challenging position
Medical / Dental Benefits & Pension
Family-orientated, Safe Community with a Low Cost of Living
Please apply online at hire-standard.com or email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
We thank all applicants for their interest, however; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
By applying to this position you agree to receive email communication from Hire Standard.
Are you interested in leading a dynamic team while being involved in an active part of the utility functions? Do you have an interest in report writing, being creative all while working by the book? Does participation, organization and teamwork fit your work persona? If so, we’d like to introduce you to our full time Water and Wastewater Distribution and Collection Lead position!
Reporting to the Superintendent, Water and Wastewater, the Lead, Water and Wastewater Distribution and Collection leads/assists in the operation and maintenance of the water distribution, wastewater and storm water collections systems.
You are the ideal candidate if…
You lead by example and enjoy mentoring
You have exceptional organization and trouble shooting skills
Have high standards for health and safety
Demonstrates empathy when needed
Are action and results driven
You know the right balance between field and desk tasks
Enjoy all aspects of Utility Services
Key Responsibilities Include:
Team Direction/Coordination/Administration 25%
Ability to supervise a crew for construction and maintenance activities of the City’s water and wastewater collection and distribution systems.
Effectively plans and lays out work for crew to meet timelines and productivity goals after consultation with supervisor, studying drawing, blueprints, GIS data, specifications, and work orders.
Works with the Superintendent and to develop and implement programs in accordance with direction from the Manager of Utilities, Leadership and Senior Leadership Teams.
Assist Superintendent in the recruiting and selection of staff.
Assist Superintendent with support for Water and Wastewater Treatment as required.
Assist with annual budget preparation
Field Work 50%
Ensures that existing utilities have been located and marked appropriately and all required permits are acquired (e.g., OneCalls and private locates).
Identifies necessary materials and supplies and works with the City’s Inventory Controller to confirm adequate supplies for planned activities.
Flush water and sewer mains, operate valves, inspect /repair manholes and catch basins.
Repair fire hydrants
Conduct scheduled water /sewer sampling
Thaw, troubleshoot, excavate and repair/replace water and sewer service lines, mains, valves, storm water collection appurtenances
Install/repair test/read water meters
Camera, snake sanitary sewer services
Perform daily, weekly, monthly, etc. water and sewer Station checks, consistently spot mechanical/electrical problems, perform routine maintenance
Safety/Customer Service 25%
Deal with customer complaints or questions, or re-direct them as appropriate
Participate in City Safety Program including JHA, Site inspections and
Lead role in helping to create, edit and mentor operators through developing and using SOP’s throughout team
Perform other duties as required
Education and Work Experience
Grade 12 completion and must hold Alberta Environment Certification
Level 2 Water Distribution
Level 2 Wastewater Collection
Valid Alberta Driver's License, minimum Class 5 or equivalent and Air Brake endorsement. Class 3 or higher preferred.
Must have a minimum of five years’ experience in water/sewer distribution-collection or treatment
Experienced in water/sewer distribution/collection, preferably in a municipal setting
Experienced in operating a loader or backhoe.
Experienced in supervising and training junior Operators.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
Must possess skills necessary to operate the water distribution and wastewater collection systems within the control regulations as dictated by the Alberta Environment-issued Approval for the City of Wetaskiwin.
Must have received the appropriate city-required training and be able to safely operate a loader or a backhoe.
Close Date: Open until filled.
The City of Wetaskiwin is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.
The personal information submitted pursuant to this advertisement will be utilized for this Employment Opportunity only and is subject to compliance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Applicants are thanked in advance for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Strathmore is a vibrant, welcoming community that is recognized as a regional hub for business and recreation. Continued investment in recreation facilities, parks projects, commercial revitalization, and community programming provides an exceptional quality of life for our residents and visitors. Strathmore is in southern Alberta on the traditional lands of the Siksika Nation, surrounded by Wheatland County and a short distance east of Calgary.
The Town of Strathmore strives to be a leader in municipal administration and operations. Our experienced and engaged workforce delivers a diverse range of services and programs that continue to help us set new milestones for quality of life. Our recently completed Strathmore Municipal Building will bring all Administrative functions under one roof, providing new opportunities for collaboration across the organization.
Reporting to the Manager of Development Services, the role of the Planner includes processing development permit and subdivision applications at an intermediate to senior level. The Planner is also expected to support municipal policy initiatives, including updating Area Structure Plans, the Municipal Development Plan, and the Land Use Bylaw. This is an intermediate to senior level planning position and requires municipal professional planning expertise and experience. The position offers opportunities for individuals demonstrating strong teamwork abilities coupled with proven analytical, development facilitation, and policy formulating skills.
The ideal candidate will be team-oriented and will have a sound understanding of the municipal planning process and municipal planning regulations. We are looking for a team-minded, strategic thinker who will demonstrate attention to detail, excellent analytical skills, and strong verbal and written communication skills. As the Planner, you will be able to prioritize and manage your time efficiently. You will also have an excellent level of understanding of municipal planning and will be able to best represent the multi-disciplinary Development Services department.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Duties will include but are not limited to:
Processing development permit and subdivision applications at an intermediate to senior level.
Aid the department with updating the Municipal Development Plan and other Statutory planning documents.
Aid the department with updating the Land Use Bylaw.
Providing development permit and subdivision application assistance to citizens, businesses, and other members of a multidisciplinary organization.
Researching issues, identifying solutions, and advising management about municipal growth and development.
Preparing political briefing materials and responding to complex planning issues.
Making public presentations to various bodies including Town Council, the Subdivision Development and Appeal Board, and other committees as assigned.
Providing professional planning advice to internal and external stakeholders and explaining planning policies and decisions.
Providing and promoting Municipal planning goals and objectives to citizens and applicants.
Being an effective and positive team player and ambassador for the Development Services Department.
Perform other related duties as assigned by the Manager, Director, or the CAO.
Education and Experience:
The preferred candidate will have an accredited planning degree recognized by the Canadian planning profession or a related degree, and have a minimum of three (3) to six (6) years of progressively responsible and diversified experience in Municipal Planning. APPI Regulated membership or membership with another Canadian Planning Provincial and Territorial Institute and Association (PTIA) is required or preferred.
Direct experience in municipal planning, urban studies, or related discipline.
Direct experience in subdivision and development approvals and implementation.
Direct experience with municipal planning legislation and statutory planning documents.
Working knowledge of planning legislation and experience involving a broad range of projects and applications in an urban setting.
Strong interpersonal communication, facilitation, and mediation skills.
Strong organizational and time management skills.
Strong written and presentation skills.
Ability to conduct yourself in a professional manner which portrays the Town of Strathmore in a positive light.
Ability to interact with co-workers and the public in a positive, facilitative manner.
Ability to train and mentor other members of the multi-disciplinary Development Services department.
Ability to work in a customer-oriented and collaborative environment while adhering to tight timelines and changing priorities.
Ability to deliver high quality of work and professional advice and recommendations to the leadership teams.
Punctuality in attending meetings and the workplace each day.
Prior to beginning work, the successful candidate will be required to provide a current driver’s abstract and the successful completion of a Criminal Record Check. References from recent employers will be required as part of the recruitment process.
The Town of Strathmore total compensation package includes a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefit package and participation in LAPP. Flexible work schedule includes the option for a compressed work week and Earned Days Off (EDO).
Please submit a cover letter and complete resume of experience and qualifications, quoting Competition TOS2021-24 to: email@example.com
This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
The Town of Strathmore thanks all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected. We will consider accessibility accommodations to applicants upon request.
This posting is intended as a summary of the primary responsibilities and qualifications for this position. The job ad is not intended as inclusive of all duties an individual in this position might be asked to perform or of all qualifications that may be required either now or in the future.
Palliser Regional Municipal Services is an inter-municipal service agency, centrally located in Hanna Alberta, providing professional planning, GIS, safety code and other services to 24 member municipalities in East-Central Alberta. The Town of Hanna is centrally located in the region and has a full range of community and recreational facilities. Hanna is approximately a 2 hour drive from the Cities of Calgary and Red Deer and a 45 minute drive from the Town of Drumheller.
Palliser Regional Municipal Services is seeking a motivated, self-starter to fill the role of Senior Planner within our organization. This is a senior level position that requires extensive experience in current and long-range planning. Experience with legislation including the Municipal Government Act and other local, provincial, and federal regulations are necessary to succeed in this position. This senior level position is focused on both long-range and current planning and will also provide project guidance and support to other staff members.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Your primary role with Palliser Regional Municipal Services Co. Ltd.
Preparation, review, and implementation of statutory planning documents including but not limited to Intermunicipal Development Plans (IDPs), Municipal Development Plans (MDPs), Area Structure Plans (ASPs).
Preparation and review of Land Use Bylaws (LUBs).
Subdivision application processing- provide advice to applicants, review applications and issue decisions.
Statutory plan and LUB amendment application processing, reporting and presentations.
Provide support and advice on development questions and inquiries from municipal shareholders and residents.
Provide presentations and support to municipal shareholders at SDAB hearings.
Provide project support and advice to staff.
Attend meetings during and outside of regular office hours as required.
The successful candidate possesses a degree in Urban and Regional Planning combined with at least five years of responsible planning experience. An APPI/CIP regulated member is required. Regulated members include those who are Candidates or RPP members of the Institute.
Further, the individual possesses the following qualities:
Ability to take initiative and work with little direction to meet deadlines.
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
Substantial writing, communication, and presentation skills.
High proficiency in computer programs including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. ArcGIS experience would be an asset but is not mandatory.
Strong organizational and time management skills.
Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy / attention to detail.
Extensive knowledge in planning terminology, practices, procedures, and standards.
Experience with annexations and road closures considered an asset.
The position requires a valid driver’s license to enable travel throughout the region.
Our organization offers a highly attractive total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefits, learning & development opportunities as well as a great work environment which provides excellent opportunities for professional growth. The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume outlining their experience and qualifications to the attention of the undersigned:
We sincerely thank all candidates for their interest, but only those applicants who are selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants will be required to provide examples of past long-range planning projects during the interview process. The Position will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected.