The County of Vermilion River is seeking a highly motivated individual to join our safety-oriented team as Administrative Assistant - Planning & Development Department. This is a permanent full-time position. Reporting to the Director of Planning & Development, you will perform a wide variety of Administrative duties. As a key point of contact with the public , you will provide knowledgeable customer assistance in the field of planning and development. Experience with municipal government, planning practices and development procedures is an asset.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Provide preliminary information to clients on permit applications, zoning and requirements for development
Manage applications and work with the Director on the approval processes
Coordinate Safety Codes
Answer phones, take messages, respond to emails in a professional and courteous manner
Provide in-person customer service to the public and inter-departmentally
Prepare written documents, reports, applications, agenda items, etc.
Maintain an efficient system of filing for both digital and non-digital items such as land titles, road closures, subdivision applications and more
Adhere to policies, standards, and regulations
Provide clerical and administrative support for County Program(s) as required.
Office Administration or Business Administration Certificate or Diploma
Exceptional customer service skills
Highly skilled in Microsoft Office 365
Experience with financial software, Diamond (Central Square) being an asset
An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered
A competitive salary and comprehensive municipal benefits package are available. The successful candidate will be required to provide a criminal record check and drivers abstract. We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. This position is only open to those legally entitled to work in Canada.
Applications clearly marked: "CONFIDENTIAL - ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT - P&D" can be submitted by FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2021 to:
Human Resources Manager, County of Vermilion River
4912 - 50 Avenue, Box 69
Kitscoty, AB T0B 2P0