The County of Vermilion River is seeking a highly motivated individual to join our safety-oriented team to fill a one-year Maternity leave as Administrative Assistant for our Protective Services team. This position provides day-to-day support for the Fire, Enforcement Services and Emergency Disaster Programs, which includes a team of 2 Community Peace Officers and 8 volunteer Fire Departments across the County (with over 160 volunteer firefighters).
A competitive salary and comprehensive municipal benefits package is 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 - Protective Services Dept." can be submitted by Friday, March 26, 2021 to:
Human Resources Manager
County of Vermilion River
4912-50 Avenue, Box 69
Kitscoty, AB T0B 2P0
Key Responsibilities Include:
Implement and support legislation, policy, bylaws, Standard Operating Procedures and Provincial Statutes. Knowledge of such guidelines is essential.
Process violation tickets and maintain registers compliant with Provincial Court documentation.
Assist with coordination of training, certificates and other requirements for volunteer firefighters.
General confidential administrative duties such as receiving public complaints, preparing agenda items/reports/presentations, A/P and A/R support.
Office Administration or Business Administration diploma
Familiarity with OMNIGO-Software and JOIN (Justice Online Information Network) is an asset
Familiarity with Central Square (Diamond/Great Plains) software is an asset
Phone and email etiquette is essential to manage public concerns
Consideration will be given to an equivalent combination of education and experience
High degree of organizational skills and superior communication skills
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office 365, Adobe, database management
Ability to work with the highest level of confidentiality
Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision, yet enjoy collaborating with colleagues and peers
Experience with emergency services would be considered an asset