The County of Vermilion River is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill a one-year Maternity leave as Community Development Coordinator. Reporting to the Director of Planning & Development, this position requires an enthusiasm for community vitality and wellness.
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 – COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR” can be submitted by Friday, October 14, 2022 to:
All resumes and personal information provided will be handled in accordance with the Province of Alberta Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIPP) legislation. The personal information provided to the County of Vermilion River is being collected solely for the purpose of applying for employment.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Coordinate internal and external communications for the County (ie. Website, social media, quarterly newsletters, public notifications, print materials, signage, project campaigns, etc.)
Manage the grant programs to community groups for Recreation, FCSS, and Cemeteries including application processes, eligibility evaluation, approvals, follow-up reporting, and payments.
Work closely with community groups on initiatives and projects related to culture, recreation, history, and community enhancement
Direct the team on the proper use and implementation of corporate identity guide
Degree in Business, Marketing, Arts, Media or related field
3 to 5 years experience in Community Development in a municipal or non-profit organization
High level of Social media knowledge and expertise
Desire to work professionally with community organizations and volunteers
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