Lamont County is located less than 45 minutes east of Edmonton and is part of Alberta’s Industrial Heartland. With a population of approx. 4,000 and a service area of over 9,500 residents, we contribute to over 40 major industrial companies and investments of over $45B. The county is adjacent to Strathcona County and the City of Fort Saskatchewan, as well as many important municipalities in the region.
We are the Cradle of Ukrainian Settlement in Canada, including the honour of receiving the first Ukrainian settlers in Canada over 130 years ago, and home to over 40 historic churches—Lamont County is designated the Church Capital of North America.
We offer exciting and challenging job opportunities focused on delivering and supporting high-quality programs and services to our residents.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Lamont County is seeking a full time Executive Assistant to join the CAO & Legislative Services Department. The successful individual will provide administrative and legislative support to the Office of the CAO and County Council.
The Executive Assistant reports to the CAO and manages the flow of critical information in a timely and accurate manner; this includes maintaining the organization and prioritization of schedules, correspondence, and follow up action items for the CAO and County Council in a confidential manner.
Certificate in Office Administration or a related post-secondary education.
Five years of progressive experience working closely with executive-level positions as an assistant, preferably in a municipal or non-profit environment.
Must possess a strong work ethic, diplomacy, and have a professional business presentation.
Experience working with iCompass software and SharePoint would be an asset.
Experience in recording and transcribing meeting minutes.
Considerable knowledge of FOIP legislation and the Municipal Government Act is considered an asset.
Solid organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work effectively with minimal supervision.
Demonstrated ability to act with tact and discretion in managing highly confidential, sensitive, and political matters.
Strong writing skills to draft general correspondence appropriately.
Ability to maintain positive working relationships with various government officials, industry representatives, and the public. May be required to work overtime on occasion.
Ability to self motivate, take initiative, and use discretion professionally.
This position is based on a 35-hour work week, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Lamont County offers a competitive salary, excellent comprehensive benefit package, and participation in the Local Authorities Pension Plan. This competition is open to internal and external candidates and will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
A satisfactory criminal record check is requested as a pre-condition upon employment.
What we offer?
We are a growing municipality that is focused on energy, agriculture, and tourism.
Staff engagement and satisfaction are crucial to our success. Our leadership team values your voice and input and welcomes feedback.
We support local charities and the Lamont County foodbank.
We are connected to each other and access to other employees is easy for advice, support or answers (both in person and virtually).
Parking is free at our administration and public works/agriculture services buildings, located within the town of Lamont.
We have a defined benefit pension plan, a competitive health and dental benefits plan, education and membership opportunities, three weeks vacation to start (inclusive of statutory holidays), and a friendly team environment that allows work from home when practical.
Lamont County: Make it Safe! Make it Personal! Make it Home!
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.
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Lamont County thanks all applicants for their interest. Please note: only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. Please indicate in your application which position you are applying for and submit a separate application for different positions. All resumes are retained on file for a period of six months.
Additional Job Information:
Posted Date: Oct 11, 2022
Closing Date: Oct 22, 2022