As the Executive Assistant to CAO and Council you will help the CAO and Council plan and organize their time to create efficiencies for the organization. Some of your daily grind will be easy, but some of it will be above and beyond the scope of a typical EA in that our organization is willing to put a challenge in front of you in the form of strategic projects if you’re willing to do the work required to help deliver the results. This position will challenge you to provide out-of-box thinking while still very much working inside the box of municipal service delivery.
To thrive in this role, you will have the desire to work in local government and completed post-secondary schooling related to areas vital to municipal government, with a boots-on-the-ground emphasis on legislative proficiency. Willingness to complete the NACLAA stream, and/or supplemental related education opportunities are possible for the right candidate. Paintearth will invest in you, if you’re willing to invest in Paintearth.
The ability to build rapport and create positive experiences for the public when they contact the Office of the CAO or Council is a key characteristic of the person we are looking for. The ideal candidate needs to enjoy providing administrative support in a self-directed manner and have experience managing the legislated requirements for a transparent governance process. Experience using Publisher or Adobe products to create documents for internal and external audiences would be an asset. Additional communications, public relations or related training is an asset.
The County of Paintearth has a population of approximately 2,000 people. Working with the CAO, Council, and occasionally members of the senior management team, opportunities to tackle strategic projects and demonstrate leadership will create potential for advancement within the organization.
The right candidate will be willing to go the extra mile for a polished presentation, dive deep into the data to help deliver comprehensive and factually supported project proposals and contribute on ideas and concepts drawing from their own professional background and education.
The wage range for this position is $$69,354 – $83,261 Annually based on a 37.5-hour work week. LAPP participation is required. The County of Paintearth offers an attractive benefit package and Health Spending Account.
Interested parties are invited to send a cover letter and resume outlining their qualifications by Sept 30, 2022, at 4:30 p.m.