The County of Vermilion River is seeking a highly motivated person to join our team as Executive Assistant to CAO & Council.
The Executive Assistant will be a strategic partner to the CAO and Council in the effective operation of the legislative and administrative responsibilities of the County utilizing a proactive approach. This will include managing priorities; building strong working relationships with Directors and departments; managing the flow of information to and from the CAO and Council; and providing clerical and business functions for the CAO and Council.
This position will report to the CAO, Mr. Harold Northcott, and will require a high degree of confidentiality, accountability, professionalism, organization, prioritization and time management, as well as inter-departmental coordination and superior written and verbal communication skills. Flexibility, quick-thinker and strategist are key attributes. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite is essential. FOIP training is considered an asset. The position requires the ability to work in a team environment with the highest level of attention to detail, and organization/prioritization skills.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Provide C-Suite level strategic management support to CAO & Council
Meeting Management for both internal and external meetings and appointments for the CAO & Council includes electronic agenda and minute preparation, bookings for travel and subsistence as required, registrations, and schedules
Legislative coordination of policies, bylaws, standards, government regulations and procedures
Financial duties include completing expense reports, coding and invoicing
Customer Service as the liaison/first point of contact on behalf of the CAO & Council with the general public (phones, emails, in-person)
Preferred qualifications include education in Business, Office Administration or related field, along with 3-5 years experience in providing C-Suite executive administrative support. Experience in a municipal organization is valuable.
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.
Position will be open until a suitable candidate is found. Should you have questions regarding this position, please contact Mr. Harold Northcott, CAO, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications clearly marked: “CONFIDENTIAL – Executive Assistant” can be submitted by December 11, 2019 to:
Human Resources Manager, County of Vermilion River
4912 – 50 Avenue, Box 69 Kitscoty, AB T0B 2P0
Email: email@example.com vermilion-river.com
Additional Job Information:
Posted Date: Dec 05, 2019
Closing Date: Dec 11, 2019