With a population of 32,097, Parkland County offers a range of municipal services and a vibrant mix of agricultural, residential, industrial and recreational opportunities. This unique rural area is situated on the west outskirts of Edmonton, just 20 minutes from downtown, and stretching over 2438 sq. km. of picturesque landscapes.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Parkland County has a permanent full-time Executive Assistant to Mayor & Council. Under the general supervision of the Chief Administrative Officer, the Executive Assistant performs executive administrative services for the Mayor and Council to enhance their effectiveness through strategic information management support. Responsibilities of the position include synthesizing information and providing recommendations for action; preparation of correspondence, reports and various other materials; providing first point of contact for both telephone and in-person inquiries; making arrangements for attendance at conferences, seminars and workshops; and organizing various council functions.
This position offers a competitive total rewards package including:
Competitive salary based on education and experience (range is $65,344 to $81,680 per annum) based on a 7 hours per day; 35 hours per week schedule
Flexible work arrangements including participation in the Earned Day Off Program where you can work an extra 45 minutes daily and take every 2nd Friday or every 2nd Monday off
Extended health and dental benefits through blue cross with an additional health and wellness spending account
Robust mental health program featuring an employee and family assistance program, access to immediate psychological services, a dedicated Mental Health Support Committee and many learning opportunities
Proactive safety programming with a focus on physical and psychological safety
Rewards programs focusing on recognizing demonstration of innovation and Parkland County core values - Service, Teamwork, Attitude, Respect and Safety
3 weeks paid vacation per calendar year
Your birthday off with pay plus an additional paid floater day during the office closure between Christmas and New Years
Opportunities for personal growth and development through organization wide programs and individual development plans
Competition Closing Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2022
Interested candidates are invited to apply on our website at www.parklandcounty.com. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
Parkland County is committed to fostering an inclusive workplace that welcomes, respects and values the multivariate diversity of current and prospective employees. We strive to provide reasonable access and accommodation throughout the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodation throughout the recruitment process, please connect with our human resources team at firstname.lastname@example.org
The ideal candidate for this position will have the following qualifications:
A High-school Diploma with some post-secondary coursework in Business Administration, Administrative Assistant or related discipline.
Five (5) to seven (7) years of related experience with a minimum of two (2) to four (4) years of senior level administrative support.
Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Teams, OneNote), creating and maintaining electronic files, report writing and editing skills.
Exceptional organizational and time management skills with strong attention for detail is required.
Exceptional customer service skills including anticipating needs and performing all tasks in a professional manner.
Ability to work with confidential and sensitive information while maintaining strict confidentiality and discretion measures.
Previous experience with event planning with ability to coordinate and seamlessly execute events of different sizes and functions.
Possession of a valid Alberta driver’s license and satisfactory driving record with access to reliable transportation.
Current clear criminal record check must be provided by the successful candidate
Additional Job Information:
Posted Date: Sept 29, 2022
Closing Date: Oct 12, 2022