Mackenzie County is seeking a detail oriented enthusiastic professional to join the Legislative & Support Services team. This position is an out-of-scope permanent full-time position with a 40 hour work week (8 hours per day) Monday to Friday and is based out of Mackenzie County’s corporate office located in Fort Vermilion, Alberta.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Reporting to the Director of Legislative & Support Services, the successful candidate will be responsible for:
Providing confidential administrative support to the Director of Legislative & Support Services;
Researching and drafting both internal and external documents, including policies and bylaws;
Conducting research, finding solutions and making recommendations;
Preparing agendas and minutes for various meetings and activities, including council meetings and appeal board hearings;
Reviewing documents for formatting, content, grammar, etc.;
Assist with the coordination of various municipal events;
Act as the Deputy Returning Officer for municipal elections;
Assisting Human Resources in preparing for interviews, reference checking, orientations, etc.
Assisting with municipal advertising and social media;
Requirements for this position are:
Post-secondary degree in Municipal Government, Business Administration, Public Administration, Political Science or related field;
Two to three years related experience in the municipal environment;
Familiarity with various provincial legislation with focus on the Municipal Government Act and the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act;
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher);
Committed to a high level of confidentiality and political decorum;
Must be a self-starter and motivated to complete projects and tasks with minimal supervision, keen observation and reflection skills;
Exceptional interpersonal, communication and organization skills;
Excellent oral and written communication skills, including formal letter writing skills;
Exceptional attention to detail;
Ability to attend various related training courses and to obtain a superior knowledge of all applicable municipal legislation, bylaws and policies governing the municipality;
Ability to conduct presentations and take minutes;
Must have a minimum typing proficiency of 70 words per minute with a high degree of accuracy;
Ability to work independently and in a team environment;
Flexibility with extended hours and occasional evening meetings;
Evidence of successfully passing a police Criminal Record Check.
Competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
If you have any questions about this opportunity please contact Carol Gabriel, Director of Legislative & Support Services at 780.927.3718 or by email to email@example.com.
Resumes must be submitted in Microsoft Word format and forwarded by email to:
Louise Flooren, Human Resources Coordinator