Strathmore is a vibrant, welcoming community that is recognized as a regional hub for business and recreation. Continued investment in recreation facilities, parks projects, commercial revitalization, and community programming provides an exceptional quality of life for our residents and visitors. Strathmore is in southern Alberta on the traditional lands of the Siksika Nation, surrounded by Wheatland County and a short distance east of Calgary.
The Town of Strathmore strives to be a leader in municipal administration and operations. Our team of experienced, engaged professionals deliver a diverse range of services and programs that continue to help us set new milestones for quality of life.
Reporting to the Director of Strategic, Administrative & Financial Services, the Legal & Risk Management Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and reporting insurance claims; developing and maintaining agreements for use of the Town’s real property; and leading the development of the Town’s business continuity program. This position requires exceptional attention to detail with the ability to multi-task in a busy public service environment.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Key Responsibilities Include:
Research and draft corporate templates for various legal documents, including but not limited to: leases, licences of occupation, memorandum of understanding, and other legal documents to support the Town in managing risk moving forward
Work collaboratively with various stakeholders across the organization to provide training and garner support for use of the Town’s legal documents
Support the Director in managing the Town’s legal budget
Work collaboratively with internal stakeholders to facilitate support with external legal counsel
Lead the development and implementation of the Town’s risk management program moving forward, including the Town’s insurance portfolio
Actively manage new and on-going claims on behalf of the Town and work closely with Alberta Municipalities’ Insurance and Risk Management teams
Manage the Town’s insurance schedules, ensuring regular reviews and updates in collaboration with affected departments
Research and develop insurance and risk management best practices, including policies and procedures
Maintain appropriate and accurate document control processes for confidential records of the Town’s insurance program, including inventories, valuations, annual renewals, and additional named insured parties
Allocate insurance and real property expenses and revenues to the appropriate departments and liaise with affected departments or external agencies to address inconsistencies or questions
Work collaboratively with the Director of Emergency Management and affected departments to coordinate business continuity plans and facilitate annual plan updates
In conjunction with the Director of Emergency Management, lead the development and annual review of a corporate Hazard, Risk and Vulnerability Assessment
Lead and coordinate annual business continuity exercises
Work collaboratively with the Wheatland Regional Emergency Partnership Agency to review and enhance the Wheatland Regional Emergency Management Plan and Mutual Aid Agreements
Participate, when required, in the Emergency Coordination Centre
Compose routine correspondence and reports, researching, and assisting with development of policies and procedures and implementation of new programs
Present policy recommendations to Council, as required
Originate and process correspondence, memoranda, legal documents, and reports, which may be of a confidential nature
Respond to internal and external inquiries or redirect appropriately
Compile data from various sources and prepare statistical reports and presentations, as required
Other duties as assigned
Grade 12 or GED equivalent
Post-secondary education, or 2 - 5 years related experience preferably in an insurance claims management, legal, or municipal government setting: CIP (Certified Insurance Professional) designation or Paralegal/Legal Administrative Certificate is desirable
Highly developed communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills are essential
Excellent time management, prioritizing skills, and attention to detail
Strong knowledge and experience with MS Office
Currently holds or will attain ICS (Incident Command System) 100 and 200 level certificates
Additional and/or Desirable Knowledge & Skills:
Familiarity with insurance claims, coverage, and premiums
Experience with contract law, business continuity planning and municipal government
Strong interpersonal and above average organizational and time management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
Protect highly sensitive and confidential information
Ability to work with minimal supervision
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external contacts
The work week is Monday - Friday, 35 hours per week.
The Town of Strathmore total compensation package includes a competitive salary, a comprehensive insurance and benefits package with flexible spending component, and LAPP pension eligibility.
Please submit a cover letter and complete resume of experience and qualifications, quoting Competition TOS2022-46 to: firstname.lastname@example.org
This position will close at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, October 14, 2022.
The Town of Strathmore thanks all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected. We will consider accessibility accommodations to applicants upon request.
This posting is intended as a summary of the primary responsibilities and qualifications for this position. The job ad is not intended as inclusive of all duties an individual in this position might be asked to perform or of all qualifications that may be required either now or in the future.
Additional Job Information:
Posted Date: Oct 03, 2022
Closing Date: Oct 14, 2022