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 position available for a Legislative Officer. Under the direction of the Manager, Legislative Services, the Legislative Officer facilitates the preparation, execution and follow up from Council and Committee of the Whole meetings. The Legislative Officer coordinates insurance administration, claims and risk management; manages the public committee recruitment process; serves as the first point of contact for Subdivision & Development Appeal requests, facilitates the hearing process and serves as the Recording Secretary.
Competition Number: 21-45 Rate of Pay: Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Hours of Work: 7 hours/day; 35 hours/week. Benefits: Extensive benefits are offered including an option to join our Earned Day Off Program.
Diploma in Office/Business Administration, Municipal Government, Public Administration or related field is required.
A certificate in Local Government Studies or equivalent would be an asset. Decision making and decision writing education would be considered an asset.
Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a municipal environment is required.
Experience working in a public sector organization, and/or legal firm would be considered an asset. Experience working with Parliamentarian and Robert’s Rules of Order, electronic meeting management software, claims and risk management, and/or clerking appeals in a quasi-judicial setting would be considered an asset.
Commissioner for Oaths appointment is required.
Membership in, or the ability to obtain membership in, the Alberta Municipal Clerks Association would be an asset.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and ability to and communicate comfortably with all staff, Council and Board members is required.
High proficiency in computer applications, ability to work independently, be responsive to the public and practice good time management skills is required.
Possession of a valid Alberta driver’s license and satisfactory driving record is required.
Additional Job Information:
Posted Date: Aug 12, 2021
Closing Date: Aug 25, 2021