We are looking for an individual with the great skills and traits noted below to add to our fantastic Planning and Development team. This individual will bring their enthusiasm for collaboration, energy, and expertise in relations to the Planning and Development within Kneehill County, as well as their fun sense of humor and positive attitude. This is a full-time permanent position working 37.5 hours/week. We may consider a part time schedule of 30hours/week for the right candidate, and after training and probationary period.
Welcome to Kneehill County!
Situated in the heart of central Alberta, Kneehill County is a progressive rural municipality comprised of approximately 814,653 acres of land and a population of 5001. Within the Kneehill County boundaries, are the Towns of Three Hills and Trochu, Villages of Acme, Carbon, and Linden, and 4 Hamlets (Torrington, Huxley, Swalwell, Wimborne) and other neighborhoods (Hesketh, Sunnyslope) with a total population of 11,193.
Today, agriculture remains the backbone of the local economy, complemented by a strong oil and gas industry. Wind power is now a fixture in the Kneehill County hills and skies. We are also part of the Canadian Badlands tourism group. Kneehill County borders the Tyrrell Museum in Drumheller and Rosebud Theatre in Wheatland County, which both play a large part in the tourism of the region. Camping is very popular in our area, which Kneehill County has four overnight campgrounds under its umbrella (Keivers, Braconnier Dam, Swalwell, and Torrington). Municipal campgrounds in Acme, Carbon, Linden and Three Hills are all very busy.
Under the direction of the Manager of Planning and Development, this administrative position is responsible for providing support for day-to-day administrative duties for Planning and Development. The position provides front line support for administering the accredited safety code disciplines.
What do we offer?
Competitive pay (Starting annual wage $54,333)
Group Health Benefits
Local Authority Pension Plan
Engaging and empowering work environment
Strong policies and supportive atmosphere
Open Door policy for ideas and creativity
Fun and friendly co-workers
Does this sound like you? Are you interested in getting to know us better?
Send an introductory letter, along with your resume providing an example of a successful multi-tasking project or programs that you completed. This letter should also provide information as to how you match our list of qualifications and/or skill sets.
Attention: Jessie Kasha – HR Coordinator
RE: Planning and Development Assistant
Mailing Address: PO Box 400, Three Hills, Alberta, T0M 2A0