Join a vibrant outdoor centric community filled with trails and breathtaking nature along the winding river valley of Red Deer, in Central Alberta. Red Deer is an economically dynamic region of Alberta situated directly between Edmonton and Calgary along the vital QE 2 corridor. It’s a perfect blend of small town friendliness and big city conveniences. Host to the 2016 Memorial Cup and the 2019 Canada Winter Games, Red Deer continues to welcome all of Canada with open arms.
Key Responsibilities Include:
The Project Coordinator is responsible for planning projects and playing a coordination role to advance the work of the department. Projects include the municipal election, census and other projects as assigned. The Project Coordinator also supports the department’s access and privacy work.
Ideally to fill this role you will have a four year degree from a recognized college or University in Business Administration, Project Management, Public Administration or related field plus 3 years of progressively responsible office or project management experience.
In addition you will have:
Completion of Provincial FOIP Training (Introduction and Privacy, Access to Information and Managing a FOIP Program), Provincial Election Training and Provincial Census Training would be considered an asset.
Ability to interpret and apply legislation, e.g. Municipal Government Act, Local Authorities Election Act, policies and bylaws
Ability to write reports that reflect large amounts of data and the interpretation of legislation
Proven exceptional expertise with written and oral communications
Ability to work with minimum supervision
Advanced written and communication skills including a demonstrated ability to analyse detailed information and transcribe it into a concise document using plain language
Advanced analytical skills
Advanced interpersonal skills including conflict resolution and negotiation skills
Ability to work under pressure and meet strict statutory requirements
Able to work independently or as part of a team
Demonstrated ability to network and conduct self directed research to stay current and connected with government and industry initiatives and activities related to their position
Demonstrated ability as a problem-solve and idea-generator
Demonstrated ability to strictly maintain the confidentiality of highly sensitive information.
Ability to take initiative and manage diverse subject matter.
Proven ability to recognize, understand and contribute to team goals and objectives.
Working knowledge of provincial and municipal legislation, bylaws and policies and the ability to interpret same preferred
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, PowerPoint, and Publisher) and Internet software
Capable of lifting boxes approximately 25 to 40 lbs
What we offer:
In addition to the very competitive salary and an excellent benefit package, we offer a great work environment with a dynamic and dedicated team of professionals.