The City of Red Deer is always on the hunt for talented and success driven people. We are always seeking creative and skilled individuals with the ability and desire to lead in our dynamic workplace.
We are currently seeking the right person to fill a permanent full-time Senior Executive Assistant position within our City Manager’s Office. This position provides highly sensitive and confidential executive and administrative support to the City Manager. The Senior Executive Assistant is responsible for coordinating the day to day operations of the City Manager’s Office and ensuring it operates with maximum efficiency and effectiveness. The position acts as the main conduit between the City Manager and The Mayor, City Council and the community. In this respect the position is required to anticipate and respond to a wide range of issues.
As our preferred candidate you will have:
Successful completion of a minimum two year post secondary business education from a recognized college, including courses in business writing.
Five years’ progressively more responsible experience in a senior secretarial or executive assistant position.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher) and JD Edwards.
Exceptionally strong written and oral communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills:
ability to handle sensitive and/or confidential information tactfully.
ability to act decisively and to exercise a high degree of initiative and judgement
ability to manage time effectively,
ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously, along with interruptions
ability to take initiative, work with little direction, and manage diverse subject matter
ability to interpret the City’s standards, policies, procedures and practices
ability to work in a team environment
Possess strong research and analytical skills
Understand and be sensitive to cultural differences and customs, government protocols and etiquette to represent The City well and help create and maintain relationships
Knowledgeable and experienced with Social Media.
Possess political acumen
What we offer:
In addition to the very competitive wage of $32.43 to $40.54 per hour, we offer a great work environment with a dynamic and dedicated team of likeminded professionals.
If you think this is the job for you; come build your career with The City of Red Deer. We are committed to a healthy, vibrant, and sustainable community. Our employees are the cornerstone of our organization and working with us will provide you with the opportunity to work in an ever growing environment and to work with an awesome group of people.
We welcome applications until November 22nd, 2018.