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Executive Assistant, Mayor and Council

Job Type: 
Administrative Support
City of Leduc
Competition Number: 
Job Description : 

At the City of Leduc, we believe in living our values through accountability, leadership and environmental sustainability. We offer a thriving, respectful and supportive workplace setting that promotes transparency, innovation and community building. If you would like to work for a progressive organization, enjoy a fast- paced environment, then this may be the opportunity for you.  We are currently recruiting for a permanent, full-time Executive Assistant, Mayor and Council.

Reporting to the City Clerk, the Executive Assistant, Mayor and Council is responsible for providing administrative assistance to the Mayor and Council and supporting the overall operations of the City Manager’s office. This position works to ensure fluid communication, coordination and continuity occurs between Mayor and Council and the City Manager, and, as needed, with Intergovernmental Affairs and Corporate Planning, City Clerk, Community Stakeholders, Corporate Communications and regional affiliations. This position will also lead projects as required, and be an active, collaborative member of the City of Leduc’s larger Executive Assistant team.

The ideal candidate will have a certificate or diploma in Office Administration or a related field and five to seven years of progressively responsible related experience with at least three years’ experience providing administrative support to senior and/or executive management. The candidate must have the ability to perform duties efficiently under tight timelines and prioritize, plan, coordinate, organize, lead and monitor multiple organizational projects of a complex nature simultaneously. Being able to quickly adapt to changes in time frames is essential. Exemplary customer service skills are key competencies, including the ability to identify needs, provide prompt response and exercise patience, respect and professionalism in all interactions when dealing with the public, elected officials and city staff.  Superior computer skills in MS Office Suite including Excel, Word, Power Point and electronic communication tools are required.  A working knowledge of Questica and Interplan Performance System/CAMMS Software are considered an asset. Previous experience supporting elected officials and/or executive in a municipal environment would be an asset for this position.  The successful candidate must be willing to provide a current Criminal Records Check as part of the hiring process.

Permanent, Full-Time – 35 hours per week

$70,434.00 - $88,088.00 / annum

Closing Date: 
July 30, 2019
Application Return: 

If this sounds like you, and we have captured your interest in this attractive and challenging career opportunity, we want to hear from you! 

To apply for this position, please visit www.leduc.ca/jobs

Competition closes at 12:00 noon (MT) on July 30, 2019. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same or lower classification level. Due to the high volume of resumes received, we are not able to respond to individual phone calls. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.