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Grants & Legislative Services Coordinator

Job Type: 
M.D. of Bonnyville No.87
Job Description : 

The Municipal District of Bonnyville No. 87 invites applications for the position of Grants & Legislative Services Coordinator. The successful candidate will report to the Manager, Legislative & Information Services.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Legislative Services:

  • Collaborate with the Legislative Clerk to ensure the successful and efficient execution of Council secretariat duties including provision of mid-level administrative and technical support.
  • Fulfill backup Council meeting secretariat duties for the municipality including preparation of Council meeting agenda packages and meeting minutes using the municipal meeting management software system.
  • Coordinate public hearings and delegations to Council.
  • Collaborate with the Legislative Clerk to ensure the successful implementation of the after-Council task management process.
  • Collaborate with department staff to ensure effective corporate communications.
  • Coordinate legislative support throughout the municipality, as needed.
  • Coordinate records management practices for the CAO office in accordance with municipal policy.
  • Review and craft municipal documentation such as correspondence, policies, procedures, and bylaws, as required.
  • Coordinate and maintain the municipal policy and bylaw register.
  • Coordinate the administration of municipal elections in accordance with the Local Authorities Election Act and the Municipal Government Act.
  • Coordinate the administration of municipal census projects in accordance with provincial guidelines.


  • Coordinate the M.D. grant funding application and reporting processes through collaboration with all departments to ensure success and contract terms compliance.
  • Coordinate special public events pertaining to grant funding or the award of funding.
  • Maintain a strong knowledge of municipal department programs and projects.
  • Aid outside non-profit organizations within the municipality with grant research, as required.
  • Participate in the coordination and administration of special department projects.
  • Complete staff supervision and other duties, as required.


  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in municipal government.
  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a related field.
  • Post-secondary education in a related field.
  • Completion of or working towards certification in public governance, such as a National Advanced Certificate in Local Authority Administration (NACLAA) certificate.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of related legislation such as the Municipal Government Act, Local Authorities Election Act, and/or the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, is an asset.
  • Ability to keep all matters confidential and protected from disclosure.
  • Exceptional organization, interpersonal and communication (both written and oral) skills.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment.
  • Ability to operate in a politically sensitive environment with strict deadlines.
  • Ability to manage time, tasks, and priorities effectively.
  • Provision of a Driver’s Abstract in good standing.

Please visit http://md.bonnyville.ab.ca/jobs.aspx for a full job description. 

Closing Date: 
August 4, 2020
Application Return: 

All interested applicants are invited to submit their resume, in confidence to:

Municipal District of Bonnyville No. 87
Attn: Human Resources
Postal Bag 1010
Bonnyville, Alberta T9N 2J7

Fax: (780) 826-4524
Email: hr@md.bonnyville.ab.ca