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Legislative & Policy Coordinator

Job Type: 
Policy / Planning / Research
Organization: 
Town of High River
Job Description : 

Town of High River invites applications for a Permanent, Full-time Legislative & Policy Coordinator.

$28.60 to $32.18 per hour

The Town of High River is seeking a Legislative & Policy Coordinator to join our Legislative Services team. This is an opportunity to enjoy working in a community with a small-town lifestyle with convenient access to larger centers. High River is a vibrant and thriving community that offers an inclusive social environment and locally-owned dynamic businesses.

We strive to provide a culture that’s open, welcoming, supportive, and respectful; where the health, safety and security of our employees is a priority. We offer a positive, friendly and healthy work environment where each employee’s contributions make a difference and work/life balance is valued.

This position reports to the Manager of Legislative Services and acts as a key liaison between Town Council, Town Manager, Administration, external government agencies, and members of the public. The Legislative and Policy Coordinator will be responsible for preparing Council and Committee related documentation, organizing the appointments to Council Committees and Boards, and overseeing the Town’s Corporate Policy, Procedure, and Bylaw program. The position will also provide support services to the Manager of Legislative Services.

The right candidate will have the National Advanced Certificate in Local Authority Administration – Level 1. Additional education will include a post-secondary certification in a related field with preference for certification in local government studies. A minimum of three years experience of legal, legislative, or senior administrative experience is required. High attention to detail, knowledge of municipal government, and the ability to challenge the status quo are vital for this position. The ability to take initiative and work independently on individual projects, as well as the ability to work in a strong team environment are key for success in this public serving role. 

Closing Date: 
June 10, 2019
Application Return: 

To explore this career opportunity, or to find additional information, please visit our website at www.highriver.ca, click on Careers and apply through our online application process. Please submit your resume and cover letter no later than June 10, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. Questions or inquiries can be emailed to opportunities@highriver.ca.

We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.