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Regional and Intergovernmental Advisor

Job Type: 
Management / Administration
Organization: 
City of Leduc
Competition Number: 
19-24
Job Description : 

Regional and Intergovernmental Advisor

Permanent, full-time – 35 hours per week

$81,863.60 - $102,302.20 / annum

At the growing City of Leduc, we believe in living our values through accountability, leadership and environmental sustainability.  We offer a dynamic workplace setting that promotes transparency, innovation and community building.  If you would like to work for a progressive organization, enjoy a fast- paced environment, and would thrive in an exciting community-based position, then this may be the opportunity for you.  We are currently recruiting for a permanent, full-time Regional and Intergovernmental Advisor.

Reporting to the Director, Governmental Relations and Corporate Planning Strategy, the Regional and Intergovernmental Advisor will advance the strategic goals that underpin Council’s vision through relationships, advice and strategies that further the City as a collaborative regional partner. Working with different orders of government and external stakeholders, this position will support the Director, Government Relations and Corporate Planning Strategy, City Manager, executive team and council through the development and implementation of various projects and initiatives that advance the City of Leduc’s priorities and interests. Using sound judgment and well-developed consultative and facilitative skills, this position will research, monitor and analyze changes in the external environment for impact on Leduc while collaborating both internally and externally to identify priority interests and related strategies to advance the City’s position accordingly.

The ideal candidate will have a university degree in Political Science, Public Administration, Communications or other related discipline. Certification or equivalent experience in project management, communications, data analytics or planning and development is required. MBA, CLGM or equivalent advanced university education in a related area, would be considered an asset. A minimum seven years of experience in municipal government, institution or public sector service; combined with a minimum of five years’ experience focused on managing complex issues and work assignments; and a minimum of three years’ of direct and progressively responsible experience in advocacy, government relations or policy analysis is also required.

The successful candidate must be willing to provide a current Criminal Records Check as part of the hiring process.

Closing Date: 
February 12, 2019
Application Return: 

If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you!  To apply, please visit our website at:

www.leduc.ca/jobs

Competition closes at 12:00 noon (MT) on February 12, 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.