Executive Assistant
County of Grande Prairie No. 1 - Grande Prairie, AB

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Executive Assistant to the Director of Corporate Services

Salary: $52,637 - $67,397 annual salary
Hours: 35 hours/week, Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Position type: Salary, non-management
Closing Date: September 1, 2014 or until a suitable candidate is found

The County of Grande Prairie No. 1 has an immediate opening for an Executive Assistant. This position provides high-level administrative support to the Director of Corporate Services and the Corporate Services Division, primarily procurement and risk management/insurance functions, as required. The position also provides information and assistance to various County staff and external contacts on behalf of the Director in the Director’s absence.


  • Minimum five years administrative experience with an Office Administration Diploma or related office experience in an office environment.
  • Experience within a Local Government environment with a Certificate in Local Government Administration would be an asset.
  • Experience with procurement an asset
  • Experience with risk management and insurance an asset

Preference may be given to those applicants who have:

  • Knowledge of County business, and related Acts and Regulations
  • Knowledge of procurement legislation and processes
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills combined with the ability to work independently and in a team
  • Ability to prioritize in a time-sensitive, multi-tasking environment, quickly adapting to rapidly changing needs
  • Ability to demonstrate a high degree of professionalism, tack, discretion and judgment
  • Superior oral and written communication skills

For further information about this opportunity, please visit our web site at www.countygp.ab.ca.

Resumes will be accepted until September 1, 2014, or until a suitable applicant is found.

Apply in confidence to:

Human Resources Coordinator
County of Grande Prairie No. 1
10001 – 84 Avenue
Clairmont, AB T0H 0W0
Confidential Fax: (780) 532-9709
Website: www.countygp.ab.ca

We thank all who apply; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.