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Career Opportunity - Legislative Assistant

Posted on November 27, 2016

Under the direction of the Manager of Corporate & Legislative Services the Legislative Assistant (LA) is responsible for performing a wide range of professional administrative duties under tight deadlines and requiring a high level of accuracy, confidentiality

and discretion. These include, but are not limited to preparing agendas, recording and transcribing minutes; preparing and processing correspondence; maintaining Village records; supporting project administration; drafting bylaws and policies;

handling Freedom of Information Management requests; and other work of complex and confidential nature.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Completed post-secondary studies, ideally with a Certificate of Local Government Administration.
  • A minimum of three (3) years administrative assistant experience in a local government environment or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong research, writing and minute taking skills.
  • Experience working with the LGMA records management system.
  • Advanced computer skills in MS Office programs.
  • Strong communication and customer service skills with the ability to establish effective working relationships with co-workers and members of the public.
  • Enjoys working collaboratively in a team environment, as well as independently at times.
  • Availability to attend evening meetings and to work weekends for special events such as elections or community events hosted by the Village or in emergency situations as required.
  • Basic accounting knowledge, with project management/coordination being an asset.

Download the Legislative Assistant Job Description

Interested applicants are invited to submit their cover letter, resume and three (3) references by 12:00 noon, Monday, December 12, 2016 via email to recruiting@pemberton.ca.  Applications will be reviewed upon receipt.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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