Executive Assistant to Chief Commission – Job Opportunity, Calgary, AB

About Us

The Government of Alberta is committed to a diverse and inclusive public service that reflects the population we serve to best meet the needs of Albertans. Consider joining a team where diversity, inclusion and innovation are valued and supported. For more information on diversity and inclusion, please visit: https://www.alberta.ca/diversity-inclusion-policy.aspx


Are you a critical thinker with a knack for coming up with innovative solutions? Are you skilled in handling situations with tact, diplomacy and sensitivity? If so, the Alberta Human Rights is hiring for this Executive Asssistant role! Please read on for more details.

This position plays a key role in the Office of the Chief of the Commission and Tribunals (OCCT), providing support for the effective functioning of the office and coordinating the processing of legal appeals and applications. Working with the staff at the OCCT, including the Chief Commissioner, Senior Legal Counsel, and the Registrar you will be asked to be creative in finding solutions, and efficient in doing the important work of the Commission in serving the public.  As a skilled writer and editor you will be responsible for editing and formatting briefs and materials, editing responses for the province on Action Requests, and responding to Ombudsman and Freedom of Information requests. This role takes organization, and precision coupled with creativity to get the job done in a timely manner.The Executive Assistant is an integral part of addressing and processing legal and administrative matters in the OCCT, and plays a key role in administrative matters.


High School Diploma and a minimum of four years progressively responsible related executive administration experience. Candidates who have completed formal legal or business training and education would be an asset.  Strong verbal and written communication skills is required. Proficient skill and accuracy in Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint is required and the applicant must have previous experience or the ability to easily learnGOA programs  (Action Request Tracking System (ARTS), 1GX). Knowledge of the Alberta Human Rights Act; Bylaws of the Alberta Human Rights Commission; and Freedom Of Information and Privacy Act is an asset, as is an understanding of GOA policies and procedures.

APS Competencies Section

Competencies are behaviours that are essential to reach our goals in serving Albertans. We encourage you to have an in depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process. The link below will assist you with understanding competencies: http://psc.alberta.ca/APSCompetencies
•Drive for Results
•Develop Self and Others
•Build Collaborative Environments
•Develop Networks
•Systems Thinking
•Creative Problem Solving


$1,964.88 to $2,630.64 bi-weekly


Hours of work: 36.25

Location: Calgary

This position is a part of the Opted Out and Excluded Scope.

What we offer:
•Comprehensive benefits plan
•Pension plan
•Leadership and mentorship programs
•Professional learning and development
•Positive workplace culture and work-life balance

For more information and to apply, click HERE

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