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August 25, 2013
Administrative Support 4
A successful society is defined by its people and the opportunities available for them to fully and actively participate in all aspects of life and provide for their families. Human Services works to foster a society in which families are secure and resilient, individuals have safe, sustainable employment, vulnerable Albertans have the supports they require, and no one is left behind. You can be part of helping us make a difference!
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Located in our Regional office, this exciting and challenging role would be responsible for providing professional Administrative Support to the Senior Team Leads through the management of contracting requirements for North Central Alberta Child and Family Services Authority, Region 7. This support addresses all programs and services for Children?s Services and may include Prevention and Family Intervention Programs, Residential Resources, Child Care and consulting needs of the Region.
This position is essential to meet the demands of a very integral component of service delivery to address the varied needs of the area offices and presenting clients. Working independently, responsibilities involve preparation of contracts, preparing invoices, reconciling payments, monitoring contract compliance and processing a variety of financial documents to ensure monies entitled are received or billed accordingly in a timely manner providing for an efficient day-to-day operation of the Contract Unit. Working with the Contract/Program Specialists and other Contract Administration Support staff, this position is fundamental for the contract unit in support of the programs and services provided to the Region.
The Contract Administrator must work independently and show initiative in adapting to an unpredictable environment. The successful candidate must be able to assess the sensitivity of individual situations, and act accordingly. Originality, creativity, strong administrative, communication, interpersonal and decision making skills are required, along with knowledge of the public sector activities, programs and services. The successful candidate will also be required to have a full working knowledge of Microsoft programs. Working knowledge of CMAS (Contract Management Administration System) is preferred.
High school diploma and two years related experience. Equivalencies will be considered on a one for one basis (one year of experience for one year of education).
$1,582.24 to $1,933.21 bi-weekly
Final candidates for this position will be asked to provide an Intervention Record check. The successful candidate will require a valid Alberta Driver's license and have access to a reliable vehicle as travel will be required.
How to Apply
ONLINE APPLICATIONS ARE PREFERRED. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of this competition.
Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file. If you are unable to apply online, please submit your cover letter and resume, quoting job ID to Evelyne Lovely, Human Resources, Human Services, Lakeview Building, 15 Nipewon Road, Lac La Biche, AB T0A 2C0; email to my attention to HS.NorthHR@gov.ab.ca or Fax: (780) 623-5313.
We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' education and experience best meets the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check
for a listing of current career opportunities with the Government of Alberta.
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