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March 28, 2014
Program Services 2
International and Intergovernmental Relations
International and Intergovernmental Relations coordinates Alberta's relationship with various Governments, agencies and private sector interests in Canada and around the world. Working on behalf of Albertans, the department enhances Alberta's national and international presence in areas such as export development, investment attraction and government relations.
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As an Intergovernmental Officer for the Social Policy Unit of Canadian intergovernmental relations, you will provide support to the Division's goals and activities. Your responsibilities will include reviewing intergovernmental agreements, analyzing policy proposals, conducting research and preparing reports, monitoring intergovernmental developments across Canada, preparing background information and briefing notes for intergovernmental meetings, and liaising with other government officials. Along with working with a variety of Ministry officials in a team environment, you will also develop and maintain effective working relationships with other ministries and governments.
In addition to being an excellent researcher with strong writing skills, you will also have superior interpersonal skills and demonstrate willingness and capacity to adapt to changes in the policy environment. As an Intergovernmental Officer, you must be able to exercise sound judgment, be proactive in staying informed about intergovernmental activities, identify emerging issues, and communicate recommended solutions effectively. The successful candidate will have a thorough knowledge of federalism and the Canadian political system.
A related University degree in social sciences/humanities with a minimum of six (6) months of related experience is required. An emphasis in Canadian studies, political science, public administration, economics or history would be preferred. Extensive experience in working with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, and Power Point) and use of Internet research tools are required. Relevant work experience with government roles, structure, policies and procedures are desirable assets. Equivalencies will be considered.
$2,113.48 - $2,772.38 Bi-Weekly
A writing exercise will be included as part of the interview process.
Candidates with lesser qualifications may be considered at a lower level of classification and salary. This competition may be used to fill current and future vacancies across government.
It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) - (
). It is recommended that applicants include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.
How to Apply
Online applications are preferred. If you are unable to submit an electronic version of your resume, please submit your resume, quoting the Job ID, to: Human Resource Services Branch, International and Intergovernmental Relations, 6th Floor, Commerce Place, 10155 102 Street, Edmonton, AB, T5J 4L6, Phone: (780) 422-1674; or Fax: (780) 427-1272. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of their application. 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 require any further information on this job posting, please e-mail: (firstname.lastname@example.org). 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.
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