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Programs Assistant - Alberta Legislative Assembly

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Sep 27, 2013
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Sep 16, 2013
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Alberta Legislative Assembly - Visitor Services

The Legislative Assembly Office supports the Speaker and Members of the Legislative Assembly – providing nonpartisan procedural, administrative and educational services. We offer challenging work, a rich history, a beautiful location and support for career-long learning.

Responsible to the Supervisor of Program Services and taking direction from the Program Coordinators, the Programs Assistant provides assistance on program development and operations support as well as delivery of tours and programs for visitors.

As an ambassador for the Alberta Legislature you will use your experience in interpretive guiding and presentation skills to deliver on- and off-site educational, general interest and specialized tours and programs. Using your exceptional research skills, you will assist in the development of school and public programming that supports learning about parliamentary democracy, citizenship and the history of the Alberta Legislature. You will demonstrate professional client interactions and effective interpersonal skills as well as sound judgment, adaptability and a strong team orientation.

Postsecondary education and related guiding experience is required. Knowledge of educational programming, inquiry-based learning, cultural and/or historical interpretive techniques, and an interest in history and the political process are preferred. Strong public relations, research and writing skills and advanced word processing, administrative skills and project management experience are essential. Proficiency in French will be considered an asset.

The rate of pay for Programs Assistant is $21.82 per hour with an additional 11.2% pay in lieu of holiday and statutory entitlements.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under further consideration will be contacted.

Please submit your resumé by September 27, 2013, to:
Legislative Assembly Office – Human Resource Services
901, 9718 – 107 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T5K 1E4
Phone: 780.427.1364 Fax: 780.427.6436
E-mail: hr@assembly.ab.ca  
For additional information visit www.assembly.ab.ca