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Planning Administrative Assistant


Planning Administrative Assistant

Planning and Development

Full-Time, Permanent  

Why work for the Town of Canmore? For starters, you can take great pride in our collaborative organization, its positive work culture and our amazing group of talented people who genuinely care about our community and accomplish outstanding Planning and Development work each and every day for its citizens. You will have the opportunity to work with a team that is professional, fun, dedicated and passionate about creating a sustainable and inclusive community and ensuring it continues to thrive structurally, environmentally and culturally into the future. Best of all, this team has an adventurous spirit that they bring to all their pursuits and you will enjoy playing as hard as you work with this active group!

Position Overview: As a key member of our Planning and Development team, you will have the opportunity to support a team of talented and dedicated professionals in our mission to build an outstanding, innovative and sustainable community. This is the perfect job for someone who desires to make meaningful and direct impacts in the community through the use of their strong relationship building, research, organization and administration skills. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with many talented people within our organization and from the community to deliver high quality planning, development and permitting services. This position will provide you with autonomy, as you will be required to take the lead on a diversity of projects with minimal supervision. Your core duties will involve learning a diversity of new skills as you manage the daily administrative operations of the highly legislated and policy driven Planning Team, including but not limited to; department communications , database entry, analysis and reporting, research, file management, meeting organization , website maintenance and permit process. In this role you will have the opportunity to further develop your exceptional customer service skills, as you support the Front Desk Customer Service team with responding to in-person inquiries, complaints or suggestions in a positive, professional and timely manner. pdf Click Here (131 KB)  to review the full position description on our website!

Attributes: Do you thrive in a busy, chaotic office environment and enjoy the challenge of meeting deadlines? As our Planning Administrative Assistant, you will have the opportunity to further develop your exceptional analytical, organizational, communication and data management skills with the diverse tasks and projects you will take a lead on in this role. You are a positive, effective communicator, who listens actively and has the ability to work effectively on your own or collaborating with a diverse team of stakeholders. You are energized by helping people and will have the opportunity to hone your exceptional customer service skills in dealing with public inquiries, permitting and supporting a large, diverse team of professionals. To be the best fit for this position, you have a minimum of 2 years previous office administrative experience, have developed excellent detail orientation and you are not afraid to take on a diverse portfolio of administrative tasks in a highly precise legislative and legality driven field. For you, there is no job too big or too small! Minimum of a secondary school diploma, 2 years related administrative experience and advanced level of computer proficiency in MS Office is required. Related post-secondary education in public, office or business administration is considered a strong asset and will help you to be successful in this role.

Closing Date for Applications: This posting will remain open until August 26th,2016.

How to Apply: If this position is aligned with your skills, interests and experience, we would love to hear from you! Please submit your updated resume and detailed cover letter (see below) to:
Amanda Coon Sorfleet, HR Coordinator
902-7th Avenue, Canmore AB T1W 3K1
E‐mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

   *COVER LETTER: In your Cover Letter, please help us to learn more about you by answering the following questions:
      1.Why do you want to work for the Planning and Development Team at the Town of Canmore?
      2.What do you LOVE about Canmore and how will you give back to the community in this role?
      3.What makes you a great administrator? What attitude, skills and experience do you bring that would enhance our team?

  * if from out of town: What research have you done into our housing crisis and what is your plan for securing housing in Canmore?

Prior to beginning work, the successful candidate will be required to submit a satisfactory RCMP Criminal Records Check, along with other required certifications. The Town of Canmore wishes to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

 

 

Accounts Receivable Representative

     

 Accounts Receivables Representative

Full-Time, Permanent
     

Why work for the Town of Canmore? For starters, you can take great pride in our organization, its positive work culture and our exceptional team of talented professionals who accomplish outstanding work each and every day for its citizens.  You will have the opportunity to join a finance team that is professional, fun, dedicated and passionate about the work, our community, and the endless opportunities for adventure in our magnificent rocky mountain environment. As our Accounts Receivables Representative, you will play a crucial part in achieving our fiscal responsibility to provide the community with the best value and responsible use of their taxpayer’s dollars.

Position Overview: This is the ideal career opportunity for someone who is seeking to make meaningful and direct impacts in the community through the use of their mathematical, analytical, research and investigation skills. You will have the opportunity to further develop your strong relationship building, leadership and customer service skills as you collaborate with many diverse people within our organization, external business clients and residents to better manage accounts and resolve discrepancies efficiently and effectively. This position will provide you with autonomy, as you will be required to take the lead on a diversity of daily tasks and projects such as ; invoicing, adjustments, collections and reconciliations with minimal supervision. As you seek to tackle this diverse portfolio of clients and transactions, you will have the opportunity to utilize your exceptional customer service and conflict resolution skills as you coordinate delinquent accounts. In addition, you will be able to cultivate your leadership skills as you consult, advise and seek to build strong partnerships with both clients and internal business units to administer and maintain key accounts and receivables transactions such as the business and animal registry.  Click Here to review the full position description on our website. 

Attributes:  You are a confident, personable and approachable self-starter who takes initiative, but can work successfully in a strong team environment. You are a positive, effective communicator, who listens actively and has the ability to cultivate collaborative, effective relationships with a diversity of internal and external clients. This is a fantastic opportunity for a creative problem solver and analytical thinker who thrives on problem solving, conflict resolution and quality customer service.  To be the best fit for this position, you have a genuine interest and demonstrated aptitude for numbers and mathematical tasks, the ability to analyze, investigate and solve problems systematically. With 2+ years of related experience in finance, accounting or office administration, you have developed excellent detail orientation and administration skills, you are not afraid to tackle, communicate and solve accounting problems. Strong computer proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite with the ability to create documents and manipulate data using Excel, Word and detailed accounting software will enable you to be successful in this role. Post-secondary education in a related field such as; finance, accounting or public administration, office administration and /or equivalent experience of 2+ years in a similar role is required. Additional finance courses or certifications in accounting, excel, computer upgrading or familiarity with accounting software is considered as strong asset. 

Perks and Benefits: In addition to being a great place to work, the Town of Canmore offers a competitive salary, a full benefits package, a Health Spending Account and a generous retirement savings program. 

Closing Date for Applications: Monday, March 28, 2016
Please submit your resume and cover to:
Amanda Coon Sorfleet, Human Resources Coordinator
Town of Canmore 
E‐mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Web: Apply online at www.canmore.ca/Work-With-Us

Prior to beginning work, the successful candidate will be required to submit all required certifications and documentation, including driver`s abstract and records checks.  The Town of Canmore wishes to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted

2015 Bow Valley Parent Link- Program Assistant ( Term)

 

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    Bow Valley Parent Link - Program Assistant

    Full-Time, 1 year Term  ( Maternity Leave)

 

Why work for the Town of Canmore? For starters, you can take great pride in our collaborative organization, its positive work culture and our amazing group of talented people who genuinely care about our community and accomplish outstanding work each and every day. You will have the opportunity to join a team that is professional, fun, dedicated and passionate about working with kids, our community, and the endless opportunities for adventure in our magnificent Rocky Mountain environment. You will get to be part of a vital service for local families that supports caregivers and children with invaluable programs, resources and meaningful opportunities to connect, play and fully integrate into our vibrant community. 

Position Overview:  This is the perfect job for someone who strives to make meaningful and direct impacts in the community through the use of their teamwork, organization and relationship building skills. You will have the opportunity to work with a talented and energetic team of ECD professionals to support programs and services that enhance families quality of life, contributing to a healthy, sustainable and inclusive community. This position will provide you with both teamwork opportunities and autonomy, as you will be required to take the lead on the day-to-day cleanliness, sanitization and safety of the BVPL facilities in Canmore, ensuring a welcoming and enjoyable place for caregivers with children 0-6 in our community.  In this role you will also have the opportunity to contribute your energy and organization skills to support various areas of BVPL programming such as; Parent link in the park, Saturday Family Connections Stay and Play, prepping snacks, providing childcare and some administrative support duties . 

This is full-time position that offers a balanced 31.5 hour work week, generally scheduled over 5 days (including Saturday morning) and offers the opportunity to work primarily in our Canmore location. To review the full position description on our website! Click Here!

Attributes: This role is perfect for someone who is genuinely caring, confident and a warm welcoming person with a proven love of working with children and families. This position will offer you with the opportunity to utilize your keen attention to detail, organization skills and clean freak habits to maintain and improve our facilities and programs. You will have the opportunity to further challenge and develop your excellent customer service skills as you build meaningful and collaborative relationships with both co-workers and clients. Bringing people together to make meaningful connections is what we are all about; families, communities and teams. You will love working here, if you work best in collaborative, team-oriented environments and thrive in routine and predictable schedules. We offer ongoing direction and feedback so you can grow as a person and in your career. To be successful in this role, you will need a minimum of a Secondary School diploma, however additional education and/or experience in Early Childhood Development, or related human services field is a great asset.  A class 5 driver’s license and a genuine interest in our unique mountain town, its community and people are also required! 

Salary:  The pay rate for this position is $19.35/hour (based on provincial funding). In addition to being a great place to work, we also offer a discounted membership to Elevation Place and numerous opportunities for learning and personal growth! 

Closing Date for Applications: This posting will remain open until December 18th, 2015.

How to Apply: If this position is aligned with your skills, interests and experience, we would love to hear from you!  Please submit your detailed resume and cover letter to:

Amanda Coon Sorfleet, HR Coordinator
902-7th Avenue, Canmore AB T1W 3K1
E‐mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Prior to beginning work, the successful candidate will be required to submit a satisfactory RCMP Criminal Records Check, along with other required certifications. The Town of Canmore wishes to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

 

 

Paid Response Fire Fighter

   

 

 


Paid Response Fire Fighters

Casual , On-Call

 

                    Different Challenge, Different Skills, Different Day...Everyday! 

Join your local Fire Department! 

Canmore Fire & Rescue is seeking established residents of the community to join our department.

As a Paid Response Firefighter with Canmore Fire & Rescue, you will face new and challenging situations unlike any other job.  You will fight fires, perform rescues, administer first aid, deal with hazardous materials, protect property and possibly be instrumental in saving lives on an “on call” basis.

If you are physically fit, enjoy learning new skills, work well with others, and enjoy helping others, then you are a potential candidate for this position with Canmore Fire & Rescue. 

General Applicant Requirements: 

• Have lived in Canmore for 1 year or longer
• Reside and work within the town of Canmore on a year round basis
• Be able to attend Wednesday night fire practice (7-10pm) throughout the year
• Have permission from your employer (in writing) to leave work to attend an emergency call, at any time during work hours
• Be available to respond to emergency incidents in any type of weather, and any time of day or night
 

 

 

Know you’ll make a difference in your community, and possibly save a life!

Physical Fitness Requirements:

  • 20 Push Ups
  • 10 Pull Ups
  • 10 Dips
  • Level #7 on the “Beep” Test
  • Functional Capacity Test (Lifting & Moving Equipment)

 

Recruitment Process:

If you are interested in joining our , you will  need to be available to complete the following process and dates 

1. Send in your resume by August 26th
2. Attend a 1 day open house ( including aptitude and physical testing) on August 27th or 28th 
3. Attend 1 week Boot Camp Training from September 19th-23rd 

 

Application Process:

Interested in the challenges and rewards of being a Fire Fighter in your community? Please submit a resumé and cover letter may also be submitted by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by the closing date.  Applications will be accepted until 9am on August 26, 2016. 

As the successful candidate, you will be required to provide a copy of your current driver’s abstract, complete a physical fitness assessment, and submit to a RCMP/Police Records check.Preference will be given to those candidates who possess a current CPR and First Aid Certificate, Q endorsement rating and Class 3 Driver’s License.  Candidates shall possess Grade 12 or GED equivalent. 

 

Canmore Fire & Rescue is an equal opportunity employer

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