Town of Drumheller

Senior Administrative Assistant

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Closing Date - Wednesday, November 27th

Posted On:
Closing On:
Wednesday, 20th November 2019
Friday, 20th December 2019
Pay Rate: $50,649 - $64,154

Job Description:

The Town of Drumheller is seeking an individual to fill the position of Senior Administrative Assistant – Legislative Services.

Position Summary:

Under direction of the CAO, the Senior Administrative Assistant – Legislative Services is responsible for providing confidential administrative and secretarial support to the CAO and Council in the delivery of their respective duties; and is the primary contact for matters related to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act.

Responsibilities include preparation and distribution of council and committee agenda packages, recording of minutes, scheduling of meetings, preparation and upkeep of Bylaws, processing FOIP requests, handling correspondence of a sensitive, confidential or political nature and other administrative duties as required.

Hours per week:  37.5 hours – Monday to Friday *Schedule includes Monday evenings       

Pay Scale:  This is an out-of-scope position with a salary range of $50,649 - $64,154

Benefits:  As per the Town’s HR Policy

Closing Date:  Applications for the position will be received until Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.

Resumes may be submitted to Human Resources at Town Hall (224 Centre Street, Drumheller, AB T0J 0Y4, faxed to (403) 823-7739 or by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  A detailed position description is available upon request.

The Town of Drumheller is an equal opportunity employer and strongly supports diversity in the workplace; all candidates who are authorized to work in Canada are welcome to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Preferred Skills:

Required qualifications include:


  • Diploma or undergraduate degree in Business or Public Administration or related field
  • Proficiency in MS office (outlook, word, power point, excel)
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • High level of integrity and an aptitude for providing exemplary customer service
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude
  • Proficient in agenda preparation and minute taking and strong understanding of council meeting procedures.
  • Familiar with the Municipal Government Act
  • Politically astute and able to handle sensitive/confidential matters
  • Knowledgeable in FOIP legislation
  • Bondable

Preference will be given to candidates with NACLAA Level 1 certification or Local Government Administration certification equivalency.