Municipal Advisor Jobs in Saskatoon, SK at Government of Saskatchewan
Title: Municipal Advisor
Company: Government of Saskatchewan
Location: Saskatoon, SK
: Permanent Full-time
: SK-Rgna-Regina SK-Stoon-Saskatoon
: 030 Government Relations
: $38.298-$47.987 Hourly
: included in hourly salary range (in-scope)
The Ministry of Government Relations is seeking a highly motivated individual to join the Advisory Services and Municipal Relations (ASMR) team as a Municipal Advisor either at its main office located in Regina, or at an office located in Saskatoon. This position is not available to those wishing to work from home.
Should the position be situated in Saskatoon, the successful candidate will be required to begin the position in Regina for one to two weeks for onboarding/training, and occasionally thereafter if needed.
As part of the ASMR team, you will:
Confidently respond to inquiries from the public, municipal officials (elected and appointed) on a variety of topics pertaining to the acts, regulations and policies impacting municipal operations;
Creatively plan and deliver information sessions and write clear and concise documents that persuade and influence audiences on the application of specific acts and regulations; and
Thoroughly understand municipal governance in Saskatchewan and how decisions are made at the municipal level.
To be successful in this role, you will bring:
An understanding of the acts, regulations and policies impacting Saskatchewan’s municipal system;
Experience in the procedures and practices of operating a municipal government; and
Awareness of the policy issues impacting Saskatchewan’s municipal sector.
The knowledge and abilities required for this position would typically be acquired through a combination of:
Experience as a municipal government administrator responsible for managing a municipality that operates pursuant to The Cities Act or The Municipalities Act;
Formal post-secondary training in a field related to the responsibilities, such as public or business administration, planning or others; and
Completion of a certificate specific to local government administration, such as the University of Regina’s certificate in local government administration or the University of Alberta’s National Advanced Certificate in Local Authority Administration.
This position requires occasional travel. A valid driver’s license is required.
What we offer:
Dynamic, challenging work;
A competitive salary;
Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental and pension;
Vacation, earned days off (EDO) and other types of leave (maternity/paternal/adoption, family/personal leave, sick leave);
Inclusive work environment;
Continual learning opportunities; and
We are committed to workplace diversity. Our Core Values include showing Respect and Integrity, Serving Citizens, Excellence and Innovation and acting as One Team. We demonstrate these values in our daily behaviours.
We are committed to workplace diversity.
Hours of Work
: B – SGEU Field 37.33 – work a total of 37.33 hours/week, averaged over 4 weeks
Number of Openings
Closing Date: Jan 21, 2023, 11:59:00 PM