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Administrative Assistant Recruitment

Elections Alberta is recruiting in the following areas:

Electoral Division (Proposed Office Location)

  • Athabasca-Barrhead-Westlock (Athabasca)
  • Banff-Kananaskis (Canmore)
  • Bonnyville-Cold Lake-St. Paul (Bonnyville)
  • Calgary-Acadia
  • Calgary-Beddington
  • Calgary-Bow
  • Calgary-Elbow
  • Calgary-Klein
  • Calgary-South East
  • Camrose
  • Cardston-Siksika (Vulcan)
  • Central Peace-Notley
    (Fairview by Peace River)
  • Chestermere-Strathmore (Strathmore)
  • Drayton Valley-Devon (Drayton Valley)
  • Edmonton-Ellerslie
  • Edmonton-Manning
  • Edmonton-Mill Woods
  • Edmonton-Riverview
  • Edmonton-South
  • Edmonton-South West
  • Fort McMurray-Lac La Biche (Fort McMurray)
  • Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo (Fort McMurray)
  • Innisfail-Sylvan Lake (Innisfail)
  • Leduc-Beaumont (Leduc)
  • Livingstone-Macleod (High River)
  • Vermillion-Lloydminster-Wainwright (Lloydminster)


As an administrative assistant, we are looking for people with the following skills:

  • excellent organizational skills;
  • attention to detail/accuracy, excellent spelling and proofreading skills;
  • professional phone manner;
  • excellent communication skills, clarity in speaking and writing in the English language; and
  • time management skills – ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and multi-task

You must be able to:

  • work well as a team;
  • have the ability to follow instructions;
  • be diplomatic; and
  • read maps and have familiarity with your electoral division.


You must be willing to assist the returning officer to carry out the following:

  • ensure election events across Alberta are fair, accessible, and comply with legislation,
  • administer the election event,
  • manage the office, lease polling places, hire  and train staff, and
  • assist candidates, official agents, and electors.

To apply, candidates must submit a resume and complete the application form below. Following submission, successful candidates will then be contacted by their local returning officer for an interview.

Administrative Assistant Job Description