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Administrative Assistant Recrutiment

Elections Alberta is recruiting in the following areas:

  • Bonnyville
  • Calgary – Select Areas
  • Canmore
  • Edmonton – Select Areas
  • Fairview (by Peace River)
  • Fort McMurray
  • High Prairie
  • High River
  • Peace River
  • Red Deer
  • Rocky Mountain House
  • Vulcan


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