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Training Officer Recruitment

Elections Alberta is recruiting in the following areas:

  • Athabasca
  • Calgary – Select Areas
  • Coaldale
  • Canmore
  • Edmonton – Select Areas
  • Fairview (by Peace River)
  • Fort McMurray
  • Grande Prairie
  • Hanna
  • High Prairie
  • High River
  • Innisfail
  • Lloydminster
  • Medicine Hat
  • Onoway
  • Red Deer – Select Areas
  • Rocky Mountain House
  • St. Albert
  • Three Hills
  • Vulcan


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

  • excellent oral and written communication skills – in the English language;
  • recruitment experience;
  • knowledge and experience of adult learning and assessing learner performance;
  • excellent organizational skills;
  • attention to detail/accuracy;
  • computer literacy;
  • a professional phone manner; and,
  • strong time management skills – especially the 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.

Training Officer Job Description