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Training Officer Recruitment

Elections Alberta is recruiting in the following areas:

Electoral Division (Proposed Office Location)

  • Athabasca-Barrhead-Westlock (Athabasca)
  • Bonnyville-Cold Lake-St. Paul (Bonnyville)
  • Edmonton-Glenora
  • Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo (Fort McMurray)
  • Livingstone-Macleod (High River)
  • Taber-Warner (Coaldale)


As a 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