Open POsitions

Mackenzie County is currently accepting applications for the following positions:

Reporting to Council, the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) is responsible for providing vision and leadership to members of the senior management team and for the administration and coordination of the delivery of services to the County’s residents and businesses in a manner that will ensure the sustainable utilization of human, financial and physical resources of the County. The CAO implements the objectives, policies and programs approved by Council and in accordance with the Municipal Government Act, the bylaws of the County and all other applicable legislation. Direct reports include:

  • Director of Legislative and Support Services
  • Director of Finance
  • Director of Operations
  • Director of Community Services
  • Director of Utilities
  • Director of Projects and Infrastructure

Council Relationship

  • Maintain a positive and productive relationship with Council based on trust, commitment, and the ongoing willingness for communication.
  • Attend Council and Committee meetings to assist in priority deliberations as they set and maintain the overall strategic vision.
  • Provide Council with all the information they require to make well-informed decisions. Keep Council apprised of issues and developments of an operational, legislative, or political nature that relate to the interests of the County.
  • Work with Council to address matters of importance to the County and assist in setting the vision and direction. Formulate objectives that are effective and realistic to meet the vision and direction of Council and communities.
  • Support Council in determining policy by providing information such as other levels of government objectives, social and economic trends, advice of staff, positions advocated by community groups and local businesses.

Leadership

  • Provide positive leadership, direction, mentorship and coaching to the administrative team, across all County offices / operations. Direct, supervise, and review the performance goals and objectives of the leadership team, direct reports, and employees of the County.
  • Promote and encourage the training and development of skills and professional development to foster health and safety, productivity, succession planning and customer-oriented attitudes. Meet regularly with all levels of staff to be aware of daily operational issues, health, and safety items, staffing concerns and staff feedback they are receiving from County residents.
  • Involve staff in setting and reviewing annual goals and objectives through an organization planning process.
  • Provide practical guidance and timely advice, as required. Ensure that staff issues and concerns are addressed respectfully.

Additional requirements are listed in the opportunity.

Location: Fort Vermilion (Other areas as required)
Contact for Information:

Anurag Shourie or Cecilia Oteiza Ayres
Leaders International Executive Search
Suite 501 Fox One
10226 – 104 Street
Edmonton, AB T5J 1B8
Phone: 780-420-9900
Email: Edmonton@Leadersinternational.com

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Mackenzie County is currently inviting applications for a Finance Clerk position. The location for this position will be in Fort Vermilion. This is a full-time unionized position with a 40 hour work week (8 hours per day) Monday to Friday.

Reporting to the Finance Controller, the successful applicant will be responsible for:

  • Preparing internal operating and capital budget reports for operating departments;
  • Reconciling bank accounts, including investment and credit card accounts;
  • Monitor the chequing account balance and outstanding cheque balances;
  • Prepare and submit investment fund transfer request to the Director of Finance;
  • Collect and review recoding requests from all departments, and submit to the Finance Controller for approval;
  • Regularly enter invoices and other project data in the project costing spreadsheet and regularly reconcile it to the general ledger. Verify all documentation required as received;
  • Prepare the year-end audit leadsheet for bank and investments;
  • Collect and maintain asset addition and disposal files in Diamond;
  • Assist in preparation of the project reports to granting agencies as required;
  • Prepare GST return quarterly for review and submission by the Finance Controller.
  • Other duties as required.

Requirements for this position are:

  • Post-Secondary education in Business Administration or Accounting is an asset;
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in accounting or finance field;
  • Municipal and/or government accounting experience is an asset;
  • Working knowledge of Great Plains Dynamics software is an asset;
  • Attention to detail, strong numeracy skills & a high level of accuracy is essential;
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs;
  • Effective interpersonal, time management and organizational skills;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision;
  • Ability to manage conflicting priorities under tight deadlines;
  • A valid class 5 driver’s license;
  • Evidence of successfully passing a police Criminal Record Check;

Salary Range: $83,616 – $100,339 per annum. Mackenzie County offers a Comprehensive Benefit Package.

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Location: Fort Vermilion
Closing Date: The competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
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Mackenzie County is currently inviting applications for an Equipment Operator position. The primary location for this position will be in Fort Vermilion, however, the individual may be required to work in other areas of the municipality as per operational requirements. This is a full-time unionized position with a 40 hour work week (8 hours per day) Monday to Friday.

Reporting to the Public Works Supervisor (North), the successful applicant will be responsible for:

  • Manual labour (i.e. shoveling snow/dirt);
  • Maintenance and repair of signs, culverts, etc.;
  • Snow removal, manual and equipment;
  • Operate the snow/plow truck or grader as required;
  • The safe operation and minor maintenance of County equipment;
  • Assisting with crack-filling; pavement patching;
  • Some weekend or holiday work required; (Saturday & Sunday)
  • Other duties as required.

Requirements for this position are:

  • A valid class 5 driver’s license; class 1 or 3 an asset;
  • Two to three years’ experience operating equipment (i.e. loader, backhoe,
    tractor, skid steer, & lawn mower);
  • Moderate physical strength and stamina;
  • Mechanical knowledge of equipment would be an asset;
  • Knowledge of road maintenance;
  • Adequate verbal and written communication skills;
  • Evidence of successfully passing a police Criminal Record Check;

Salary Range: $27.35/hr. – $34.64/hr. Mackenzie County offers a Comprehensive Benefit Package.

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Location: Fort Vermilion
Closing Date: The competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
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Mackenzie County is currently inviting applications for an Equipment Operator position. The primary location for this position will be in La Crete, however, the individual may be required to work in other areas of the municipality as per operational requirements. This is a full-time unionized position with a 40 hour work week (8 hours per day) Monday to Friday.

Reporting to the Public Works Supervisor (South), the successful applicant will be responsible for:

  • Manual labour (i.e. shoveling snow/dirt);
  • Maintenance and repair of signs, culverts, etc.;
  • Snow removal, manual and equipment;
  • Operate the snow/plow truck or grader as required;
  • The safe operation and minor maintenance of County equipment;
  • Assisting with crack-filling; pavement patching;
  • Some weekend or holiday work required; (Saturday & Sunday)
  • Other duties as required.

Requirements for this position are:

  • A valid class 5 driver’s license; class 1 or 3 an asset;
  • Two to three years’ experience operating equipment (i.e. loader, backhoe,
    tractor, skid steer, & lawn mower);
  • Moderate physical strength and stamina;
  • Mechanical knowledge of equipment would be an asset;
  • Knowledge of road maintenance;
  • Adequate verbal and written communication skills;
  • Evidence of successfully passing a police Criminal Record Check;

Salary Range: $27.35/hr. – $34.64/hr. Mackenzie County offers a Comprehensive Benefit Package.

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Location: La Crete
Closing Date: The competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
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Mackenzie County is currently inviting applications for a Casual Equipment Operator position. The primary location for this position will be in Zama, however, the individual may be required to work in other areas of the municipality as per operational requirements. This is a unionized position and the hours of work are on an as needed basis.

Reporting to the Public Works Supervisor (Zama), the successful applicant will be responsible for:

  • Manual labour (i.e. shoveling snow/dirt);
  • Maintenance and repair of signs, culverts, etc.;
  • Snow removal, manual and equipment;
  • Operate the snow/plow truck or grader as required;
  • The safe operation and minor maintenance of County equipment;
  • Assisting with crack-filling; pavement patching;
  • Some weekend or holiday work required; (Saturday & Sunday)
  • Other duties as required.

Requirements for this position are:

  • A valid class 5 driver’s license; class 1 or 3 an asset;
  • Two to three years’ experience operating equipment (i.e. loader, backhoe,
    tractor, skid steer, & lawn mower);
  • Moderate physical strength and stamina;
  • Mechanical knowledge of equipment would be an asset;
  • Knowledge of road maintenance;
  • Adequate verbal and written communication skills;
  • Evidence of successfully passing a police Criminal Record Check;

Salary Range: $27.35/hr. – $34.64/hr. As per the Collective Agreement, vacation pay will be calculated based on six percent (6%) of your earnings.

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Location: Zama
Closing Date: The competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
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Applying

To apply for an available position please forward all resumes and applications to:

Mackenzie County
Attn: Human Resources
4511-46 Avenue, Box 640
Fort Vermilion, AB, T0H 1N0
Phone: 780-927-3718
Fax: 780-927-4266
Email: hr@mackenziecounty.com

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