Administrative Support Job in Red Deer, AB at Government of Alberta –

Job Information

Job Requisition ID: 39477

Ministry: Justice

Location: Red Deer

Full or Part-Time: Full Time

Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Scope: Open

Closing Date: March 20, 2023

Classification: 015AS

About Us

The Ministry of Alberta Justice helps ensure that all Albertans can live in safe and resilient communities while having access to a fair and innovative justice system. Working alongside its partners in law enforcement, family justice, health, the judiciary, criminal justice system and other stakeholders, the ministry has a direct or shared responsibility in all elements of the justice system in Alberta. Follow the link to see what else we have to offer:


As an Administrative Assistant, you are responsible for providing administrative support to the Provincial Court Manager in Red Deer, and supervisors in the same location.

The responsibilities of this position include general office administration dealing with confidential matters pertaining to personnel, budgets, typing of legal documents and assisting with the preparation of monthly reports within strict deadlines.

Some of the responsibilities include:
Maintains a filing system for all correspondence and documents and updates all manuals, and policy directives.

Gathers and prepares statistical reports as required.

Schedules meeting for management, prepares agendas, attends meetings and prepares minutes for distribution.

Maintains and orders office supplies, furniture, and equipment. Purchases are made using the Alberta Government procurement card, by phone/Fax or online through a computer.

Reconciles purchases on the procurement card system on the computer, ensuring compliance with financial directives.

Monitors telephone invoices using the EPS computer system, ensuring accuracy of billings and the telephone inventory.

Maintains fixed inventory asset inventory. Arrange for any repairs and make arrangements to surplus furniture and equipment.

Answers inquiries from staff regarding benefits, entitlements, regulation and administrative policies.

Handles necessary onboarding, resignation or retirement documentations and process for Provincial Court Administration, JSG and Government of Alberta.

Ideal Candidate will possess:
High level of communication skills in dealing with complex personnel, budgetary and payroll issues.

Extensive knowledge of the pertinent rules, manuals, policy directives and procedures.

Should be able to take initiative and demonstrate sound judgement in deciding methods of handling day to day and emergent situations.

Interested in learning, demonstrate initiative and flexibility and be willing to perform additional tasks as required.

Strong organizational and time management skills to deal with the complex and heavy workload, along with the ability to act independently with little or no supervision.

Must exercise sound judgement in the decision-making process in relation to position duties.

Computer skills including keyboarding and effective operation of the Microsoft Suite of products, and knowledge of various software programs are required.


High School diploma plus three years of progressively responsible related office administrative experience.

Assets & Preference:
Education in Office Administration would be considered assets.

Previous experience working with Microsoft Office will be asset.

Related work experience such as office assistant, administrator etc.

Equivalency Considered:
One year of experience for one year of education OR

One year of education for one year of experience.

APS Competencies

Competencies are behaviors that are essential to reach our goals in serving Albertans. We encourage you to have an in depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process.

The link below will assist you with understanding competencies:

In this role, you will contribute to our team by demonstrating the following behavioral competencies:

AGILITY: You are able to anticipate, assess, and readily adapt to changing priorities, maintain resilience in times of uncertainty and effectively work in a changing environment.

SYSTEMS THINKING: You consistently take a holistic and long-term view of challenges and opportunities at multiple levels across related areas.

DEVELOP NETWORKS: You proactively build networks, connecting and building trust in relationships with different stakeholders.

BUILD COLLABORATIVE ENVIRONMENTS: You lead and contribute to the conditions and environments that allow people to work collaboratively and productively to achieve outcomes.

CREATIVE PROBLEM SOLVING: You are able to assess options, and implications in new ways to achieve outcomes and solution.

DRIVE FOR RESULTS: You are able to determine what outcomes are important and maximize the use of resources to achieve results that are aligned with the goals of the organization, while maintaining accountability to each other and all stakeholders.

DEVELOP SELF AND OTHERS: You have a commitment to ongoing learning and desire to invest in the development of the long-term capability of not only yourself but others as well.


$1,884.99 – $2,307.87 bi-weekly ($49,198 to $60,235 per year)


This position work Monday to Friday 8:15AM-4:30PM, 36.25 hours per week.

This is Full Time, Permanent position and is located at Red Deer Court House, 4909-48th Avenue, Red Deer, AB T4N 3T5.

This position involves extensive keyboarding and extended periods of sitting and/or standing. This position may be required to work overtime with very little notice.

In your resume, please include dates (including months and years) associated with all education and work experience. Also, please indicate whether your work experience is casual, part-time, or full-time. For example: January 15, 2006 – June 25, 2009: Assistant (PT three 8 hrs shifts/week).

Links and information on what the GoA has to offer to prospective employees.

Working for the Alberta Public Service –

Pension plans:
Public Service Pension Plan (PSPP) –

Leadership and mentorship programs

Professional learning and development

Positive workplace culture and work-life balance

How To Apply

If you are not currently an employee with the Government of Alberta, the first step in applying for a job is creating your candidate profile within our online application system,

Existing employees should access the Career tile in 1GX to submit their application to be recognized as an internal applicant.

Once you have created your candidate profile, visit the Alberta Public Service job site to apply for jobs at

Applicants are advised to provide information that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements, including education, experience and relevant examples of required competencies.

Resources for applicants:
It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS)

Closing Statement

This competition may be used to fill future vacancies, across the Government of Alberta, at the same or lower classification level.

We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates’ qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

If you require any further information on this job posting or a copy of the role profile, please contact TAS Administrator Ashley White at [email protected].

If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check

About the Company

Company: Government of Alberta –

Company Location:  Red Deer, AB

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