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Legislative Officer – Risk Management

Job Type: 
The City of Fort Saskatchewan
Competition Number: 
Job Description : 

Reporting to the Director, Legislative Services, the Legislative Officer – Risk Management is responsible for the administration of the City’s insurance and risk management portfolio, coordination and administration of the City’s letters of credit and lease list. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, establishing and maintaining best practices for risk management and being the primary point of contact for insurance matters, as well as, reviewing documentation, including contracts, leases and agreements. This position is also responsible for providing legislative support to Council, City of Fort Saskatchewan staff, and to the public. The successful candidate will gain an understanding of the overall functions of the Legislative Services Department to allow for cross training opportunities.

This position requires post-secondary education in Insurance & Risk management or a related field. Education in Municipal Government and Law would be an asset. The successful candidate will have, or be willing to obtain, a National Advance Certificate in Local Government Authorities Administration, and a Commissioner for Oaths certification. A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a related area and working knowledge of the legal structure of municipalities and agencies is required. Experience in managing quasi-judicial body (SDAB) would be a definite asset. The candidate will be proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, PowerPoint and Excel and have strong organization, presentation, verbal and written communication skills. The successful candidate will pride themselves on their professionalism, excellent customer service skills and work well within a team environment.

The City of Fort Saskatchewan offers a competitive compensation package with a salary range of $69,790.50 to $82,114.50 per annum.

The City of Fort Saskatchewan is a vibrant economic and cultural hub located just 15 minutes northeast of Edmonton on the banks of the North Saskatchewan River. Home to more than 26,900 people, the City proudly manages state of the art recreation, culture and historic amenities including 75 km of outdoor trails, a performing arts theatre and fitness centre within the Dow Centennial Centre and the 1875 – 1885 NWMP Fort representation in historic downtown.

For more information on employment with the City of Fort Saskatchewan, please visit our website at: www.fortsask.ca  

Closing Date: 
July 4, 2019
Application Return: 

Qualified applicants are invited to apply in confidence no later than Thursday, July 4, 2019 stating competition #201960 to:

The City of Fort Saskatchewan
People Services Department
Careers Portal:

The City of Fort Saskatchewan thanks all applicants for their interest, but advises only those under consideration will be contacted.