Government of Alberta Career & Employment Consultant(WAGE) 6 Months Temporary in Red Deer, AB

Government of Alberta

Branch Red Deer AB CA

Career & Employment Consultant(WAGE) 6 Months
Red Deer, AB

The successful candidate will be required to have a valid Alberta Driver’s license and have access to a reliable vehicle as travel will be required….

The Alberta Works Office in Red Deer is looking for a professional to be a part of their team that works together to reach their goal of helping build Alberta’s workforce. If you are a positive and energetic team player and believe in value based decision making, this may be the opportunity for you.

As a Career and Employment Consultant, you will be responsible for the assessment and determination of Alberta Works funding including Income Support benefits. You will be proactive in strengthening the Alberta labour market by guiding and assisting individual Albertans with career and educational planning, as well as supporting individuals with job search activities. By assessing career and employment needs and applying relevant labour market information, you will assist individuals in making informed career choices to enhance their employability, economic, cultural and social well-being.

The ideal candidate will bring:

  • Skills in Assessment, Crisis Intervention, and Conflict Resolution , Change Management, Career Transitioning and the ability to respond to multiple priorities,

  • Demonstrate Initiative: Self-starter, flexibility, eagerness to learn, constantly looking for ways to improve; reliable and hard-working, showing ownership for areas of responsibility.

  • Relationship Building: Develops and maintains win/win relationships and partnerships; builds effective working relationships, networks of contacts and partnerships with internal and external stakeholders at all levels.

  • Communication: Clearly conveys and receives messages to meet the needs of all. The ability to choose a communication style that is appropriate and effective for a given situation.

  • Decision Making: Informed decision making; ability to assess options and implications in order to identify a solution.

  • Conflict Resolution: Ability to deal with difficult situations in a calm and effective manner.

  • Teamwork: Working cooperatively and productively with others to achieve results.


Minimum of a Degree in Social Sciences ( Social Work, Sociology, Education, Business Admin or Psychology) and two years of related experience OR a two-year diploma in Social Work, Psychology , Business Admin or Sociology with at least four years of related experience is required.

The following will be considered assets:

  • Current and/or Previous related GOA Experience
  • Experience working in social based programs
  • Related experience with Income Support, financial analysis, career planning process and labor market information
  • Experience with Case Management
  • Experience working with individuals who face barriers to employment

If you possess any of these assets please outline them in your resume. Please clearly indicate the length of time, in months, of your related experience.
For individuals who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada, it is recommended that you obtain an evaluation of your credentials from the International


$35.69 to $46.82 per hour


Please note this is a 6 month temporary wage position available in the Red Deer Office.

Successful candidates will undergo pre-employment security screening. In order to expedite this process, please be prepared to present a recent (completed within the last 6 months) Criminal Records Check at the time of the interview.

Please note that candidates will be contacted via email to book interviews. Please ensure you provide a current email address in your resume

The successful candidate will be required to have a valid Alberta Driver’s license and have access to a reliable vehicle as travel will be required.

This competition may be used to fill future temporary and permanent vacancies within the Region.

How to Apply

  • Online applications are preferred via www.jobs.alberta.ca.
  • Indeed.ca Users: You will not be able to apply via Indeed’s website. You must go directly to www.jobs.alberta.ca.
  • 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.
  • As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file. Please ensure that this document is saved using the naming convention of your last then first name (Smith,Joe_Resume). Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of this competition.
  • If you are unable to apply online, please contact Dawn Bradbury at 403-340-7578.
  • 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) – http://work.alberta.ca/immigration/international-qualifications-assessment-service.html It is recommended that applicants include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.

Position Profile

Please see the attached position description for a detailed list of the job responsibilities:


Closing Statement

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, please contact . If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check http://www.jobs.alberta.ca for a listing of current career opportunities with the Government of Alberta.

Please follow us on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/government-of-alberta

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Red Deer, AB, CA
Posted on: 2018-07-26
Posted by: