Government of Alberta Manager, Private Sector Full Time in Edmonton, AB

Government of Alberta

Branch Edmonton AB CA

Manager, Private Sector
Edmonton, AB

Knowledge of business ownership, tax structures, home ownership and tenant insurance options is an asset. Alberta Municipal Affairs, Human Resource Services,…

Are you seeking an opportunity to drive continuous improvements on a program that supports Albertan’s recovery from disaster and emergency events? If so, the Recovery Branch within the Alberta Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) has a great opportunity for you!

Reporting to the Director of Community Recovery Services, the Manager, Private Sector Recovery is responsible for supporting individuals, small businesses and not-for-profits through recovery and for the initiation, coordination, and administration of Disaster Recovery Programs (DRP). This includes programs that align with Disaster Recovery Regulations, the Disaster Assistance Guidelines (DAG) and the federal Disaster Financial Assistance Arrangements (DFAA). These programs are aimed to provide support to external stakeholders such as municipalities, small businesses and individuals who are impacted and require assistance in recovering after a disaster.

Leading a team of individuals, this position will provide advice to their Director as well as to the Executive Director of the AEMA Recovery Branch regarding the management of Disaster Recovery Programs. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing large budgets to fund grant programs in alignment with GOA’s disaster recovery initiatives. This position will also provide advice and recommendations to varying small businesses and to AEMA Senior Management to assist with informed decision-making on the broader disaster recovery planning.

APS Competencies that would be critical for your success in this role would be:

– Creative Problem Solving – Ability to assess options and implications in new ways to achieve outcomes and solutions
– Agility – Ability to anticipate, assess, and readily adapt to changing priorities, manage resilience in times of uncertainty and effectively work in a changing environment.
– Drive for Results – Knowing what outcomes are important and maximizing resources to achieve results that are aligned with the goals of the organization, while maintaining accountability to each other and external stakeholders.
– Build Collaborative Environments – Leads and contributes to the conditions and environments that allow people to work collaboratively and productively to achieve outcomes.


University graduation in a related field, plus a minimum of 4 years progressively related experience in a management capacity. Experience working with stakeholders is required. Experience with disaster/emergency management (communication, database management, reporting) is also required. Experience with government grants or budgets is required. Experience with projects and programs related to emergency management is an asset. Experience leading and developing a team of employees is preferred. Knowledge of Emergency Management Act, Disaster Recovery Regulations, Disaster Assistance Guidelines, and Disaster Financial Assistance Arrangements is an asset. Knowledge of business ownership, tax structures, home ownership and tenant insurance options is an asset. Related experience or education may be considered as an equivalency on a one for one basis


Competencies are behaviours 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: http://www.chr.alberta.ca/APSCompetencies
http://www.chr.alberta.ca/learning/apscompetencies/aps-competency-model.pdf http://www.chr.alberta.ca/learning/apscompetencies/apscomp-self-assessment-questionnaire.pdf


$3,062.51 – $4,121.25 bi-weekly


What we offer:

  • Comprehensive benefits plan: http://www.chr.alberta.ca/employees/DocList134.cfm
  • Pension plan: http://www.mepp.ca/
  • Leadership and mentorship programs
  • Professional learning and development
  • Positive workplace culture and work-life balance

This competition may be used to fill current and future vacancies across government at the same or lower classification

How to Apply

Online applications are preferred. Please ensure that you include contact information including email address on your resume. If you apply online, please address your cover letter and resume to Human Resources. Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter, resume, and any other related documents are submitted in one file. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of this competition.

If you are unable to apply online, please submit your cover letter and resume, quoting the Job ID, to: Alberta Municipal Affairs, Human Resource Services, 18th floor, Commerce Place, 10155-102 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 4L4. You may also submit your cover letter and resume through Fax: 780/422-0214 or email: [email protected]

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://advancededucation.alberta.ca/planning/priorlearning/international/. It is recommended that applicants include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.

Position Profile


Closing Statement

We thank all candidates for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates’ education and experience best meets the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Edmonton, AB, CA
Posted on: 2018-07-28
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