Government of Alberta Research and Survey Assistant (6 Months) Full Time in Edmonton, AB

Government of Alberta

Branch Edmonton AB CA

Research and Survey Assistant (6 Months)
Edmonton, AB

Extensive experience working with computer systems and software including MS Office (Outlook, Access, PowerPoint, Excel, Word) is mandatory….

Do you have a passion for collecting, aggregating, and analyzing data? If so, Alberta Seniors and Housing has an exciting opportunity for you!

Reporting to the Manager, Data and Analytics, this position is responsible for supporting research and policy development for the Housing Division. This position will work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to collect information. The successful candidate will work on short and/or long term assignments to research, develop, and implement research and policy initiatives; gather and assess demographic information; provide support to monthly reporting and tracking initiatives; summarize data; and conduct and analyze surveys.

As the ideal candidate you will exercise professionalism, initiative, excellent presentation, organizational, and communication skills, and a commitment to working in a collaborative team environment. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to carry out duties in a timely and accurate fashion are necessary to succeed in this position. Well-developed problem solving, analytical, research, and decision-making skills are also required.


A Diploma in social sciences, humanities, public policy, political science or related field and one year of related experience. Previous work experience in a policy and/or research environment will be considered an asset. Extensive experience working with computer systems and software including MS Office (Outlook, Access, PowerPoint, Excel, Word) is mandatory. Project management and SharePoint experience would be considered an asset. Equivalencies will be considered.


$28.77 to $37.40 per hour


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

This position is a 6 month wage opportunity.

How to Apply

Online applications are preferred. As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file. If you are unable to submit an electronic version of your resume, please submit your resume, quoting the Job ID number, to: Alberta Seniors and Housing, Human Resource Services, 8th Floor, Park Plaza Building, 10611 – 98 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, T5K 2P7. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of their application.

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. 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/Practitioners/?file=learning/apscompetencies/titlepage&cf=9

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’ education and experience best meets the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

If you require any further information on this job posting, please contact Human Resources at: (780) 644-6906. 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.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Edmonton, AB, CA
Posted on: 2018-07-26
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