Business Job Postings

Current jobs available in the business sector are listed below.

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Summer Office Administrator - Deadline - May 15/18
Summer Office Administrator Job Posting (STEP)

Posting Date – April 30, 2018
Closing Date - May 15, 2018
Hourly Rate - $ 13.60 per hour
Hours – 30 (Flexibility in work schedule is required to accommodate shelter needs for special events, from time to time)

The Wild Rose Humane Society (WRHS) is seeking a returning student to fill the summer job position of Office Administrator. This position will be funded in part by the Government of Alberta’s STEP Program and as such, is subject to the rules of that program.

This summer, the Wild Rose Humane Society will be opening a new shelter in Didsbury, Alberta. We have an exciting opportunity for a qualified and enthusiastic student to be a part of this momentous event. The student will work under the direction of the WRHS Board in helping to establish many of the administrative aspects of the Society, including office set-up and marketing. For information about the Wild Rose Humane Society, please visit

1.Must act in the best interest of the Wild Rose Humane Society.
2.Report to the WRHS Board of Directors as required.
3.Administer animal shelter office operations.
4.Work with animal care staff and Wild Rose Humane Society volunteers.
5.Under the direction of the Volunteer Director, coordinate and supervise volunteers.
6.Ensure a clean, safe and well-organized office, including both physical and electronic files.
7.Set up clear and logical files in MS Office and shelter management software for all staff to use.
8.Work with IT personnel and the media as directed.
9.Act as a positive liaison in the community for WRHS and network with local businesses, government organizations and community groups to help promote the WRHS, animal welfare and responsible pet ownership.
10.Work with other staff and volunteers to ensure building security and biosecurity.
11.Shelter supply management.
12.Update social media.
13.Identify funding opportunities.
14.Assist the animal care attendant with the foster and adoption program as directed by the Board of Directors.
15.Support WRHS public education programming (e.g. distribution of materials, assisting with presentations, planning events).
16.Recommend improvements to shelter operations.
17.Take part in the planning and execution of the shelter grand opening, and other events.
18.Keep client animal cases confidential.
19.Meet with the WRHS President, Vice President and other Board members to establish a weekly set of duties and to provide and receive feedback and direction, both in person and over the phone.
20.Other duties as assigned.

1.Must have an interest in animal welfare and be willing to uphold the standards of the Wild Rose Humane Society and the Alberta SPCA.
2.Must be returning to school to complete post-secondary education towards a diploma or degree. Preference will be given to those in a business, commerce, management, shelter-management, veterinary medicine, science-animal health, or a related program of study.
3.Volunteer experience in a related field is an asset.
4.Experience working with volunteers is an asset.
5.Financial literacy is necessary.
6.Technological competencies in Microsoft Office Suite, Google applications and social networking sites. Experience with shelter management software an asset.
7.Excellent communication, organization and time management skills.
8.Strong inter-personal skills.
9.Strong verbal and written skills.
10.Demonstrated maturity.
11.Confidence and professionalism to meet others in the community.
12.Self-starter, self-motivated and able to work independently.
13.Ability to work in a high stress environment.
14.Excellent time management skills (there will be busy and slow times and you need to be able to make the best use of your time).
15.Comfortable and able to work around all types of animals (even though you will work in the office, animals will be present on site and may be brought in by the public, from time to time).
16.Live within a reasonable commuting distance of the office.
17.Have access to a vehicle from time to time for work use. You will be required to travel in the region of Airdrie to Innisfail and Sundre to Highway 21, on occasion. You will be compensated for mileage.
18.Ability to read situations and people and respond in a professional and respectful manner.
19.Current Standard First Aid & CPR certification, valid through August, 2018 is considered an asset.
20.Ability to physically move around the shelter office. The shelter is working towards being a more accessible environment, but is not yet completely barrier-free.

Other Requirements:
•Be least 15 years of age and a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident, or protected person under the Canadian Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and legally entitled to work and study in Canada. International students and Temporary Foreign Workers are not eligible for STEP.
•Reside in and/or attending school in Alberta with an Alberta address.
•Be returning to high school or a post-secondary institution no later than November 1, 2018. Technical training for Apprenticeship is not eligible.
•You must not be employed in another STEP funded job and must be available for full-time summer employment.

How to Apply:
Interested applicants are asked to send an email with their cover letter, resume and three (3) references attached to by midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date, May 15, 2018.

References must include at least one employment supervisors and can include volunteer managers or academic instructors.

The email and cover letters can be addressed to: President and Board, Wild Rose Humane Society, P.O. Box 157, Didsbury, Alberta, T0M 0W0.

Kindly note that offers of employment will be conditional on receipt of a satisfactory criminal record check and proof of student status.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. Those selected for an interview will be contacted by Friday, June 8th.
Marketing Consultant - Deadline - May 11/18
Professional Marketing Consultant
Newcap Broadcasting
is in search of our next Marketing Superstar. We have an immediate opening in our Sales and Marketing department for Newcap Broadcasting in Lloydminster, Alberta. Lloydminster is a great community with big city amenities and a small town feel. If you are seeking a new opportunity, and the list below describes you, then you are exactly who we are looking to add to our amazing sales team.
- You have good business sense
- You are a good listener
- You are highly self-motivated
- You have high energy
- You are seeking a new challenge
- You like to meet new people and create new relationships
- You desire to earn an above average income
- You are results oriented
- You are problem solver who offers unique solutions
- You are computer savvy
If you are ready for a career, then do the following;
● Email your resume
● Tell me what else you’re passionate about.
● Supply references.
Chad Tabish
General Manager/General Sales Manager
Deadline is May 11th, 2018. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
Newcap values diversity in its work force and is committed to Employment Equity, all applications submitted must be accompanied by a completed Employment Equity Questionnaire form. The form may be downloaded from the following link:
Property Assessor 1 - Deadline - May 25/18
Property Assessor 1 - The City of Red Deer 
Join a vibrant outdoor centric community filled with trails and breathtaking nature along the winding river valley of Red Deer, in Central Alberta. Red Deer is an economically dynamic region of Alberta situated directly between Edmonton and Calgary along the vital QE 2 corridor. It’s a perfect blend of small town friendliness and big city conveniences. Host to the 2016 Memorial Cup and the 2019 Canadian Winter Games, Red Deer continues to welcome all of Canada with open arms.

We are currently seeking the right person to fill the term position of Property Assessor 1. This position provides assessment resource support and assistance in the valuation of residential or non-residential property types. This position requires understanding and experience with system integrations and the ability to collect complex data and apply statistical measures and analysis in completion of assessment valuations. As well, this positon is responsible for the interpretation and application of relevant provincial legislation in order to communicate and defend assessment information successfully.

As our preferred candidate you will have:
•Two year post-secondary diploma in property assessment or related field. Present graduating students from assessment and appraisal related fields may be considered.
•Experience in assessment / appraisal field would be an asset
•In addition to the 9 Core Competencies (Ethics & Values, Service Focus, Thinking, Planning & Organizing, Leadership, Development, Communication & Interaction, Adaptability & Change Management, Understanding the Municipal Political Environment) specific to this position:
oDemonstrated ability to solve complex problems and demonstrate sound judgement
oDemonstrated strong communication skills both verbal and written
oDemonstrated ability to prioritize effectively
oDemonstrated ability to communicate effectively in conflict situations, positive attitude, willingness to work constructively in team environment
oDemonstrated initiative and self-motivation at the professional level, including continual learning
oDemonstrated ability to interpret and apply legislation, regulations, case law, procedures and principles governing property assessment
oDemonstrated self-directed experience with the ability to prioritize effectively
oDemonstrated ability to time manage and work efficiently

What we offer:
In addition to the very competitive salary, we offer a great work environment with a dynamic and dedicated team of professionals.

We welcome applications until May 25, 2018.

For more information and to apply online, please visit us at or email your application to



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