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Councillor’s Assistant Job at City of Ottawa in Ottawa, ON

Job Description

Position: Councillor’s Assistant (Case Work Coordinator)



Competition Number: 2021-EX-EN-53112429-01

Competition posting date: 2021.01.14

Competition closing date: 2021.01.20

Ottawa, City Council, Elected Representatives

1 Full-time Temporary Position (until November 14, 2022) – 35 hours/week

Affiliation: Non Union/Non MPE

Salary: Commensurate with experience; competitive salary and excellent benefits package

Location: 110 Laurier Avenue West

Category: Current Opportunities

Employment Group: Administrative/Customer Service

Job Summary

The Councillor’s Assistant, Case Work is accountable for managing and delivering a range of constituency,

political, and operational services and processes in support of the Councillor and the Councillor’s agenda

including: internal and external political relations, project management, media relations, and serving as a

spokesperson/representative for the Councillor in dealings with taxpayers and constituents.

Education & Experience

Post Secondary School Diploma

University degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Journalism, Communications, English or

related program

A minimum of 2 years experience in providing administrative services is required, preferably to the senior

executive level, and including the provision of communication services. Experience providing support to an

elected official is desirable.

Experience and formal training combined with demonstrated performance and ability may substitute for

stipulated academic requirements.

Language, Certificates & Licenses

English oral, reading, and writing required

French oral, reading, and writing (As required by the Elected Official)

A valid Ontario unrestricted “G” class driver’s license (or provincial equivalent) with no more than 6 demerit

points accumulated.

Knowledge

  • Mandate, structure, and protocol of Council and its committees
  • The demographics of the Councillor’s ward and current initiatives and issues within the ward
  • Policy initiatives and issues in committees chaired by the Councillor or on which the Councillor is a member
  • The City corporation sufficient to obtain information in response to inquiries from constituents, and to obtain

policy information and documentation in drafting committee agendas

  • Knowledge of City administrative structure
  • Knowledge of City services and policies
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Office protocols, systems and procedures

Competencies & Skills

  • Mandate, structure, and protocol of Council and its committees
  • The demographics of the Councillor’s ward and current initiatives and issues within the ward
  • Policy initiatives and issues in committees chaired by the Councillor or on which the Councillor is a member
  • The City corporation sufficient to obtain information in response to inquiries from constituents, and to obtain

policy information and documentation in drafting committee agendas

  • Knowledge of City administrative structure
  • Knowledge of City services and policies
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Office protocols, systems and procedures

If this opportunity matches your interest and profile please apply online by using the “Apply”

button. If this is your first online application please refer to our resources on how to apply for jobs online.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected to continue in the selection process

will be contacted.

The City of Ottawa is committed to providing quality services by establishing a qualified workforce that

reflects the diverse population it serves. The City encourages applications from all qualified individuals.

Accessible formats and communication supports are available upon request. Please contact the

HR Service Centre at 613-580-2424, extension 47411.

About Company

Company: City of Ottawa

Company Location:  Ottawa, ON

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