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Project Assistant
Project Assistant

Project Assistant

Company : Government of Alberta
Salary : $3,723 - $4,559 a month
Location : Alberta

Full Description

Job Information

Job Requisition ID: 22769

Ministry: Infrastructure

Location: Edmonton

Full or Part-Time: Full Time

Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Scope: Open Competition

Closing Date: January 28, 2022

Classification: Subsidiary 01B 3625 Administrative Support 5

About Us

Alberta Infrastructure is responsible for infrastructure planning, building and managing government-owned and leased infrastructure across the province. Our ministry works with other ministries to ensure Albertans have the schools, hospitals and other public infrastructure necessary to meet the needs of a growing economy and population.

The Property Management Branch within Alberta Infrastructure manages a large portfolio of buildings and land. The Branch has offices throughout the province providing property management services to more than 200 locations.

As an organization and employer, we believe in a positive and healthy work environment where everyone is valued, respected, and empowered, proudly working together to build a stronger province for current and future generations. We provide our staff with a work-life balance, great benefits, various wellness at work programs and initiatives, and much more. We provide our staff with tools and supports needed to excel in their jobs. We believe in building careers, offer opportunities to grow within the organization, support internal mobility, and assist with development of new skills required in the ever-changing business environment of today’s world.


Reporting to the Senior Project Manager, you are a key member of the project management team. In this senior level administrative role, you will have a chance to be involved in all phases of project and contract management for major projects that enhance asset value in the area, by honing your capability in contract and financial administration services essential to project delivery.

The Project Assistant provides complex administrative services essential to the effective and efficient management of the area project portfolio. The Project Assistant works closely with the project management team and liaises with contractors, consultants, Ministry representatives and other project stakeholders when providing project, contract and financial administrations services, resolving associated issues, and responding to enquiries. This position also assists the Project Managers with the preparation of budgets and financial reports for the project portfolio, which includes monitoring, forecasting and analyzing expenditures, and identifying financial issues associated with the delivery of projects and management of the project portfolio.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for providing excellent client service in a fast-paced and exciting environment. You will demonstrate confidentiality, professionalism, flexibility, and initiative, and your passion for teamwork and client service will be crucial for success in the role. Your exceptional organizational and time management skills will be key to ensuring that the administrative and operational needs of the branch are provided in a consistent, accurate, and timely manner. If you pride yourself on your strong communication, problem solving and relationship building skills this role is a perfect fit for you.


High school diploma plus a minimum of three years of related office administration with working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite of applications experience is required.

Preference will be given to candidates with one more of the following assets :

  • Experience in contract and financial administration.
  • Previous experience working in a similar role on construction projects.
  • Post-secondary education in a related field, such as Business Administration or Accounting.

Equivalencies will be considered on one to one basis.

APS Competencies

Competencies are behaviors 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.

This link will assist you with understanding competencies:

Applicants must display these competencies:

Agility - Ability to anticipate, assess and readily adapt to changing priorities, maintain resilience and work effectively in changing environments.

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.

Systems Thinking - Supports the team and determines how work of other administrative support roles affects the position and department.

Creative Problem Solving - Assess options and implications in new ways to achieve outcomes and solutions.


$1,861.71 to $2,279.37 biweekly ($48,590 to $59,491 per annum)


Hours of Work for this position are 36.25 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo security screening.

The office is located in the Neil Crawford Center in Southwest Edmonton. Serviced by the South Campus/Fort Edmonton Park LRT station.

Links and information on what the GoA has to offer to prospective employees.

  • Working for the Alberta Public Service –
  • Public Service Pension Plan (PSPP) –
  • Leadership and mentorship programs
  • Professional learning and development
  • Positive workplace culture and work-life balance

Applicants are advised to provide a cover letter summarizing information that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements, including education, experience and relevant examples of required competencies.

The Government of Alberta has implemented a proof of COVID 19 vaccination policy for all Alberta Public Service employees, to improve the health and safety of Alberta Public Service employees and Albertans we serve.

Any candidates in the process for applying for employment with the Government of Alberta, must be able to comply with one of the following:

  • Proof of COVID 19 vaccination;
  • If you are a successful candidate and have not provided proof of COVID 19 vaccination, you may select to produce a negative PCR (molecular polymerase chain reaction) or rapid test result, date-stamped within 72 hours of every scheduled work day/shift, on an ongoing basis. These tests will be paid for by the employee;
  • Candidates and employees who are unable to get vaccinated based on a protected ground under the Alberta Human Rights Act may request approval for an exemption and accommodation.

Please be advised if you are the successful candidate, at the time of offer you will be required to show proof of vaccination with your QR code or indicate you will be conducting the PCR or rapid testing.

How To Apply

If you are not currently an employee with the Government of Alberta, the first step in applying for a job is creating your candidate profile within our online application system,

Existing employees should access the Career tile in 1GX to submit their application in order to be recognized as an internal applicant.

Once you have created your candidate profile, visit the Alberta Public Service job site to apply for jobs at

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.

Resources for applicants:

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)

Closing Statement

This competition may be used to fill future vacancies, across the Government of Alberta, at the same or lower classification level.

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 or a copy of the role profile, and/or require a disability related accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact Samantha Kith, TAS Administrator at [email protected]

If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check