|Data Entry Technician|
Data Entry Technician
Company : Government of Alberta
Salary : $21.83–$26.87 an hour
Location : Alberta
Job Requisition ID: 32789
Ministry: Environment & Parks
Full or Part-Time: Wage
Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week
Regular/Temporary: Temporary - Wage
Closing Date: September 16, 2022
Classification: Subsidiary 05B 3625 Natural Resources 2
We support Albertans in being proud stewards of air, land, water, and biodiversity by leading the work required for the desired environmental outcomes and sustainable development of natural resources.
The Data Entry Technician is a seasonal, up to 5 month, wage opportunity providing support to the data management component of Alberta’s Chronic Wasting Disease surveillance program.
The major responsibilities for the successful candidates will include:
- Organizing, verifying, and entering individual CWD sample data into the online internal tracking programs of Alberta’s Recreational Licensing Management (ReLM),
- Coordinating and verifying incoming data labels, solving associated data and information problems, and coordinating with data staff in Alberta Agriculture and Forestry.
- Contacting some individual hunters by phone will be necessary
Additional duties may include backup support for receiving and storing biological samples, and assisting with ongoing wildlife lab activities in conjunction with other staff in the Wildlife Disease Unit.
Two positions are available.
The successful candidates will work independently and as a team member. These positions are located at the O.S. Longman Building of the Wildlife Health Branch of Alberta environment and Parks, Edmonton.
- Some high school education and some experience related to biology, data management, or accounting (up to 12 months)
- Demonstrated ability with computers and database software
- Demonstrated attention to technical detail and organizational skills
- The ability to read maps and determine geographical coordinate data (UTM, decimal degrees)
- Demonstrated ability to problem solve
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:
BUILDING COLLABORATIVE ENVIRONMENTS – Leads and contributes to the conditions and environments that allow people to work collaboratively and productively to achieve outcomes.
AGILITY – Ability to anticipate, assess, and readily adapt to changing priorities, maintain 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.
CREATIVE PROBLEM SOLVING – Ability to assess options and implications in new ways to achieve outcomes and solutions.
SYSTEMS THINKING – The work done within the APS is part of a larger integrated and inter-related environment. It is important to know that work done in one part of the APS impacts a variety of other groups/projects inside and outside the APS. Systems Thinking allows us to keep broader impacts and connections in mind.
$21.83/hour to $26.87/hour
Wage employees receive 11.2% in addition to regular wage earnings in lieu of benefits and vacation leave.
- 5.2 percent of regular wage earnings instead of paid holidays
- 6 percent of regular wage earnings instead of annual vacation pay
Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week, Monday to Friday.
Please Note: These positions are based in Edmonton working closely with Alberta Agriculture laboratory staff and overseen by the Wildlife Disease Specialist of Fish and Wildlife Stewardship.
This position has a term of employment from Oct 24th, 2022 to March 31st, 2023.
In your resume include dates (including months and years) associated with all education and work experience. Also, please indicate whether your work experience is casual, part-time or full-time. For example January 15, 2006 - June 25, 2009: Assistant (PT three 8 hrs. shifts/week).
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)
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 Dianna Sidon at [email protected]
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