Company : Government of Alberta
Salary : $4,564–$5,987 a month
Location : Alberta
Job Requisition ID: 35581
Ministry: Service Alberta and Red Tape Reduction
Full or Part-Time: Full Time
Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week
Regular/Temporary: Temporary, up to 12 months
Scope: Open Competition
Closing Date: November 29, 2022
Classification: Subsidiary 02B 3625 Program Services 2
Reporting to the Team Lead, this position in the Foreign Ownership of Land Administration (FOLA) office is responsible for the effective delivery of services to both internal and external clients, in accordance with the Foreign Ownership of Land Regulations (FOLR). Working closely with Land Titles & Surveys examiners, the employee ensures accurate and timely review of all related foreign ownership documentation. Another component involves consultation and ultimately providing advice to external clients and stakeholders relating to both the procedural requirements of foreign ownership documentation pursuant to the FOLR and on larger Order in Council applications.
As the FOLA Analyst, you are responsible for:
- Acting as the final approval authority on transactions involving controlled land, by approving or rejecting such transactions on the basis of FOLR compliance (or lack thereof).
- Ensuring all legal documents (i.e. statutory declarations, shareholder agreements, lease agreements, purchase agreements) are thoroughly examined so that interests in controlled land are not being obtained contrary to the FOLR.
- Providing advice regarding the information required for submission of an Order in Council exemption application, and process(es) involved.
- Drafting and sending correspondence to foreign entities reminding them that there will be divestiture requirements if or when it is determined that the purpose for which the land was acquired has not proceeded or been terminated.
The successful incumbent will demonstrate:
- The ability to coordinate multiple tasks while meeting deadlines
- Strong analytical skills
- The ability to work independently and in a team environment
- Advanced interpersonal skills
Post-secondary degree or diploma in Political Science or a related field plus two (2) years of related experience is required. See below for equivalencies.
Advanced communication (written & verbal), negotiation, and problem-solving skills are required.
The following are considered assets:
- Good working knowledge of land conveyancing and basic legal land principles.
- Experience with Microsoft Access databases, the Microsoft Office suite, and ALTA, ALTA2, Spin2, Cores, etc.
Related one-year certificate and minimum of three (3) years related experience; minimum of four (4) years related experience.
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.
The link below will assist you with understanding competencies:
Creative Problem Solving: you will assess options and implications in new ways to achieve outcomes and solutions.
Agility: you will need to provide results in a complex, diverse and changing environment.
Drive for Results: you will work with your team to set goals and priorities and to deliver outcomes that are consistent with the direction of the department.
Build Collaborative Environments: you will lead and contribute to the conditions and environments that allow people to work collaboratively and productively to achieve outcomes.
$2,281.95 - $2,993.39 bi-weekly ($59,559 - $78,127 / year)
This position is a temporary (up to 12 months), full-time role with the standard weekly work hours of 36.25, Monday to Friday.
This position is located at the John E. Brownlee Building, 10365 97 St NW, Edmonton, AB.
Potential opportunity for overtime is available.
What we offer:
- 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
- Research Alberta Public Service Careers tool –
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)
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 Candice Mutenure at [email protected]
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