New Job Grant Advisor In Alberta

Grant Advisor
Grant Advisor

Grant Advisor

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $5,176–$6,796 a month
Location : Alberta

Full Description

Job Information

Job Requisition ID: 42041

Ministry: Municipal Affairs

Location: Edmonton

Full or Part-Time: Full-Time

Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Scope: Open Competition

Closing Date: Jun 07, 2023

Classification: Subsidiary 02B 3625 Program Services 3 Market Adjustment

About Us

The Government of Alberta is committed to a diverse and inclusive public service that reflects the population we serve to best meet the needs of Albertans. Consider joining a team where diversity, inclusion and innovation are valued and supported.


Reporting to the Manager Federal Programs, the Grant Advisor is responsible for the ongoing delivery and compliance management of the Canada Community-Building Fund and may contribute to the delivery of the Small Community Fund and Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program. The Grant Advisor reviews project applications, determines eligibility, prepares funding recommendations for Ministerial acceptance, and is responsible for the review of year-end financial reporting and implementation of compliance processes.

The position is critical for the provision of a significant amount of daily consultation and advisory support to clients (primarily municipalities), including providing information and advice on grant programs and responding to questions on application and reporting forms and processes. Effective communication is essential for this role and the Grant Advisor is accountable to provide exemplary client service. The position involves training grant recipients on the use of online systems and preparation of correspondence and briefings to respond to program questions. Precision is necessary during the review of applications and financial materials and the Grant Advisor must be detailed and thorough with their work to ensure appropriate and quality reporting.

To meet federal reporting requirements on the Canada Community-Building Fund, the Grant Advisor will be focused on financial reporting from municipalities and ensuring they submit program reporting in a timely manner. The position will also provide program delivery knowledge to inform annual program evaluation and identify opportunities to facilitate enhanced program delivery.

The ideal candidate will be capable of identifying and proposing solutions to address grant processing and program issues. This may include providing input on grant processing efficiencies, improving program delivery, participating in program evaluation, and conducting background research and analysis.



  • University graduation in a related field such as Public Administration, Accounting, Planning, Economics, Political Science, or a professional designation in Accounting.
  • 2 years of related work experience in government or a field related to one of the above degrees; or
  • A certification in Local Government or equivalent and two years' related work experience in government or a field related to one of the above degrees.

Equivalencies: Directly related education or experience considered on the basis of:

  • 1 year of education for 1 year of experience; or
  • 1 year of experience for 1 year of education


  • Experience with grant program delivery.
  • Experience in interpreting acts, regulations, policies, and programs in a public sector environment.
  • Experience with reading and understanding financial statements.
  • Awareness of budgeting, forecasting, and trend analysis methodologies.
  • Strong communication skills.

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:

Critical competencies related to the role of Grant Advisor include:

  • Drive for Results – The ability to take and/or delegate responsibility for outcomes, including establishing standards for and monitor own performance.
  • Build Collaborative Environments – Ability to collaborate with others to proactively address potential conflicts, facilitate communication and collaboration, and work to eliminate barriers to progress.
  • Systems Thinking – Ability to consider inter-relationships and emerging trends which may impact specific goals, identify potential unintended consequences.
  • Creative Problem Solving – Focus on continuous improvement and development of insight, seek new methods to improve outcomes, and collect a broad consensus of perspective to ensure methods are comprehensive.


$2,588.06 to $3,397.76 bi-weekly. ($67,548 - $88,681 / Annually)


Hours of Work: Monday – Friday / 36.25 Weekly

Location: Edmonton, Alberta

In your resume, please include dates (including months and years) associated with all education and work experience. As well, 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).

Links and information on what the GoA have to offer to prospective employees:

  • Working for the Alberta Public Service –
  • Pension plans:
    • Public Service Pension Plan (PSPP) –
    • Management Employees Pension Plan (MEPP) –
  • Leadership and mentorship programs
  • Professional learning and development
  • Positive workplace culture and work-life balance
  • Opportunity to participate in flexible work arrangements such as working from home up to two days per week and modified work schedule agreements
  • 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)

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 Khadija Akther, TAS Administrator at [email protected].

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