New Job Career And Employment Consultant In Alberta

Career and Employment Consultant
Career and Employment Consultant

Career and Employment Consultant

Company : Government of Alberta
Salary : $5,254–$6,897 a month
Location : Alberta

Full Description

Job Information

Job Requisition ID: 47176

Ministry: seniors, community and social services.

Location: Lloydminster

Part time or full time work: Which one is better?

Working hours per week: 3.75 hours a week. What is the average?

Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Scope: Open Competition

The closing date is 2023-09-21.

Classification: Program Services 3

About Us


Alberta Supports Office are looking for professionals to be a part of an effective team that works together with the goal of helping build Alberta's workforce. If you are a positive and energetic team player, who believes in outcome-based decision making, this may fit your profile.'

As a Career and Employment Consultant, you will be responsible for the assessment and determination of Alberta Works funding including Income Support benefits. You will be proactive in strengthening the Alberta labour market by guiding and assisting individual Albertans with career and educational planning, as well as supporting individuals with job search activities. By assessing career and employment needs and applying relevant labour market information, you will assist individuals in making informed career choices to enhance their employability, as well as their economic, cultural and social well-being.

As the ideal candidate you will:

  • Have Key Skills including: assessment, crisis intervention, conflict resolution, change management, career transitioning and managing multiple priorities
  • Demonstrate Initiative: be a self-starter, show flexibility, be eager to learn, constantly look for ways to improve; be reliable and hard working; show ownership for areas of responsibility
  • Build Relationships: develop and maintain win/win relationships and partnerships; build effective working relationships; network contacts and partnerships with internal and external stakeholders at all levels
  • Communicate: clearly convey and receive messages to meet needs of all; demonstrate ability to choose a communication style that is appropriate and effective for given situations
  • Make Decisions: make informed decisions; show an ability to assess options and implications in order to identify solutions
  • Resolve Conflict: experience and ability to deal with difficult situations in a calm and effective manner
  • Demonstrate Teamwork: work cooperatively and productively with others to achieve results


A university graduation in social sciences (Social Work, Sociology, Education or Psychology is preferred), plus two years of progressively responsible experience in the related field or a 2-year diploma in the Social Science (Social work and sociology) field, plus 4 years.

Equivalencies may be considered as follows: 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.

The following will be considered assets:
  • The current and/or previous government of Alberta (GOA) experience.
  • Working experience in social programs. What are some tips?
  • Experience with income support, career development and job placement.
  • Experience with case management
  • Experience working with individuals who face barriers to employment.

APS Competencies

Competencies are behaviours 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:

  • Agility
  • Drive for Results
  • Develop Self and Others
  • Build Collaborative Environments
  • Develop Networks
  • Systems Thinking
  • Creative Problem Solving


$2,626.89 to $3,4448.73 biweekly (68,561 per year to 90,011 per month)


There is a temporary position in London. This position will end on or before 31 March 2020. "

Please note that you will be expected to work from the location in which the position is based.

Hours of work are 36.25 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 8:15am to 4:30pm.

Final candidates will be required to undergo a security screening Criminal Records Check (CRC level 1).

Any costs associated with obtaining the required documents/checks as noted or interview travel expenses, will be the responsibility of the candidate. Out-of-province applicants can obtain the required documents/checks from the province they currently reside in.

Links and information on what the GoA has to offer to prospective employees.
  • Working for the Alberta Public Service?
  • Public Service Pension Plan (PSPP) - details?
  • Leadership and mentorship programs
  • Professional learning and development
  • What is a positive workplace culture? What are the examples of this?
  • 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:

    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.

    If you require any further information on this job posting, please contact Elena Arefeva at (780) 422-1985 or e-mail: [email protected].

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