• Full Time
  • Temporary
  • Charlottetown
  • $30.70 - $38.39 per hour CAD
  • 15 April 2024

Website Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island

The Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island is currently seeking applications from those interested in the following position:

Committee Clerk

Full-Time Temporary Position

(Commencing Immediately until June 30, 2025 with possibility of extension)

The Office of the Legislative Assembly is currently seeking a Committee Clerk to provide procedural and administrative non-partisan support to the Standing and Special Committees. The role of committee clerk is to advise committees on various matters and lead the coordination of logistics for an assigned portfolio of committees. The incumbent is a non-partisan employee of the Legislative Assembly.

What you’ll do:

· Effectively administering Standing Committee meetings in accordance with the rules and practices of the House
· Providing advice to Members of the Legislative Assembly regarding parliamentary procedure and practice
· Liasing extensively with members of the public, elected officials, political staff, and government organizations
· Demonstrating the utmost sensitivity, tact, integrity, and good judgement

As an integral part of this team, candidates must demonstrate the ability to exercise a high level of flexibility, respond to stressful situations with tact and good judgement and to provide clear and constructive advice in high pressure situations. The following skills are necessary as an effective committee clerk: ability to build strong professional relationships, leading a team, and identifying and resolving problems in complex scenarios. To be successful in this role, candidates must be able to prioritize multiple demands in a dynamic parliamentary environment.

Your qualifications:

· A post-secondary degree in a related field, or an appropriate combination of education, skills, and experience appropriate to the position
· Excellent oral and written communication skills
· Excellent interpersonal skills
· Strong research, analytical, and writing skills
· Strong organizational, logistical, and time management skills
· The ability to work on a team as well as independently with minimal supervision
· The ability to adapt to change and identify/resolve problems to complex situations
· Advanced computer skills

Your preferred qualifications:

· Experience in the administration of public meetings
· Experience working with and interpreting legislation, regulations, and parliamentary precedents
· Knowledge of PEI political history and parliamentary procedures
· Fluency in the French language

To apply:

· You must be, and remain, politically non-partisan in both perception and fact
· You must be legally entitled to work in Canada
· You must be willing to work a flexible work schedule, when required; including working outside of standard office hours.

Apply to:

Emily Doiron

Deputy Clerk of the Legislative Assembly

Email: ca*****@as******.ca

Mail: PO Box 2000, Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8

Fax: (902)-368-5175

We thank all those that apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

The Office of the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island values diversity. We are intentional about the team we are building.  Our employees are people with different strengths, experiences, and backgrounds, who share a passion for service to this important democratic institution.

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