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Mandate

Bill 32, An Act to Strengthen and Protect Democracy in Alberta, received Royal Assent on December 15, 2017. The Standing Committee on Legislative Offices is now mandated to invite applications for the position of Election Commissioner and recommend to the Legislative Assembly the candidate it considers most suitable.

Job Posting

Alberta’s Election Commissioner will be a nonpartisan officer of the Legislature appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council on the recommendation of the Legislative Assembly.

As Alberta’s first Election Commissioner, you will be responsible for ensuring compliance with, and enforcement of, certain obligations of entities regulated by the Election Act and Election Finances and Contributions Disclosure Act. In this capacity, the Election Commissioner will be responsible for fully investigating complaints, levying administrative penalties, issuing letters of reprimand, entering into compliance agreements, and recommending prosecutions.

Application deadline: January 19, 2018

For confidential consideration please send your resumé by mail, fax or e-mail by January 19, 2018 to:

Chair, Standing Committee on Legislative Offices
c/o Legislative Assembly Office, 3rd Floor
9820 – 107 Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta T5K 1E7
Fax: 780.427.5688
E-mail: ElectionCommissioner.Search@assembly.ab.ca

For more information please contact Jody Rempel, Committee Clerk, at 780.644.8621.