City of Medicine Hat
  • 03-Jun-2022 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Medicine Hat, AB, CAN
  • Permanent, Full Time

Now Hiring City Clerk

In Medicine Hat you'll find an exceptionally high quality of life... and a comparatively low cost of living. And here at the City of Medicine Hat, you'll be part of a workplace that's productive and engaged, and one that boasts a talented and diverse workforce.

In this role reporting to the City Solicitor, as a senior manager, this position is responsible for the management and direction of the City Clerk Department. This position is also the delegated authority to carry out responsibilities as assigned Designated Officer pursuant to the Municipal Government Act, Local Authorities Election Act, Administrative and Organization Bylaw, and Policies as required. Serves as Municipal Secretary to City Council and Administrative Committee, and Clerk of Subdivision and Development Appeal Board and Assessment Review Board.

Our ideal candidate

  • Has the ability to lead, support and engage a team in developing commitment to goals and ensuring accountability to established objectives.
  • Possesses extensive knowledge of all functions of the City Clerk Department, and other City departments, Committees and external organizations.
  • Acts as FOIP Head for the municipality. Responsible for interpretation and administration of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
  • A thorough knowledge of various Acts, Bylaws, Policies, the organization and functions of Municipal Government.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in Parliamentary procedures and the principles of Administrative Law.
  • A developed ability to identify objectives, set priorities, organize and establish procedures, and complete assignments with accuracy.
  • Has advanced knowledge and ability to utilize standard business software as a tool for communication, analysis and documentation.


  • Successful completion of a bachelor's degree in public administration, political science or related field from a recognized post-secondary institution.
  • Ten (10) years' experience in Municipal Government Administration including five (5) years in a leadership capacity.
  • Certified / Master Municipal Clerk, Local Government Administration Certificate or equivalent.
  • An equivalent combination of management approved training and experience may be considered.

To submit your application please send resume and cover letter to:

We thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The City of Medicine Hat saved $11,000 per year by streaming Council meetings live on YouTube. This allows anyone on any platform to view Council meetings as they happen and links our records management system with the City website for direct access to more than 500,000 permanent records. THAT'S INNOVATION, MEDICINE HAT STYLE!


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