Town of Fort Macleod Published: July 14, 2017
Fort Macleod
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Permanent Full Time Utilities Clerk - Town of Fort Macleod


The Town of Fort Macleod is seeking a qualified individual to fill a permanent full time position as the Utilities Clerk.  This position reports directly to the Director of Finance and is responsible for administering the municipal utilities program, processing utility transactions and inquiries. This includes processing monthly invoices, collecting utility payments, arranging payment plans, conducting investigations into delinquent utility accounts and administering the water shut off process. Administrative and customer services duties include reception and cash receipting.

 Qualifications and Experience

The qualified candidate will have a strong knowledge of accounting systems and internal controls including: accounts receivable, cash receipting, and moderate to complex account reconciliations. Impeccable attention to detail and a high level of accuracy is required in preparing and entering financial information. Excellent communication (written and oral), active listening and problem solving abilities, and the ability to deal with difficult situations with tact and diplomacy is an important part of this role. You must be self-motivated and comfortable working with minimal direction and as part of a team.  Experience in a municipal setting with utility services is considered an asset.

This position is within the scope of C.U.P.E. Local 70, and as such, you will be required to adhere to the articles contained within the Collective Agreement.

Environment and Compensation

Rate of Pay:                 Current CUPE rate is $24.73 per hour.

Benefits are provided in this position upon successful completion of a 6 month probation period.

Hours of Work:             35 hours per week, Monday to Friday: 8:30-4:30 with one hour unpaid lunch break.

We invite you to submit a resume and detailed cover letter highlighting how your skill & experience meet our requirements in confidence no later than 4:30pm of the closing date to the undersigned.

Closing Date: August 2, 2017

 Attention:  Kelly Bari, Human Resources

Mailing Address:

PO Box 1420

236 23rd Street

Fort Macleod, AB

T0L 0Z0

Fax: 403-553-2426

Email: [email protected]

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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