Reporting to the Senior Adjudicator, SafeRoads Alberta, the Adjudicator will work within a complex framework of legislation, including the Traffic Safety Act and the Provincial Administrative Penalties Act (PAPA), case law and departmental policy and procedures. The Adjudicator will provide adjudication services to clients throughout the
province who are seeking review of their notice of administrative penalty in relation to traffic or impaired driving contraventions.
Under PAPA, the Adjudicator will conduct impartial reviews of Notices of Administrative Penalty and will be expected to, review oral and written submissions, weight complex and at times conflicting evidence and properly identify and apply relevant case law, policy and technical materials. The Adjudicator will need to have exceptional communication skills to
clearly communicate with citizens who have requested a review, explaining and managing the process to individuals in an accurate but non-technical manner. The Adjudicator must be highly attentive and detail oriented to properly assess the submissions of all parties and be able to quickly and comprehensively provide precise written decisions under strict timelines.
The Adjudicator will make use of a wide range of advanced skills in judgment and decision making: including the ability to assess the strengths and weaknesses of the information presented to choose the appropriate action; ability to communicate effectively with the parties involved in the dispute; the ability to interpret and understand applicable legislation; superior listening, speaking and writing skills; and knowledge of related computer programs. The Adjudicator will work independently with minimal direct supervision and effectively maintain neutrality and impartiality in the interest of administrative fairness in the execution of their duties while representing SafeRoads Alberta. Established policies and procedures define the operating guidelines for reviews and file handling.
A University degree in Social Sciences, Public Administration, Public Policy, Business Administration, Criminal Justice plus, a minimum of 4 years experience working in a complex administrative, regulatory or criminal law context with the accountability for understanding and applying complex administrative, regulatory or criminal law principles in a formal resolution setting required. Equivalencies may be considered.
Experience in conducting hearings, negotiations, mediations, facilitation or other dispute resolution methods would be considered an asset.
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. The link below will assist you with understanding competencies: http://psc.alberta.ca/APSCompetencies
$2,803.40 to $3,674.86 bi-weekly ($73,168 to $95,913 annually)
These are permanent opportunities located out of the Twin Atria Building, 4999 98 Ave, Edmonton AB.
Please submit a recent writing sample that demonstrates your ability to identify issues, apply regulatory requirements, and make appropriate decisions or recommendations.
Ensure that your resume, covering letter, and writing sample are ONE document only when applying.
Hours of work:
36.25 hours per week, Monday to Friday.
This competition may be used to fill a number of current and future vacancies at equal or lower classifications across the Government of Alberta.
What we offer:
- Comprehensive benefits plan: http://www.psc.alberta.ca/Practitioners/DocList409.cfm
- Pension plan: http://www.pspp.ca/
- Health Spending Account: http://www.psc.alberta.ca/Practitioners/?file=benefits/healthspendingacct\overview&cf=2
- Leadership and mentorship programs
- Professional learning and development
- Positive workplace culture and work-life balance
- Accessible career consulting services
- Recognition for prior service with the Government of Alberta
How to Apply
To apply online, users will be required to have an online account: https://www.alberta.ca/navigating-online-jobs-application.aspx
If you have difficulties applying on-line, please contact the Talent Acquisition Services Administrator below.
As only ONE file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in ONE file using the following suggested naming convention: Lastname,Firstname_JobIDXXXXXXX
Applicants are advised to provide information that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements.
It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS)
It is recommended that applicants include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.
Tips for Applicants:
Please see the attached position profile for a detailed list of the job responsibilities:
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' education and experience best meets the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
If you require any further information on this job posting, please contact Thelma Finch, Talent Acquisition Services Administrator at email: Thelma.email@example.com.
If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check http://www.jobs.alberta.ca for a listing of current career opportunities with the Government of Alberta.