Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy Division and Stewardship Commissioner

Government of Alberta, Environment and Parks. Edmonton, AB

Closing Date October 15,2021 Location Edmonton, AB
Work Type Full Time
Salary Range               $153,289-$201,175 per year
Experience Level  - Job ID 17564
Job Description

Job Information
Job Title:  Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy Division and Stewardship Commissioner
Job Requisition ID:   17564
Ministry:  Environment and Parks
Location:  Edmonton
Full or Part-Time:  Full Time
Hours of Work:  36.25
Regular/Temporary:  Regular
Scope:  Open Competition
Closing Date:  October 15, 2021
Classification:  Executive Manager II

About Us
The Government of Alberta is committed to a diverse and inclusive public service that reflects the population we serve to best meet the needs of Albertans. Consider joining a team where diversity, inclusion and innovation are valued and supported. For more information on diversity and inclusion, please visit:
Alberta Environment and Parks is committed to establishing Alberta as an environmental leader. Proud stewards of air, land, water and biodiversity, the ministry leads the achievement of desired environmental outcomes and sustainable development of natural resources for Albertans.

For further information, visit the ministry website at

Reporting to the Deputy Minister, Environment and Parks, the Assistant Deputy Minister will contribute to our success by implementation of a policy framework that will assure an integrated approach to achieving environmental, economic and social outcomes.  You will provide strategic leadership and direction to a senior management team in the development of policies and support cumulative effects management for air, land and water. 

With your seasoned talent, you will address climate change mitigation and adaption, and align with the government strategic intent.  Your systems approach will enable you to foster a collaborative culture, and develop consultative relationships and partnerships with key internal and external stakeholders.  

You will also serve as Stewardship Commissioner under the Alberta Lands Stewardship Act, and lead the Land Use Secretariat. This will include implementation of the Land-Use Framework, including development of regional, sub-regional, or specific issue plans, identification, integration and coordination of land-use plans and advancement and application of land conversation and stewardship tools.


As an influential and highly credible leader, your career will include extensive related executive management experience. You have demonstrated experience in legislative and policy development, (related to environment management systems is an asset).   You are an exceptional communicator that leads projects and works collaboratively with stakeholders in achieving outcomes.  Direct Indigenous stakeholder engagement experience is considered an asset. A related degree is preferred. 


$5,873.18 to $7,707.88 bi-weekly.  ($153,289 - $201,175 / year)


Final candidates will be required to undergo a security screening.  

Links and information on what the GoA has to offer:
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Pension plans: 
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Leadership and mentorship programs
Professional learning and development

Please see the attached position profile for more information on position responsibilities.  Search Profile

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Closing Statement

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' qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

If you require any further information on this job posting or a copy of the role profile, and/or require a disability related accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact Executive Search at [email protected]

If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check for a listing of current career opportunities with the Government of Alberta.