Business License Assistant

Requisition #: 23/103
Job #: J0523-0804
Job Type: Casual
Job Category: Economic Development
Positions: 1
Posting Date: May 24, 2023
Closing Date: May 31, 2023
Salary/Wage: 21.01 - 25.09/Hour
Department: Economic Development
Location: 5 St. Anne Street

The Opportunity

The City of St. Albert’s Economic Development department is looking for a motivated and enthusiastic business license assistant to join us this summer.

Our Business License branch is responsible for administration, inspection and enforcement of the business and tobacco licensing bylaws. As your primary responsibility, you will assist the Business License Representative in ensuring that all businesses are operating with a valid City of St. Albert Business License.

As the Business License Assistant, you will support our Economic Development team in a variety of projects and tasks that will include, but are not limited to:
• Following up with businesses on outstanding accounts.
• Processing payments for new business licenses or renewing their annual license.
• Printing and mailing licenses to businesses.
• Responding to business license related email and phone inquiries.
• Processing business license details into a database.
• Exporting data for department reports.

The individual we seek has strong written and verbal communication skills combined with strong computer skills. Someone who is flexible, open minded and motivated would be a good fit for this role.


• High School Diploma, Business administration or municipal administration experience.
• Customer service experience.
• Organizational skills.
• Professional writing skills.
• Familiar with databases or CRM.
• Computer skills (Microsoft Office, Tempest Municipal Software).

Hours of Work

Flexible days (to be negotiated)
Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


$21.01 - $25.09 per hour based on qualifications and experience.


This is a casual position commencing June 1, 2023, to August 31, 2023.

Conditions of Employment

  • The successful applicant will be required to obtain and/or maintain a satisfactory police information check.
  • The successful candidate will be required to provide proof of educational and professional credentials.

Application Information

  • Please upload a cover letter and a resume when applying for this opportunity. These will need to be uploaded as two separate documents.
  • Please note that the City conducts most interviews via video conference and will provide a link and instructions to applicants selected for an interview.

Closing Statement

We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. The City of St. Albert will no longer accept applications in person, via fax, email or by post.

If you encounter issues with the City's employment portal, from Monday to Friday between 6am - 6pm MST (excluding holidays), you can request assistance by emailing or calling 1-877-427-7717.