IT Business Analyst (2-Year Term)

Requisition #: 22/150
Job #: J1122-1128
Job Type: Term Full Time
Job Category: Information Technology
Positions: 1
Salary/Wage: 77,125.00 - 94,923.00/Year
Department: Financial Services & Information Technology
Location: 5 St. Anne Street

Cultivate your Career:

As Alberta's 'Botanical Arts City', St. Albert is a community renowned for its botanical arts, its commitment to a green lifestyle and the cultivation of activities that provide for a well-rounded quality of life. Our employees provide over 66,000 residents with high-quality programs and services and are proud to contribute to making St. Albert one of the best places to live in Canada.

The Opportunity:

The City of St. Albert is recruiting an individual to join our Financial Services & Information Technology department as an IT Business Analyst.

Reporting to the Manager, IT Projects and Business Relationship Management, you will lead business analysis activities for projects and strategic initiatives by facilitating engagement with cross functional teams of internal and external stakeholders. You will also collaborate with staff at a variety of levels across the organization to understand business processes, functions, and capabilities and to identify solutions and develop proposals that address business requirements.
Your key responsibilities of an IT Business Analyst will be to evaluate business processes, anticipate requirements, uncover areas for improvement, and recommend solutions that align with business requirements. You will effectively communicate insights and plans to cross-functional team members and management.
Key responsibilities of this position will include but are not limited to:

Implementing our Enterprise Maintenance Management and Asset Management project. You will work alongside the project team to assist in the implementation of this system. This will include documenting business and technology requirements, documenting business processes, reengineering process, data modelling and other tasks that may arise relating to similar projects within the Asset Management portfolio.

The key skills you bring will include:
• Excellent communication and customer service skills and a strong attention to detail.
• Experience facilitating, gathering, and documenting requirements, use cases, process models in multiple settings of significant complexity.
• Self-management of emergent tasks and project priorities to ensure timelines are met and our partner-departments are satisfied.
• Organizational skills with the ability to multi-task, manage time effectively, and handle tight deadlines.
• The ability to work well on your own, within our IT team, and as group with our partner departments across the organization.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to effectively consult with clients on a diverse range of business activities.
• Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.


• University degree in the field of Computer Science, Engineering, Sciences, Mathematics, Information Technology, Finance, Business, or related discipline.
• Minimum of three to five years direct work experience in a business analyst capacity with an emphasis on supporting IT and/or technology related projects ideally in a Municipal Government.
• A combination of college diploma and experience will be considered.
• Entry Certificate in Business Analysis (ECBA), Certification of Capability in Business Analysis (CCBA), Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP), and/or PMI Professional in Business Analysis certification(s) would be an asset.

Hours of Work:

We offer a compressed schedule of 72 hours bi-weekly (Monday - Friday, 8:00 – 5:00 with a regular day off [RDO]).


$77,125 - $94,923 per annum. In addition, the City of St. Albert offers a comprehensive benefit package.

• Please upload a cover letter and a resume when applying for this opportunity. These will need to be uploaded as two separate documents.
• Applications will only be accepted to 10:00 p.m. MST on the closing date.
• Please note that the City will be conducting video conference interviews to minimize the potential spread of COVID-19.

• The successful applicant will be required to obtain a satisfactory police information check.
• The successful candidate will be required to provide proof of educational and professional credentials.
• Valid Class 5 Drivers License and a personal vehicle for work use are required.

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.

Please answer all of the following questions before applying

* Question numbers in red and with an asterisk indicate mandatory questions (answer is required).

*1. Are you legally eligible to work in Canada?
*2. What is your highest level of relevant education completed?
*3. Do you have certifications in the following (click all that apply)?
*4. Do you have experience with performing business analysis activities (e.g. gathering and documenting business requirements, diagraming process flows, analyzing and evaluating business processes) in the following areas:(click all that apply)?
*5. How many years of business analysis experience do you possess?
*6. How many years of municipal experience do you possess?
*7. This position is designated for full-time remote work; however, given the nature of the IT Business Analysts project related activities, there may be a requirement to attend meetings/events at a City facility from time to time. Are you willing to relocate or live within a commutable distance of 50 km and complete a remote work agreement to meet all policy requirements.

Applications will only be accepted to 10:00 p.m. (Mountain Time Zone) on closing date.

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.