Contract Coordinator at City of Calgary - Parks

If you are committed to public service, enjoy collaborating with others, share our values and have a desire to learn and grow, join The City of Calgary. City employees deliver the services, run the programs and operate the facilities which make a difference in our community. We support work-life balance and offer competitive wages, pensions, and benefits. Together we make Calgary a great place to make a living, a great place to make a life.

As a Contract Coordinator you will help Calgary Parks manage their large inventory of third party contracts and agreements (including contracts with developers, commercial entitles, community and resident associations, sport groups and government agencies). Primary duties include:

  • Work with the Business & Community Landscape Coordinator to ensure Parks interests are kept up with the creation of Landscape Maintenance Agreements.

  • Collaborate with stakeholders to create and track all Optional Amenity Agreements with the development industry, community associations and resident associations.

  • Work with internal stakeholders on the approval of commercial submissions.

  • Liaise with Real Estate and Development Services to negotiate on behalf of Calgary Parks for the creation of leased spaces such as restaurants and other tenants.

  • Work with Law on commercial agreements to negotiate on behalf of Calgary Parks

  • Review, negotiate with Law and various internal stakeholders on the creation of any other leases or agreements with third parties such as utility agreements, memorandums of understanding with partner organizations or agreements with the province.

  • Participate with internal stakeholders on projects to improve any issues surrounding agreements.


  • A completed 1 year certificate in business administration or legal assistance with at least 5 years of related experience; OR A completed 2 year diploma with at least 3 years of related experience.

  • Intermediate level of proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel) and SharePoint is required.

  • Experience as a Legal Assistant or Paralegal would be considered an asset.

  • Preference will be given to applicants who have experience working with ProLaw and Physical Objects.

  • You have a high attention to detail and excellent proofreading skills, together with the ability to format large Word documents.

  • You have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a team as well as to work independently when required.

  • Demonstrated organizational skills with the ability to prioritize constantly changing time-sensitive priorities.

Pre-employment Requirements

  • Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.

Union: CUPE Local 38

Business Unit: Calgary Parks

Position Type: Permanent

Location: 3790 Seton Link SE

Compensation: Pay Grade 8 $33.29 - 44.52 per hour

Days of Work: This position works a 5 day

work week with 1 day off in a 3 week cycle.

Hours of work: Standard 35 hour work week

Audience: Internal/External

Apply By: August 28, 2019

Job ID #: 302258

David Benson