Keeping Ontario's Legislative Assembly running smoothly takes many talented people, doing many different jobs - from camera operators and committee clerks, to purchasing officers and researchers. The Office of the Assembly is mandated to provide non-partisan support to the Members of Provincial Parliament (MPPs).

Together, we provide administrative and procedural services to all MPPs, as well as operational support for the daily activities of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. Our success is determined by the strength and diversity of our staff and by supporting our core values: integrity, community, and excellence.

Liaison Officer

Parliamentary Protocol and Public Relations Branch

The Parliamentary Protocol and Public Relations Branch of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario seeks a Liaison Officer who will play a significant role providing administrative services in both official languages, assisting in the planning, coordination, organization, and programming of Interparliamentary Associations, Consular Corps relations, parliamentary protocol activities and conferences.

What You’ll Do

You’ll act with integrity to:

  • Provide exceptional office administrative skill in support of the protocol and interparliamentary goals of the Assembly
  • Provide sound and balanced protocol advice and briefings to management and Members of Provincial Parliament
  • Demonstrate the utmost sensitivity, tact, integrity and good judgment

You’ll support our community as you:

  • Liaise with Consular and Diplomatic Corps, community associations, and other internal and external stakeholder groups
  • Coordinate travel and accommodation arrangements for protocol events and meetings
  • Maintain accurate files and records, participate in minute taking and transcribe meeting minutes
  • Employ analytical and evaluative skills to conduct independent research and analysis, identify issues, and make informed recommendations and opinions.

How You Qualify

You demonstrate excellence through your:

  • Completion of a post-secondary education and/or one to three years of related work experience with event planning and coordination, protocol and related areas, particularly in the context of a government/parliamentary setting
  • Fluency in English and French languages, ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and through written correspondence
  • Knowledge of domestic and international protocol, current events, and the role and function of a parliamentary system of governance
  • Strong organizational and time management skills to coordinate and plan competing tasks and events
  • Demonstrated ability as a team player with exceptional communication skills and a strong commitment to service excellence
  • Ability to adapt to change and identify and resolve problems in a fast-paced environment
  • Superior interpersonal skills to create a positive environment and establish cohesive relationships with internal and external stakeholders

If you join our team, you can expect:

  • Continued training and development
  • Competitive benefits package
  • Employee Assistance Program

Salary Range Minimum: $54,665 per annum

File No.: LA-2019-14

Closing Date: Friday, March 22, 2019