Recruitment for new board/committee members takes place annually in December/January for up to 17 Boards.
Applications are accepted using the Taleo Online Application System. However, if you require the application in MS word format, please contact the Civic Agencies Coordinator to request. Applicants must complete the application questions and attach a resume, by the application deadline. Tribunals applications (for the Assessment Review Board, Community Standards and Licence Appeal Committee, and Subdivision and Development Appeal Board) also require 2 written references be provided at the time of application. For all other Boards, 2 reference letters will be required from candidates that are shortlisted.
Shortlisted applicants will be notified by email and asked to contact the Civic Agencies Coordinator to schedule their applicant interview with the assigned Selection/Standing Committee of Council.
Shortlisted applicants will be asked to provide a brief
and, if appointed as a Board/Committee Member, this information will be included in the City Council minutes as an introduction to City Council, the Board, and the citizens of Edmonton.
Most appointment terms are for one year (while some have two year terms), renewable for up to 6 consecutive years. Prior to reappointment, board members are evaluated. The evaluation criteria are outlined in Schedule 2 - re-appointment form (Summary of Evaluations for Members of Procedure: C575D - Agencies, Boards, Committees and Commissions.