Supports and Financial Services Coordinator (SFSC) Talent Pool

Posting Date: Apr 10, 2024

Location: AB

Company: Government of Alberta

About Us

The Government of Alberta is committed to a diverse and inclusive public service that reflects the population we serve to best meet the needs of Albertans. Consider joining a team where diversity, inclusion and innovation are valued and supported. For more information on diversity and inclusion, please visit: https:///

A successful society is defined by its people and the opportunities available for them to fully and actively participate in all aspects of life and provide for themselves and/or their families.  The Department of Senior, Community and Social Services works alongside other Government of Alberta programs to foster a society in which families are secure and resilient, individuals have safe, sustainable employment, vulnerable Albertans have the supports they require, and no one is left behind. You can be part of helping us make a difference!


The Department of Senior, Community and Social Services leads income, employment, disabilities and community-based supports, family violence prevention, and family & community support services. To find out more about our work visit:

The Employment and Financial Services (EFS) Division is responsible for policy development and delivery of employment and income services including contracted employment services, career resources, and the Income Support (IS) and Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped (AISH) programs.

Job Information

Job Title: Supports and Financial Services Coordinator (SFSC)- Talent Pool

Job Requisition ID: 49579

Ministry: Seniors, Community and Social Services

Location: Various Locations Across Alberta

Full or Part-Time: Full Time

Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week

Regular/Temporary: Regular/Temporary

Scope: Open Competition

Closing Date: Open until filled

Classification: Program Services 1

Salary: $2,165.27 to $2,814.70 Bi-weekly ($56,513 - $73,463/ year)


Are you looking for your next challenge? Do you have strong customer service skills? Are you experienced with diverse and vulnerable groups? Are your computer skills exceptional? Do you pride yourself on your organizational, problem-solving skills and communication skills? Do you like working in a fast-paced team environment and thrive at multitasking? If so, we have the opportunity for you!

As a member of the Support & Financial Services Coordinator (SFSC) unit, you will share responsibility for determining ongoing eligibility for the Income Support program. This includes assisting Albertans towards realizing their action plan goals, through the provision of support services, and the issuance of financial benefits.

In this role, you will most frequently interact with clients by telephone, review documents, review files and reports, and utilize several computer applications and systems simultaneously. You will monitor and support the Albertans' action plan by ensuring the Albertan is committed and accountable for progress towards their self sufficiency. In order to be successful in this role, you will need to be able to research, understand and apply legislation; have knowledge of the Income and Employment Support Act and be skilled in assessment, critical thinking, conflict resolution and active listening.  Responsibilities involve the following:

  • Assessing and meeting client needs on a regular basis or referring/recommending appropriate interventions including:
  • Advising clients of their rights; income support benefit entitlements and their responsibilities. 
  • Providing referrals and support to help benefit recipients access employment and training services, and labour market information and community resources. 

You will work in collaboration with a team of professionals providing service to Albertans. This position also involves the ability to work with Albertans in distress and utilize problem-solving and de-escalation techniques to assist individuals with appropriate intervention resources.

This competition will be a talent pool opportunity where candidates are able to apply and be considered for upcoming vacancies across the province.  



  • Two-year Diploma or Degree in a related field; no experience required. Equivalencies will be considered. 

In your Cover Letter please describe how you demonstrated the assets listed below in your previous role(s). 



  • Experience working with diverse and/or vulnerable population (i.e., individuals with social barriers, mental health issues and a variety of challenging circumstances);
  • Experience in providing direct customer service to clients.
  • Experience in navigating simultaneously through different web-based computer systems combined with proficiency with keyboarding.

APS Competencies

Competencies are behaviors that are essential to reach our goals in serving Albertans. We encourage you to have an in depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process. 

This link will assist you with understanding competencies:

In addition to your education and experience, you should be able to demonstrate competencies in the following areas:
•    Systems Thinking: to keep broader impacts and connections in mind. Understands how the services, activities and actions of the Alberta Public Service add value to Albertans and Stakeholders
•    Creative Problem Solving: to assess options and implications in new ways to achieve outcomes and solutions
•    Drive for Results: knowing what outcomes are important and maximizing resources to achieve results that are aligned with the goals of the organization, while maintaining accountability to each other and external stakeholders
•    Build Collaborative Environments: leading and contributing to an environment that allows people to work collaboratively and productively to achieve outcomes.
•    Agility: to anticipate, assess, and quickly adapt to changing priorities, maintain resilience in uncertainty and effectively work in a changing environment
•    Develop Networks: proactively building networks, connecting and building trust in relationships with different stakeholders
•    Develop Self and Others: a commitment to lifelong learning and the desire to invest in the development of the long-term capability of yourself and others


Hours of work: 36.25 hours/week, Monday to Friday (8:15 am – 4:30 pm) work week.

A written assignment may be used as part of the interview process.

There are full-time permanent and temporary positions located in any of the following worksites. You must be willing to work in one of the offices listed below:

  • North Zone:
  • North Alberta:  Edmonton and greater area.
  • North West Alberta: Slave Lake, Hinton, Edson, High Prairie, Peace River, High Level, Whitecourt, and Grande Prairie.
  • North East Alberta: St. Paul, Vegreville, Bonyville, Cold Lake, Fort McMurray, Lac La Biche, Barrhead, Athabasca, and Westlock. 
  • South Zone: Calgary, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Red Deer


Urban Locations- Only Temporary Full-Time positions are available


Rural Locations- Temporary/ Permanent Full-Time position available


Successful candidates may be eligible for the Northern retention allowance for the eligible locations. 

Final candidates for this competition will be asked to undergo an academic verification and security screening. 


In order to accurately reflect your related experience/education, in your resume, please include dates (including months and years) associated with all education and work experience.

For employment: Please indicate whether your work experience is casual, part-time or full-time. 

  • Example: Community Support Worker, Jan 2018 - June 2021, Part-time (three 8 hr. shifts/week).

For any Post-Secondary Education: Please specify your major and length of program, the educational institution, and the year you graduated. 

  • Bachelor of Arts, major in Psychology, University of Alberta, 2009 
  • Social Work Diploma (1 year), Campbell College, 2017

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How To Apply

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Applicants are advised to provide information that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements, including education, experience and relevant examples of required competencies.  

Resources for applicants:

It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) Applicants are encouraged to include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.

Closing Statement


This competition may be used to fill future vacancies, across the Government of Alberta, at the same or lower classification level.

We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

If you require any further information on this job posting or a copy of the role profile, and/or require a disability related accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact Taylor Bell  at
If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check for a listing of current career opportunities with the Government of Alberta.