Recruiting for Alberta’s Ombudsman and Public Interest Commissioner

Recruiting for Alberta’s Ombudsman and Public Interest Commissioner

June 17, 2022


The Legislative Assembly of Alberta is recruiting for Alberta’s Ombudsman and Public Interest Commissioner. These nonpartisan, independent Officers of the Legislature perform the following roles:

The Office of the Ombudsman promotes fairness in public administration and investigates complaints from individuals regarding unfair actions or decisions made by provincial departments, agencies, boards or commissions and some professional bodies.

The Public Interest Commissioner promotes public confidence in the effective administration of the public sector and investigates wrongdoings and complaints of reprisal covered by the Public Interest Disclosure (Whistleblower Protection) Act.

In these senior official positions you will set the overall goals of the offices, review complaints and consult with elected and senior officials, government employees and other bodies. You have extensive executive management experience and are recognized as a highly credible leader. With knowledge of investigative methodologies and a track record of exercising sound judgment, you have demonstrated expertise in managing complex issues and making decisions with integrity and fairness. An understanding of administrative law and the public sector is required.

For application details visit

Email resume by July 25, 2022, to

Forum of Canadian Ombudsman