O.C. 444/2011

October 13, 2011

            The Lieutenant Governor in Council

1          approves the exclusion by the Minister of the positions listed in Schedules 1 and 2 of the attached Appendix from the classification plan and establishes the salary rate or ranges for those positions as that set out in those Schedules;

2          orders that the Minister charged with the administration of the Public Service Act or the Minister’s designates, the Deputy Minister of the Executive Council or the Public Service Commissioner, establish

            (a)        the salary applicable for each position listed in Schedules 1 and 2,

            (b)        the date that the salary becomes effective, and

            (c)        the remuneration for persons appointed in an acting capacity to any of the positions listed in Schedules 1 and 2;

3          rescinds Order in Council numbered O.C. 399/2010.

For Information only

Recommended by:          President of the Executive Council

Authority:                             Public Service Act
                                                (sections 11 and 14)


Schedule 1

Deputy Ministers


Salary Rate $264,576

Deputy Minister of Advanced Education and Technology

Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development

Deputy Minister of Culture and Community Services

Deputy Minister of Education

Deputy Minister of Energy

Deputy Minister of Environment and Water

Deputy Minister of the Executive Council

Deputy Minister of Finance

Deputy Minister of Health and Wellness

Deputy Minister of Human Services

Deputy Minister of Infrastructure

Deputy Minister of Intergovernmental, International and Aboriginal Relations

Deputy Minister of Justice and Deputy Attorney General

Deputy Minister of Municipal Affairs

Deputy Minister of Seniors

Deputy Minister of Service Alberta

Deputy Solicitor General and Deputy Minister of Public Security

Deputy Minister of Sustainable Resource Development

Deputy Minister of Tourism, Parks and Recreation

Deputy Minister of Transportation

Deputy Minister of Treasury Board and Enterprise

Public Service Commissioner

Schedule 2

Senior Officials


Salary Range D
Minimum $196,812 - Maximum $264,576

Alberta Representative in Washington, D.C.

Chair, Energy Resources Conservation Board

Chair, Alberta Utilities Commission

Chief of Staff, Office of the Premier

Chief Executive Officer, Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission

Salary Range C
Minimum $144,060 - Maximum $200,604

Advisor to the Premier and Legislative Affairs

Chair, Labour Relations Board

Chair, Land Compensation Board

Chair, Natural Resources Conservation Board

Chair, Surface Rights Board

Chief Appeals Commissioner, Appeals Commission for Workers’ Compensation

Chief of the Commission and Tribunals, Alberta Human Rights Commission

Child and Youth Advocate


Deputy Chief, Policy Coordination

Deputy Clerk of the Executive Council

Deputy Secretary to Cabinet

Executive Director, Office of the Premier, Southern Alberta

Executive Director, Policy, Office of the Premier

Managing Director, Alberta Emergency Management Agency

Managing Director, Public Affairs Bureau

Vice Chairs, Energy Resources Conservation Board

Vice Chairs, Alberta Utilities Commission


Salary Range B
Minimum $113,028 - Maximum $156,552

Director of Communications, Office of the Premier

Members, Energy Resources Conservation Board

Members, Alberta Utilities Commission

Members, Alberta Human Rights Commission

Vice-Chairs, Labour Relations Board

Members, Natural Resources Conservation Board

Vice-Chairs, Surface Rights Board

Salary Range A
Minimum $101,640 - Maximum $139,332

Members, Land Compensation Board

Members, Surface Rights Board

Appeals Commissioners, Appeals Commission for Workers' Compensation


Note: Schedule 1 and 2 incumbents shall be entitled to be considered for lump sum payments at such times and in such manner as may be prescribed by Government policy established from time to time. The Minister or Deputy Minister of Executive Council may approve compensation beyond the salary rate or ranges on Schedules 1 and 2 in exceptional circumstances or where the salary rate or range maximum for the Senior Official position is or will be an impediment to the recruitment and/or retention of the incumbent.