O.C. 1/2016

January 13, 2016

            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 Executive Council or the Public Service Commissioner establish

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

            (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 of the Appendix;

3          rescinds Order in Council numbered O.C. 322/2014.

For Information only

Recommended by:          President of Treasury Board, Minister of Finance

Authority:                           Public Service Act
                                             (sections 11 and 14)




Schedule 1

Deputy Ministers

Effective: April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2018


Salary Rate $286,977


Schedule 2

Senior Officials

Effective: April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2018


Salary Range D
Minimum $213,476 - Maximum $286,977

Alberta Representative in Asia

Alberta Representative in London

Alberta Representative in Ottawa

Alberta Representative in Washington, D.C.

Associate Deputy Minister of Intergovernmental Relations

Chair, Alberta Utilities Commission

Chief Executive Officer, Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission

Special Advisor on Water Quality

Salary Range C
Minimum $156,257 - Maximum $217,589

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 Delivery Officers, Health and Human Services

Chief Strategy Officers, Health and Human Services

Chief of the Commission and Tribunals, Alberta Human Rights Commission


Deputy Chief, Policy Coordination

Deputy Clerk of Executive Council and Deputy Secretary to Cabinet

Managing Director, Alberta Emergency Management Agency

Managing Director, Public Affairs Bureau

Chief Advisor on Negotiations

Vice-Chairs, Alberta Utilities Commission

Salary Range B
Minimum $122,598 - Maximum $169,807

Members, Alberta Human Rights Commission

Members, Alberta Utilities Commission

Members, Natural Resources Conservation Board

Vice-Chairs, Labour Relations Board

Vice-Chairs, Surface Rights Board

Salary Range A
Minimum $110,246 - Maximum $151,129

Appeals Commissioners, Appeals Commission for Workers' Compensation

Members, Land Compensation Board

Members, Surface Rights Board


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.