The Village of Empress

is situated on the West side of the Alberta/Saskatchewan border and serves as a center to the surrounding farming and ranching community of 1,500 people. It has been a focal point for many activities in the area. It is also at the geographical center of many large cities in Western Canada: Edmonton, Calgary, Saskatoon and Regina.

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Assessment & Tax Notices Mailed

Posted on May 19, 2016 under: Council News


Please be advised that pursuant to Section 308(4) of the Municipal Government Act, the assessment notice and tax notice relating to the same property have been combined on one notice.

In accordance with Section 311(1) of the Municipal Government Act, notice is hereby given that the 2016 General Assessment Notices for all assessed properties within the Village of Empress were mailed May 3, 2016.

Any assessed person or Taxpayer who may wish to lodge a complaint in writing, must do so on or before July 5, 2016, to the clerk of the Assessment review Board Village of Empress, Box 159 Empress, Ab. T0J 1E0.

All appellants are required to enclose a $50.00 fee per appeal, and if successful the fee will be returned. If you have any questions, please contact the Village office at (403) 565-3938.

Dated this 19th day of May 2016.

Debbie Ross

Chief Administrative Officer


Public Works II Position

Posted on May 12, 2016 under: Announcements

The Village of Empress is recruiting for a part time permanent Public Works Level II Position.

An ideal candidate would possess strong skills in the following areas:

  • Communication
  • Multi Tasking
  • Mechanical & Technical
  • Public Service
  • Recording and logging of data and maintenance plans

Preferences will be given to candidates that hold certificates in:

  • Small System Water Treatment, Distribution and Wastewater Treatment and Collection (or willing to acquire)
  • Class 3 Driver’s License with Air Brake’s “Q” endorsement or Class 1
  • Grade 12 Diploma or equivalent
  • Equipment operating and maintenance (mowers/tractors/backhoe/3 ton/grader/bobcat)
  • Safety Training Certificates (First Aid, WHIMIS, Fall Protection, Confined Space, H2S)

This job entails working in environmental weather conditions, physical activity and problem solving. Maintenance and operations of water treatment plant, distribution system and wastewater facility are only part of your daily activities, additional activities in the common services area include grounds maintenance and beautification, street repairs and equipment maintenance. Please submit your resume with references to the undersigned

Interested persons are encouraged to forward a resume, including salary expectations and references to:

Debbie Ross, CAO
Village of Empress
Box 159
Empress, Ab.
T0J 1E0
fax: (403) 565-2010

Contact our Village Office:

Phone: (403) 565-3938
Fax: (403) 565-2010

Box 159, #6 – 3rd Avenue
Empress, Alberta T0J 1E0

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