Located in the heart of Central Alberta, Red Deer County provides a wonderful mix of rural and urban amenities. Over 97% of County residents report high satisfaction with their quality of life, making Red Deer County a great destination for both living and working.
Red Deer County is a great place to work! It is much more than just a job to go to. It is a place where everyone plays an important role. At Red Deer County, we believe that mutual trust and respect, shared responsibility, and open communication are essential characteristics for creating personal success within a first class working environment.
Red Deer County has a permanent, full-time position for a dynamic and highly motivated COMMUNITY SERVICES COORDINATOR to supplement our ongoing focus in the delivery of customer service excellence.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Reporting to the Community Services Manager, this supervisory position is responsible for the development, coordination, monitoring, and continuous improvement of community services programs and strategy.
Detailed duties of the Community Services Coordinator position include, but are not limited to:
Provide oversight and supervision of the Recreation Support Worker and FCSS Community Worker positions.
Develop and coordinate recreation and FCSS programs and services.
Develop and coordinate community education and training programs.
Develop and coordinate supports for community organizations and neighbourhood services initiatives.
Plan, develop, and supervise outreach to the community with organizations and community groups.
Educate and guide community stakeholders and partners in community development processes including needs assessments, service gap identification, strategy implementation, and networking.
Provide leadership and strategy development within partnerships to facilitate a coordinated approach to service delivery.
Participate in networking and facilitate partnerships with subject matter experts and service providers.
Support negotiations, contracts, and agreements with service providers and partners.
Undertake program evaluation and reporting.
Implement Accountability Framework (e.g. develop objectives and measurements plans, data collection evaluation practices including mechanisms for continuous improvements).
Undertake other tasks, projects, and responsibilities as required within the scope of the position.
Completion of a post-secondary degree or diploma related to community development, program planning, implementation and evaluation.
A minimum of five (5) years related experience, particularly with community-based agencies.
A combination of acceptable education and experience may be considered.
Must have or be willing to acquire extensive knowledge of the community, various government ministries and funding agencies.
Proven supervisory skills.
Self-starter who has the ability to work independently.
Ability to learn and adapt to changing conditions; work within a deadline oriented environment.
Excellent customer service focus with the ability to deal with the public, volunteer boards, and Council.
Proven records of flexibility, initiative, independence, organizational skills, and report writing.
Ability to work with confidential and sensitive information.
High degree of accuracy in work processing (MS Word), spreadsheets (MS Excel), as well as data-entry experience is essential.
Acceptable Criminal Records Check.
Experience in a local government environment is also considered an asset.
Additional Information This is a permanent, full-time position. Red Deer County offers a competitive compensation package, learning opportunities, and work hours that enable a superior work-life balance.
Qualified parties are requested to submit a detailed resume and cover letter to the Human Resources Department no later than 12:00 p.m., Monday, January 21st 2019 to:
Jennifer Dennis - Human Resources Coordinator
Red Deer County Centre
38106 Range Road 275
Red Deer County, AB T4S 2L9 firstname.lastname@example.org
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those invited for an interview will be contacted.
Additional Job Information:
Posted Date: Jan 08, 2019
Closing Date: Jan 22, 2019