The Director, Community Services reports to the Chief Administrative Officer and provides support to Council for the planning, organization and direction of the Community Services Division including Family & Community Support Services, Agricultural Services, Recreation Services, Fire Rescue Services, Enforcement Services and Economic Development.
The salary for this position is between $150,000 - $190,000 annually depending on experience.
Key Responsibilities Include:
The Director, Community Services has six (6) direct reports: Manager, Family & Community Support Services; Manager, Agricultural Service; Manager, Recreation Services; Manager, Economic Development; Regional Fire Chief, Fire Rescue Services and Sergeant, Enforcement Services.
Supervisory duties include training, budgeting, mentoring, performance evaluations, and coaching / monitoring
This position may undertake the role of Acting Chief Administrative Officer if
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
While contributing at the senior management level to the Municipal District’s strategic direction, values and vision, the Director, Community Services will perform the following duties:
Through Department Heads, plans, organizes, directs and controls the Community Services Division; establishes and implements Municipal policy, sets goals and
Ensures that policies and programs adopted by Council and / or the Chief Administrative Officer are transmitted to Community Services Managers and
Provides direction as to policy
Administers the Division in conformity with the strategic direction, corporate policy, and all relevant statutes, bylaws and resolutions.
Ensures reports to Council presented from Departmental Managers meet the objectives of the Chief Administrative Officer and contain the necessary information and recommendations to facilitate Council’s decision
Provides direction and control related to the preparation of the provisional and annual budgets of the Community Services
Coordinates and directs the preparation of long-range operational and capital
Attends all Council meetings and attends meetings of Committees, Commissions and Advisory Bodies on request. During meetings, makes observations, suggestions and recommendations as appropriate.
Act as a liaison between Council and staff while also ensuring effective communication between staff and Council with regard to operational
Provides information to Council, staff, media and the general public concerning existing and proposed policies, practices and programs of the
Ensuring that Council approved policies and procedures are adhered to within the
Acting as a liaison with local Boards and Community
Participating in and encouraging participation by staff in non-departmental corporate projects and teams.
Ensuring that employees of the division are provided with a safe and healthy workplace consistent with organizational standards and the healthy workplace
QUALIFICATIONS / EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:
To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform the duties listed above to a high degree of quality, timeliness and
Post-secondary education in Business or Public Administration, or a combination of equivalent education and
A minimum of 10 years’ experience in Senior Management Operations with supervisory experience preferred.
Class 5 driver’s
Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and
Excellent verbal and written communication and public relations
Ability to interact well with, and respond to inquiries from Employees, Management, Council and Ratepayers.
Familiarity and understanding of Municipal Government Acts, bylaws, policies and
Thorough knowledge of municipal operations and sufficient knowledge of the functions of Family & Community Support Services, Agricultural Services, Recreation & Culture and Economic Development to provide effective overall leadership for these functions and to represent service needs to the Senior Leadership Team, Council and the Community.
Good knowledge of project management practices and
Ability to provide timely, high quality services that effectively serve the needs of Council and the community.
Ability to work collaboratively, ensuring interpersonal skills contribute to effective team functioning and
Must be able to maintain strict
Ability to interpret, implement and adhere to organizational policies and
WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT:
Extensive use of computer and
Long periods of sitting, good lighting, temperature and noise
Minimal physical effort; occasional light
Use and operation of a
Normal working day consists of 7.5 hours; however occasional overtime may be
Some travel may be
HEALTH & SAFETY:
All personnel working at the Municipal District of Greenview are governed by the Municipal District Health & Safety
Ensures all operations are conducted in a safe manner and in accordance with Municipal District Policies and Occupational Health & Safety
Ensure proper ergonomic requirements are met and good ergonomic procedures are
Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent of this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities required of the position.
HOW TO APPLY:
Interested candidates may submit cover letter (stating the position you are applying to) and resume in one of the following ways: