Opportunity – Director of Community Services

Reporting to and receiving general management direction from the County of St. Paul (the County) Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), the Director of Community Services performs a broad range of general administrative and management functions for the County in relation to services provided in the community.

The Director, proceeding in accordance with legislation, the strategic plans, bylaws, policies, and broad expectations of the County, is responsible for providing direction, oversight, and supervision to Bylaw Enforcement, Waste and Agricultural Services, Fire Services, Cemetery Services, and Parks and Recreation Services and act as liaison for the County for the Regional FCSS.

Key Responsibilities

  • Operations Oversight (35%)
  • Budgeting, Financial Management, and Capital Plan Execution (25%)
  • Leadership, Supervision, and Human Resources (20%)
  • Strategic Planning; Tactical and Operational Planning for department (10%)
  • Council Meetings, Committee Meetings, or Municipal/Community/Regional Boards (10%)

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

The following are required in this position: (see full job posting for complete list)

  • Progressively responsible experience at a management level, including responsibility for budgets, operational planning.
  • Knowledge and experience working with the public, including providing problem solving or decision making at management level.
  • Ability to grow and develop a team to be successful, including the ability to guide/coach/mentor staff.
  • Ability to manage multiple, and often conflicting, priorities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

The following are considered assets or preferences in this position:

  • Experience with strategic planning, establishing measurements, areas of Bylaw Enforcement, Cemeteries, Recreation, Fire, Waste Management, and/or Agriculture Services.

Full Job Posting can be viewed at: https://www.county.stpaul.ab.ca/careers/director-of-community-services/

Competition Deadline and Resumes

If you are interested in this opportunity, please forward your cover letter, resume, and references by Friday January 27, 2023, by 4:30 p.m.  to [email protected]