Director of Financial Services, City of Courtenay

Director of Financial Services, City of Courtenay

The City

The City of Courtenay is situated on the east coast of central Vancouver Island, within the traditional lands of the K’ómoks First Nation. Accessible by land, sea or air, Courtenay is a culturally diverse community that offers supernatural beauty at its doorstep. The City (approximate population 25,000) is the urban and cultural hub of the larger community, the Comox Valley (approximate population 65,000).
 
The City is governed by a Mayor and six Councillors. The Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) is responsible to Council for managing all City operations. The Financial Services Department is one of seven departments reporting to the CAO. Our organization’s culture is demonstrated by our Corporate Mission and Core Values.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the CAO, the Director of Financial Services oversees the Development of the City’s financial plans and strategies to ensure the Corporation’s financial sustainability; Develops and oversees the implementation of financial and purchasing policies, standards, controls, and associated processes ensuring compliance with municipal and other relevant legislation and generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP); Directs the overall operations of the Financial Services Department including treasury and purchasing services; Fulfills the statutory duties of the Financial Officer; and liaises with the RCMP on financial matters relating to community policing; Serves as a key member of the Senior Management Team for the organization.

See the full posting here.
 

Manager of Human Resources, City of Fernie

Manager of Human Resources, City of Fernie

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The City of Fernie is seeking an experienced Human Resources Manager with a broad range of experience and expertise to establish and lead the HR department and function for the City.

About Us
Fernie is a true mountain community, featuring world class outdoor recreation, a thriving cultural scene, the enthusiasm of a vibrant youthful population and a scenic, tranquil location in the heart of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Fernie is a three-hour drive west from Calgary, Alberta, and just one hour from Canadian Rockies International Airport near Cranbrook.

Our team at the City of Fernie is focused on delivering exceptional service to the community and transforming what it means to work in, and work with, local government.

About the Opportunity
Reporting to the Director of Corporate Administration, the Manager of Human Resources will provide strategic advice and leadership in all aspect of human resources including labour relations, collective bargaining, performance management, recruitment, disability management, compensation and benefits, OH&S, staff development and HR analytics.

The successful candidate will be an integral member of the City’s Management Team with an opportunity to expand the breadth and scope of their responsibilities over time by demonstrating impact and achieving results.

This is a unique opportunity to join the City of Fernie at a time of significant organizational renewal. You will be the first Human Resource manager employed by the City, and responsible for establishing the division. Your colleagues are committed to high standards and are developing a high-performing organization while enjoying life in this world-class destination to the fullest.

The full job posting can be found here.

If you are ready to take on this challenging and rewarding leadership role, forward your resume and cover letter to flo@tallcedars.ca, Tall Cedars Search & Recruitment, by Friday October 29, 2021. A Supplementary Information Package can be obtained from the Consultant, which includes a complete job description, benefits plan, and details of the competitive compensation.

Village of Sayward, Chief Administrative Officer

Village of Sayward, Chief Administrative Officer


*** This posting is now closed. Tall Cedars thanks all applicants. ***

The Village of Sayward is searching for its next Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), resulting from a retirement.
 
The seaside community of Sayward is located on northern Vancouver Island, just 50 minutes north of Campbell River. The Village is perched at the base of Newcastle Ridge and the mouth of the mighty Salmon River at Kelsey Bay, one of BC’s most important estuaries. Sayward is in the unceded Traditional Territory of the K’omoks, We Wai Kai and Wei Wai Kum First
Nations. Approximately 350 people call Sayward home, and residents of Sayward are happy to share the spectacular natural environment of the Island with visitors.
 
The quality of life in Sayward makes this an exciting opportunity for someone who appreciates the relaxed lifestyle of a small rural community. The area offers access to hiking trails, lakes and recreational sites, a marina for boat moorage and fishing, and is close to winter skiing at Mount Washington and Mount Cain.

The full job posting can be found here.

If you are ready to take on this challenging and rewarding leadership role, forward your resume and cover letter to flo@tallcedars.ca, Tall Cedars Search & Recruitment, by Thurs. Nov. 4, 2021.

Please email if you would like a Supplementary Information Package, which includes a complete job description, benefits plan, and details of the competitive compensation.

City of Parksville, Manager of Finance

City of Parksville, Manager of Finance

*** This posting is now closed. Tall Cedars thanks all applicants. ***

Where you will be working:
This full time, exempt position is with the fantastic City of Parksville on Vancouver Island’s sheltered east coast. Home to 12,500 residents, Parksville offers a high quality of life in a stunning natural environment, where you’ll walk on amazing sandy beaches, breathe in the salt-tinged ocean air, and have access to world-class biking and hiking trails. Located 37 km north of Nanaimo, Parksville is within easy reach of the mainland and the globe, via BC Ferry terminals and the Nanaimo airport.

Who you will be working with:
The City employs 97 talented full time staff, who are committed to building and maintaining Parksville as the city of choice for current residents and future generations. The City works collaboratively to keep a clean, safe and friendly community, that is both economically viable and environmentally conscious.

This is a wonderful time to join our team, as the current Manager of Finance will be succeeding our retiring Director of Finance!

See the full posting here.

If you are ready to take on this challenging and rewarding leadership role, forward your resume and cover letter to flo@tallcedars.ca, by Mon. Oct. 25, 2021. A Supplementary Package can be obtained by request, including a complete job description.