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Month: November 2021

Deputy Director of Planning, District of Kitimat

Deputy Director of Planning, District of Kitimat

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

With a current population just over 8000, the District of Kitimat is looking to attract an accomplished Deputy Director of Planning. Reporting to the Director of Planning, the Deputy Director will ensure effective and orderly land use planning and community development activity. They will also prepare community plans, assist with planning policy and bylaws, and supervise staff and consultants.
 
Kitimat is a master-planned “greenbelt” community in British Columbia’s northwest coast region. With its solid tax base and financial resources, Kitimat offers a high standard of living and excellent municipal services.  The community features air links to larger urban centres and boundless access to outdoor pursuits. 
 
As the District looks ahead to a surge of investment in housing, commercial, and light industrial space, the new Director will help the District live up to its tag line: “A Marvel of Nature and Industry.”  The role will focus on completing planning projects as required and will assist with the management of municipal land and land use applications. In addition to the Director of Planning, the Deputy Director will also interface with Mayor and Council; the CAO; Directors and employees from various departments; other local, provincial and federal agency officials, including local First Nation staff members; developers; industrial project proponents and their consultants; permit applicants and the general public.  The Deputy Director may also represent the District’s interests at various committees and commissions.

See the full posting at https://www.civicinfo.bc.ca/careers?jobid=66950

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.