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Month: January 2022

Planners, District of Kitimat

Planners, District of Kitimat

With a current population just over 8000, the District of Kitimat is looking to attract talented individuals for two open positions:

  • Regular Full Time Planner and
  • Temporary Regular Full Time Planner (Maternity Leave)

Reporting to the Director of Planning, the Planners will provide technical and community planning advice guided by the Official Community Plan, Kitimat Municipal Code, Downtown Design Guidelines, Leisure Services Master Plan, Housing Action Plan related policy documents, best practices and provincial legislation.

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 Planner will help the District live up to its tag line: “A Marvel of Nature and Industry.” The role will focus on completing planning assignments related to development permits, variances, temporary use applications, official community plans, zoning and special projects.

Your background includes an undergraduate degree in planning or a related field, knowledge of local government practices in community planning, and relevant work experience. Applicants will have either a Regional Professional Planner in BC Designation or be eligible to become a BCRPP. Member or Candidate Member of PIBC is preferred. You fully understand the challenges you will meet and have an accomplished track record demonstrating your capabilities.

This would be an excellent opportunity for an experienced mid-level Planner who is seeking a new challenge in a senior-level position. This is a bargaining unit position of Unifor 2300. The wage rate is $40.43/hr for applicants without their RPP designation or $42.40/hr for applicants with their RPP designation.

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Chief Administrative Officer, Village of Montrose

Chief Administrative Officer, Village of Montrose

The Organization: Village of Montrose
Montrose is a passionate, community-minded Village of 1,000 residents who enjoy a healthy lifestyle and great Municipal services. Located in the heart of the West Kootenays, surrounded by scenic mountains, lakes and rivers, and excellent recreation and sports facilities, world class recreation is literally only a few short minutes away. Just a quick drive to the cities of Rossland, Trail, Castlegar and Nelson, only three hours from Kelowna, or two hours from Cranbrook and Spokane WA, big city amenities and international airports are within easy reach.

The Opportunity: Chief Administrative Officer
The Village is seeking a professional, community-minded Chief Administrative Officer to continue guiding the Village towards its goals of maintaining a high quality of life and continuing to provide excellent services to its residents.
 
Under the direction of Mayor and Council, the Chief Administrative Officer is responsible for the overall management of operations for the Village of Montrose, ensuring that the policies, programs, and strategic plans of Council are implemented, that the bylaws of the Village and relevant Acts of the Province are upheld, and the Village’s five-year financial plan is annually developed and administered.
 
We are looking for a team-orientated leader who has excellent communication skills and deals professionally and respectfully with the public, staff, Council, and other levels of government. The successful candidate will need to have a deep understanding of the challenges and issues facing small communities and will have the skills necessary in meeting those challenges.
 
This position will also assume the responsibilities of the following: Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Officer and Approving Officer.

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Capital Asset Analyst, City of Quesnel

Capital Asset Analyst, City of Quesnel

The City of Quesnel wants you to use your love of numbers and your problem-solving skills as our new Capital Asset Analyst. If you enjoy working with both people and numbers, if linking business to finance is your passion, read on.

“IT’S IN OUR NATURE”
Located in the central interior of British Columbia, on the traditional territory of the Lhtako Dene, in Quesnel, we live life to the fullest. 10,000 people call Quesnel home and another 13,000 live in the surrounding area. With affordable housing costs, accessible amenities, and short commutes, we’re able to get out and enjoy the nature that surrounds us. Our industry is based in nature, but we love to get out there for fun, too. We’re a community that values our heritage, while embracing innovative ideas and opportunities to thrive. It’s in our nature to work hard and play harder, to help our neighbours, to challenge ourselves, and to celebrate our successes.

WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING?
Reporting to the Director of Corporate & Financial Services, you will track and report on the City’s physical assets; and assist with the capital budget process. You will handle grant claims and reporting, Emergency Management BC claims, and other projects as assigned. You’ll get to work closely with both the Director of Corporate & Financial Services and the Director of Capital Works and Infrastructure to help Quesnel make strategic financial decisions.

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Systems & Network Administrator, District of Kitimat

Systems & Network Administrator, District of Kitimat

The District of Kitimat is seeking a qualified candidate interested in fulfilling the role of Systems & Network Administrator.
 
This position will perform hands on technical work and is responsible for carrying out all systems and network administration duties. This position will also act as a Generalist and assist the Information Technology Manager in other fields of IT as required. Candidates will have the ability to:

  • Install, maintain and troubleshoot IT hardware, software and electronic office equipment and systems
  • Maintain IT inventories
  • Monitor system performance and troubleshoot system and hardware problems
  • Plan for, install and monitor network infrastructure
  • Conduct tests and perform security and quality controls
  • Administer contracts for all computers and electronic office equipment
  • Perform data backups and disaster recovery operations
  • Provide technical advice, problem solve and train network users
  • Attend council meetings and provide technical assistance and recording services
  • May be required to obtain and maintain RCMP security clearance
  • Work as a team and show initiative to work independently
  • Work evenings and weekends as required.

Closing: Monday February 7, 2022. Click here for the full posting and additional information.