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Corporate Officer

District of Fort St. James


The District of Fort St. James is a historic and resourceful community of approximately 1400, serving a local area of approximately 4500 people. The unceded territory of Nak’azdli Whut’en is home to Fort St. James, offering opportunities for the optimal life-work balance! The District is a place for wilderness and cultural experiences, in a superb setting of lakes, and mountains.


Reporting to the new Chief Administrative Officer for the District, the Corporate Officer is a statutory position responsible for corporate administration, accurate minute taking, administering oaths and affidavits, and records management. The Corporate Officer will also be assisting the Chief Election Officer in the upcoming municipal elections. The position also offers human resource support and general administrative support to the Mayor and Council and Department Heads. The Corporate Officer is the Department Head of Corporate Administration. As a Statutory Officer, member of the Local Government Management Association, and employee of the District of Fort St. James, the Corporate Officer acts with and fosters the highest standard of ethical conduct.


  • At least 2 years experience in public administration or a related role, preferably in local government
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Post secondary education in the field of public administration is preferred.

Top 5 reasons to move to Fort St. James

  • Affordable housing
  • The best of lakeside life
  • Access to wilderness and outdoor recreation
  • Zero chance that you will spend your free time in a traffic jam
  • Small town feel with vibrant and welcoming people

Next Step

If you are ready to take on this challenging and rewarding leadership role, forward your resume and cover letter to Tall Cedars Search & Recruitment, by Monday, Aug. 15, 2022. A Supplementary Package can be obtained by request from the Consultant, which includes a complete job description and details of the compensation and benefits.

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