Director of Community Services, Programs & Initiatives

Director of Community Services, Programs & Initiatives
Prince Edward County - File Number: 2022-07
Post Date: January 11, 2022
Apply Before: January 28, 2022

Job Overview

Location

Picton

Province

Ontario

Salary

$128,000

Category

Administration & Operations

Commitment

Full Time

Job Description

THE CORPORATION OF THE COUNTY OF PRINCE EDWARD
JOB OPPORTUNITY
DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY SERVICES, PROGRAMS & INITIATIVES
FILE #: 2022-07

Are you passionate about the community and economic development of the County? Can you see yourself applying your relationship skills and strategic thinking to ensure the municipality is a valuable partner in the prosperity and resilience of this community? The County is looking to fill the position of Director of Community Services, Programs & Initiatives.

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Director of Community Services, Programs & Initiatives is responsible for the development and implementation of programs and activities that support the community and economic priorities of the County. This position also leads communication and public/stakeholder engagement as well as customer service for the municipality.

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in Community Development, Economic Development, Business, Planning, Public Administration or related discipline.
  • Five (5) to seven (7) years senior management experience within a community, business or municipal context; direct experience/engagement with the municipal sector preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge of Prince Edward County and its history, opportunities and challenges preferred.
  • Highly developed communication and public relations skills; strong presentation and writing skills; ability to effectively communicate municipal priorities and interests and specific program-related objectives.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with residents, community leaders, business owners, financiers and other government agencies.
  • Strong project management and negotiation techniques.
  • Familiarity with statistics, research methodologies, management practices, financial management, contract management, banking and real estate practices.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, knowledge of and experience using digital communication tools/devices and other related databases.
  • Valid ‘G’ Driver’s License.

The current annual salary range for this position is $128,000 to $179,231 as per the Non-Union By-Law. Compensation also includes a competitive benefit package and membership in OMERS. Please submit your application prior to 4:00pm on January 28, 2022 to careers@pecounty.on.ca.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We are an equal opportunity employer and support applicants with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request throughout the recruitment process. Please email your request or call (613) 476-2148 ext. 1044.

The personal information being collected will be used in accordance with The Municipal Act and The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and shall only be used in the selection of a suitable candidate.

Job Overview

Location:

Picton

Province:

Ontario

Starting Salary:

$128,000

Category

Administration & Operations

Job Type

Full Time

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