Corporate Officer

Bowen Island Municipality

Corporate Officer

Permanent Full-time Position

Bowen Island is located in Howe Sound, six kilometres west of mainland BC and accessed by a 20-minute ferry regularly departing from Horseshoe Bay`s BC Ferries Terminal in West Vancouver. Bowen was established as the first Island municipality in December 1999 and is a member of Metro Vancouver Regional District and the Islands Trust. The Bowen Island community consists of 3,800 permanent year round residents, and approximately 1,500 part-time residents.

Bowen Island Municipality seeks a Permanent Full-time Corporate Officer. Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Corporate Officer is responsible for the management of the Municipality’s legislative functions, as well as other core administrative business areas and staff. This position is designated as Corporate Officer, as outlined in the Community Charter and the Local Government Act and will have a thorough working knowledge of the legislative, legal, and corporate responsibilities in BC local government legislation. In addition to regular office hours, it will require attendance at evening Council meetings and other meetings as required.

Experience and qualifications, we are seeking include:
  • Certification or course work in local government administration;
  • Preferred experience of 5 years progressive experience as a Corporate or Deputy Corporate Officer; and
  • Working knowledge of the Community Charter, Local Government Act and other pertinent legislation.

Consideration may be given to candidates who do not completely fulfil the above qualifications, but who can demonstrate a career interest in municipal government, who possess excellent organizational and communications skills and who have a proven record of transferrable skills and completion of other training programs. If selected, such a candidate will be expected to complete necessary training as required by the position.

The salary range for this position is competitive and includes a full range of benefits. Qualified candidates are invited to submit their detailed resume with expected compensation and covering letter in confidence by 4:00 pm, Friday, October 25th, 2019 to the attention of:

Shayle Duffield, Human Resources Coordinator
Bowen Island Municipality
981 Artisan Lane
Bowen Island, BC V0N 1G2
Phone: 604-947-4255
Fax: 604-947-0193

We thank all applicants, but only those being considered for interviews will be contacted.

Organization: Bowen Island Municipality
Location: Bowen Island, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Corporate Administration
Posted: October 8, 2019, 8:36 am
Expires: October 25, 2019, 4:00 pm

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