Deputy Chief Administrative Officer

District of Mission

Mission is located in the lower mainland of BC, and is nestled on the southern coastal mountain slopes overlooking the lush Fraser River Valley. Mission is a rapidly growing and dynamic community of approximately 38,000 residents, located 15 minutes north of the US border and 70 kilometers east of Vancouver. Although Mission is part of a broader metropolitan area, it still maintains its distinct and welcoming small town flavor.
If...working for a growing community and making a difference...
working for a progressive employer in the beautiful Fraser Valley...
working with an exceptional team, appeals to you...
You may be the person we are seeking.

Deputy Chief Administrative Officer

The District of Mission is seeking a Deputy Chief Administrative Officer to provide strategic leadership and direction throughout the organization and to oversee the programs and operations of the Corporate Administration Department and the Information Services and Policing Services divisions. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a progressive, fast-growing community.  

The Deputy Chief Administrative Officer will be responsible for assisting the Chief Administrative Officer and Council in developing and implementing the District’s strategic plans, initiatives and directives and overseeing long-range municipal-wide special projects. With a focus on innovation, collaboration and customer service, you will strive to improve efficiencies, inter-departmental communication and teamwork by conducting reviews and audits of municipal policies and procedures and prepare and implement strategies to provide coordinated and efficient services to the municipality. 

You will act as the Property Manager for the municipality and will oversee the corporate risk enterprise/risk management system, matters related to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIPPA) and the municipal election process. You may be required to perform the responsibilities of the Corporate Officer as defined in the Local Government Act and the Community Charter.

You will possess an open, team-oriented leadership style and welcome the challenges of seeking continuous improvements in organizational efficiency. It is essential that you are able to develop and maintain positive relationships with a wide variety of internal and external customers. Strong analytical and problem solving skills with a focus on high quality service and outputs and results are essential. You must be willing to attend evening and weekend meetings.

As the preferred candidate, you have a post-secondary degree in Public Administration, Business Administration or a related discipline, supplemented by general supervisor, management or other related studies and extensive related experience at a senior level within government or the private sector. Preference will be given to applicants with their Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC) designation. In return for your valued contributions, you can expect a competitive compensation package and the opportunity to work with an outstanding team. 

If your experience and education have prepared you for success in this position and you are committed to supporting a respectful, healthy and safe working environment, please apply via the Careers page on our website (Job ID 2018-10) by Monday, December 17, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.

We thank all interested candidates; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Organization: District of Mission
Location: Mission, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Chief Administration
Posted: November 27, 2018, 10:19 am
Expires: December 17, 2018, 4:30 pm

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