Deputy City Manager - City of Vaughan

City of Vaughan


We have an exciting opportunity in the
Community Services Portfolio for an experienced and motivated individual


Community Services (Job# J1220-1249)

Vaughan is a city on the move. With a downtown core rising from the ground – the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre, a state-of-the-art hospital opening its doors in 2021 – the Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital, and a bustling subway, exciting projects are transforming the community. Be a part of something amazing and build your career at the City of Vaughan.

The City of Vaughan is an equal opportunity employer serving one of the fastest-growing municipalities in Canada, we are an organization committed to diversity and inclusivity, providing a thriving work environment, excellent benefits, learning and growth opportunities and a place where collaboration and teamwork are fostered. As one of the Greater Toronto’s Top Employers for 2021, we continuously employ workplace best-practices – and they’re getting noticed! Excellence demands brilliant personalities, visionary thinking and a passion for public service. Vaughan is your place to grow.

Reporting to the City Manager, the Deputy City Manager, Community Services provides vision, leadership and strategic direction to the Community Services Portfolio. This senior leadership position is responsible for providing administrative governance and oversight to ensure that programs and services are aligned to deliver service excellence to the citizens of Vaughan and achieve Council’s approved priorities.

The specific areas of oversight within the portfolio are By-law and Compliance, Licensing and Permitting Services, Fire and Rescue Service, Recreation Services, and the Access Vaughan city-wide call centre. As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, you will support the effective and efficient delivery of citizen facing services and align the portfolio with the City’s strategic initiatives.

With your team of 518 staff and a 2021 operating budget of $64.9M, you will lead your team in the development of policies, programs, and continuous improvement that drive results that are aligned with the Corporation’s term of council priorities, strategic vision, direction & Service Excellence priorities, while ensuring inclusive, transparent and accountable decision making. As a senior leader, you will communicate regularly with Council to keep them informed of all progress and opportunities in the community.

With a minimum of ten (10) years of senior leadership experience, the ideal candidate has experience in government or consulting for governments with a University Degree in Recreation, Business Administration, Public Administration, or other equivalent education and experience. You are a skilled public speaker, experienced in working with elected officials, and are known for your relationship building skills. You demonstrate a collaborative approach and are passionate about building a strong team of committed employees.

To explore this opportunity further, please visit our website at to submit your cover letter and resume online by Friday, February 12, 2021.

The City of Vaughan is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. The City of Vaughan is also committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Organization: City of Vaughan
Location: Vaughan, ON
Region: Zone 4
Professional Category(s): Chief Administration
Posted: January 15, 2021, 8:39 am
Expires: February 12, 2021, 4:30 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree
Job Experience: 5 years or more

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