Director Legislative Services and Clerk - Town of Tecumseh

Notice of Employment Opportunity
July 15, 2022

Director Legislative Services and Clerk

The Corporation of the Town of Tecumseh is currently recruiting for a highly motivated individual to fill the regular full-time position of Director Legislative Services and Clerk.

Job Summary
Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer and a member of the Senior Management Team, the Director Legislative Services and Clerk, is a seasoned and highly capable municipal professional. The role leads, directs, manages and plans the operations of the Legislative & Clerk Services Department and also acts as a solicitor for the Municipality. As such, the Director Legislative Services and Clerk represents the Municipality, and coordinates external legal services for the Corporation, that include: real estate transactions and expropriation, development agreements and planning appeals, by-laws, alley and street closings, contracts, construction liens, letters of credit, insurance and the current lottery litigation. The area of responsibility excludes all employment and labour relations matters.

Qualifications and Requirements
Completion of a recognized University Degree in Law is required. It is also a requirement to be licensed by the Law Society of Upper Canada and a member in good standing. The preferred candidate will have a minimum of ten [10] years’ progressive experience in municipal government and broad legal experience and/or other related experience. In addition, candidates will have had five years’ senior management experience and proven knowledge with responsibilities for leadership and direction of legislative and clerk services, project management, financial budget and business planning, innovation, fiscal accountability/sustainability and human resource management within a public sector environment.
Candidates will have demonstrated knowledge of Municipal administration and parliamentary procedure, Municipal elections, licensing, corporate records/information management, customer service practices, political acuity and financial management.
Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in change management design, process and implementation strategies to optimize both quality and cost-effectiveness of delivery of its areas of business.

The Town is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted for an employment interview, please advise if you require accommodation.
We invite you to visit to obtain further information about the municipality and to view the full job description for this position.

The Town offers an annual salary range of $135,651 to $158,693 per year. A re-evaluation of the position is planned in 2022.
Applicants are invited to submit resumes to by Friday, August 19, 2022, at 4:30 pm.
All applications are appreciated; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Personal information is collected pursuant to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act [MFIPPA] and will be used solely for the purpose of candidate selection.

Organization: Town of Tecumseh
Location: Tecumseh, ON
Region: Zone 1
Professional Category(s): Legal Services, Executive / Administrative Management
Posted: July 14, 2022, 2:03 pm
Expires: August 19, 2022, 4:30 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree
Job Experience: 5 years or more
Rate: $135,651.00 to $158,693.00 Year

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