Corporate Services Director - City of Kamloops
City of Kamloops
Corporate Services Director
(Permanent, full-time) # 916
Closing Date: February 10, 2023
At the City of Kamloops, we believe in progressive and barrier-free recruitment for everybody every day. This means employment opportunities for all in a safe, inclusive and diverse workplace. We know our city is stronger when we hire qualified individuals from different backgrounds with diverse experiences, cultures and perspectives.
We are focused on creating the highest levels of service excellence, based on an organization-wide community culture that celebrates our employees who make it all happen. We are known as Canada’s Tournament Capital and are famous for our hospitality and community spirit, traits that make us a leader! Recreation, sports, arts and culture, health care, social activities, volunteerism, and affordable housing all meld to form a unique blend of big-city amenities with small-town ambience. This is Kamloops!
Let’s make Kamloops shine! Join our team today.
The City of Kamloops is looking for an experienced, senior leader to join their team. Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Corporate Services Director is a key member of the Corporate Leadership Team. The incumbent will provide inspiring leadership and a strategic focus in overseeing approximately 75 staff across the functional areas of Information Technology, Finance, Planning and Procurement, Legislative Services and Enterprise Risk Management. The ideal candidate will be recognized as a collaborative, engaging professional who is a critical thinker and has demonstrated success building solid relationships will all levels in an organization. The major responsibility of this position is to bring an informed opinion to senior management and City Council on all matters having a financial impact on the City, as well as Information Technology and Corporate Services matters and policy matters in general. This position is highly visible in the public and requires an exceptional level of cooperation and collaboration with others both within and external to the organization. If you share in our corporate values of resiliency, purpose, trust, inclusivity, health conscious and cooperation and are interested in making a significant impact on our community, the Corporate Services Director may be the next step in your career.
Our ideal candidate will posses the following qualifications:
- A University Degree in Public Sector Management, Public Administration, Business Administration or Commerce.
- A minimum of seven (7) years of senior level management experience.
- Thorough knowledge of financial and budgeting systems.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills.
- Proven ability to motivate employees and to nurture innovation and cultural change.
- Recognized professional accounting designation (CPA) and membership in a recognized accounting association is preferred.
This is a salary position with a performance-based step increase system. The City offers a comprehensive health, vision and dental package including generous vacation and an Earned Days Off program. Along with these benefits, take advantage of employee well-being programs that include support for mental well- being and physical health through onsite gyms and a Wellness Works program that focuses on this critical corporate building block.
For new hires, and for those working in designated positions of trust, including those working directly with vulnerable persons, no formal offer of employment will be made until an applicant completes a police information check.
Hours & Days of Work
Monday – Friday:
8:00am – 4:00pm (Summer)
8:30am – 4:30pm (Winter)
Hours per Week
Please note if you need assistance or have individual needs or requirements throughout the application process, contact the Human Resources Department by telephone, email firstname.lastname@example.org or in person at 105 Seymour Street so we can better support you.
External job postings are open to everyone. We are an equal opportunity employer and thank all applicants for their interest. Please be sure to review the application requirements of each job you apply for. Only those selected to participate in the recruitment process will be contacted.
Applications are accepted online at kamloops.ca/careers.