Current Postings

Corporate Officer


The District of Highlands is primarily a rural residential community of 2,500 residents, with an exceptional abundance of scenic beauty, native plant and animal life, and public parkland.  The Highlands is just northwest of Victoria, British Columbia, and part of the Capital Regional District.  We are seeking a progressive and accomplished professional to join our team as Corporate Officer.
 
The Corporate Officer has the responsibility for carrying out the powers, duties and functions of the Corporate Officer as set out in the Community Charter and other provisions applicable to the Corporate Officer in other enactments.
 
Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the primary responsibilities of this position include:

  • supervising office staff
  • preparing Council and Committee agendas and minutes
  • drafting and managing bylaws, policies, agreements, and contracts
  • managing and maintaining the District’s records management program
  • administering the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act program including processing FOI requests
  • managing communications, including the District’s website
  • performing the duties of Chief Election Officer

 
The Corporate Officer exercises considerable independent judgment, initiative, tact, courtesy, and diplomacy in processing assignments, while maintaining confidentiality for all files that are of sensitive nature.
 
As a preferred candidate you will be able to clearly present written and verbal information and develop effective working relationships with members of Council, District staff and volunteers.  You will also have proven customer service capabilities. 
 
Preference will be given to candidates with related education and a minimum of five (5) years’ related experience in local government administration.  A Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC) designation and MATI program courses are desirable.
 
A detailed job description can be found on the District’s website: Job Description – Bylaw 427
 
The District offers a competitive benefits program, a commitment to ongoing professional development, and a supportive and inclusive work environment. The proposed annual salary for this full-time position is $115,000 (under review).
 
To apply, please send your resume and covering letter, in confidence, to lhilton@highlands.ca by 4:00 pm, Thursday, June 6, 2024.
 
The District thanks all applicants for their interest. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
 
Loranne Hilton
Chief Administrative Officer