Deputy Corporate Officer

administration & support legal & protective services
Posted On: Aug 26, 2019
Closing Date: Sep 17, 2019

   

Deputy Corporate Officer

Full Time, Permanent Exempt Position – Dawson Creek, B.C

 

Join the PRRD Team!
 
Come work with the Peace River Regional District team in the mighty Peace Region of northeastern BC – world renowned for our friendly people, spectacular outdoor recreation and linkages to the Yukon and Alaska.
 
The Peace River Regional District includes four electoral areas and seven member municipalities, with a total population of approximately 60,000, covering a vast 120,000 square kilometer area.
 
Posting Date
 
August 26, 2019
 
Application Deadline
 
September 17, 2019 at 4:00 pm
 
Application Information
 
Apply in confidence by providing a cover letter noting the position being applied for, a resume, and three references to:
 
Peace River Regional District
Attn. Kelsey Bates, Executive Assistant
P. 250-784-3207 F. 250-784-3220 
PO Box 810, Dawson Creek, BC V1G 4H8
 
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Position Overview
 
Reporting to the Corporate Officer, the Deputy Corporate Officer will provide support to the administrative process for Board and committee meetings, agendas, and records management. They assist the Chair and Chief Administrative Officer, as necessary, while working cooperatively with Department Heads and others to efficiently carryout the administration of the Regional District.
 
This position will be responsible for administering Board and committee agenda processes including: proofing staff reports and providing feedback; supervising and supporting the preparation and distribution of agendas; ensuring compliance with procedures and legislation; taking and ensuring accurate minutes; ensuring consistency; and ensuring departmental follow-up tasks are completed.
 
The Deputy Corporate Officer will support and coach clerical staff. They will respond to FOIPPA requests, ensuring compliance with the Act. They are responsible for providing support to the Corporate Officer for records management and annual budgeting, and act as the Corporate Officer in their absence. In addition, they will develop and maintain policy, procedures and bylaws, prepare correspondence, reports and other written documentation. They will also act as the Deputy Election Officer during local elections.
 
Qualifications
 
The ideal candidate will posses a certificate, diploma or degree in Public Administration, plus a minimum of five years’ experience, preferably in a local government corporate administration setting. They will have excellent computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite. Strong analytical skills, paired with excellent written and verbal communication skills are necessary. Experience with elections, electronic agenda preparation software, and supervision in a unionized environment are key. Knowledge and experience with applicable Acts is required, although an equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.
 
Additional Information
 
The hours of work are Monday to Friday, from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, with one hour for lunch.
 
This exempt position offers a competitive salary, benefits package and an excellent team. If you are interested in this challenging and rewarding career opportunity and want to be a leader amongst our professionals in this bountiful and opportunity filled area, considering making the Peace Country your community and the Peace River Regional District your team!
 
We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.