New Job Corporate Officer In British Columbia

Corporate Officer
Corporate Officer

Corporate Officer

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $135,316 a year
Location : British Columbia

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Corporate Officer

DEPARTMENT: Office of the CAO
STATUS: Temporary Full Time (immediately to March 1, 2024)
UNION: Exempt
HOURS OF WORK: 37.5 hours per week
SALARY: $135,316 – $149,186 annually (2021 rates) + comprehensive benefits package

The City of New Westminster has an exciting temporary opportunity for a dynamic professional to lead the Legislative Services team. Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), you will:

  • Coordinate and attend City Council, Public Hearing, and various Council Committee meetings.
  • Conduct research, write Council reports and provide legislative and procedural advice to Council, senior staff, and the public.
  • Maintain a corporate record of Council, Public Hearing, and Committee meeting minutes, policies, City bylaws and contracts.
  • Provide advisory services to the CAO, senior staff, and Council in matters relating to Freedom of Information (FOI), and the City’s Electronic Data Management System (EDMS).
  • Oversee the administration of municipal elections.
  • Lead and manage the Legislative Services team.

If many of the following characteristics and skills describe you, we want to meet you!

  • Degree or diploma in Public Administration, Business Administration, Political Science or a related field.
  • A certificate in Local Government Administration is also preferred.
  • Extensive experience in a progressive and diversified medium-sized local government. An acceptable equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Thorough understanding of the statutory requirements, administrative and procedural functions of a local government including, but not limited to, the provisions contained within the Community Charter, Local Government Act, the FOIPPA Act, Robert’s Rules of Order, agenda management, minute taking, and the provision of general advice on meeting procedures.
  • Demonstrated political and organizational sensitivity and confidentiality.
  • Ability to research, analyze and report on information, findings, and conclusions.
  • Strong problem solving skills to manage and resolve complex situations.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, train, coach, and mentor direct reports and staff work teams.
  • Superior presentation and communication (verbal and written) skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills to build and maintain effective working relationships with all stakeholders.
  • Strong ability to work in the digital environment, including working with an e-agenda system.
  • Ability to work outside the standard hours of work.
  • Ability to pass and maintain a clear Police Information Check (PIC).

Apply by sending your cover letter and resume in one document quoting the competition number, to the Human Resources Department, City of New Westminster, 511 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, BC, V3L 1H9, e-mail to [email protected] using the following format in the subject line: LAST NAME First Name #23-38. This competition will be open until filled.

To support a workforce that reflects the diversity of our community; women, Indigenous Peoples, racialized individuals, persons of diverse sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (LGBTQ2S+), persons with disabilities, and others who may contribute to diversity of our workforce, are encouraged to express their interest.

New Westminster is on the unceded and unsurrendered land of the Halq'eméylem-speaking peoples. ` It is acknowledged by the City that colonialism has made invisible their histories and connections to the land. We are learning and building relationships with the people whose lands we are on.

We thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
This position is only open to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

Education : Bachelor’s degree
Experience : Experience an asset