Corporate Services Coordinator – District of Summerland (Summerland, BC)

Corporate Services Coordinator

(Exempt)

Nestled in the heart of the Okanagan Valley, Summerland is a friendly town with a population of approximately 11,600 residents.  Our easy access to beautiful beaches, scenic biking and hiking trails, mountains and vineyards, and our warm community spirit help make Summerland a desirable place to work and play! 

Summerland is seeking a self-motivated Corporate Services Coordinator who can handle a wide range of responsibilities. The Corporate Services Coordinator is a critical role for the District and acts as a communication link for Council, staff and the public. This role is responsible for specialized administrative services; coordinating Council meetings, providing related legislative support; providing support for corporate legal matters; and providing leadership around records and information management.

The District relies on this key position within the organization to demonstrate sound judgment and tact when dealing with administrative processes, Mayor & Council, staff, and the public.  Strong business writing and communication skills are imperative for the preparation of confidential and general correspondence; drafting and preparing bylaws, policies, legal documents such as leases and agreements; and preparing agendas and minutes. 

This position requires outstanding clerical and communication skills and the ability to multi-task under pressure with deadlines. The preferred candidate will have:

  • Degree/diploma in Public Administration, Business Administration, Legal Studies, Records Management or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of specialized administrative experience, preferably with experience in corporate services, legislative services, legal services, and/or records management. Local government experience strongly preferred.
  • Working knowledge of the Community Charter, Local Government Act, Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, and other statutes and regulations governing local government.
  • Knowledge and experience with records and information management principles, practices, and related processes and systems, e.g. B.C Local Government Management Association (LGMA) records management program.

A full description of this position can be found at summerland.ca/jobs. This exempt position offers a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package, pension and continued professional development.  If you would like to be considered for this exciting opportunity please submit your cover letter and resume (in PDF format) to hr@summerland.ca quoting Competition number 20-28 by Tuesday, December 1, 2020.

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