Deputy Corporate Officer – Peace River Regional District (Dawson Creek, BC)

Peace River Regional District

Deputy Corporate Officer

Full Time, Permanent Exempt Position

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.

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 carry out 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!

Posting Date
October 20, 2020

Application Deadline
November 4, 2020 at 4:00 pm

Application Information
Visit prrd.bc.ca/employment to view the job description for a full list of qualifications and to find out the status of this posting and other employment opportunities with the PRRD.

Apply in confidence by providing a cover letter noting the position being applied for, a resume, and three supervisory references to:

Peace River Regional District
Human Resources
hrprrd@prrd.bc.ca
P. 250-784-3231 F. 250-784-3220

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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