BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Corporate Officer

Majestic mountains, the rugged West Coast Trail, serene lakes and one of the world’s tallest free-standing timber rail trestles all lie in the picturesque Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD). Located on Vancouver Island, the CVRD provides a wide range of local government services to a population of 80,000, located within its 4 distinct municipalities and 9 electoral areas.

The CVRD is looking to attract a progressive and accomplished professional to join our team as Corporate Officer. Reporting to the General Manager of Corporate Services, the Corporate Officer is responsible for the statutory duties of the Corporate Administration Officer, records & FOI management, municipal elections, legal services and the daily management of the Legislative Services Division.

As the ideal candidate you will have a Degree in Public Administration (or a related field) and six years of related experience, including supervisory experience, preferably in a local or regional government environment. A certificate in Local Government Administration is considered an asset.

You are a results-oriented professional with a demonstrated track record of leading the provision of legislative, governance and administrative services in accordance with statutory corporate administration requirements of the Local Government Act.

As the ideal candidate you will possess a strong understanding of the local government and legislative environment, including extensive knowledge of the fundamental principles/practices and legal requirements pertaining to the development and adoption of bylaws, contracts, agreements and other statutory documents. This role requires excellent time-management, interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills.

If you are an energetic team-player who thrives in a fast-paced dynamic environment with the flexibility to adapt to new and changing demands, and have the talent to function well with people and support them in doing optimal work on behalf of the citizens of the CVRD, we want to hear from you. For a complete job description or further information on this exciting opportunity, please visit our website at

Qualified applicants are invited to send your resume including a covering letter in complete confidence to the Human Resources Division before 4:30 p.m. April 29, 2019 quoting competition LS19033-E.  We can be reached by e-mail at (please use either MSWord or pdf format), or by mail at 175 Ingram Street, DUNCAN BC V9L 1N8, or by fax at 250.746.2522.

The CVRD would like to thank all applicants. Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Note: Testing may be required during the interview process. Testing will be based on the knowledge, skills, abilities and qualifications outlined in the job description. Date posted: March 25, 2019

Location: Duncan, BC
Region: South Vancouver Island
Professional Categories: Corporate Administration,Corporate Services
Posted: April 2, 2019, 12:14 pm
Expires: April 29, 2019, 4:30 pm