BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Deputy Corporate Officer


Job Id: 19-086           
Department: Clerks                         
Closing: June 23, 2019

The City of Maple Ridge is a place where people have built distinguished careers in public service. Our organization has a strong focus on succession planning and like a lot of private and public sector organizations; key management team members have reached the age of retirement. We are embracing the opportunity to reach out into the marketplace to find strong candidates to bring their experience and unique voice to our team.

Founded in 1874, Maple Ridge is one of BC’s oldest communities, but it is also one of the fastest growing Cities in Metro Vancouver. This tremendous pace of growth creates opportunities for professionals like you to bring your passion and talents to our organization to build our future, your careers and your family in one of the most incredible natural settings in BC. Your skills and talents are the essential element in helping our organization meet the challenges and opportunities of our community. This is a place where you can make a difference, serve your community with pride and professionalism and work with our elected representatives to turn their vision for our community in action. Are you ready to choose your own adventure?

We are looking for a Deputy Corporate Officer who thrives in a fast-paced environment; an effective communicator who will bring a high degree of respect for protocol, process and procedure.

Reporting to the Director of Corporate Administration (Corporate Officer), the Deputy Corporate Officer assists with day-to-day management of the Legislative Services area.  Your primary responsibility will be the management and coordination of Council meeting processes, including agendas, minutes, videos, public notifications and meeting logistics, receiving information for preparing agendas, as well as providing advice to Council, Managers and staff. 
You will participate in key projects and corporate initiatives under the supervision of the Director of Corporate Administration and assumes the role of Corporate Officer when necessary.  The position acts as Deputy Chief Elections Officer.

In this position you will supervise legislative services staff, collaborate and work with administrative support staff, other departments and outside agencies in coordinating meetings with key partners of the City, such as school district, other municipalities, and senior level governments, and hosting civic functions, receptions and celebrations.

Our ideal candidate will have:
  • A Certified Municipal Clerk designation, diploma/degree in Local Government Administration or Intermediate Certificate, Local Government Administration, supplemented by Local Government/Business administration or legal courses.
  • Five years of related experience with a minimum of three years’ experience supervising staff is preferred.
  • A valid Province of British Columbia Driver’s License is required

The successful candidate will be required to complete a Police Information Check as a condition of employment. (Note – not required a part of the application process; however, will be required upon consideration for employment.

All required licenses, certificates and registrations associated with this competition must also be valid and current at the time the postings close and must be attached with your application. Please have these documents ready to upload when you apply.

What we offer you:
The City offers a competitive compensation package that includes a strong wellness program and the opportunity for career and professional development.

If you want to help shape a growing community in a municipality that strives for service excellence, then this is the position for you.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted. 


Location: Maple Ridge, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Corporate Administration
Posted: June 7, 2019, 9:00 am
Expires: June 23, 2019, 11:59 pm