BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Deputy Corporate Manager

(Posting# 2020-05)

The spirit of the Northern Rockies is independent and action-oriented, with a tangible sense of a region ‘in charge of its future.’ Fort Nelson is a young and family-oriented town, where the attitude of “community” remains strong. Everyone is welcome, everyone’s contribution matters, and the level of participation in the day-to-day life of the community is high.

The Northern Rockies Regional Municipality is seeking an experienced and motivated professional to complement our Corporate Services Team. Reporting to the Corporate Manager; you will be responsible and accountable for  assisting with the statutory duties of Corporate Administration in accordance with Council policies and priorities, approved budgets and citizen expectations. You will advise and coordinate legislative information to and from the Corporate Manager, the Mayor, Regional Council, and Municipal departments. Additionally, you will supervise and lead the Municipal Office general administrative and front counter functions.

You must have a commitment to providing quality municipal government services to the public including the ability to balance the needs of the organization, the community and its residents while meeting the requirements of various legislation and bylaws. You strive for excellence and have a thorough knowledge of the dynamics required for a professional and political environment. You should possess post-secondary education in Public Administration, Business Management or a related field and have at least 2 years of managerial/supervisory experience (or an equivalent combination of education, experience and knowledge). Provincial Government Board of Examiners Certificates are an asset. While local government experience is preferred, candidates with a strong background in general or business administration are encouraged to apply.

Additional qualifications include: excellent oral and written communications skills; a thorough knowledge of common law, local government legislation, and contract administration; strong management, communication and planning skills with the ability to direct and lead personnel engaged in administrative duties; a high attention to detail; political sensitivity with the ability to work under pressure; excellent computer skills; excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to coordinate broad-based working groups; and the aptitude to deal with people in a professional and sensitive manner. Employment is dependent on a successful Police Information Check.

The Northern Rockies Regional Municipality offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. If you feel the Northern Rockies is where your future lives, then we would like to hear from you. A more detailed job description is available online at We thank all applicants for their interest, and we will notify all candidates of receipt of applications.

Please email your cover letter, resume, and a minimum of three references by 4:30 pm on Thursday, April 2nd, 2020:

Erin La Vale, CPHR
Deputy CAO/Director of Human Resources
Bag Service 399 Fort Nelson, BC V0C 1R0

Located in North Eastern BC and extending from the Yukon border to Prophet River BC, our one-of-a-kind local government and BC’s first Regional Municipality provides unparalleled opportunities for outdoor and wilderness recreational activities. To learn more about what the Northern Rockies has to offer, please visit our website at

     This is a place for you to call home.
          Come north…and build a future.

Location: Fort Nelson, BC
Region: Peace River
Professional Categories: Corporate Administration
Posted: March 16, 2020, 9:38 am
Expires: April 2, 2020, 3:00 pm