City Clerk

Looking for a great place to work where your contributions are valued and you can help make a difference in a city of vibrant communities? This is an incredible opportunity to work for one of BC's top employers for six consecutive years and to contribute to the exciting evolution of the City of Surrey!

Guided by the core values of Community, Integrity, Teamwork, Innovation and Service, the City of Surrey provides municipal government services to the residents and businesses of Canada's 12th largest city. The City values the contributions of its 4000+ employees and is proud to be recognized as one of BC’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People. The City has created a culture that reflects a desire to work collaboratively with its Council, employees, residents and stakeholders.

Reporting to the General Manager, Corporate Services, the City Clerk leads the Legislative Services Division including the administrative requirements for the City’s political administration, records & FOI management and municipal elections. In addition, the City Clerk leads service and business planning; legislation and policy review and metric/dashboard development and analysis. The provides legislative expertise to best support City Council, the City Manager, senior management, staff team of 35 employees, and the public.

The successful candidate will have a Bachelor's degree (ideally in Business Administration, Public Administration, Local Government and/or Legal Administration) and 10 years of progressively responsible experience. The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of the municipal and legislative environment, including extensive knowledge of fundamental principles and practices related to the development and adoption of municipal bylaws, policies and procedures. The role requires excellent interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills.

Should you be interested in learning more about this leadership opportunity please contact Carol Robinson or Paul Phillips or forward your resume, a letter of introduction and the names and contact information for three referees, in confidence, to

We will respond to all who express interest.

Location: Surrey, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Corporate Administration
Posted: July 13, 2018, 11:56 am
Expires: August 31, 2018, 4:30 pm