Community Services Coordinator

Full-Time Exempt Position
The Resort Municipality of Harrison Hot Springs has an opening for a Community Services Coordinator. Reporting to the CAO, this position will play a significant role as part of our management team in helping us achieve Council priorities and manage existing core services. This role is currently responsible for a broad range of community services, including communications, community consultation, solid waste management & recycling, Resort Municipality Initiatives and reporting, sustainability planning, transit, and committee support services. 

The successful candidate will represent the Village on various internal and external committees and establish effective working relationships with diverse interest groups, manage partnership agreements and assist in capacity building with community groups.
The ideal candidate will enjoy working with the public and a variety of stakeholders including first nations, other government agencies, and the business community. The Coordinator will prepare and present reports to Council and Committees, source and administrate grants, undertake community engagement and develop strategies to meet community needs.

Candidates should be familiar with the development and administration of local government bylaws and policies and have an interest in contract development and administration. Excellent digital, written and verbal communications skills are required and applicants should have experience in developing and managing budgets on an annual and per project basis. This position requires sound project management skills and experience in effectively and efficiently managing multiple projects and programs. The Community Services Coordinator will also be involved, in a supporting capacity, with some corporate services work including planning reviews and related work. Depending on the experience of the candidate, the portfolio may shift to align with those strengths.
The Coordinator must be able to work flexible hours including evenings and some weekends.  This position offers a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package and will be of interest to individuals with a keen interest in local government management. Preferred qualifications include at least two years of local government experience preferably in an exempt capacity.
Please submit your résumé and cover letter by 3 pm, Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 to:
Madeline McDonald
Chief Administrative Officer
Village of Harrison Hot Springs
PO Box 160, 495 Hot Springs Road
Harrison Hot Springs, BC   V0M 1K0
Or via e-mail at 
The Village of Harrison Hot Springs wishes to express its appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position and advise that only those applicants short listed will be contacted for an interview.

Location: Harrison Hot Springs, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Community Services
Posted: August 29, 2018, 8:35 am
Expires: September 19, 2018, 3:00 pm