Director of Development Services

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Location: City of Thompson, MB
Type: full-time
Posted On: Oct 4, 2017
Closing Date: Oct 20, 2017
Director of Development Services
The City of Thompson invites qualified applicants to submit a resume for consideration:
The successful candidate will oversee the operations, activities, performance and budgeting of the Building Inspections, Economic Development, and Infrastructure components. Reporting to the City Manager, this senior executive position is responsible for developing and maintaining a strategic, comprehensive approach to sustainable community development, ensuring risk management and liability exposures are addressed. The incumbent will manage the resources of the development function and utilize external resources to achieve objectives and to market the City as a place to establish and expand business. They will oversee the coordination of the City’s capital projects and administer and supervise the Building Inspections, Economic Development and Assets and Infrastructure and personnel with the City.
The incumbent shall have relevant post-secondary education, be a Professional Engineer or Certified Planner (or a combination of education and experience may be considered), and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a local government setting. This experience shall include budget control, personnel management, and effective communication skills and Project Management. The Director shall have the ability to organize personnel and provide leadership in the achievement of goals and objectives and be skillful in finding solutions, solving problems and resolving conflict. The incumbent will have an ability to understand and interpret relevant legislation, and have the ability to liaise with various levels of government related to these aspects.
The salary range is $83,532-92,268 and the right candidate can expect a salary that reflects their level of experience. The City of Thompson offers an extensive benefits package for this position. Please send detailed resumes outlining experience, education, qualifications and references by Friday, October 20, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. to:
Human Resources
City of Thompson
226 Mystery Lake Road
Thompson, Manitoba R8N 1S6
FAX: (204) 677-7981 / E-Mail:
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