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Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Job Type: 
Executive Opportunities
Palliser Regional Municipal Services Ltd.
Job Description : 

With its head office in Hanna, Alberta, Palliser Regional Municipal Services Ltd. (PRMS) is a not-for-profit organization that covers a large geographic area in the south east portion of the Province. It continues to grow with more municipalities recognizing the benefits of partnering for professional community planning and mapping services that would otherwise be unavailable due to distance from urban centers, as well as recognizing the cost savings of having one central organization vs. each individual municipality doing their own planning and mapping. Please visit our website for additional information at www.palliserservices.ca

Reporting to a Board of Directors, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is responsible for guiding the day-to-day operations of PRMS, and ensuring that customer service remains a focus and priority for its member municipalities (27 current members plus two additional non-members utilizing services on an as-need-be basis).

The CEO will be responsible for:

  • Overall Operational and Strategic Leadership and Management.
  • Effective/Clear/Transparent Communications & Public Relations with Stakeholders.
  • Working closely with the Board of Directors.
  • Ensuring Effective and Transparent Financial Administration.

The ideal candidate will possess an accredited university degree in urban, regional, or environmental planning - or an equivalent level of related education coupled with senior level leadership in a customer service focused organization. In addition, a minimum of five (5) years in the professional planning field in Canada at a senior level is encouraged. Municipal land use planning, development, leadership experience, as well as a working knowledge of the Municipal Government Act (MGA) and other related legislative guidelines are essential.  Membership with the Canadian Institute of Planners (MCIP), along with the Registered Professional Planner (RPP) designation would be an asset.

Closing Date: 
January 13, 2020
Application Return: 

For further information please visit our website, or contact:

James Davies
Managing Director 
DCG Executive Search Services Ltd.