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Commissioner, Corporate Services

Job Type: 
Executive Opportunities
Organization: 
The City of Medicine Hat
Job Description : 

Commissioner, Corporate Services, The City of Medicine Hat

With a population of more than 63,000, the City of Medicine Hat is located along the South Saskatchewan River Valley in Southeastern Alberta. Spread over a unique landscape of hills and coulees, Medicine Hat is known for its picturesque scenery. Boasting over 330 days of sunshine throughout the year, over 100 kilometers of hiking and biking trails, the City is a center for outdoor activity at all times of the year. With a world-class performing arts theatre, museum and art gallery, Medicine Hat is also a flourishing cultural community.

Medicine Hat honours the city’s heritage while fostering progress, innovation and entrepreneurship. The City is a dynamic bright spot, with an emerging and growing business culture issuing more than 3,919 business licenses in 2018. The city is one of only a handful of cities in the world that produces and distributes its own natural gas and electricity. Other key economic drivers include tourism, agriculture, manufacturing, construction, aggregates, retail and services and a variety of business opportunities including emerging work related to Canada’s unmanned vehicle systems, aerospace, crypto currency mining, technology and security industries. Through this, the City’s quality of life truly does shine providing a life unparalleled by cities similar in size.

Working in partnership with the Chief Administrative Officer and senior leadership team, the Commissioner, Corporate Services will provide leadership in executing the City’s strategic and business plans and associated budgets. The strategic plan, as set by City Council, provides the framework for the organization over a four-year business cycle. He/She will be responsible and accountable for Finance, Information and Computer Services, Corporate Asset Management, Human Resources and Health, Safety, Environment and Emergency Management portfolios.
You are known for your exemplary leadership and relationship skills. Having built a career and track record of success in executive roles with a large, complex organization operating in a multi-stakeholder environment you have a passion for public service and for embracing the community in which you live.

Seize the opportunity to LIVE in a City that offers the most sunshine in Canada. WORK in a City which owns its own Utilities, Energy and Airport enabling lower taxes for its citizens and PLAY in a city which offers amazing facilities and a safe community for families. 

Closing Date: 
June 25, 2019
Application Return: 

Please forward your resume in complete confidence to careers@altopartners.ca. For further information, please contact Emily Henders or Shauna Louie at (587) 353-9800.

We thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.