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Director of Corporate Services

Job Type: 
Finance /Accounting / Economics
Town of Picture Butte
Job Description : 

The Town of Picture Butte is located 27km north of Lethbridge, Alberta. It has a population of just over 1800 people and is a great place to live and work. The Director of Corporate Services is a management position that assists the Chief Administrative Officer, and other municipal staff in achieving the priorities of Council.


  • Reports to the Chief Administrative Officer
  • Manage and oversee union administrative staff.
  • Oversee all of the financial operations of the Town including annual budget preparation, grant applications and reporting, and day to day financial operations such as bank recs. payroll, etc.
  • Preparation of assessment and tax rolls.
  • Administrative support including preparing and presenting reports to Council, meeting agenda preparation, and strategic planning.
  • Coordination of website and IT maintenance and upgrades
  • Human Resource management: Including benefit administration, recruitment and staff development practices and programs
  • Willingness to attend regularly scheduled after hour meetings.

Skills and Attributes

  • Be prepared to take on a variety of differing tasks and responsibilities.
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills with the ability to respond effectively to politically sensitive situations with political acumen.
  • Excellent critical thinking and analysis skills.
  • Desire to be a positive and innovative contributor to the organisation.
  • Ability to be flexible, work in a team-based environment with changing demands, meet strict deadlines, while handling multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Attention to detail with the ability to work without close supervision.


  • Professional experience in accounting or finance.
  • Minimum Education: 2 year Diploma in Accounting.
  • Strong competency in Excel and Word is essential.
  • Human resource management experience.
  • Municipal government experience considered an asset.

Equivalencies of education and experience may be considered.


The Town of Picture Butte offers a competitive salary and an attractive benefits package including the Local Authorities Pension Plan. The current work week is based on hours 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday to Friday with attendance to regularly scheduled after hour meetings as required.


Closing Date: 
February 13, 2019
Application Return: 

Closing Date:

3:30 p.m. 13th February, 2019

Application Return:

Please submit your cover letter, resume and salary expectations to Keith Davis at keith@picturebutte.ca.

For further information on this opportunity please contact Keith Davis at 403-732-4555. To view the full job description please visit www.picturebutte.ca

All candidates are thanked in advance for their interest. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.