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General Manager, Community & Protective Services

Job Type: 
City of Fort Saskatchewan
Competition Number: 
Job Description : 

The City of Fort Saskatchewan has an exciting opportunity for an energetic, results orientated, progressive leader. Reporting to the City Manager, the General Manager of Community & Protective Services is a member of the City’s Leadership Team and provides visionary, strategic leadership for the organization and the division. This position leads the Community & Protective Services Division which includes five departments: Fire Services; Protective Services; Recreation Services; Culture Services; and Family Community Support Services; as well as, oversees the City’s Emergency Management Program. The successful candidate will provide strategic advice to the City Manager and Elected Officials in the establishment and acts as a primary liaison for a number of regional stakeholders.

The General Manager will have a “systems thinking” perspective along with an advanced level of communication and interpersonal skills. This person will be a Champion for the City’s governance process and lead the development of major strategic initiatives while demonstrating high political acumen and diplomacy. This position requires the completion of a post-secondary degree, supplemented with extensive management and leadership training. A minimum of eight years of professional leadership experience at a senior level, as well as, significant knowledge in municipal operations and an advanced understanding of the Municipal Government Act is required.

The City of Fort Saskatchewan offers a competitive compensation package with a salary range of $155,571 to $183,027 per annum.  

The City of Fort Saskatchewan is a vibrant economic and cultural hub located just 15 minutes northeast of Edmonton on the banks of the North Saskatchewan River. Home to more than 26,400 people, the City proudly manages state of the art recreation, culture and historic amenities including 75 km of outdoor trails, a performing arts theatre and fitness centre within the Dow Centennial Centre, and the 1875-1885 NWMP Fort representation in historic downtown.

Closing Date: 
February 18, 2019
Application Return: 

Qualified applicants are invited to apply in confidence no later than Monday, February 18, 2019 stating competition #201913 to:

The City of Fort Saskatchewan
People Services Department
10005 – 102 Street
Fort Saskatchewan, AB T8L 2C5
Fax: 780.992.6625
E-mail: hr@fortsask.ca

For more information on employment with the City of Fort Saskatchewan, please visit our website at: www.fortsask.ca.

The City of Fort Saskatchewan thanks all applicants for their interest and advises those applicants under consideration will be contacted.