The Town of Drumheller is seeking a dynamic and passionate individual to develop, promote and deliver a comprehensive community service program for the municipality.
Leading a team in providing supports and services to the residents of Drumheller, and Starland County, the Manager advises on the efficient and effective delivery of programs and services that promote community development and provides strategic preventative and social support services based on identified community needs. This role includes emergency social services leadership. A major focus will be on creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for the community to achieve a greater quality of life for our citizens.
A solid understanding of community development, preventive social programming and social support services, volunteer management, social research, programming concepts and evaluation methods will be complimented by effective strategic planning, project and change management experience and organizational skills.
The ideal candidate will have relevant post secondary education and a minimum of 5 years of progressive experience in a related environment such as community development, social services or similar programs. Knowledge of applicable legislation (including the FCSS Act and Regulation) as well as experience in a municipal setting would be an asset.
A minimum of 3 years leadership and team management experience, including team development and performance management is essential.
Proven ability to facilitate results through supporting and interfacing with volunteer organizations, other agencies, appointed boards, government officials, and technical staff will be key success indicators in this role.
Applicants must have the ability to identify needs, plan and develop goals, priorities and outcome measures for the community and partners.
Proficiency in office technology and programs, social medial platforms and a strong aptitude for computer applications is required.
The Town of Drumheller offers comprehensive compensation and benefits, that includes health, dental, vision, sick leave, vacation, over 13 statutory holidays, plus management leave time! The successful candidate must be bondable, and will be required to submit a current and clear Criminal Record Check, and Driver's Abstract.
Deadline for Applications: October 31, 2023 or until a suitable candidate is hired.
The Town of Drumheller is an equal opportunity employer and strongly supports diversity in the workplace; all candidates who are authorized to work in Canada are welcome to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.