Manager, Community Bylaws, Richmond
Richmond is the fourth largest city in BC, just 25 minutes south of downtown Vancouver and 25 minutes north of the United States border – a city of stunning mountain vistas, beautiful waterfront sunsets and vibrant urban living.
In your job as Manager, Community Bylaws, you and your team will work with Richmond’s residential and business communities to ensure community standards at the highest level. You will develop, organize and direct effective customer-focused and progressive bylaw enforcement services for the City. Your natural people skills will achieve resolutions to bylaw infractions through voluntary compliance and when necessary through enforcement in areas such as property use, community safety initiatives, animal control, including shelter and licensing as well as all the segments of the city’s parking program.
You are a manager who knows how to improve community safety and community standards by developing the ‘right’ policies, plans and strategies. You have a proven track record of leading others in effective customer service. In a previous job you have had responsibility for reviewing and updating municipal bylaws. You have an abilty to prepare reports that are clear and concise, making Council’s job easier, as they consider amending bylaws.
You’ve got a handle on training needs and labour relations and have a knack for bring people together. You are an effective communicator and a professional. You are ready to share your knowledge of a wide range of bylaw and policy initiatives with senior management and Council. You can handle the day-to-day aspects of bylaw enforcement and also work effectively at the program level – developing policy and strategic plans for the department. Developing the budget and keeping control of expenses and working with suppliers is second nature to you.
A degree in Business, Public Administration or something equivalent. We are looking for 10 years’ experience in investigation or regulatory work where you have had advancement. You should have an extensive knowledge of the Community Charter, Municipal Bylaws, Court procedures, rules of evidence and WCB regulations.
The successful candidate will receive a highly competitive salary with an excellent benefit package. Starting salary will depend on compensation history and qualifications.
A recent and detailed job description is available from the consultant.
Closing Date: August 5, 2016. Please submit: a cover letter, a resume, and three (3) references by email to Mr. Bruce Malcolm at firstname.lastname@example.org. Toll free 1-888-447-5910 ext. 727.