Employer: Kneehill County
Location: Three Hills, AB
Industry: Municipal Government
Situated in the heart of central Alberta, and approximately 1 hour south east of Red Deer and 1 hour and 20 minutes north east of Calgary, Kneehill County is a progressive rural municipality comprised of approximately 814,653 acres of land and a population of just over 5,000. Within its boundaries, are the Towns of Three Hills and Trochu, Villages of Acme, Carbon and Linden, and 4 Hamlets (Torrington, Huxley, Swalwell, Wimborne) and other neighbourhoods (Hesketh, Sunnyslope) with a total combined population of nearly 11,200.
Agriculture is the backbone of the local economy, complemented by a strong oil and gas industry. Wind power is now a fixture in the County’s hills and skies.
Kneehill County borders the Tyrrell Museum in Drumheller and Rosebud Theatre in Wheatland County, which both play a large part in tourism of the region. Camping is very popular in the area, where the County has four overnight campgrounds (Keivers, Braconnier Dam, Swalwell, and Torrington). Additional municipal campgrounds are located in Acme, Carbon, Linden, and Three Hills, and are all very busy during the summer months. Horseshoe Canyon is also a major driver towards tourism and outdoor activities in the area.
For additional information, please visit the County’s website at www.kneehillcounty.com
Under the direction of the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), the Director of Corporate Services is responsible for planning, organizing, leading, and managing the development, implementation, administration, and monitoring the Corporate Services department policies and practices. The position provides financial leadership, manages budgets, oversees accounting functions, conducts forecast analysis, and monitors corporate credit. The Director, in conjunction with the Senior Leadership Team, plays a key role in short and long-term strategic decision making.
The budget for Kneehill County is approximately $26M (Operating) and $4M (Capital). There is a total County staff complement of approximately 75FTE’s, and the following operational areas fall under the direction of the Director of Corporate Services:
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES & FUNCTIONS OVERVIEW
The Director of Corporate Services is accountable for:
SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES OVERVIEW
The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate the following behavioral competencies in order to successfully meet the requirements of the position:
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE OVERVIEW
The ideal candidate will possess:
A competitive compensation package will be provided to the successful candidate. This includes an attractive and competitive base salary, a second-to-none benefits package, and LAPP (Local Authorities Pension Plan). Details will be discussed in further conversations.
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