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Director of Community Services

Reference ID: 96140

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Edmonton, AB
Fox Creek, AB
Grande Prairie, AB
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Full Time
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Community and Social Services
Government


  • Use your leadership skills and passion for the community in a challenging and rewarding role!
  • Competitive salary plus generous benefits in a municipal role!
  • Enjoy a work/life balance and the breath-taking northwest Alberta!

About The Town of Fox Creek

Welcome to Fox Creek! A Citizen focused vibrant sustainable community, embracing diversified partnerships and business and building upon small-town family values … We have Energy!

Vibrant and bustling, the Town of Fox Creek is known for its small-town hospitality, first-class amenities, and breathtaking wilderness. With both indoor and outdoor attractions, you can live, work, and play among the lakes, forests, and wildlife. 

A New Opportunity Awaits 

The Town of Fox Creek is currently seeking a Director of Community Services to join our team in Fox Creek, Alberta. 

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer and Town Council, you will be responsible for the development and coordination of programs designed to meet the social and cultural needs of the community, and also for the daily operations of the Community Resource Centre. 

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Planning, coordinating, implementing, and evaluating community programming 
  • Providing leadership development opportunities to promote community self-reliance 
  • Developing and maintaining positive relationships with other community groups
  • Attending meetings and participating in events (required) 
  • Coordinating Community Services Probationary Services under Alberta Justice 
  • Maintaining budget through responsible expenditure and program planning 
  • Maintaining the filing system and client files in accordance with FOIP standards and Town policies 
  • Intaking and assessing of the Family Support Program, Community Housing, Provincial Income Programs, Home Support Program and all other support programs available to clients 
  • Supporting Program and all other support programs available to clients 

Our ideal candidate will have a degree in a Social Services or a related field and a minimum of three years of related experience in a management role. Knowledge of grant applications and funding are required. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. 

Above all, you will have strong interpersonal and communication skills. The ability to relate to all members and groups within the community, and build rapport and connections is imperative. 

Most importantly, you will maintain a positive and professional manner at all times, and share our passion for social and cultural programs.

The Rewards

In exchange for your hard work and dedication, you'll receive a salary of $73,542 - $98,553 per year, depending on skills and experience plus a generous benefits package including: 

  • Comprehensive health benefits plan - basic and extended medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, and LTD
  • Municipal Pension Plan
  • $200 Healthy You Allowance 
  • Opportunities for professional development
  • Relocation assistance

Best of all, you also will enjoy all that the Town of Fox Creek has to offer, be welcomed into a friendly community, and enjoy a great quality of life!

If you're as innovative and dedicated as we are, don't miss this exciting opportunity to use your experience to take your career to the new heights - join the Town of Fox Creek today! For full details and to apply, please visit http://jobs.applyfirst.ca/jobs/96140


Posted: February 20, 2018
Closes:April 21, 2018