The City of Prince George is seeking an experienced and committed City Manager to work collaboratively with the municipal council in implementing the community’s vision and strategic priorities, which are related to social health and well-being, environmental leadership and climate action, economic growth and development, and city government and infrastructure.
The City Manager is accountable for the operation of all municipal services and oversees a staff of 750 exempt and union employees with a total budget of $250 million.
About Our Community
As the northern capital of the Province of British Columbia, the City of Prince George (population 75,000) is an economically robust and growing City offering an enviable quality of life for residents, and is a model for sustainable Canadian cities.
About the Opportunity
In addition to possessing considerable knowledge and hands-on experience in local government operations, the preferred candidate will have proven senior leadership skills which have been developed through working collaboratively with elected and other government officials, building solid community relationships and partnerships and leading and mentoring diverse and multi-disciplined professional staff teams.
The City Manager must have a strong commitment to public service values. Well-developed and demonstrated interpersonal, communication and adaptability skills, combined with a dedication to the community and to the region, will be critical.
About Your Background
The ideal candidate will have a degree in public or business administration or a related discipline, combined with previous local government experience at the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), Deputy CAO or senior executive (General Manager or Director) level. Professional certification in local government at an advanced level, preferably in British Columbia, would also be an asset.
The City is prepared to offer a competitive salary commensurate with knowledge and experience, including a comprehensive benefits package and relocation assistance. Interested applicants are invited to submit a letter of interest and resume, by Friday, February 26th, 2021 to:
ATTN: Mr. Jerry Berry, B.Sc., M.P.A.
For more information on the City of Prince George, please visit
www.princegeorge.ca. If you have specific questions regarding this position, you are invited to contact Mr. Berry directly. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.