The Town of Cochrane recognized in 2017 as one of the top small towns to visit for Canada Day, is looking for an innovative and experienced Director of Community Services. You will enjoy the challenges of working with a skilled municipal team, Council, committed Recreation Board members and community volunteers to reposition the Community Services Department Services to deliver innovative, consistent and high-quality customer service, community engagement and resource management.
If you are looking for a change in pace, the Town of Cochrane, situated around Lake Commando, has the largest gold mine in North America nearby, two world class forestry mills poised for prosperity, some of the leading green energy initiatives in the region, home to the Polar Bear Express train which is one of the few great rail excursions left in the world. Cochrane boasts of a very diversified economy in retail, tourism, hospitality, restoration, and construction and trades.
The Director, reporting to the CAO, participates as a member of the Senior Management Team and is responsible for the planning, development, general/financial management and leadership of the Department of Community Services – comprising of parks and recreational and cultural programming, facilities planning, construction, maintenance and operations (including facilities, playgrounds, parks and trails), Tim Horton Event Centre, the Lake Commando Park Facility and Commando Lake programs, Cochrane Childcare Centre and festival & event management.
You bring 3 or more years of Senior Management Leisure and Community Services experience to the town; you are a communicator who is comfortable in the community, at the council table and interacting with all levels of staff and volunteers; you are a superb coach and mentor who is looking forward to helping the Town of Cochrane utilize their physical assets such as the Tim Horton Event Centre and the new Commando Park facility to provide best in class services to the community.
Please feel free to forward this opportunity to those that may be interested. To receive more information about Cochrane, please contact http://www.cochraneontario.com. To get more information about this position or to submit your resume, please contact Evelyn Dean at firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a message at 519-538-4391. Deadline to submit resume is Friday, December 15th, 2017. We look forward to your inquiries.