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Director, Court Services

City of Toronto


A unique opportunity for a strategic leader and innovator in public service delivery to influence the future direction of the Court Services Division.

As the Director, Court Services, you will lead, manage and direct all functions of the Court Services Division responsible for the highest quality delivery of the Provincial Offences Court program across Toronto, in four district court offices, and for responding to the needs of the judiciary, enforcement agencies, prosecutors, public and the Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General. You will also lead and direct the functions responsible for service delivery to the Administrative Penalty Tribunal, the Toronto Local Appeal Body and the Toronto Licensing Tribunal.

Your excellent knowledge related to ensuring compliance with the provisions of the Provincial Offences Act, Courts of Justice Act, Evidence Act, Justice of the Peace Act and ministerial regulations, and your extensive experience in providing strategic direction and guidance to the Mayor, City Council, City Standing Committees, the Deputy City Manager, and other stakeholders in all aspects and functions of the Court Services Division are paramount.

Utilizing your extensive senior management experience, strong leadership qualities and well-developed people management skills, you will be the Court Services Division municipal leader in the promotion of service delivery innovation, lead transformation strategies, and achieve desired results that align with the City’s strategic directions and Council priorities.

Your passion and drive in establishing a culture of public service excellence, as well as your ability to lead and motivate a diverse workforce, promote and foster effective teamwork, and create a culture of co-operation and collaboration within the Division and across the organization will be front and centre.

Your highly developed human relation skills will enable you to liaise with key stakeholders in the justice system, including the Ministry of the Attorney General, Judges, Justices of the Peace, paralegal and legal staff, enforcement agencies and others interested in the administration of justice.

Your experience in developing, designing and implementing functional policies and programs that make major changes in overall business performance based on long-term needs, establishing divisional and program goals and objectives that align with the overall corporate management framework, as well as directing the public service elements and business support functions of courts and courts administration, in particular, revenue and collections management and financial and resource planning, will be invaluable

Your keen interest and ability to support the Toronto Public Service values to ensure a culture that champions equity, diversity and respectful workplaces would round out your qualifications.

Work for the City you love

Toronto is Canada’s largest city, the fourth largest in North America, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. Consistently ranked one of the world’s most livable cities, we are a global centre for business, finance, arts and culture. Join the award-winning Toronto Public Service as Director, Court Services within our Toronto Court Services Division.

How to Apply:

For more information on this and other opportunities with the City of Toronto, visit us online at To apply online, submit your resume, quoting File #2297846 X, by March 2, 2018.

Accommodation:  The City of Toronto is committed to fostering a positive and progressive workforce reflecting the citizens we serve. We provide equitable treatment and accommodation to ensure barrier-free employment in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the City of Toronto's Accommodation Policy. You can request for accommodation related to the protected grounds at any stage of the City's hiring process, i.e., application, assessment and placement.
If you are invited to participate in the assessment process, we ask that you provide your accommodation needs in advance at that time. Please be advised that you may be requested to provide medical/other documentation to Human Resources to ensure that appropriate accommodation is provided to you throughout the hiring process.

Expiry Date: 2018-03-02
Date Posted: 2018-02-09
Province: Ontario
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