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The District of Fort St. James invites applications for the position of Interim Director of Finance for maternity leave coverage. Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Interim Director of Finance will have overall responsibility for financial services including statutory duties assigned under the Community Charter. As a member of the senior management team, the Interim Director of Finance will provide strategic advice to the Chief Administrative Officer on municipal finance and financial stability. This individual will provide support to the management team and departments in strategic planning, budgeting, financial reporting and monitoring, risk management, and performance management. This maternity leave term position will continue until April 2021; preference is for the successful candidate to start as soon as possible to provide a transition. The successful candidate will have a minimum of three years’ finance experience in a local government setting and hold a professional accounting designation or equivalent combination [...]

By | December 30th, 2019|

Corporate Officer

OPEN UNTIL FILLED The Corporate Officer is responsible for corporate duties of the District and filling the role of Chief Election Officer. Reporting directly to the Chief Administrative Officer, you will be responsible for preparing meeting agendas and minutes, reports and bylaws, managing contracts and maintaining essential records; and providing personnel management support and general administrative support to the Chief Administrative Officer, Council members and department heads. The successful candidate will have a degree in Public Administration from a recognized educational institution and at least two years of experience in the public administration field in a related role (or equivalent combination of education and experience) and excellent communication skills. Interested individuals are requested to forward their resumes in confidence by December 20, 2019 to: Melany Helmer, Chief Administrative Officer District of Fort St. James PO Box 640 Fort St. James, BC V0J 1P0 Email: While we appreciate all applications, [...]

By | December 30th, 2019|

Resource Benefits Alliance Infrastructure Needs Report

The Resource Benefits Alliance has completed its Infrastructure Needs Analysis Report for Northwest BC Local Governments which provides an overview of the infrastructure needs in communities such as Fort St. James.The report provides a variety of recommendations for seniors levels of government to support communities in need of infrastructure investments and highlights systemic issues being faced in our communities. The report highlights the role of Northwest BC in the overall provincial economy in several industries and proposes solutions to ensure all British Colombians are offered high quality public services. Funding Highlights include: A $1.3 Billion gap of Capital investment are needed$154 Billion of major industrial projects occurring in the regionThe aging and obsolete community infrastructureThe demand placed on community infrastructure and amenities to support large industrial projects More information and documents can be found on the Resource benefits Alliance Website.

By | December 2nd, 2019|