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Director of Building, Bylaw, Licencing and Legal Services

From CivicInfo BC - June 23, 2017

Director of Building, Bylaw, Licencing and Legal Services

The District of Saanich is a sustainable community where a healthy natural environment is recognized as being paramount to ensuring social well-being and economic vibrancy. The district actively seeks to improve and balance the natural and built environments, restoring and protecting air, land, and water quality, the biodiversity of existing natural areas and eco-systems. Saanich offers opportunities for balanced, active, and diverse lifestyles. Residents are able to take advantage of a diverse range of recreation, educational, civic, social, arts, and cultural services.

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Director of Building, Bylaw, Licencing and Legal Services is accountable for the provision of effective leadership, advice, and support on all bylaw enforcement, building inspection, business licensing, risk, land and legal matters.

The Director serves as part of the corporate senior management team jointly responsible for inter-departmental collaboration, corporate policy development, and implementation of the strategic plan.

The ideal candidate is a strategic thinker with a blend of natural leadership and technical skills, strong relationship building qualities and a commitment to delivering exceptional public service and progressive, environmentally sound, sustainable best practices. He or she will be an excellent communicator and natural facilitator, a champion of service excellence with a focus on organizational effectiveness and efficiency.

Qualified applicants will have a University degree in public or business administration, land use or a related discipline; a minimum of 10 years extensive experience managing a diverse portfolio at progressively more senior levels, preferably in the public sector, coupled with exposure to or experience in at least 3 of the fields of bylaw enforcement, building inspection, business licensing, risk, land and legal.

The annual salary for this exempt position is $156,280 - $182,745 with an excellent benefits package. Role profile and competition information can be found at www.saanich.ca. Please apply by 11:45 p.m. on FRIDAY, JULY 14, 2017 quoting competition 148.17 to: Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7 (Fax 250-475-5550) or Email careers@saanich.ca. We thank all applicants for applying. Only those under consideration will be contacted.

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