Director of Corporate Services (Extended)

finance & treasury information technology/GIS
Location: County of Bruce, ON
Type: full-time
Posted On: May 23, 2019
Closing Date: Jun 16, 2019


Requires a Director of Corporate Services
"Bold and beautiful Bruce County... a healthy, caring community of prosperity and innovation."
Join our team powered by innovation and shared values where explorers turn obstacles into opportunities and individual challenges into shared solutions.  You will discover a lifestyle that provides endless opportunity for exploration at work and after.  Your adventure with Bruce County starts here. 
The County of Bruce is recruiting for the Director of Corporate Services. Reporting to the CAO, the Director, Corporate Services oversees the overall management and direction of Financial Services, Information Technology Services and the Emergency Management program for the County of Bruce and Financial Services for the Bruce County Library, including Purchasing and Facilities management. Key responsibilities include strategic Financial and Information Technology planning and leadership of emergency plans for the County through operations management, continuous improvement programs, staff leadership, and financial management including procurement.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Post-secondary degree in Public Administration
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Seven years of previous experience in a municipal leadership role
  • A clear and solid understanding of the issues faced by the organization and the industry
  • Ability to delegate, set expectations, and monitor progress of all direct reports
  • Ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret goals, objectives, and policies
  • Ability to identify issues and implement creative and strategic solutions to overcome problems
  • Demonstrated experience in coordinating strategic and engagement-planning initiatives
  • Demonstrated time management skills
  • Experience with coaching and development of management-level employees
  • Experience with strategic development and initiative-based project leadership
  • Intuitive grasp of organizational structure in order to manage cross-departmental and cross-disciplinary resource allocation
  • Proven experience with resource management
  • Sound analytical thinking, planning, prioritization, and execution skills
  • Strong business acumen
  • Strong formal and informal leadership skills
Interested applicants can access the entire job posting and apply online at, following the outlined process. Deadline for applications is Sunday, June 16, 2019.
We thank all applicants in advance but regret that only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
Personal information contained in applications will be used for recruitment purposes and collected as per the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chapter M.56.
The Corporation of the County of Bruce is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process.  If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.