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PROJECT AND RESEARCH COORDINATOR (Permanent Full-Time)

Whistler, British Columbia
Squamish-Lillooet Regional District
Career Opportunities
SQUAMISH - LILLOOET
REGIONAL DISTRICT
PROJECT AND RESEARCH COORDINATOR (Permanent Full-Time)
The
Squamish-Lillooet Regional District
(SLRD) is located in southwestern BC and consists of 4 member municipalities (Squamish, Whistler, Pemberton, Lillooet) and 4 electoral areas. The region contains some of the most spectacular forests, waterways and mountains in the province and affords an endless range of opportunities for outdoor adventure.
Headquartered in Pemberton, which is the approximate geographic centre of the region, the SLRD delivers a wide range of regional, sub-regional and local services to its residents. Services include land use planning, solid waste management, building inspection, fire protection, emergency preparedness, 911 services, recreation, water and sewer utilities, trails and open spaces as well as financial support for various community services.
The SLRD is seeking to fill the permanent, full-time position of Project and Research Coordinator. This position will encompass a wide range of responsibilities for coordination and implementation of various projects, research, provision of technical and analytical support to the Chief Administrative Officer and other projects as determined by the Chief Administrative Officer.
The ideal candidate will have post-secondary training in the area of public administration, business administration, law or a related field, supplemented by 5 or more years of relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
In addition, the ideal candidate will also possess demonstrated skills, expertise and experience in the following areas:
- Excellent research and project management skills; - Experience conducting independent research and providing analysis and advice on complex issues; - Sound analytical thinking, decision-making, planning, prioritization and execution skills culminating in resultsoriented problem solving; - Previous government, First Nations and/or legal experience; knowledge of government policy-making and legislative processes with the ability to interpret and explain legislation and contracts; - High degree of resourcefulness, fexibility and adaptability; - Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills; and - High level of integrity, confidentiality and accountability.
For further information, please see the full job description at
www.slrd.bc.ca/employment.
Compensation will be determined commensurate with knowledge, skills and ability, includes a comprehensive benefit package and Municipal Pension Plan and offers the ability to work a compressed work week (nine-day fortnight).
Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume with a covering letter by email, no later than September 30, 2017 to:
Lynda Flynn, Chief Administrative Officer Squamish-Lillooet Regional District
lflynn@slrd.bc.ca
We sincerely thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.
Website:www.slrd.bc.ca/employment

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