Employer/Organization: City of Coquitlam
Closing: February 9th 2020 4:30 PM PST
The City of Coquitlam is a 2019 BC Top Employer and is home to more than 150,000 residents. The municipality continues to grow through innovative urban design, inspiring arts, culture and recreation programs, and state-of-the-art transportation systems. Its brand is built on managing our resources in a responsible and sustainable manner, while supporting a vibrant, growing regional urban centre.
Reporting to the Manager Community Planning, the Community Social Development Manager will be responsible for providing advice on and preparing plans and policies to assist in achieving the community social development objectives established by Council. The Community Social Development section, within the Community Planning Division, has a key role in preparing and implementing social planning strategies and policies for housing affordability, childcare, homelessness, and multiculturalism, facilitating non-market housing partnerships, liaising with various committees and task forces, and responding to emerging social issues.
The successful candidate will preferably possess a degree from a recognized planning program in Community or Regional Planning, Urban Studies, Social Work, Community Development or a closely related field. The City is open to candidates from diverse and varying professional backgrounds if strong leadership, communication and innovation are key personal drivers. The City is proud of its commitment to our employees’ career development and we approach professional development and learning as a partnership between our organization, managers, and staff. The City is keen to work with and support the best fit candidate to lead this important work moving forward and in their career development.
Should you be interested in learning more about this unique opportunity with the City of Coquitlam, please contact Carol Robinson or Paul Phillips at 604-998-4032 or forward your resumé, a letter of introduction and the names and contact information for three references, in confidence, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The City of Coquitlam is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. We will respond to all who express interest.