With a combined population of 31,400, and spanning two provinces, Lloydminster (www.lloydminster.ca) is known as the Heavy Oil capital of Canada, a prominent centre for Agriculture, and an entrepreneurial hotspot. With world-class facilities and an array of top-notch amenities, including both public and Catholic school systems, as well as a university transfer program through Lakeland College, the City has everything you would want in a large center. With the City of Edmonton just over 2.5 hours to the west and the City of Saskatoon just over 2.5 hours to the east, Lloydminster is positioned for continued growth and prosperity.
Reporting to the Mayor and Council, the City Manager is responsible for guiding the day-to-day affairs of the City as outlined in The Charter, City by-laws, and policies as set by Council. You will oversee a combined budget of just over $100M and a direct staff of six senior leaders.
In addition, the City Manager will also:
- Provide effective advice and support to the Mayor and Council in developing, implementing, and executing policies and strategies.
- Deliver solid leadership to the senior management team and staff of the City.
- Create a dynamic environment that results in the continual search for new and more effective approaches to fulfilling the City’s mandate.
- Ensure that all staff are committed to providing the highest level of service to the general public and the business community through clear and transparent communication.
- Prepare and present options for the annual financial plan for Council’s consideration, including the general operating budget, the capital budget, and the capital plan.
- Oversee all resource management for the municipality.
The successful candidate will possess the following:
- A post-secondary degree or discipline in Public Administration and/or significant and relevant direct experience in senior management, coupled with executive leadership experience within a sizable organization either in the public or private sector environment.
- A proven record of working effectively with elected officials or a Board of Directors, local government staff, community volunteers, boards and committees, and public participation processes.
- Proven fiscal management experience and expertise, especially around budgeting.
- The ability to recognize and interpret shifting global, national and provincial realities and their impact on the local community.
- Able to build consensus, create change, and think creatively.
- Willingness to work within a unionized environment.