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  • 12 Jul 2021 5:59 PM | Taylor Chamberlain (Administrator)

    Job Title: Project Manager, Community Projects (Permanent Full-Time)

    Closing Date: July 20, 2021; 11:59pm

    Town of Caledon is a dynamic municipality that successfully balances urban, rural and agricultural communities. Our energetic staff are guided by our core values that create an environment for continuous improvement and customer service excellence.

    In addition to offering exciting career opportunities, the Town also provides a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Come see how you can make a difference.

    The Opportunity

    Reporting directly to the Manager of Economic Development this role is responsible managing community development projects in the Economic Development division which includes Tourism and Culture. The Project Manager, Community Projects will mobilize local resources to ensure collaboration with various teams comprised of both internal and external stakeholders to deliver projects and strategies that will improve the overall Economic Development and Tourism portfolio in the Town of Caledon. As the Project Manager, Community Projects, you will perform the following duties, including but not limited to:

    • Oversee the design, implementation and management of projects that impact community and economic development
    • Develop overall project timelines, budgets, detailed product design/formulation specifications, and develop and implement effective reporting
    • Lead the management of key corporate project initiatives aligned with Council’s strategic priorities with a dedicated focus of maintaining project management frameworks that ensure projects are standardized and delivered on time and on budget
    • Maintain an active network with other governments’ officials, associations and community agencies

    COVID-19: In consideration of the current pandemic and Public Health orders, the Town of Caledon is providing limited in-person services as Town Hall is open to the public by appointment only. The successful candidate for Project Manager, Community Projects will be required to work a flexible schedule, including in the office, remotely and after hours (as required).

    The Ideal Candidate

    We are seeking an enthusiastic professional with a post-secondary degree in Business Administration, Economics, Economic Development, Urban Planning or closely related field. Our ideal candidate has a minimum of 5 years related experience in a project management role with a sound understanding of community engagement processes and activities, tools, facilitation and application; preferably in a municipal context; Economic Development experience is an asset. Project Management Professional designation an asset.

    The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience facilitating change and leading others without direct authority. We are seeking an individual with superior interpersonal skills with the ability to establish productive relationships, a demonstrated ability to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines, and excellent verbal and written communication skills including strong presentation and facilitation skills.

    This position offers a salary range of $79,761.28 - $96,363.88 plus a competitive benefit package.

    Satisfactory passing of a criminal record check, and proof of qualifications will be required of any successful candidate(s) for this position.

    The Town is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. The Town is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to an inclusive and barrier-free workplace. If your application requires accommodation, please contact People Services at (905) 584-2272 Ext. 4738.

    How To Apply

    To learn more about employment with the Town of Caledon and to apply for this exciting and challenging opportunity, visit: www.caledon.ca/careers

    If needed and upon request, this document can be made available in an alternative format.

  • 12 Jul 2021 12:24 PM | Taylor Chamberlain (Administrator)

    MDB Insight has built a reputation as Canada’s premiere economic development, workforce development, and market research consulting firm. Founded in 2007, we specialize in providing innovative and actionable economic development strategies, strategic plans, investment attraction and marketing solutions, and best-in-class market research that create real-world impact for our clients. We have worked extensively with communities across Canada.

    Our mission is to help people and places thrive in the 21st century economy. Join our team and be committed to improving the world around us, one community at a time!  For full details about MDB Insight visit our website at www.mdbinsight.com.

    Position Overview

    The Consultant works with and supports staff and Project Leads in project work, project management, and business development activities. This requires a talent for analytical thinking and researching data to help inform and ground the firm’s project work in evidence and insight. This role will include identification of relevant data requirements and analyzing both quantitative and qualitative data secured from primary surveying and secondary research. Subsequent data modeling and predictive analysis will inform recommendations to clients. The Consultant’s work will contribute to effective and efficient completion of projects and innovative approaches that support the firm’s clients’ sustainability and competitiveness.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities of a Consultant

    • Consultants have a defined pathway to move to advanced performance and opportunity, commensurate with increasing remuneration.  A demonstrated responsibility related to performance, communication, leadership, and project management skills is required. An advanced level of analysis, critical thinking, and research that leads to comprehensive identification of themes, priorities and actions that are grounded in evidence and clearly communicated is required. This is then presented through effective and clear written and oral communication through report writing and presentations.
    • Performance will reflect the following capabilities:
    • Comfort, confidence, and ability to communicate directly with clients, sub-consultants and project stakeholders as required.
    • Informing and guiding primary and secondary research in a wide range of fields related to economic development, strategic planning, workforce development, market research, and other core areas of business, and synthesizing findings that contribute to project outcomes and deliverables.
    • Communicating clear direction to support staff working on the project to maximize time commitment, prepare relevant data, analysis, and report content.
    • Ensuring all assigned project tasks are completed in a comprehensive manner, checked for accuracy, and delivered on schedule.
    • Informing and completing tasks associated with community engagement methodologies and, where applicable, undertaking stakeholder facilitation exercises as lead facilitator.
    • Uncovering relevant linkages between research and project goals and interpreting project directions based on those findings.
    • Generating report content including the development of thematic assessments, research narrative, statistical discussions, and appendix materials.

    Background/Training:

    As the ideal candidate, you have a combination of the following:

    • 2-4 years relevant experience with a demonstrated record of achievement; experience in a municipality/government/consulting setting is an asset.
    • Direct experience in research, and strategy development
    • Knowledge of available data sources (Stats Canada, Canadian Business Counts etc.)
    • Experience in economic development and its related disciplines is a strong asset

    Remuneration will be determined based on skills, knowledge, and experience. Employees are eligible to participate in professional development and profit-sharing programs after 12 months.

    The application deadline for this position:  July 26, 2021 at 4 p.m. ET.

    Interested candidates are asked to submit a detailed résumé and cover letter outlining their interest in the position to:  Ms. Chandra Halko, Office Manager, MDB Insight Inc., chalko@mdbinsight.com.

  • 02 Jul 2021 5:59 PM | Taylor Chamberlain (Administrator)

    The Corporation of the Municipality of West Nipissing

     JOB DESCRIPTION

    Posting Date: June 23, 2021

    Position: Economic Development Officer

    Type: Full-time, Permanent

    Reporting to: Director of Economic Development and Community Services

    Hours of Work: 35 hours per week, as assigned

    Salary: As per salary grid

    ABOUT US

    Serving a population of more than 14,000, the Municipality of West Nipissing is focused on building a strong and prosperous community. Situated between Sudbury and North Bay, West Nipissing’s geographic locale has several advantages. The regional market territory entails large volumes of activity from a population of approximately 235,000. Served by the Trans-Canada Highway 17 and located near the Highway 11 junction, West Nipissing is easily accessible from all four geographic corners of Ontario by rail and land, only hours from major city centres including Ottawa, Toronto, and the United States. With full-service airports in Sudbury and North Bay, connections nationally and internationally are only a short drive away.

    West Nipissing rests along the shore of Lake Nipissing, a spatial mid-point of Canada’s largest mining cluster in the center of one of Canada’s most concentrated forests. As part of the basin of an ancient lake, the land is richer than much of Northeastern Ontario’s typical soil, contributing to an affluent agricultural economy.

    JOB SUMMARY

    Reporting to the Director of Economic Development and Community Services, the Economic Development Officer (EDO) is responsible for implementing, monitoring and reporting on economic initiatives in support of various economic development sectors. In addition, this role provides economic development support to local businesses and undertakes activities and supports partnerships that enhance the development of the Municipality of West Nipissing as a location of choice for investment/trade, enterprise and growth.

    The EDO shall use his/her expertise to help define the character and trajectory of economic growth in the Municipality of West Nipissing by focusing on promoting the community, developing sustainable jobs matched to local employment needs and opportunities, and increasing the municipal tax base through new investment.

    The EDO is responsible for the coordination and implementation of Economic Development Strategic Plans. He or she shall have a lead role in activities and initiatives that will attract investment and business opportunities to the Municipality of West Nipissing and will actively support (and/or lead) business retention and expansion (BR&E) activities that will maintain and increase local employment in the region.

    ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Provide overall coordination and oversight for the implementation of various projects and activities which are contained in approved strategic plans.
    • Compile and update relevant economic data as required for distribution to potential investors and researchers.
    • Undertake analysis and evaluation of economic and business development opportunities and identify strategies to develop these opportunities.
    • Secure funding for economic development activities and programs.
    • Staff liaison to the West Nipissing Economic Development Committee, the West Nipissing Chamber of Commerce, local businesses and regional municipalities to implement economic development initiatives and the development of an annual work plan.
    • Identify the need for and develop a variety of promotional and marketing tools and community building events to attract new businesses and new residents.
    • Develop resources to support, implement, and monitor effective marketing strategies.
    • Conduct research, analysis, planning, and evaluation.
    • Attend Council meetings and other committee meetings as required.
    • Maintain an awareness of regional, provincial and federal economic planning programs and activities.
    • Develop and maintain active contact with other business and economic development organizations, and government agencies in order to stay abreast of current programs and services, and ensure that the Municipality’s interests are served.
    • Attend and facilitate community meetings, to provide information and updates to the public at large.
    • Build and develop relationships with various public and private sector representatives in order to grow the local economy and support economic goals.
    • Work with the Planning, Building and By-Law departments to aid property/business owners and ensure a team approach to supporting the navigation of a new or expanding venture through the various planning approval processes.
    • Contribute to strategic plan development by researching, implementing and evaluating program initiatives.
    • Monitor and examine market conditions and emerging trends which may impact existing and potential economic development and recommend appropriate action(s).
    • Evaluate and report on the impact of government (all tiers) legislative, policy and program changes.
    • Project Management – initiate and champion special projects based on current environment, often in partnership with external organizations.
    • Manage and support development and implementation of economic and business development initiatives, managing project life cycle activities. Define project scope, goals, success criteria and deliverables that support economic development goals in collaboration with project team and key internal/external stakeholders. Report project status, including project KPI’s to stakeholders. Monitor and tracks project costs, schedules, resources, risks, issues, and performance to ensure the optimal success.
    WORKING CONDITIONS / JOB ENVIRONMENT
    • Work is conducted in an office environment, travelling off-site and as needed for meetings and events and may be required to work outside regular business hours.
    QUALIFICATIONS
    • Post-secondary degree in Commerce, Economics or a related field and/or certification as a Professional Economic Developer (EcD) or Economic Development Planner is an asset.
    • Working experience in Economic Development, marketing and public relations.
    • Must be bilingual (French and English) oral and written.
    • Possess a valid driver’s license in the Province of Ontario.
    • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

    Applications for this position will be accepted, in confidence, until July 16, 2021 at 4 p.m.

    Applicants must submit a cover letter and resume to:

    While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    The Municipality of West Nipissing welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

  • 02 Jul 2021 11:06 AM | Taylor Chamberlain (Administrator)

    Job Title: Client Account Manager

    Req ID: 17421

    Vacancy Type: Permanent 

    Contract Duration:

    Number of Positions: 1  

    Closing Date: 07/18/2021

    Job Summary

    Are you a self-motivated results driven leader looking for a professional position that combines business development and problem solving skills with a genuine enthusiasm to champion customer needs? Can you learn quickly and adapt to changing conditions, challenges and opportunities affecting local businesses? If you enjoy a highly collaborative work environment and have experience in lead generation, business retention and expansion, investment sales and customer satisfaction this position could be right for you. Mississauga’s EDO is seeking a Client Account Manager to support economic growth and business development in the city.

    You will provide economic development services that align with the municipal priorities identified in the City’s Economic Development Strategy. As a Client Account Manager, you will report to the Manager, Business Investment and Sector Development.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Conduct lead generation, investment sales and promotion activities, and deliver after care services.
    • Identify and support investment opportunities by helping local companies and related supply chains to expand their operations.
    • Work collaboratively and confidentially with local companies and service providers to support business retention and expansion plans.
    • Collaborate with internal sector development, marketing and research staff to support economic development initiatives.
    • Monitor industrial and commercial activities and trends, in relation to key sectors.
    • Provide direction, guidance and support to lines of business within the Economic Development Office.
    • Update and maintain EDO’s Client Relationship Management System (CRM).
    • Actively pursue investment opportunities using a standardized sales methodology.
    • Conduct business calls/sales meetings with clients to identify and close complex investment opportunities.
    • Develop effective professional working relationships with relevant internal and external stakeholder groups to advance the EDO’s strategic priorities.
    • Act as a first point of contact for business investors and channel partners that require assistance.
    • Co-ordinate meetings with internal and/or external stakeholders, to help resolve complex problems.
    • Make presentations to large and small groups.

    Skills and Qualifications

    • University or College degree required; Relevant focus including Business, Finance, Public Administration or Economics preferred.
    • Minimum of three years relevant experience in professional sales or business development.
    • Exceptional focus on value-driven customer service.
    • Strong interpersonal, communication, issue resolution skills and business acumen.
    • Ability to develop and maintain professional relationships with key stakeholders including the local business community, real estate development industry and other partners.
    • Competent in the use of technology, including Microsoft Office and Microsoft Dynamics CRM, and an ability to quickly adopt new technology as required.
    • Excellent organizational, time-management and problem solving skills.
    • Ability to work collaboratively and in self-organizing teams to achieve common goals.
    • Proven experience with progressive investment sales and marketing tools including proven sales methodologies and social media.
    • Deep analytical skills, including the ability to synthesize complex information into verbal briefings, presentations and/or written reports.
    • Political acuity.
    • An understanding of how government works including the provincial and federal Canadian governments.
    • Familiarity with international business practices, cultural norms and diplomacy.
    Hourly Rate/Salary: $ 82,049.00 - $ 109,400.00

    Hours of Work: 35 

    Work Location: Civic Centre 

    Organization Unit: P&B/Business Invest & Client Services 

    Department/Division/Section: P&B/Planning & Building Dept , P&B/Economic Dev Office , Business Invest & Client Services 

    Non-Union/Union: Non Union 

    A Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check (Level 2) or Vulnerable Sector Check (Level 3) will be required of the successful candidate, at their own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.

    We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. You can also check your application status in your candidate profile online. 

    All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act. 

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.

    Candidates can apply directly on the city's website: https://jobs.mississauga.ca/job/Mississauga-Client-Account-Manager-ON/548507217/

  • 23 Jun 2021 12:08 PM | Taylor Chamberlain (Administrator)

    CITIZENS FIRST THROUGH SERVICE EXCELLENCE

    We have an exciting Full Time Non-Unionized opportunity in the

    Economic & Cultural Development Department for an experienced and motivated individual

    Economic Development Officer

    (JOB # J0621-0312)

    Vaughan is a city on the move. With a downtown core rising from the ground – the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre, a state-of-the-art hospital opening its doors in 2021 – the Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital, and a bustling subway, exciting projects are transforming the community. Be a part of something amazing and build your career at the City of Vaughan.

    The City of Vaughan is an equal opportunity employer serving one of the fastest-growing municipalities in Canada, we are an organization committed to diversity and inclusivity, providing a thriving work environment, excellent benefits, learning and growth opportunities and a place where collaboration and teamwork are fostered. As one of the Greater Toronto’s Top Employers for 2021, we continuously employ workplace best-practices – and they’re getting noticed! Excellence demands brilliant personalities, visionary thinking and a passion for public service. Vaughan is your place to grow.

    Responsible for leading business development activities through the development and provision of communications to our business community and prospective investors to help grow Vaughan’s economy. In so doing, the position will also serve the City and help it advance its economic identity. Works with existing companies and stakeholders, and their intermediaries, to advance economic opportunities in Vaughan.

    Duties include developing and implementing economic development strategies, including an Economic Development marketing agenda, and representing the City’s interest in regional economic partnerships to facilitate the growth of the Vaughan business community; and interacting with business and stakeholders at a local, regional, provincial, federal and international level. Expected outcomes include economic, business and labour force growth through the increased awareness of Vaughan in local, provincial, national, and international markets.

    This position will champion and support the Corporate Service Excellence mandate and support the Director in maintaining an Economic Development marketing program within Economic and Cultural Development.

    Qualifications and experience:

    • University Degree in Geography, Urban Planning, Business Administration, Business Development, Marketing and Advertising, Entrepreneurship, Commerce, or suitable equivalent.
    • Post-Graduate degree, or diploma, or certificate in economic development, urban planning or geography is an asset.
    • Minimum of five (5) years proven, progressive and more responsible related work experience in Economic Development.
    • Completed, or currently in-progress of completing an economic development designation from EDAC and/or IEDC is required. Organizational agility with an understanding of municipal government.
    • Demonstrated experience creating programs and processes to achieve positive results.
    • Demonstrated strong communication, collaboration, creative and critical thinking skills.
    • Self-starter, with an ability to work independently together with extensive experience working as a member of interdisciplinary teams and staff to achieve successful results.
    • Demonstrated ability to develop and foster internal and external relationships and work in partnership with City, business, labour, academic institutions, community agencies, and government.
    • Strong organizational, analytical, written, and oral communication skills with a commitment and focus of customer service excellence.
    • Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure, with considerable experience successfully completing projects on time and on budget within precise constraints.
    • Demonstrated ability in handling matters of a confidential and/or sensitive nature as it relates to senior business executives, Council, and other staff.
    • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in the City’s core and leadership competencies and relevant functional competencies.
    • A high degree of proficiency with Microsoft Office (spreadsheet, word processing, PowerPoint) is required.
    • A valid Ontario ‘G’ driver’s license, in good standing, with access to a reliable vehicle for corporate use.
    • Ability to work outside normal business hours, as required.

    In addition to offering a competitive compensation package, we have a strong focus on health and wellness, including fitness facilities and family-focused benefits.

    If you are an energetic person who is interested in bringing your knowledge and passion to the City of Vaughan, please click here to apply online by Friday July 2, 2021.

    Please note that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.     

    The City of Vaughan is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. The City of Vaughan is also committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

    Applicant information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001 (S.O. 2001,c.25) and will be used to determine qualifications for employment with The Corporation of the City of Vaughan.  Questions about this collection should be directed to the Office of the Chief Human Resources Officer, 2141 Major Mackenzie Drive, Vaughan, ON, L6A 1T1, (905) 832-8585.

  • 23 Jun 2021 11:54 AM | Taylor Chamberlain (Administrator)

    The City of North Bay, is seeking a creative and innovative team player to focus on implementing and maintaining strategies to support and encourage new investment attraction and the expansion and diversification of the existing business base. For more information about our strategies, please visit our Invest in North Bay Website.

    The incumbent will leverage their strong business networks and resources to attract new investments and facilitate strategic partnership with industry key sectors to support economic growth. As a proven collaborator who enjoys working in a fast paced environment, the successful candidate will have a strong project management background and will lead internal initiatives while providing end to end client service to business and stakeholders.

    The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of Economic Development, the North Bay economy and Northern Ontario. With relevant post-secondary education and a minimum of five (5) to seven (7) years on the job experience, or an acceptable combination of formal education and related experience, the candidate will be accustomed to working in the field of economic development and ideally has obtained, or be presently working towards, his/her professional designation in Economic Development. Bilingualism is considered an asset.

    We’re looking for a self-motivated team player with a proven track record in the economic development field who possesses extensive networking, customer service, communication and strong interpersonal skills. The individual must be flexible and work independently in demanding situations, meet deadlines and balance competing priorities. We are seeking an individual who is proficient with office and online systems and available to travel and work outside of traditional business hours.

    The annual salary range for this non-union position is $69,157 to $86,438. We offer a comprehensive benefit package and are an Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) employer.

    Qualified individuals interested in being considered for this position are requested to submit, in confidence, a resume and covering letter clearly demonstrating how they meet the requirements and qualifications of the position, no later than 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 14, 2021 via email to: staffing@northbay.ca.

    While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under the City of North Bay’s Accessibility Policy. We encourage applicants to make their needs known to Human Resources in advance.

    An Equal Opportunity Employer

  • 07 Jun 2021 7:12 PM | Taylor Chamberlain (Administrator)

    County Administration Buildings

    Belleville, Ontario

    2021-NON-GG-161

    TOURISM DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

    Permanent Full-Time

    Hastings County has an opening for one (1) permanent full time Tourism Development Coordinator position. This is a non-union position and reports to the Economic and Tourism Development Manager. The Tourism Development Coordinator’s prime function is to work closely with member municipalities, local accommodators and attractions to facilitate the development and expansion of tourism opportunities (experiences and products) with the objective of enticing visitors to stay longer, enhance their economic impact and identify Hastings County as a desirable destination to relocate to and invest in.

    Duties:

    • In collaboration with Department staff, coordinate the County’s destination development initiatives and implementation of tourism development plans and strategies; and prepare reports, make recommendations/presentations and conduct committee and other group updates in support of destination development activities.
    • Collect and analyze demographic information to profile the County’s target market(s) (ideal guest) in support of destination development and identify where investment is needed to increase visitation and strengthen existing travel and investment opportunities.
    • Maintain productive working relationships with local accommodators, businesses, tourism partners and local assets, and facilitate connections/relationships among these groups to create a strong network. This includes facilitating and supporting local businesses and organizations seeking to establish or expand purchasable tourism experiences within Hastings County and help connect them to funding opportunities and other partners to implement.
    • Liaise and collaborate with the Small Business Centre, Ontario’s Highlands Tourism Organization, Community Futures Development Corporations Chambers of Commerce and other organizations on the development of business training and development opportunities tailored to the local tourism industry.
    • Ensure initiatives and programs are effectively communicated to all stakeholders including the County’s Planning and Development Committee.
    • Maintain databases and compile and analyze data, statistics and other relevant research materials that track and benefit tourism development strategies.
    • Help prepare Requests for Proposals, obtain quotes, and negotiate with vendors to obtain appropriate value for Hastings County’s marketing dollars.
    • At the direction of the Economic and Tourism Development Manager, assist in the implementation of various initiatives and direction as required by the County Planning and Development committee or County Council.
    • Serve as a County representative at related events and engagements as required.
    • Perform a variety of administrative tasks related to economic and tourism development activities as required by the Director of Planning and Development and/or Economic and Tourism Development Manager, including, but not limited to, the development of budgets, reports, invoices; and maintain files of relevant resource materials, client records, tourism development related financial transactions and other confidential information.
    • Field inquiries from the general public related to tourism development activities.
    • Maintain good/positive relations with tourism industry stakeholders both private and public, tourism associations and/or related sectoral organizations and appropriate affiliated provincial and federal government contacts.
    • Assist and provide some support to County tourism marketing efforts as required and assigned.
    • Be aware of and follow the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and County policies.
    • Perform other related duties and special projects as assigned by the Manager of Economic and Tourism Development and/or the Director of Planning and Development.
    Minimum Qualifications:
    • University Degree or College Diploma in Planning, Economic Development, tourism, public relations or related field.
    • Substantial knowledge and experience in developing and implementing economic, tourism and/or community development strategies and projects within a public sector or private sector setting.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain relationships with stakeholders.
    • Knowledge and understanding of Hastings’ tourism industry and culture as well as familiarity with key industry leaders.
    • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
    • Excellent writing skills.
    • Familiarity with Microsoft Windows applications and social networking sites.
    • Ability to work independently and as a team member.
    • Valid “G” driver’s license and reliable transportation.

    Salary Range: $55,034-$64,366 per annum, with excellent fringe benefits

    Please send resume and cover letter by email to: careers@hastingscounty.com

    Quote: 2021-NON-GG-161 – “Your Name” in the subject line CLOSING DATE:         Friday, June 25, 2021 by 4pm

    Juliana Alvarez-Molina Human Resources Advisor

    Talent Management & Acquisition

    In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, personal information collected will be used only for the purposes of this employment opportunity.

    We thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

    The County of Hastings is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. Please contact us if you require this posting in an alternate format. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.

  • 07 Jun 2021 1:35 PM | Taylor Chamberlain (Administrator)

    THE CORPORATION OF THE COUNTY OF BRANT

    NOTICE OF POSITION VACANCY

    POSITION:                  Arts, Culture & Heritage Officer

    REPORTS TO:             Director of Economic Development and Tourism

    DEPARTMENT:           Strategic Initiatives

    LOCATION:                 Initial Placement – Wincey Mills Paris

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Minimum undergraduate degree from a four-year university program or equivalent in creative and cultural industry management, arts administration, arts management, museum studies, or a related field.
    • Preference for areas of focus in business/arts joint degree, creative and cultural economic development, museum curation, heritage designation
    • Minimum 3-4 years related experience is required in order to have adequate knowledge of the trends/developments in arts, culture and heritage fields
    • Experience with associated marketing and budgetary responsibilities
    • Stakeholder and industry organization participation experience
    • Experience with funding applications and source funding activities
    • Governmental agency experience
    • Knowledge of and participation within International, National & Provincial sector organizations
    • Well-developed interpersonal communication, writing and presentation skills
    • Proficiency with computer applications including Microsoft Office
    • Valid Ontario driver’s license and access to a vehicle

    Duties:

    • Provide recommendations on the administration, assessment and preservation the County of Brant’s heritage and cultural resources, including County-owned heritage structures.
    • Development of arts, culture and heritage policies and programs.
    • Providing leadership and support in developing and implementing arts, culture and heritage initiatives and policies that will advance corporate strategic plans including: County of Brant Strategic Plan, County of Brant Economic Development Strategy & Action Plan, County of Brant Filming & Digital Media Strategy & Action Plan and the forthcoming Arts, Culture & Heritage Masterplan
    • Promote the County of Brant as a viable location for new and/or expanding cultural industries
    • County of Brant liaison for all designated heritage properties including National, Provincial & Locally designated properties
    • Assess required resources, formulate strategies and propose initiatives to increase the arts, culture and heritage impact on the economic and social aspects of the community
    • Provide input and assistance on annual budget and strategic marketing plan for the cultural & creative industries sector
    • Facilitate and initiate innovative partnerships to support related organizations and advance the development of the sector
    • Develop funding requests, conduct due diligence for funding proposals and administer funds from private and public sector sources, including grant programs across all levels of government
    • Divisional liaison for various committees, including the County of Brant Heritage Committee, Tourism Advisory Committee, the Brant Museums & Galleries Association as well as various community museum, heritage, arts and cultural committee sittings
    • Research and author staff reports, information updates and memos to Council and various Advisory Committees
    • Administer and manage the County of Brant’s public art portfolio, and associated maintenance plan including estimates for services and evaluation of  proposals
    • Represent the County of Brant at a variety of networking and industry events, preparing and delivering presentations to local and regional stakeholders, government representatives and industry partners

    Annual Salary Range - $73,510-86,013 (Job Grade 7 - under review - 35 hours per week)

    Please visit www.brant.ca/jobs to apply for this opportunity.

    The application deadline is: Sunday, June 20th, 2021 @ 11:59 p.m.

    Date of Posting: June 2nd, 2021

    The County of Brant is committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. Accessibility accommodations are available for all stages of the recruitment process. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise the County if you require accommodation.

    We thank all applicants and advise that only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted. Personal information submitted is collected under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

  • 04 Jun 2021 4:19 PM | Taylor Chamberlain (Administrator)

    CITIZENS FIRST THROUGH SERVICE EXCELLENCE

    We have an exciting Temporary Non-Unionized opportunity in the

    Economic and Cultural Services Development Department for an experienced and motivated individual

    Small Business Advisor

    (JOB # J0521-1017 / Contract, up to 6 Months)

    Vaughan is a city on the move. With a downtown core rising from the ground – the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre, a state-of-the-art hospital opening its doors in 2021 – the Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital, and a bustling subway, exciting projects are transforming the community. Be a part of something amazing and build your career at the City of Vaughan.

    The City of Vaughan is an equal opportunity employer serving one of the fastest-growing municipalities in Canada, we are an organization committed to diversity and inclusivity, providing a thriving work environment, excellent benefits, learning and growth opportunities and a place where collaboration and teamwork are fostered. As one of the Greater Toronto’s Top Employers for 2021, we continuously employ workplace best-practices – and they’re getting noticed! Excellence demands brilliant personalities, visionary thinking and a passion for public service. Vaughan is your place to grow.

    Responsible for developing and providing support to the Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Team and clients by providing advice, consultation and assistance as they relate to small business and entrepreneurship. Works with entrepreneurs and small businesses in Vaughan to assess their needs and facilitate solutions, including working with the Manager and other stakeholders in the Province’s entrepreneurship support ecosystem. Identifies high potential entrepreneurs and businesses and helps them to start or grow their ventures by assisting clients with business enquiries, advising clients on business structure, registration and various options available for entrepreneurship. Maintains appropriate data and contact information for each client served, implements entrepreneur training and funding programs, initiatives, seminars and events as per the direction of the Manager, including marketing and media relations, preparation of reports, departmental Business Plan and external liaison status updates. Counsels business clients, with a focus on business launch and expansion, manages and administers business registration processes including start-up/shut down procedures and necessary reporting.

    Qualifications and experience:

    • University Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Economic Development or suitable equivalent.
    • Minimum of five (5) years related experience.
    • Excellent analytical, interpersonal, problem solving and written/oral communication skills.
    • Experience in market analysis, financial planning / forecasting, budget and business plan preparation and analysis, with a strong understanding of the government programs and services, rules and regulations for starting a small business.
    • Experience in marketing and public relations with a good understanding of community stakeholders.
    • Experience with proposal development and implementation.
    • Self-starter, with an ability to work independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
    • Proficient computer skills, preferably Microsoft Office, MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
    • Ability to deal knowledgeably and courteously with the general public and staff.
    • Experience with proposal development and implementation.

    If you are an energetic person who is interested in bringing your knowledge and passion to the City of Vaughan, please click here to apply online by Tuesday June 15, 2021.

    Please note that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

    The City of Vaughan is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. The City of Vaughan is also committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

    Applicant information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001 (S.O. 2001,c.25) and will be used to determine qualifications for employment with The Corporation of the City of Vaughan.  Questions about this collection should be directed to the Office of the Chief Human Resources Officer, 2141 Major Mackenzie Drive, Vaughan, ON, L6A 1T1, (905) 832-8585.

  • 04 Jun 2021 4:14 PM | Taylor Chamberlain (Administrator)

    CITIZENS FIRST THROUGH SERVICE EXCELLENCE

    We have an exciting Full Time Non-Unionized opportunity in the

    Economic & Cultural Services Department for an experienced and motivated individual

    Economic Development Coordinator

    (JOB # J0521-0764)

    Vaughan is a city on the move. With a downtown core rising from the ground – the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre, a state-of-the-art hospital opening its doors in 2021 – the Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital, and a bustling subway, exciting projects are transforming the community. Be a part of something amazing and build your career at the City of Vaughan.

    The City of Vaughan is an equal opportunity employer serving one of the fastest-growing municipalities in Canada, we are an organization committed to diversity and inclusivity, providing a thriving work environment, excellent benefits, learning and growth opportunities and a place where collaboration and teamwork are fostered. As one of the Greater Toronto’s Top Employers for 2021, we continuously employ workplace best-practices – and they’re getting noticed! Excellence demands brilliant personalities, visionary thinking and a passion for public service. Vaughan is your place to grow.

    Primarily responsible for providing support to core economic development activities of the Department. First and foremost, this position leads data analysis and information sharing via visualization. The Coordinator will also assist in lead generation and handling; business development and promotion events (including sales, marketing, trade shows, inbound delegations, special events); information and data analysis; installation, updating and maintenance of the CRM; updating and maintenance of web and social media channels; assists with policy, plans, studies, programs and projects that support strategic directions and operation of the Department; and participates in other aspects of the economic development program, as needed.

    Qualifications and experience:

    • Undergraduate Degree in Digital Media, Marketing, Geography/GIS, Urban Planning, Economic Development, ICI Real Estate, or a related field, is required.
    • Minimum one (1) year work experience in an Economic Development environment.
    • About to commence, currently in-progress of completing, or completed an economic development designation from EDAC and/or IEDC is required.
    • Excellent organizational, time management, records management, research, interpersonal communication skills and ability to deal effectively and courteously with the public and staff.
    • Demonstrates communication, collaboration, creative and critical thinking skills.
    • Self-starter, with an ability to work independently together with extensive experience working as a member of interdisciplinary teams and staff to achieve successful results.
    • Demonstrated ability to develop and foster internal and external relationships and work in partnership with City, business, labour, academic institutions, community agencies, and government.
    • Strong analytical, written, and oral communication skills with a commitment and focus of customer service excellence.
    • Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure, with experience successfully completing projects on time and on budget within precise constraints.
    • A high degree of proficiency with digital media (content and channel development), MS Office, and applications in CRM, Contact Management, and Spatial Mapping/Analysis is required.
    • Strong applied knowledge and skills in primary and secondary survey methods, sources, including economic, market analysis and reporting is required.
    • A valid Ontario ‘G’ driver’s license, in good standing, with access to a reliable vehicle for corporate use.
    • Ability to work outside normal business hours, as required.

    In addition to offering a competitive compensation package, we have a strong focus on health and wellness, including fitness facilities and family-focused benefits.

    If you are an energetic person who is interested in bringing your knowledge and passion to the City of Vaughan, please click here to apply online by Tuesday June 15, 2021.

    Please note that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

    The City of Vaughan is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. The City of Vaughan is also committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

    Applicant information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001 (S.O. 2001,c.25) and will be used to determine qualifications for employment with The Corporation of the City of Vaughan.  Questions about this collection should be directed to the Office of the Chief Human Resources Officer, 2141 Major Mackenzie Drive, Vaughan, ON, L6A 1T1, (905) 832-8585.

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