(I-421) - Community Centre Lead

(I-421) - Community Centre Lead

26 Aug
City of Vaughan

26 Aug

City of Vaughan


Vaughan is a city on the move. With a downtown core rising from the ground, a state-of-the-art hospital under construction and a bustling subway, these exciting projects are transforming the community. Be part of something amazing and build your career at the City of Vaughan.

As one of the fastest growing municipalities in Canada, we are committed to providing a thriving work environment, excellent benefits, learning and growth opportunities and a place where collaboration and teamwork is fostered. Excellence demands brilliant personalities, visionary thinking and a passion for public service. Vaughan is your place to grow

Position Overview

Responsible for providing administrative support and confidential services to maintain efficient operations including

coordinating meetings, compiling and preparing correspondence, supporting documents, reports, etc., establishing

and maintaining filing systems, and monitors budgets and procures supplies relating to program execution. Acts as

a liaison to facilitate communication between management and staff, elected officials, outside agencies and the

public by responding to a variety of inquiries and service requests; while adhering to corporate practices and

standards. Exercises sound judgment to resolve matters which may be political and sensitive in nature. Provides

leadership and guidance with the hiring of staff, including scheduling, maintaining staff attendance records and

sitting in on interviews. Coordinates and delivers training as it relates to program needs. Provides ongoing

coaching and training to staff, including taking disciplinary measures. Researches and compiles background

information; arranges meetings and appointments; takes formal minutes at meetings; maintains office

administration and records management processes and procedures; responds to and/or redirects

inquiries/communications; and completes special projects, as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience

•Two (2) year Community College Diploma in Business or Public Administration, or suitable equivalent.

•Minimum of three (3) years related experience preferably in a municipal environment and at least one (1) year providing support to senior level management with emphasis on determining priorities and organizing activities of a diverse work assignment.

•Demonstrated leadership, supervisory, interpersonal, staff development skills; demonstrated budget management skills.

•Demonstrated experience in organizing meetings, including preparation of agendas, taking minutes, documentation and circulation of minutes with attention to detail and accuracy.

•Thorough working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Excel, Project, etc.), coupled with proficient and accurate keyboarding skills.

•Excellent communication skills, both oral and written including drafting correspondence, presentations, media items and reports. Demonstrated ability to research and gather information.

•Effective time management, organizational and interpersonal skills with ability to set priorities and meet required deadlines with conflicting demands and changing priorities coupled with problem solving and analytical skills.

•Knowledge of, and demonstrated ability in, the City's core competencies and functional core competencies.

•Ability to deal effectively and courteously with internal staff, consultants, the public and other government agencies.

•A valid Ontario ‘G’ driver’s license, in good standing, with access to a reliable vehicle for corporate use.

•The successful candidate will be required to submit a current, clear Vulnerable Sector Check from an accredited police service prior to commencing employment.

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

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please be advised, the City of Vaughan uses email to communicate with applicants for open job competitions.

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.

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