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, British Columbia which is the approximate geographic centre of the region, the SLRD delivers a wide range of regional, sub-regional and local services to approximately 38,000 residents. Services include land use planning, solid waste management, building inspection, fire protection, emergency preparedness, 911 services, recreation, water and sewer utilities, transit, trails and open spaces as well as financial support for various community services.
The SLRD is seeking to fill the newly created position of Project Coordinator and Research Analyst. This position will encompass a wide range of responsibilities for project management, research, the 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 results-oriented problem solving;
Previous government 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, flexibility and adaptability;
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills;
Self-motivation with appreciation for being part of a team;
Highly organized, effective attention to detail and accuracy and excellent follow-through;
High level of integrity, confidentiality and accountability;
Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and complete assignments with minimal supervision, while producing high quality work;
Ability to assimilate ideas and work with diverse individuals with varying perspectives.
Compensation will be determined commensurate with knowledge, skills and ability, and includes a comprehensive benefit package and Municipal Pension Plan. Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume with a covering letter and references by mail, fax or email, no later than Thursday, April 18, 2013 to:
Attn: Jennifer Hanna, Executive Assistant
Squamish-Lillooet Regional District
Box 219, 1350 Aster Street
Pemberton, BC V0N 2L0
Fax (604) 894-6526
We sincerely thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.