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Employment Opportunity – Director of Corporate Services

The position will remain open until filled.
April 9, 2024

The Corporation of the Town of Cochrane

Employment Opportunity - Director of Corporate Services
Posting Details
Job Title
Director of Corporate Services
Corporate Services
Cochrane, Ontario
Immediate Supervisor
Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Rate of Pay
$114,830 to $129,243
Benefits and Defined Benefit Pension
Hours of Work
Position Status
Permanent Full-Time
Application Deadline
The position will remain open until filled.
Job Summary

As a key member of the senior leadership team, working closely with other senior managers, and reporting directly to the CAO, the role of the Director of Corporate Services is to provide support to the CAO and Council to ensure sound financial management of the overall corporation. This is an exciting opportunity to play a pivotal role in the administrative processes of our municipality while managing the Corporate Services Department team.

Minimum Qualifications
  • University degree in Commerce, or Business Administration or equivalent post-secondary education.
  • Professional designation – CPA, or progression towards designation.
  • Formal education in municipal accounting and finance. AMCT, Municipal Tax Collectors, and Municipal Finance Officers designations are an asset.
  • 5 to 7 years of municipal experience in a similar role. Management and personnel experience required.
  • Thorough knowledge of financial, purchasing, accounting, and auditing principles and practices, applicable legislation/regulations, investment and debt management, grant processes, property taxation, budget formulation, local government functions and responsibilities.
  • Strong verbal and written communications.
  • Effective decision-making capabilities.
  • Highly developed analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to deal with multiple and diverse issues.
Requirements & Responsibilities

Please see the Director of Corporate Services Job Description for the complete requirements and responsibilities for this position.

Additional Details

Thank you for your interest. We encourage qualified candidates to email their resume and cover letter to HR@cochraneontario.com. Please write “Director of Corporate Services” in the subject line.

The Town of Cochrane is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process. We will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you need accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please call (705) 272-4361.

Personal information collected will be used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection Privacy Act.

We thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


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