Director of Community Services – Town of Smithers

12 July 2023

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Director of Community Services

The Town of Smithers has an exciting opportunity for a Director of Community Services to join the Executive Management Team.
Surrounded by mountain ranges, Smithers is a northern gem, nestled at the base of Hudson Bay Mountain. With a population of 5,400, it is a service hub for a surrounding region comprising of a population of approximately 15,000.
Residents enjoy four seasons of recreational activities; in addition to a ski hill within a half an hour of town, the region offers word-class fishing, backcountry and cross-country skiing, hunting, golfing and alpine trails for hiking and horseback riding coupled with a lively music scene, Art Gallery, Museum, theatrical performances and an energetic sporting community.
Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Director of Community Services is responsible for the provision of recreation and cultural services to residents of the community, including the strategic operation of recreational facilities and the Smithers Regional Airport. This position participates in the overall planning, economic development, administration, and management of the Town. This role requires an active and engaged leader who can motivate and lead a diverse team as well as develop positive relationships with various stakeholders.
The Town of Smithers offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package. Further details, including job description, can be found at

If you are interested in this exciting career opportunity with the Town of Smithers, please submit your cover letter and resume with three professional references, no later than 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 25, 2023, to:

Confidential: Competition #23-16
Attention: Dianna Plouffe, Chief Administrative Officer
Box 879, 1027 Aldous Street
Smithers, BC V0J 2N0
The Town of Smithers thanks all applicants for their interest; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Town of Smithers is an equal opportunity employer committed to establishing an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment for all. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other basis protected by applicable law.

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