Manager, Intergovernmental Relations – City of Prince George

12 July 2023

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Manager, Intergovernmental Relations

Office of the City Manager

Support the City of Prince George’s Intergovernmental Relations Efforts

About Our Community:
Boasting a high quality of life and standard of living, Prince George has all the amenities of a large city mixed with the friendliness and appeal of a smaller community. It is a regional centre for close to 326,000 people for shopping, education, health care, the arts, and sports. Prince George’s central location in the province offers work/life balance with unparalleled access to four-season outdoor recreation activities that are complemented by a full range of urban amenities and a comprehensive transportation infrastructure that connects residents, businesses, resources, and agricultural products to markets around the world. And it is only a short drive to almost anywhere in Prince George  – spend less time commuting and more time doing what matters most to you! Discover all these opportunities and more!
 
About Our Organization:

The City of Prince George is committed to ensuring a positive, well-balanced work environment for its employees. With opportunities for employee training, wellness programs and professional development the City of Prince George offers a safe and supportive workplace in which to serve our community.
 
About The Opportunity:
The Manager, Intergovernmental Relations is responsible for supporting the City of Prince George’s intergovernmental relations efforts, advancing the City’s priorities with other orders of government and municipal advocacy groups. Another key responsibility is to lead and guide the City’s commitments and efforts toward Indigenous relations & reconciliation. This position will work collaboratively with internal and external partners, including representatives of Indigenous nations and organizations, to build strong relationships in support of the City’s vision, mission, values, and City Council’s Strategic Plan.
 
About Your Background:
You have a bachelor’s degree in public administration, public policy, political science, or a related discipline from an accredited post-secondary institution. Five years or more of diverse professional experience involving community building, government, and Indigenous relations is required. You have significant experience working in a capacity requiring advocacy and strong relationships with government representatives. Previous work in a municipal government is an asset. A valid full privilege Class 5 BC driver’s license (or out of province equivalent) and a clear Police Information Check for offenses related to the position are also requirements.
 
Why You Will Love Working for our Team at the City of Prince George:

  • Use your ability to build and maintain strong positive relationships with all levels of government, First Nations, regional agencies, and other groups to excel in this position!
  • Enjoy a competitive starting annual salary of $114,790 to $126,556 plus a comprehensive benefits and pension package.

 
Please refer to the job description for more details about this exciting career!
 
If you are interested in joining our team, please apply by August 8, 2023 to: http://princegeorgejobs.prevueaps.ca/jobs/
 
For more information about living and working in Prince George, please visit:
Move Up Prince George / City of Prince George
 
The City of Prince George thanks all those who apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.