Manager, Employment and Development
The City of Medicine Hat
Visionary • Compelling • Communicative • Goal Oriented
With a population of more than 63,000, the City of Medicine Hat is located along the South Saskatchewan River Valley in Southeastern Alberta. Spread over a unique landscape of hills and coulees, Medicine Hat is known for its picturesque scenery. Boasting over 102 kilometers of hiking and biking trails, the City is a centre for outdoor activity at all times of the year. With a world-class performing arts theatre, museum and art gallery, Medicine Hat is also a flourishing cultural community.
Medicine Hat has a unique quality of life unparalleled by cities similar in size. Supported by profitable, City-owned electric and gas utilities citizens have enjoyed high caliber infrastructure and services with low rates and low taxes for many years. Sound infrastructure not only supports the quality of life for the residents of Medicine Hat, but is a significant contributor to the economy as well.
In this new role, reporting to the General Manager, Human Resources, the Manager, Employment and Development will be responsible for researching, developing and implementing effective recruitment strategies to source talent. Responsibilities also include the anticipation of the City's needs for workforce growth, selection and retention strategies as well as assessing organizational needs and developing strategies related to workforce/succession planning, learning and development and employee engagement.
In this leadership role, you will market the City of Medicine Hat as a great place to live and work in an uncompromising way and will provide direction, advice and guidance to the Human Resources Consultants engaged in the development of human resources policy and recruitment and retention of members of the City's workforce.
As a vital partner to City operations, you are pro-active and solutions oriented and are committed to ensuring excellent service delivery. You bring a minimum of seven (7) years' experience working in a senior recruitment role developing strategic recruitment plans, including four (4) years' supervisory experience. A forward and strategic thinker, you will foster relationships both internally and externally. You will ensure the continued success of attracting top talent into the organization to ensure the City’s vision and direction are met.
If you have a desire to make an impact in the City in which you live, please forward your resume in complete confidence to firstname.lastname@example.org. For further information, please contact Emily Mendoza or Shauna Louie at (587) 353-9800.
This posting will remain open until filled.
We thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.