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Competition Status: Application Screening

Approximately 57 individuals applied for this opportunity.

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Organization:    Ministry of Natural Resources
Division:    Regional Operations Division
City:    Cochrane, Hearst
Job Term:    2 Permanent
Job Code:    SMG1 - Senior Mgmt Group 1
Salary:    $93,050.00 - $106,350.00 Per Year
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    57882

Consider these exciting leadership opportunities where you will lead and promote transformational change in the Ministry of Natural Resources involving the delivery of strategic resource management programs and services and stakeholder relations.

As a District Manager, you will lead professional staff in one of the following regions: Cochrane or Hearst, with the Regional Operations Division.

What can I expect to do in this role?

As District Manager you will:

• Provide input into and implement policy and program direction related to Crown land, forestry, fish, wildlife and water resource management.

• Set district priorities and objectives by planning, budgeting, allocating and managing human and fiscal resources.

• Implement government priorities such as the Crown Forest Sustainability Act, Lakes & Rivers Improvement Act, Endangered Species Act and the Green Energy Act at the local level.

• Engage staff and lead a diverse team of high performers, while fostering a culture of diversity, inclusion, accessibility and excellence.

• Engage clients and stakeholders and support responsible and responsive resource management decisions.

• Implement and promote change initiatives and ministry and regional programs and policies.

How do I qualify?

• You have demonstrated experience giving direction and coaching a diverse team of staff in order to meet business priorities and operational needs.
• You affirm, promote and demonstrate commitment to diversity, accessibility and inclusion.
• You are a team player and have experience leading task teams.

• You have an in-depth understanding of the principles of resource management.
• You have experience managing and allocating human and financial resources while implementing various resource management and ecological sustainability initiatives.
• You have an understanding of, and experience with, the implementation of resource management legislation.

Stakeholder Relationship Management
• You are a strong relationship manager and have experience developing and maintaining partnerships with stakeholders.
• You have demonstrated experience working with Aboriginal communities.
• You have strong political acuity, issues management and problem solving skills.
• You have well developed written and verbal communication skills.

Change Management
• You have experience managing organizational change.
• You have experience in leading staff through change and taking ownership of change initiatives.

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent, Z6 / R6, Cochrane, North Region
  • 1 Permanent, Z6 / R6, Hearst, North Region
Compensation Group:   Senior Management Group
Category:   Senior Management
Posted on:   Friday, October 4, 2013
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Friday, October 18, 2013 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

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