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General Manager, Corporate Services

Town of Stony Plain, AB




The Town of Stony Plain is currently seeking an ambitious leader for the position of General Manager, Corporate Services.  The General Manager will provide high-level strategic and operational oversight for the functional areas of Financial Services, Legislative Services, Technology Services, and Human Resource Services.  The General Manager will promote organizational cohesion, develop a culture of continuous improvement, and support adherence to organizational values.

As the General Manager, you are a strategic leader with a high degree of personal initiative, integrity, and professionalism.  You will be able to motivate, mentor, support, and influence a diverse team of staff to create a high-performance work environment.  Your interpersonal and communication skills enable you to build trusted relationships at all levels throughout the organization.

The General Manager plays a key role in making recommendations to the Council and implementing Council decisions in conjunction with the Senior Leadership Team. In this role you will be responsible for providing high-level strategic and operational oversight consistent with the Council’s approved Strategic Plan and the Town’s Corporate Plan; as well as financial, human resources, and governing legislation. This position participates in developing and evaluating Town business decisions, bylaws, policies, and procedures from a Corporate Services perspective.


  • Post-secondary degree in a related field from a recognized education institution, supplemented with extensive management and/or leadership training
  • Master of Business or Public Administration
  • Professional Designation(s) in a related area (Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legislative Services) or related municipal discipline(s) are considered an asset
  • Professional Accounting Designation is considered an asset

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Minimum eight (8) to ten (10) years management experience with three (3) to five (5) years being at an executive level in the public and/or private sector
  • Knowledge of the Municipal Government Act generally accepted and public sector accounting principles, FOIP legislation, and Labor Standards
  • Strong fiscal, strategic, and business acumen supported by sound judgment and developed conceptual, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to position and extend influence through communication skills and strategic thinking
  • Experience in government relations; supporting elected officials and senior management
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate effectively, and apply diplomacy to deal tactfully in an open and political environment
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective professional relationships with appropriate public and private agencies and organizations involved with the Town of Stony Plain
  • Solid leadership and emotional intelligence skills with demonstrated ability to engage others to understand and embrace organizational vision and translate that into effective strategic initiatives and operational plans
  • Individual values that align with the Town’s values of collaborative leadership, safety, innovation and creativity, quality and excellence, partnership and alliances, and recognition of achievements

Based on a 35-hour work week, the salary range for this position is $136,759- $173,996 (salary based on experience and qualifications). The Town offers an excellent 100% employer-paid Health Benefits package and membership under the Local Authorities Pension Plan, plus the option to participate in the APEX Supplementary Pension Plan.  This position will be expected to attend evening Council/Committee and other meetings as required.


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Deadline for application submission: Saturday, July 27th, 2024.

The Town of Stony Plain thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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