FEATURED ROLE: General Manager, Social & Community Services (County of Simcoe)

Permanent – Full Time
Close Date: October 7, 2022

Position Summary
"Providing affordable, sustainable services and infrastructure through leadership and innovative excellence”

We Are Hiring!

Reporting directly to the CAO, the General Manager, Social & Community Services is responsible for the effective and efficient management and the overall planning, organizing, directing, co-ordinating and controlling of activities necessary to deliver mandatory and non-mandatory social and community services. This includes Ontario Works, Social and Affordable Housing, Children’s Services, Homelessness Prevention and related supports as well as other community services for residents of Simcoe County, Barrie and Orillia, in accordance with the policies of the County and applicable legislation. This position provides high-level strategic management and leadership and provides advice to the CAO and County Council on matters relating to County services. Work is performed in accordance with legislated and regulated procedures and corporate policies as prescribed by the CAO’s Office.

Who We Are
Continually recognized as one of the region’s top employers, the County offers a competitive salary, full pension, benefits and perks, opportunities for career advancement, while living, working and playing in one of Ontario’s most beautiful and diverse regions.

Our continuous improvement culture ensures that we always find ways to enhance the work environment for our team. We are always  improving our processes and procedures, programs, and systems, and encourage a culture of continuous learning and development for all employees. Join the team at Simcoe County and build a career in a progressive and collaborative organization that is committed to your development and well-being.
Position Requirements
  • Advanced knowledge of social and community services principles obtained through the completion of a degree in social services, business administration or related field of study, or equivalent
  • Ten years’ experience in progressively responsible executive management positions, plus a minimum of 5 years related senior management experience in a large complex organization within the broader public and/or private sector in a social and community services field.
Rewarding our valuable employees
The County provides a diverse and dynamic workplace, with generous time off, career advancement, educational support and hybrid workplace.

Salary Range
$189,478.00 - $230,529.00 per annum
If you love to work amongst genuine, supportive people who are passionate about improving your community, we would love to hear from you.

Apply Today!

This complete opportunity profile can be viewed at www.simcoe.ca/jobs.
The County of Simcoe thanks all applicants for their interest in this opportunity, but please note that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone calls please.

Personal information provided is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act (2001) and will be used to determine eligibility for employment.

The Corporation of the County of Simcoe is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and will provide employment accommodation upon request.