Director, Corporate Services
Organization: City of Yellowknife
Region: NorthwestTerritories
End of contest: Aug 7, 2017
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Hiring date: Aug 7, 2017
Type (Full time / Part time): Full Time
City of Yellowknife
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Are you an experienced executive who is looking for an exciting challenge and some adventure?   The City of Yellowknife is actively recruiting a professional, highly skilled and experienced individual to join the senior management team in the role of Director of Corporate Services.  If you have superior skills in the finance field, excellent communication abilities, and extensive experience at a senior management level, then we might be the employer for you!

The City is an inclusive employer that offers a rewarding work environment which delivers valuable services to our residents.  Working in local government provides many opportunities to not only develop your career but also to improve the lives of residents and visitors to the beautiful city of Yellowknife.  At the City, the diverse backgrounds of our employees help us to create a positive, safe and exciting environment for us all.

 The primary responsibilities include being the Chief Financial Officer for the municipality and leading the City’s financial management, budgeting, taxation, procurement, risk management and Information Technology functions


Candidates must possess a university degree in a related field, an accounting designation and a minimum of ten (10) years of experience in the financial management of a municipality and/or senior financial management position.  The successful applicant will also possess a strong leadership presence and excellent communication skills.  The incumbent is required to be able to exercise a high degree of objectivity, discretion and judgement in decision-making.

Salary & Benefits

The City of Yellowknife offers an attractive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package including a monthly housing allowance and a defined benefit pension plan.  Relocation assistance is available.


Qualified applicants are required to apply no later than Monday, August 7, 2017.

Please visit the City of Yellowknife website at: to submit your application.

Only applications submitted through the website will be accepted.



Please be advised that the City of Yellowknife requires all prospective employees to provide a criminal records check prior to employment.  We thank all applicants who apply, but advise that only those to be interviewed will be contacted.


City of Yellowknife
Box 580
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
Canada X1A 2N4