About Penticton:

Penticton, nestled between the pristine shores of Lake Okanagan and Skaha Lake in British Columbia, stands as a vibrant hub of culture, outdoor recreation, and natural beauty. Established in the early 1900s and deriving its name from the nsyilxc?n word snpintktn, the name Penticton has been commonly translated as “a place to stay forever,” but more accurately means “a place where people have always been all year long.” this picturesque city is famed for its temperate climate, verdant vineyards, and festivals. Its diverse landscape, ranging from sun-soaked beaches to rugged mountain trails, attracts both sun-seekers and adrenaline enthusiasts alike. With a rich indigenous heritage and a burgeoning arts scene, Penticton seamlessly marries its storied past with a progressive vision, making it a magnet for tourists, entrepreneurs, and those seeking a serene yet dynamic living environment.

About the Position:

The City Manager (CM) is the driving force behind Penticton, a beacon of leadership directly accountable to the Mayor and Council. More than a role, it’s a mission to unite the Council’s vision with the dedication of City staff. As the CM, you champion our city’s goals, ensuring services align with our commitment to residents and businesses. Entrusted with Council-approved programs and aligned with prevailing legislation, your insights inform policy and guide decisive actions. You’re not just managing, you’re inspiring a team, fostering a culture of positivity and ambition. By setting strategic milestones, you help chart Penticton’s bright path forward. Join us, and be the compass for our city’s radiant future.

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Strategic Visionary: Embodies a clear, future-focused mindset, adept at aligning the organization’s goals with the City’s overarching mission. A candidate who thrives on timely adaptability, foreseeing challenges, and redirecting strategies in congruence with Council directives to consistently drive positive outcomes.
  • Team Builder & Leader: Possesses an innate talent for recognizing potential and cultivating excellence, ensuring the Senior Leadership Team is composed of passionate, high-caliber individuals. Values and promotes growth, cohesion, and a spirit of collaboration among team members.
  • Partner Champion: Understands the vital role of external relations and is proficient at forging and nurturing dynamic relationships with government, industry, and community stakeholders. A communicator and connector, ensuring a harmonious and mutually beneficial interface between the City and its diverse array of partners.
  • Financial Steward: An individual with a deep understanding of fiscal management, who collaboratively and transparently oversees budget preparations and asset management, ensuring they align with financial policies and sound accounting principles. Has a keen ability to evaluate the financial viability of programs, services, and potential initiatives, always keeping the City’s best interests in focus.

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