Careers

Administrative Assistant

The RM of Sherwood is currently seeking an Administrative Assistant. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages to our employees including 9% employer matching municipal pension plan, leadership development training and more. The incumbent will be a professional, skilled and experienced Administrative Assistant to work as part of our Administrative and Finance team.  Reporting to the Manager of Administration, the Administrative Assistant plays a key role acting as the first point of contact for visitors and callers.

Responsibilities include:

  • Reception: receive incoming calls, respond to inquiries, direct questions and transfer calls to the appropriate department.
  • Issue invoices and receipt processing.
  • Prepare mail-outs.
  • Data entry.
  • Process and issue transportation, special events and other permits.
  • Prepare internal and external correspondence.
  • File and record management.
  • Participate in cross training and provide back up for other Admin Assistants.
  • Assist with development/implementation of policies and procedures.
  • Contract Management.
  • Liase with Council, staff and other levels of Government.

Requirements/qualifications for the position:

  • General accounting knowledge and experience with accounts payable & receivable.
  • 3-5 years administrative experience.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Effective time management with the ability to meet deadlines and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Strong communication and organization skills.
  • Professionalism.
  • Effective problem solving and conflict resolution skills.

If you are ready to join our team, please send your resume and cover letter to careers@rmofsherwood.ca today! We look forward to hearing from you.


Manager of Planning and Development

The RM of Sherwood is currently seeking a Manager of Planning and Development. This exciting full-time position plays a key role in setting and carrying out the annual work program of the P&D department including policy development, program planning, budget management and administration.

The RM of Sherwood offers competitive compensation and benefits packages to our employees including 9% employer matching municipal pension plan, leadership development training and more. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic leader with excellent management skills, facilitative communication style, and problem-solving skills. Does this sound like you

Responsibilities include:

  • Maintain communication with the public and managing relationships with stakeholders, municipal developers and Provincial Government partners.
  • Process land development applications.
  • Implement policy initiatives, coordinating and preparing new land use and other plans.
  • Develop amendments to plans and bylaws as required.
  • Provide leadership to develop and retain highly competent, public service-oriented staff.
  • Collaborate with engineers, architects and landscape architects on proposals and projects.
  • Conduct period reviews of departmental procedures, identifying innovative improvements to service delivery.
  • Project management.
  • Respond to requests from and provide up-to-date and accurate advice and reports to Council.
  • Provide senior representation at public hearings/meetings and with external stakeholders as required.

Requirements/qualifications for the position:

  • Undergraduate degree (or Master’s degree) preferably from a CIP accredited university planning program or closely related field.
  • 2+ years’ experience with project management.
  • 3+ years’ experience in a supervisory/management role in the planning field.
  • Must have established knowledge of existing Saskatchewan regulations, legislation, procedures and requirements related to the planning process.
  • Experience in a rural or urban municipality considered as asset.
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships, explain complex technical and non-technical issues effectively and represent senior leadership as required.
  • Previous budgeting experience is as asset.
  • Must be able to manage multiple projects to meet required objectives and guidelines.

If you are ready to join our team, please send your resume and cover letter to careers@rmofsherwood.ca today! We look forward to hearing from you.