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Career Opportunity

Posted On

January 07, 2022 at 8:00 AM

Ends On

January 23, 2022 at 11:59 PM


North Bay is a diverse community that offers a perfect blend of opportunity and easy living.  Servicing a regional catchment area of 112,000 people, this progressive city of 51,553 residents is nestled between Lake Nipissing and Trout Lake, and is conveniently located just three and a half hours from major Ontario centers such as Toronto and Ottawa.

The Corporation of The City of North Bay is accepting applications for the position of Deputy City Clerk. This position provides support and backup to the City Clerk, formulates and recommends various policies to Council and implements their direction.  The Deputy City Clerk is also responsible for the day to day administration and management of the department’s staff and maintaining the corporate philosophy of financial accountability, while delivering the best possible services to council and the general public.

Key Responsibilities 

  • As Council and Committee Secretary, attend all Regular and Special Committee, Council and Budget meetings and provide support to the City Clerk and leadership to the department;
  • Responsible for ensuring that the City’s Record Retention By-Law is in compliance with all relevant legislation;
  • Assists the City Clerk with the administration of the municipality’s responsibilities prescribed under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act;
  • Assists and supports the City Clerk in supervising Administrative Staff and Budget Control
  • Assists and supports the City Clerk and the department with electoral duties such as election preparation, implementation and orientation of new Council.
  • Other statutory duties relating to the Vital Statistics Act, Lines Fines Act, Planning Act, Local Planning Appeal Tribunal, Community Emergency Meetings etc.
  • Assist the City Clerk in the drafting of and providing guidance related to Corporate Policies;

 The successful candidate will possess the following key qualifications:

  • Diploma or Degree in Political Science, Public Administration or Business Administration (AMCT or CMO designation is preferred);
  • Minimum of 3 years municipal experience, preferably in Clerk’s Office;
  • Sound understanding of municipal level parliamentary practices and procedures with an in-depth knowledge of relevant acts and regulations;
  • Demonstrated leadership, supervisory and team-building skills with the ability to effectively coach, motivate, and coordinate the work of others;
  • Effective oral and written communication, presentation, report writing, and research skills;
  • Demonstrated strong conceptual, analytical, strategic thinking and problem solving skills.

The annual salary range for this non-union position is $78,646 - $98,294. We offer a comprehensive benefit package and are an Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) employer.

All City of North Bay employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment in accordance with the City’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. The City will comply with its human rights obligations, make exceptions for bona fide medical or religious reasons, and accommodate employees legally entitled to accommodation.

Qualified individuals interested in being considered for this position are requested to submit a resume and covering letter in one PDF document, in confidence, no later than 11:59 p.m., Sunday, January 23rd, 2022 via email to:

While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under the City of North Bay’s Accessibility Policy.  We encourage applicants to make their needs known to Human Resources in advance.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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