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Job Number:  45872
Chair, Safety Codes Council
Job Posted: Friday, 29 June 2018
Closing Date: Tuesday, 24 July 2018
(61 days ago)
Alberta Municipal Affairs
Region: Northern Alberta, Central Alberta, Canadian Rockies, Southern Alberta Type: Casual
Location: Edmonton Salary: (not entered)

Alberta Municipal Affairs, Edmonton. It is recognized in Alberta as a fundamental principle and as a matter of public policy that all persons are equal. Diversity and inclusion are valued and supported on the boards of Alberta's public agencies.

 

The Minister of Municipal Affairs is seeking applications from individuals interested in serving as Chair of the Safety Codes Council.

 

Meetings are generally held in Edmonton. The annual Safety Codes Council Conference is typically held in Banff.

 

The SCC is a statutory corporation created by the Safety Codes Act (SCA). It comprises stakeholders from municipalities, business, labour, persons with disabilities, and technical experts in the disciplines under the SCA. The SCC exists to support the Minister’s responsibilities to encourage the safe management of any thing to which the SCA applies. Support includes, but is not limited to:

  • providing advice to the Minister on codes and standards;
  • accrediting municipalities, corporations, and agencies to be able to administer the SCA on behalf of the Minister;
  • certifying safety codes officers and master electricians;
  • overseeing administration of the SCA in unaccredited municipalities through the Alberta Safety Codes Authority (ASCA);
  • hearing appeals on technical matters under the SCA;
  • providing an information system to support the safety system; and
  • carrying out activities on behalf of the Minister.

 

The Chair of the Safety Codes Council is appointed by the Minister of Municipal Affairs to provide leadership in the corporate governance of the SCC. This encompasses instilling a vision, and guiding the SCC in establishing strategic direction and policy frameworks. The chair serves as chair of the governance body, and sits as an ex-officio member on the Technical Coordinating Committee (TCC) and all committees and sub-councils. The chair is responsible for ensuring that the SCC functions effectively and successfully carries out the Minister’s public safety policy. The chair is the official spokesperson for the SCC.

 

The Minister will be selecting one individual to serve as SCC Chair, effective June 2019.

 

The appointment will be for three years and may be extended for up to a total of nine years of service.

 

Skills and Experience Required 

The chair will have comprehensive and varied career experience, complemented by several years of volunteer and/or public service. The ideal candidate will have extensive related experience in an executive management role, exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, and proven ability to motivate others to achieve results, collaborate with a variety of stakeholders, and manage change.

 

Post-secondary experience in a related area is required.

 

To be effective, the chair should demonstrate strategic thinking, relationship-building, and leadership skills.

 

Remuneration and Time Commitment 

Board members, including the chair, are eligible to receive remuneration in accordance with section 10 of the SCC bylaws, which states: “Remuneration shall be in accordance with the Government of Alberta’s Committee Remuneration Order as revised from time to time.” Schedule 1, Part A of the Committee Remuneration Order (OC 466/2007). Current Rates:

 

The chair of a committee shall be paid:

  • $219 for up to and including four hours in any day, or
  • $383 for over four hours and up to and including eight hours in any day, or
  • $601 for over eight hours in any day, spent on the business of the committee.

 

Travel expenses to meetings and associated expenses are also covered by the SCC as prescribed in their bylaws.

 

Total time commitment will average 1-2 days per month, including general board oversight and management duties, and preparation for, and attendance at:

  • quarterly board meetings,
  • monthly meetings with the CEO,
  • an annual strategic planning meeting, and
  • the annual SCC Conference.

 

Position Profile

Please see the attached Position Profile for more information on this opportunity and a detailed list of responsibilities

https://www.alberta.ca/public-agency-opportunity.cfm?appt=576&print&DPP

 

Additional Documentation

In addition to your cover letter and resume, we require a biography. Click https://www.alberta.ca/public-agency-opportunity.cfm?appt=576 to download form.

 

Once your biography and other required form(s) are completed, save it to your PC. When you hit 'submit application', you will be prompted to upload additional documents. Drag and drop (or upload) your completed cover letter, biography and other form(s) into the 'Drop files below or click to upload' section before clicking the 'apply' button.

 

Contact Information

Thomas Djurfors, Executive Director, Community and Technical Support, Public Safety Division

780-644-5682

16th Floor, 10155 – 102 Street NW Edmonton AB T5J 4G8

 

Carefully read the Recruitment Posting and the Position Profile to ensure this is an appropriate opportunity for you. Applicants are advised to provide information that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements.

 

Online applications are preferred via https://www.alberta.ca/public-agency-opportunity.cfm?appt=576. To apply, click on the 'apply' button, create or sign into your account in the ePAAS system; upload your resume, view the listing under Current Opportunities and click on 'submit application'. The uploaded resume will be automatically attached.

 

Provide a short 4-line biography using the Biography template found under additional documents section. Your biography should include your name, current work experience, board/committee experience and relevant education. Please note that biographies may be edited for length and clarity.

 

Once your biography and other required form(s) are completed, save it to your PC. When you hit 'submit application', you will be prompted to upload additional documents. Drag and drop (or upload) your completed cover letter, biography and other form(s) into the 'Drop files below or click to upload' section before clicking the 'apply' button.

 

If you are unable to apply online, please submit a cover letter and resume, quoting the recruitment posting competition number, to the contact provided on the posting. We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to assess which candidates' qualifications most closely match the agency's requirements. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted to advance to the next step in the appointment process. You can check the status of each competition on-line at https://www.alberta.ca/public-agencies.cfm.

 

All potential candidates will be screened for potential conflicts of interest. Please Note:  Successful applicants will have the following information about them made publicly available on the Public Agency Secretariat Website: name, biography, public agency, and position title.

 

Closing Date: July 24, 2018. Job ID #576

 

Agency Website:

Safety Codes Council

http://www.safetycodes.ab.ca/Pages/Home.aspx

 

Link to Enabling Legislation: 

Safety Codes Act

http://www.qp.alberta.ca/1266.cfm?page=s01.cfm&leg_type=Acts&isbncln=9780779800032&display=html

 

https://www.alberta.ca/public-agency-opportunity.cfm?appt=576

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Contact Information
Thomas Djurfors, Executive Director, Community and Technical Support, Public Safety Division
780-644-5682
16th Floor, 10155 – 102 Street NW Edmonton AB T5J 4G8
https://www.alberta.ca/public-agency-opportunity.cfm?appt=576
Contact Details:
Contact Information
Thomas Djurfors, Executive Director, Community and Technical Support, Public Safety Division
780-644-5682
16th Floor, 10155 – 102 Street NW Edmonton AB T5J 4G8
https://www.alberta.ca/public-agency-opportunity.cfm?appt=576
www:   www.alberta.ca/public-agency-opportunity.cfm?appt=576


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