City of Medicine Hat
  • 17-Nov-2022 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Medicine Hat, AB, CAN
  • Permanent, Full Time

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Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO)/Director, Human Resources

Medicine Hat is a warm, vibrant, feel-good city, with the attitude and natural backdrop to match. The City's rich history is honoured in many unique ways while fostering progress, innovation, and entrepreneurship. A dynamic bright spot with over 330 days of sunshine, Medicine Hat has a growing creative culture with a variety of recreational activities, historical landmarks, culinary experiences, and entertainment options. The quality of life truly does shine!

Medicine Hat's community is safe, comfortable, and affordable, with the energy and conveniences of a big city but the heart and soul of a small town. In a recent survey conducted by Ipsos, 95% of residents reported overall quality of life as 'very good' or 'good.' 91% said they were likely to recommend Medicine Hat as a place to live.

In this role, the Director, Human Resources will be responsible for the direction, leadership, management, and administration of the Human Resources (HR) Department. This is the unique opportunity to design and implement significant change to the workplace culture at every level. Displaying a caring and compassion for people, the Director, HR will focus largely on employee engagement and will ensure that organizational values are demonstrated at every level of the City.

As the successful candidate, you have a passion for public service and for embracing the community in which you live. You have demonstrated experience as a credible leader who inspires and challenges others to achieve their full potential. Using a combination of both education and experience, you have led a successful culture transformation within a large complex organization and have worked to create an empowered HR team focused on driving employee engagement. You have the proven ability to think strategically, recognize gaps/opportunities, and are comfortable moving across organizational lines to initiate action.

You have strong business acumen and excellent demonstrated leadership, conflict resolution, interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills. You are able to use tact, patience, and diplomacy in difficult situations to preserve effective, trusting relationships.

Your career has brought you to this point, now seize the opportunity to live in a city that offers the most sunshine in Canada. And become a member of a diverse organization, where bright ideas shine. Please forward your resume in complete confidence to

We thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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