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Secretary to the Board

Under the general direction of the Board Chair, this position is responsible for managing the resources and administrative operations of the Winnipeg Police Board. As the Secretary to the Board you will be responsible for managing all business and activities on behalf of the Board, and will provide strategic, organizational, and administrative direction to support the Board in ensuring adequate and effective police services, and that community needs and values are reflected in policing priorities, objectives, programs, and strategies.

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Closing Date: November 20, 2017

Executive Director:  Alberta Association of Police Governance (AAPG)

The AAPG is seeking a part-time contracted Executive Director (ED).

The AAPG is an association of police commissions and policing committees established under the provincial Police Act, as well as associate members, that represents the interests of their communities on issues related to policing while providing governance and oversight of police agencies across the province.

Position Description

The Executive Director, who reports to a volunteer Board of Directors, is responsible for managing the AAPG virtual office, as well as providing the Board with advice and support in the furtherance of best practices in civilian governance and oversight of police agencies in Alberta.  Furthermore, the ED provides leadership with respect to the implementation of strategic planning, execution of policy, communications, completes all administrative work for the Association, provides board member support, liaison and relationship building with AAPG stakeholders including the provincial and municipal governments as well as municipal government associations and manages the annual provincial AAPG conference all according to the strategic direction established by the Board of Directors.

The ED should also have current knowledge of community challenges and opportunities related to the mission of the AAPG.  Attendance at monthly board teleconference meetings and some work on evenings and weekends is required.  Travel is required, as necessary, within Alberta to meet with AAPG members, prospective members and stakeholders to advance the mission of the AAPG.

Functional Competencies

The ideal ED should be able to satisfy the following functional competencies:

  • University degree in a related field is preferred; a combination of education and experience will be considered;
  • Proficiency in the use of computers and software, at a minimum, for Microsoft Office financial management and website administration.

Behavioural Competencies

The ideal ED should be able to satisfy the following behavioral competencies:

Leadership:  Positively influences others to achieve goals of the Board by using a collegial team approach; Applies leadership and management principles as they relate to non-profit/voluntary organizations;

Operational Planning and Management:  Ensures files are securely stored, archived as necessary and that confidentiality is maintained; Manages the planning, implementation and evaluation of the annual conference; supports the Board with preparation of agendas, supporting materials and minutes;

Financial Planning and Management:  In consultation with the Board, prepares and monitors a comprehensive annual budget; applies accepted bookkeeping and accounting procedures; approves expenditures as delegated by the Board; prepares and presents periodic financial reports;

Ethical Conduct and Accountability:  Ensures a high level of personal ethical conduct; ensures the business of the Board is conducted ethically in accordance with Board values and generally accepted ethical conduct; Is accountable to the Board for decisions made and action taken;

Communication:  Listens, speaks and writes clearly in a timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques; effectively resolves challenging negotiations and/or conflicts of interest; when necessary, acts as Board spokesperson; is proficient in strategic and tactical problem-solving;

Community/Government Relations:  Develops and maintains mutually beneficial relationships with the communities, provincial and municipal governments as well as municipal government associations; represents the Board at meetings and community events as necessary;

Client Service:  Anticipates, understands and is responsive to internal and external clients to meet or exceed their expectations of the AAPG; works to increase the value of AAPG services to stakeholders; Can work collaboratively with directors, members, partners and interest-groups;

Strategic Thinking:  Supports the Board to establish and implement the strategic direction of the Board; in consultation with the Board, establishes metrics to identify progress in achieving strategic goals; takes a strategic approach to achieving AAPG goals; applies strategic thinking to problem-solving;

Time Management and Organisation:  Sets priorities, monitors goal achievement, generates appropriate data, records and tracks appropriate data, information and activities in a timely manner; maintains accurate AAPG files in an accepted format and level of security;

Marketing:  In accordance with the strategic direction of the AAPG, develops and implements programs/tactics, as required, to ‘sell’ the AAPG based on the value of AAPG services to stakeholders including provincial and municipal governments as well as municipal government associations;

Governance: Understands the application of oversight and governance; Is actively involved in Board governance, in particular, related to police oversight and governance.

Please submit Resume with Cover Letter including preferred compensation to:

Application Deadline: 5pm Monday September 11, 2017

To the satisfaction of the Board, short-listed applicants must submit a current Criminal Records Check upon request.  The AAPG appreciates your interest.

Saskatoon Chief of Police

Saskatoon is seeking a highly communicative, empowering and innovative leader for its Chief of Police position.

Position Description

The Saskatoon Board of Police Commissioners invites applications from police service leaders who have a proven ability to motivate a police service, to engender trust between the Police Service and the residents of the city, and to communicate effectively with the many components of a community.

The successful candidate will have a strong record of police service career progression, combined with exceptional communication and relationship building skills, and accompanied by proven values such as integrity, fairness, openness and accountability.

Saskatoon’s next Chief of Police will have a thorough understanding of, and experience with, police service organizational systems, information management, human resources, labour issues and the full range of law enforcement operations. Additionally, the Chief will have strong financial management and budgeting skills.

The Chief of Police is responsible for the management, administration and operation of the Police Service, the maintenance of law and order in the municipality, and the maintenance of discipline within the Police Service, subject to the general direction of the Saskatoon Board of Police Commissioners and the provisions of The Police Act, 1990, and its regulations.

Information on the Saskatoon Board of Police Commissioners as well as the recruitment advertisement with application directions, a summary of the Commission’s Strategic Plan and the Position Profile for the Chief of Police is at

Additionally, information on the Saskatoon Police Service can be found at Its Business Plan is at

Information on the city of Saskatoon is available at

Interested candidates are asked to forward their application, in strictest confidence, directly to the Saskatoon Board of Police Commissioners at or to by mail to: Secretary, Saskatoon Board of Police Commissioners, 222 3rd Avenue North, Saskatoon SK, S7K 0J5 (Marked: Police Commission Confidential) on or before 5:00 p.m. on October 6, 2017.


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