Protective Services Manager

100 Glacier Dr, Canmore, AB T1W 1K8, Canada Req #509
Thursday, September 23, 2021

As an employer with a strong commitment to health and safety, the Town of Canmore will take every reasonable step to protect the health, safety, and welfare of its employees and others from the hazard of COVID-19. The Town has determined that it is necessary for the protection of its workplace to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for all its employees as a further control in mitigating the hazard of COVID-19. This new directive and related procedures outline the requirement for employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless unable to receive vaccination due to an accepted medical reason. Therefore, all prospective candidates may be respectfully asked to:

  1. Disclose vaccination status during the hiring process (in a respectful and confidential manner
  2. Provide documentation to support vaccination status prior to a job offer   
  3. Participate in our rapid testing program and meet our vaccination deadlines for single-dose vaccine candidates 

Why work for the Town of Canmore? For starters, we take great pride in our organization, its work culture and our group of talented people who genuinely care about our community and accomplish outstanding work each and every day for its citizens.  Our Protective Services team is professional, dedicated and passionate about the work, our community, and their contribution to keeping our Rock Mountain community safe.


Position Overview:  The Protective Services Manager is a critical leadership position in our organization that requires a broad combination of strategic leadership and active involvement in the day to day operations of the department. It is the critical responsibility of the Protective Services Manager to ensure that the activities of Emergency Management are aligned with the corporate and departmental vision, goals, and objectives as well the Town’s culture and values. Additionally, the Protective Services Manager will oversee the Town’s contracts within the realm of public safety, such as the contract with the RCMP, and provides direction and oversight to the Supervisor of Bylaw Services.


This is the perfect job for a demonstrated leader who strives to make meaningful and direct impacts in the community through the use of their strong leadership, organization, and relationship building skills. In this role, you will have the opportunity to work with individuals from disciplines across the organization.  Your efforts will secure the safety of our citizens and visitors through a variety programs and services in Emergency Management and Protective Services.


For a full position description, please click here.


Attributes:  We are looking for a strong leader and strategic thinker with the demonstrated ability to translate organizational, political, and community needs into operational direction.  You have the ability to communicate honestly and directly, build relationships and inspire trust with Bylaw staff, RCMP staff, elected officials, managers and the diverse stakeholders to whom you will provide ongoing partnership, support, direction and leadership.  You have a genuine interest and talent for leading, mentoring, and motivating others and can create an environment that empowers employees to collaborate, generate, and implement new ideas and creative solutions. You will need to transition effectively between detailed work and leadership.  In conjunction with your team, you are willing to improve existing programs or develop new ones that ensure the overall team success and alignment with corporate and community goals and approved budgets. To be successful in this role, you will need to have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in an emergency management position as well as thorough knowledge in all aspects of law enforcement, emergency management and municipal government organization.


Compensation: Salary range for this position is $109,436.60 to $115,515.40. Salary commensurate with skills and experience related to the role.


Closing Date for Applications: This posting will remain open until Sunday, October 24, 2021


How to Apply: To apply, please combine your cover letter and resume into a single document (PDF or Word) and click the “Apply Now” button below. 

To help us learn more about you, in your cover letter please clearly detail the following:


Why you want to be the Protective Services Manager for the Town of Canmore. Why Canmore?

What leadership skills and experiences will you bring to enhance the team and enrich our community?
Please note that you will need to provide proof of full vaccination in order to qualify for the position.  

Prior to beginning work, the successful candidate will be required to submit all required certifications and
documentation, including driver`s abstract and records checks.  The Town of Canmore wishes to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


Other details

  • Job Family Managers
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator Exempt Employee
  • Min Hiring Rate $109,436.60
  • Max Hiring Rate $115,515.40
Location on Google Maps
  • 100 Glacier Dr, Canmore, AB T1W 1K8, Canada