Senior Business Licensing Officer
THE OKANAGAN LIFESTYLE IS CALLING!
C OMPETITION N O . 21-24E
O PENS F EBRUARY 19, 2021
C LOSES M ARCH 14, 2021
The City of West Kelowna is looking for an experienced individual to lead the Business Licensing team. The City values a diverse workforce and the ideal candidate for this position will bring the skill, passion, and expertise obtained from experience in a variety of relevant fields; such as Planning, Building, Law Enforcement, as well as Inspectors from all levels of municipal, provincial and federal disciplines.
This is a new full-time position where the incumbent will be responsible for developing, and leading the business licensing strategies and department goals. The Senior Business Licensing Officer carries out a variety of technical, regulatory, enforcement and administrative functions. These functions includes coordinating business license applications/renewals; preparing departmental reports; and explains and interprets bylaws and regulations to the public.
As a resident expert on the applicable codes and bylaws relating to business licensing, this is an exciting opportunity to develop, amendments to relevant bylaws, licensing policies, and procedures, for new business categories and sectors such as Short Term Rentals and Mobile Food Vendors.
The successful applicant will provide leadership in the development of business licensing process, collection and analysis of a variety of business data, responding to public and staff inquiries while exercising courtesy and diplomacy. Good knowledge of applicable regulations, policies and practices which govern departmental activities, is essential to this position. Excellent communications and customer service skills and the ability to foster and maintain effective working relationships with staff and the public will also guide success in this position.
Our ideal candidate:
P AY $44.69/ HR @ 40 HR / WK , M-F