Deputy City Clerk – Barrie

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Job Overview

The City of Barrie is a vibrant, progressive and growing community with deep connections to our heritage, to nature and to the opportunities surrounding us. Our community values quality of life; the ability to play year-round with 300 hectares of park space, our beautiful waterfront, our lively downtown core and the nearby hills, wetlands and forests. We also value connections; to our neighbours and the community, to our road and rail network, and to the opportunity Barrie provides to enjoy life. Everything Barrie has to offer, from the water we drink to the roads we travel on, has one thing in common – municipal workers. Joining a municipality is one of the most rewarding, engaging and exciting careers you could choose. It is a career you can take pride in knowing that every day you make a positive impact on an entire community. We are one team, with one goal and we all work together to continue making our community great.

The Opportunity:

The Legislative and Court Services Department is comprised of three branches: Legislative Services, which includes Council Secretariat, Corporate Mail and Print Services, Vital Statistics, and Access and Privacy Services; Court Services, which is responsible for the administration of justice within two court service areas in compliance with the Provincial Offences Act, the Memorandum of Understanding and Inter-municipal Service Agreements; and Enforcement Services, which is responsible for administering and enforcing several municipal by-laws including but not limited to regulations related to the parking of vehicles, pet controls, property maintenance, business licensing, and sign placement.

Under the general guidance and direction of the Director of Legislative and Court Services (City Clerk), the Deputy City Clerk is responsible for providing leadership to the Legislative Services Branch including the general and financial management and day-to-day administration.  Key responsibilities include recording of Council/Committee meetings and/or oversees the provision of Council secretariat and administrative support functions and associated records management, prepares reports/ recommendations/by-laws and attends Council, Committee and other public meetings, makes presentations and provides advice and guidance, consults with members of Council on meeting procedures, motions, resolutions, coordination of reference and advisory committee agendas, meetings and reports and handling of complaints.  This position oversees the Information Management and Privacy section including the implementation of the Corporate Records and Information Strategy and performs the statutory duties of the “Head” under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act in the absence of the Clerk.  This position also oversees the corporate mail and printing services, formulates terms of reference and oversees the preparation of tender documents and associated evaluation criteria for the acquisition of equipment and acts as a Deputy Division Registrar under the Vital Statistics Act.  In addition to overseeing the above noted services, this position is responsible for administering and organizing all facets of the Municipal Election, under the direction of the City Clerk.

Important Information:


City Hall, 70 Collier Street, Barrie, Ontario 


The normal hours of work are 35 hours per week; however, some non-standard hours may apply 


This position is a permanent full-time, non-union position with the following pay level and 2020 pay range:

· Pay Level: Level 14

· Yearly Salary: $97,686.31 to $124,677.79 per year

· Hourly Pay Rate: $53.67 to $68.50 per hour 


This position includes a comprehensive non-union benefit plan, including but not limited to extended health and dental coverage, life and accident insurance, paid vacation and sick days, short/long term disability plans, OMERS pension plan, discounted rate for City Fitness Memberships and much more.

The Application Process:

Please submit your resume electronically by quoting PN-20-05 Deputy City Clerk in the subject line (MS Word or pdf format only) to email Hire.Me@Barrie.ca by Sunday, March 8, 2020. For more information on the position, please visit www.barrie.ca/jobopps.

Job Detail
  • Offered Salary$90,000+
  • Career LevelSpecialist
  • Experience6 Years +
  • SECTORMunicipal Government
  • QualificationDiploma
  • Application Closing Time08.03.2020 11:30
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