Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Ottawa
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Ottawa, known civilly in Ontario as the Roman Catholic Episcopal Corporation of Ottawa (“Archdiocese”), is seeking candidates for an employment opportunity as Director of Cemeteries. The individual reports to the Archbishop’s Delegate for Cemeteries and to the Board of Directors of the two diocesan cemeteries: Notre-Dame Cemetery and Hope Cemetery.
The Director of Cemeteries is a member of the senior management of the Archdiocese and is chiefly responsible for the Archdiocese's consistent achievement of its mission and organizational objectives with respect to the two diocesan cemeteries and the forty-eight parish cemeteries (“the cemeteries”).
In addition to general management of the operations of the cemeteries, the Director's mandate includes the development of a long-range strategy which achieves the mission of its cemeteries as part of the pastoral outreach of the Archdiocese. Other key responsibilities include program development and administration, allowing for the optimal use of finances, staff, and resources as well as the formation and monitoring of volunteers and staff engaged at the parish level. This individual will also provide financial leadership by managing budgets and monitoring long-term strategic fiscal plans, as well as ensuring compliance with provincial legislation and regulations concerning the cemeteries.
The ideal candidate would possess the following qualifications:
The Archdiocese of Ottawa offers a competitive salary and working conditions with a full range of benefits including a pension plan and group insurance plan.
Candidates selected for an interview must provide three professional references – including two by those who have been in a supervisory role to the candidate - and a pastoral reference from a member of the clergy who knows the candidate well.
The candidates are invited to present their resume before March 18th, 2017, to:
Ms. Colette Legault
Human Resources Officer
Archdiocese of Ottawa
1247 Kilborn Place
Ottawa, ON K1H 6K9
No phone calls please. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.