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St. Lawrence Parks Commission

General Manager and CEO


and Kingston Posted Jan 231557530

Company Information

The St. Lawrence Parks Commission (SLPC) is an agency of the Government of Ontario, located in Eastern Ontario. Since opening in 1961, the Parks of the St. Lawrence have provided recreation, tourism, cultural and educational opportunities for residents of Ontario and visitors to the province. The Commission fulfils a vital public interest as an interpreter and steward of some of Ontario’s most iconic historical and natural resources; stretching over 200 kilometers of the St. Lawrence River, this park system encompasses some 3,000 hectares of parkland, and oversees the operations of two historical attractions, 12 parks and campgrounds, two parkways, a migratory bird sanctuary, a marina, and a golf course. 

Job Description

Reporting to the Deputy Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport and the Board of Commissioners, the General Manager and CEO is the most senior administrative official of the Commission. The CEO provides executive leadership in the areas of policy development, program delivery, community relations, and strategic direction and planning. The CEO coordinates Commission tourism in accordance with provincial policy, the regional tourism industry, and market demand to ensure visitor attraction and satisfaction, revenue generation and economic stimulation. The CEO develops and implements strategies, builds partnerships, and facilitates quality service delivery with the goal of moving the Commission towards greater financial sustainability.

As the ideal candidate, you are a values based leader who can develop, articulate and deliver a focused and compelling direction for the Commission that is embraced and valued by staff and stakeholders. You are a strategic business developer who can grow programs and revenues through market analysis, strategic planning and a commitment to quality service delivery. You are an inclusive manager who sets a high bar for organizational performance, creates effective teams, and excels at fostering a positive and respectful workplace culture. You possess sound financial management skills and have experience managing budgets. You are an experienced administrator who is comfortable operating an agency in line with government policy and working with a Board of Commissioners. You possess strong political acuity and work well with stakeholders and partners. 

Contact Information

St. Lawrence Parks Commission
Sarah Cameron