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Software Support Technician, Munisoft

Are you customer service oriented, with exceptional communication skills? Do you have a passion for solving problems and helping people? Can you maintain a positive and professional attitude even while working in challenging and sometimes stressful situations?

If the answer is yes, MuniSoft may have a spot for you! We are searching for those special few who will take on challenges and turn them into opportunities. People who are naturally proactive and have a desire to help local communities by supporting small municipalities with their software needs.

Our team of Software Support Technicians provide support for the applications we develop and install in municipal government offices across Canada. Members of our support team are also encouraged to diversify their positions by training, creating website content or working with other departments. These additional tasks are usually taken on after approximately 2 years of internal training.

This is a full-time, permanent position. Hours are Monday to Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm, with an immediate start date. Although our preference is to have you work from one of our branch offices, we are open to making concessions for the right candidate if suitable home office conditions exist.

Key Responsibilities

  • Providing front line software support to our municipal clients
  • Updating internal systems with concise, timely and accurate information regarding client calls and email correspondence
  • Providing feedback, direction and assistance to other MuniSoft staff regarding the software’s functionality and user interface design
  • Creating documents and providing data to support client-requested changes to the software
  • Leading online training to small groups of clients
  • Providing assistance to our software Quality Assurance department as time permits

Requirements

  • Solid understanding of basic accounting principles and concepts
  • Bookkeeping experience
  • Ability to excel in a fast paced, time sensitive position
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including a pleasant professional phone manner
  • High level of comfort working with computers and using a variety of software programs
  • Proven problem solving and multi-tasking abilities
  • Periodic travel for onsite training, conventions or staff meetings
    • Note: MuniSoft’s Annual General Meeting is held in Regina, SK. All staff are required to attend, the date is typically announced 10 months in advance.

Assets

  • Experience working in a municipal office as a financial clerk or administrator
  • Prior training experience

Compensation

  • Salary range is $38,000 - 43,000/yr based on applicable experience

Top reasons to become part of the MuniSoft family:

  • Generous benefits package.
    • Extended Health/Dental (cost-shared plan between employees and MuniSoft)
    • Three weeks paid vacation
    • Six paid sick days
    • 3 Personal Leave Days
    • 12 paid stat holidays
    • RRSP contributions
  • Ongoing training. At MuniSoft you can expect to receive various opportunities not just for your initial training but for continuous ongoing training throughout your career.
  • We’re here to stay. We’ve been providing computer software and hardware solutions for over 30 years; and are growing stronger with each year. We have over 700 municipal clients across Canada.
  • Our clients love us. We have a solid reputation for creating easy to use, full featured software, backed by unparalleled support services. Our clients love that we care so much about them!
  • Nationwide. We serve clients from our head office in Regina, SK, a branch office in Kingston, ON and multiple home offices throughout the country.
  • Paid birthday off. Yes, you read that right. At MuniSoft we give you the best present you could ask for (after one year of service) – your birthday off WITH pay!
  • We value your time. Overtime is rarely required at MuniSoft. We also approve flex-time for senior and proven staff.

To be considered for this position please forward your resume and cover letter stating relevant experience and skills to our General Manager, Nicole Andrew.

Email: hr@munisoft.ca
Fax: 306-525-4030
Mail: MuniSoft
1834 McAra Street
Regina, SK
S4N 5C4

Visit www.munisoft.ca to learn more about MuniSoft, the clear leader in local government software solutions.

Posted 4/9/2018


Chief Administrative Officer, Grandview Municipality (Manitoba)

Gateway to the Duck Mountains, Grandview Municipality (Manitoba) is nestled in a picturesque valley between the Duck Mountain Provincial Park and Riding Mountain National Park and approximately 130 km east of Yorkton, SK and 50 km west of Dauphin, MB on MB Highway 5. This progressive municipality also has a population base of 1482.

With the assistance of HMC Management Inc., Council is seeking the services of a qualified Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) to provide professional leadership and direction for the Municipality.

Ideally you are a proven leader, have worked in an urban and a rural municipal setting and a unionized environment, along with possessing strong technical skills in municipal finance, administration and governance, public works and utility management. You are also a hands-on public servant willing to be involved in your municipality and lead a skilled workforce on a day to day basis based on the policy direction of Council.

Prior urban and rural CAO experience or a minimum of 4 years’ experience at a senior level in municipal government is required along with a thorough knowledge of provincial legislation. Past experience in municipal accounting, public works, water distribution systems and wastewater collection and distribution systems, human resource management and managing a unionized work force would be an asset.

The incumbent will also have successfully graduated from a recognized post-secondary institution with a diploma or degree in Public Administration or related discipline and hold a CMMA designation or a recognized equivalent. It is expected that the CAO will reside in the Municipality.

If you meet the minimum skills and qualifications the salary range for the CAO is $90,000 - $110,000/annum.

In confidence, qualified candidates are encouraged to electronically submit their resume, a covering letter, three work related references, and salary expectations to the following address by no later than 4 p.m. May 8, 2018 to:

sdy.hmc@shaw.ca
RE: Grandview Municipality (MB) - Chief Administrative Officer Competition
Inquires may be made to:
Dean Yaremchuk, Senior Partner
HMC Management Inc.
1.204.870.0236

A CAO Opportunity Profile is available upon request and only those candidates selected to be interviewed will be contacted.

Posted 4/6/2018


Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), Town of Kelvington, SK

The Town of Kelvington invites applications for the position of Chief Administrative Officer (CAO). We invite you to come live and work in a community that’s “in the middle of everywhere!” Located in East-Central Saskatchewan, the Town of Kelvington is surrounded by some of nature’s best features which makes us a popular destination for many outdoor enthusiasts- especially being a short drive away from one of Saskatchewan’s most prominent provincial parks! Our wonderful amenities include a new hospital, as well as an elementary and high school. The town has recently invested in an expansion to the water treatment plant to ensure an improved drinking water system. We are surrounded by friendliness in a beautiful landscape and proud to have recreational facilities which ensures there’s teams and activities for every interest as well as our active community clubs and organizations which hold many events throughout the year.

Job Summary:

We are seeking a progressive individual with the ability to work with the Town of Kelvington Council and employees, meet deadlines and achieve targets. The CAO, reporting to the Town of Kelvington Council, is the administrative head of the Municipality. The CAO provides valued, unbiased and strategic advice to the Town of Kelvington Council. The successful candidate will work closely with senior management. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: interpreting and applying legislation; maintaining accounting records; managing financial resources; all municipal accounting required, Assessment and taxation, tax enforcement, liability statements, payroll processing, accounts payable and receivable, utility billings, knowledge of Community Planning and development and all applicable processes, municipal budget preparation, preparing financial statements, collecting revenues and controlling expenditures; project management and all other duties as outlined in the Municipalities Act. The successful candidate must be bondable.

Skills and qualifications:

  • Certified in Local Government Administration and possess a Standard Certificate, as per the requirements of the Urban Municipal Administrators Association of Saskatchewan.
  • Although the Council would prefer a fully trained individual, consideration may be given to a candidate willing to obtain the required qualifications.
  • Demonstrated computer knowledge (Munisoft and all applicable software, MS office, MS windows, MS excel and Word computer programs as well as all the associated databases etc.)
  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills as well as time management skills.
  • Must be able to deal effectively and sufficiently with the Public in a positive manner.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Experience working with volunteers and/or elected officials
  • The successful candidate must relocate upon hiring or reside within Kelvington or the Kelvington limits of bordering RMs. Salary, with a comprehensive benefits package is based on education and experience and follows the UMAAS Salary guidelines. Qualified candidates are requested to submit a detailed resume and cover letter, with references to Kelvington Town Council, Box 10, Kelvington SK S0A 1W0 Fax: 306-327-4946. Visit us at www.townofkelvington.com.

The job posting will remain open until a successful candidate is chosen. Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. We thank all applicants for their interest in this position.

Posted 4/5/2018


Accounts Position, Town of Biggar

POSITION:
In scope union position responsible for accounting records of the municipality in accordance with policies established by Council and the Chief Administrative Officer.

QUALIFICATIONS:
The successful applicant will have the ability and skills necessary to do municipal accounting, including bank reconciliations, GST, month end procedures, accounts payable and financial reporting. Must have good communication skills, ability to work with department heads, co-workers and the general public. Ability to learn the current Municipal office accounting software (MuniSoft), use Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office Excel and Word computer programs. Must be bondable.

SALARY RATE:
As per Union agreement with comprehensive group benefits plan and a matched retirement plan.

START DATE OF POSITION:
Immediate

Further information can be obtained about the position from Marty at (306) 948-3317. Submit applications including resume and references to Marty Baroni, Assistant Administrator, Town of Biggar, Box 489, Biggar, Saskatchewan, S0K 0M0. Fax (306) 948-5134 or E-mail m.baroni@townofbiggar.com no later than 4pm on Friday, April 13, 2018.

The Town of Biggar wishes to thank all prospective applicants; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Posted 4/4/2018


Urban Municipal Administrator, Resort Village of Aquadeo

The Resort Village of Aquadeo is currently seeking a motivated individual for the position of: URBAN MUNICIPAL ADMINISTRATOR.

The position is a permanent position, starting immediately as the position is currently filled by an Acting Administrator. Applicants for this position should have their Standard Urban Certificate in Local Government Administration or have accounting and administrative skills learned from previous work experience and are willing to take the Local Government Administration course (can be taken by correspondence). The successful candidate should have the ability to work independently, be detail oriented, have exceptional leadership skills, and superior communication, planning and accounting skills. Experience in Word/Excel, accounting packages, computer operations and Munisoft are all definite assets.

If you are interested in a rewarding and challenging career that includes group insurance and pension plan benefits, please submit a detailed resume with references and salary expectations in confidence to the address listed below.

RESORT VILLAGE OF AQUADEO
BOX 501
COCHIN, SK S0M 0L0
P) (306) 386-2942
F) (306) 386-2544
Email: aquadeoadmin@gmail.com

We thank all those that apply but only those applicants selected for an interview will be notified. Closing date for applications: when filled.

Posted 4/4/2018


Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), Town of Sylvan Lake

Reporting to Council, the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) is the administrative head of the municipality. The CAO provides valued, unbiased, and strategic advice to Council based on demonstrated municipal experience and provides professional leadership and direction to the management team and staff of the Town of Sylvan Lake.

The CAO is responsible for directing, controlling, and coordinating the activities of all town departments. Working with a management team comprised of senior staff, the CAO ensures that the policies, programs, and direction of Council are implemented and advises and informs Town Council of the operations and affairs of the Town. The CAO performs all the duties and exercises the powers and functions assigned by all applicable enactments or as assigned by Town Council. The duties and responsibilities of the CAO are as defined by the Province of Alberta’s Municipal Government Act, Town of Sylvan Lake bylaws and other enactments or as assigned by Council.

For further details and information on applying, please visit: daviespark.com/town-of-sylvan-lake-chief-administration-officer. A cover letter & resume in PDF format is preferred.

Posted 2/15/2018


Chief Administrative Officer(CAO), Resort Village of Chitek Lake

The Resort Village of Chitek Lake invites applications for the position of Chief Administrative Officer. The resort village consists of a taxable assessment of $90 million and 138 full time residents. Chitek Lake is located 23 km northwest of Leoville, SK. and is a beautiful lakeside village located in the Northern forest.

Ideally, applicants should hold a Standard Saskatchewan Municipal Certificate. You should possess strong computer skills including Microsoft Excel and Word. Familiarity with Munisoft software would also be an asset. You should also possess excellent communication, public relations, and time management skills.

Working closely with the Mayor and Council, you will be responsible for managing the day to day affairs of the village as outlined by the Urban Municipal Administrators Act. You will provide the leadership skills to lead a staff of dedicated employees and play a key role along with council in planning and executing the strategic vision that meets the need of the community.

The RVCL follows the UMAAS Salary guideline and the right candidate can expect a competitive salary that reflects their level of experience.

Although we would prefer a fully trained individual, consideration may be given to a candidate willing to obtain the required qualifications.

Please forward a resume & cover letter in person, or by mail or email (preferred) to:

Resort Village of Chitek Lake
PO Box 70
Chitek Lake, SK S0L 0J0
Email: rvchitek@sasktel.net

If you require further information, please submit questions via email to rvchitek@sasktel.net, or contact Mayor Doug Struhar at 1-306-227-1884

Closing date: posting will remain open until position is filled. Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Posted 1/30/2018


Administrator, Town of Kerrobert

Candidates seeking a rewarding career opportunity with a progressive and supportive Council are invited to submit their resume, in confidence, to the selection committee. The Town of Kerrobert has a population of 1,026 and is located west of Saskatoon with an economy driven by the energy sector and farming. The Town has excellent educational and recreational facilities.

Working closely with the Mayor and Council, you will be responsible for managing the constantly changing and increasingly complex day-to-day affairs of the community. You will provide the leadership skills required to lead a staff of dedicated professionals and play a key role with Council in planning and executing a strategic vision that meets both current and future needs of the community.

Preference will be given to candidates with an Urban Class “C” Certificate (or higher) in Local Government Administration. Experience with MuniSoft software is an asset.

This position offers a competitive salary and uses the UMAAS Salary Schedule as a guide; the right candidate can expect a salary and benefits package that reflects their level of experience.

You may forward a resume and cover letter by fax, delivery, mail or email to:

Town of Kerrobert
Box 558
Kerrobert, SK. S0L 1R0
Fax: 306.834.2633
433 Manitoba Avenue
Email: kerrobert.admin@sasktel.net

The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. For more information call Julie at (306) 834-2361.

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Posted 1/9/2018