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Interim CAO – Contract Term, Village of Viscount

Date Posted: October 15, 2021
Location: Village of Viscount
Employment Term: Part-Time / Full Time – pending availability
Wage: per the UMAAS PayScale, pending experience and qualifications
Start Date: Immediate or as negotiated
Duration: Negotiable, approx. 4-5 months

The Village of Viscount invites applications for a Certified Interim Administrator to cover the remaining 4-5 months of the existing CAO’s maternity leave. This position reports directly to Council and manages 1-3 other employees seasonally. The Village offers comprehensive benefits package including health, dental and vision and an employer matched pension plan. Duties are the duties of the Administrator as per The Municipalities Act, and duties as otherwise assigned by Council.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A Certificate in Local Government Administration or equivalent;
  • A minimum “Standard” certificate of qualification or equivalent;
  • Experience with budgeting, financial operations, assessment, taxation and general office management;
  • Excellent organization skills;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • A friendly and courteous demeanor;
  • Strong computer skills including experience with MuniSoft programs;

The position will remain open until filled. To apply please submit: a cover letter, detailed resume, at least two work related references, anticipated start date, availability/preference for part-time/full-time, and wage expectations to:

Village of Viscount
PO Box 99, Viscount, SK, S0K 4M0
Email: viscount.office@villageofviscount.ca

The Village of Viscount wishes to thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. For further information contact the Village Office.

10/15/2021


Assistant Administrator, Village of Viscount

Date Posted: October 15, 2021
Location: Village of Viscount
Employment Term: Part-Time / Full Time – 20-40hrs/wk.
Wage: Starting at $18/hr – negotiable pending experience and qualifications.
Start Date: Immediate or as negotiated

The Village of Viscount invites applications for an Assistant Administrator.  The position reports directly to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and provides support for the CAO, Foreman, Council and Rec Board. The Village offers comprehensive benefits package including health, dental and vision and an employer matched pension plan.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Front office daily activities including customer service, daily correspondence, filing, data entry, receipting and preparing deposits
  • Entering accounts payable and receivable
  • Prepare Council meeting packages and correspondence, attending meetings if required
  • Website management and basic IT troubleshooting
  • Liaise with elected and appointed officials and local community groups
  • Process payroll and government remittances
  • Monthly Utility Billing and Collections
  • Assist with grant applications and programs
  • Assist with Rec Board secretary/treasurer duties including community centre bookings
  • Fill in for the CAO when they are unavailable
  • Other duties as assigned

Experience and qualifications preferred:

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Friendly and courteous demeanor
  • Keen attention to detail and ability to multitask and prioritize work
  • Proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Problem solver able to work under deadlines
  • Knowledge of municipal operations, experience in a leadership roll and knowledge of MuniSoft are an asset.
  • Experience with budgeting, financial operations, assessment, taxation and general office management are an asset;
  • Preference will be given to someone who possesses or is willing to obtain a Certificate in Local Government Administration or equivalent;

The position will remain open until filled. To apply please submit: a cover letter, detailed resume, at least two work related references, anticipated start date, availability/preference for part-time/full-time, and wage expectations to:

Village of Viscount
PO Box 99, Viscount, SK, S0K 4M0
Email: viscount.office@villageofviscount.ca

The Village of Viscount wishes to thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. For further information contact the Village Office.

10/15/2021


Chief Administrative Officer, Village of Beechy

The Village of Beechy invites applications for a term position as Chief Administrative Officer.

Strong preference will be given to candidates who have an Urban Standard Certificate and experience using MuniSoft, WORD and Excel

Some duties include but are not limited to:

  • Maintenance of Assessment and Tax Roll
  • Annual Budget
  • Tax Levies, collection of delinquent accounts, Tax Enforcement records
  • Utility accounts and billings
  • Accounts Receivable and collection
  • Completing government reports and applications
  • Monthly Council Meeting Preparations
  • Committee Meeting Preparations
  • General office duties

Term: March 2022-September 2023.

Salary and Hours of work will be negotiated. Start date is commensurate with experience. The office is currently open 4 days per week.

Please submit a detailed resume providing work related references and salary expectations to:

Village of Beechy
Box 153
Beechy SK  S0L 0C0
email: beechy@sasktel.net
Phone (306) 859-2205

Applications close December 7th at 4:00pm.  Thank you to all that apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

10/15/2021


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

($101,250 to $135,000/year)

With the assistance of HMC Management Inc., the Resort Village of Candle Lake, Saskatchewan is seeking the services of a qualified Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) to provide professional leadership and direction to Council.

Reporting to the Mayor and Council, the CAO is expected to manage and lead a full time management and staff compliment of 14 full time employees along with managing an operating and capital budget of approximately $4.7 million (2021).

Prior urban CAO experience or a minimum of five (5) years’ experience at a senior level in a larger municipal government setting is required along with a current Standard or Class “C” Saskatchewan Municipal Administrator certification or be eligible to obtain a standard certificate in accordance with the Urban Municipal Administrator’s Act.  Past experience in public works, human resource management and land use planning would be an asset. The incumbent is also expected to relate to and communicate with customers, co-workers, contractors and the general public in a congenial and courteous manner.

Salary range for this position is $101,250 to $135,000.  The Resort Village has an extensive benefits package as well. Council expects that the CAO would be willing to reside in, or close to the municipality, and be visible within the community.

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 November 05, 2021 at 4 pm to:

sdy.hmc@wcgwave.ca
RE: Resort Village of Candle Lake, SK
Chief Administrative Officer Competition

Inquires may be made to:
Dean Yaremchuk, RMA CMMA
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.

HMC and the Resort Village will respect the privacy and confidentiality of all personal information provided directly or indirectly verbally, electronically or in print in the process of engaging with candidates in this search assignment

10/8/2021


Administrator, RM of Dundurn

The RM of Dundurn No. 314 invites applications from qualified persons for the position of Administrator.  The office is located in the Town of Dundurn, SK 40 km from Saskatoon SK.

The Administrator is the chief administrative officer of the municipality. This position is responsible to council for the overall administration, financial management and human resource management of the municipality.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Administration

  • Prepare and organize the agendas for all municipal meetings and ensure that agenda packages are provided to each member of council prior to each meeting in a timely manner.
  • Prepare the resolutions and by-laws for meetings of council and attend all regular, special, and committee meetings.
  • Prepare, circulate and post the meeting minutes in a timely manner
  • Ensure all required by-laws and resolutions are in-place and up-to-date and readily available for public review.
  • Ensure all the records of the municipality are retained in accordance with the requirements of the legislation.
  • Complete all documents, agreements, or contracts approved by council; prepare correspondence resulting from decisions of council, and delegate tasks as appropriate.

Policies/Programs/Service Delivery

  • Monitor, evaluate and recommend changes to municipal policies and programs on an on-going basis, to ensure ongoing relevancy and effectiveness.
  • Recommend to council new initiatives, changes to programs / services, or changes to the organizational structure that will improve efficiency or service delivery.
  • Answer all public requests, inquiries and / or complaints, ensuring a high standard of service to ratepayers and citizens.
  • Responsible for the overall administration of the municipality in accordance with plans, policies, programs, by-laws and regulations established by elected officials and by various provincial statutes.
  • Develop and promote a strong working relationship with council, understanding and respecting the specific role distinction of council and management.

Financial Management

  • Prepare and present options for the annual financial plan for council’s consideration, including the general operating and capital budgets.
  • Monitor the financial plan, including the preparation of monthly financial statements and annual financial statement and cash flow projections as required.
  • Provide council with up-to-date financial information on a regular and timely basis; identifying any exceptions, and as necessary, options to manage exceptions.
  • Ensure that accurate records and books are kept of all the financial affairs of the municipality, i.e. accounts payable, accounts receivable, tax collections, payroll, monthly bank reconciliations and investments.
  • Ensure that all municipal expenditures receive necessary approval before payment is issued.
  • Provide the Province with financial information and reports as required by legislation, agreements, or as requested.
  • Ensure that all required records and books are available to the municipality’s auditor when required.
  • Administer the property assessment and taxation processes including the collection of taxes.

Human Resource Management:  Responsible for managing all municipal employees.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled and may be mailed to the following address:

RM of Dundurn No. 314 marked “Administrator”
Box 159
Dundurn SK S0K 1K0
Email: rm314@dundurnrm.ca
Fax: 306-492-4758

10/4/2021


Acting Chief Administrative Officer (CAO),  Town of Dundurn 

The Town of Dundurn, located 20 minutes south of Saskatoon on Highway 11, is a growing community that is currently home to approximately 600 residents.  A new 300 lot residential development and plans for a new indoor sports facility have the Town posed on the cusp of an exciting future!  The Town offers a variety of amenities including the Community Hall and meeting rooms, a spray park and skate park, an elementary school, and a variety of businesses to serve you.   Close proximity to Blackstrap Provincial Park and Blackstrap Lake provide additional recreational opportunities.  For more information, visit our website at townofdundurn.ca.

The Council of the Town of Dundurn is currently seeking a dynamic individual for the role of Chief Administrative Officer (CAO).  The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of leadership, display excellence in management, have proven expertise in financial management and community development, exercise political savviness, and have the ability to work collaboratively with elected officials, staff, citizens, government, and a variety of community partners.

The position of Acting CAO is a full-time position for up to two years, that has the potential for transition to a permanent placement. The CAO will be responsible to Mayor and Council for all administrative operations in accordance with The Municipalities Act and the policies established by Council.

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years intermediate/senior management experience in municipal government
  • Local Government Administration Certificate or equivalent
  • Standard Certificate issued by the Urban Board of Examiners or equivalent
  • Knowledge of and experience with Munisoft
  • Advanced accounting knowledge
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • A positive attitude and the ability to lead Council and staff
  • Community minded ideals

Compensation:

  • Salary based on UMAAS Salary Guidelines
  • Attractive benefits program

Does this describe you?

If so, please submit your cover letter and resume addressed to the Town of Dundurn Attention: Hiring Committee by email to admin@townofdundurn.ca or by postal mail to P. O. Box 185 Dundurn, SK S0K 1K0 This posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

Council appreciates all who express interest in this position, however only those selected for interview will be notified.

9/28/2021


Full-Time Administrator, Village of Elbow 

The Village of Elbow (Saskatchewan) is seeking applications for the position of Full-Time Administrator. The Administrator oversees the Administrative Assistant, Maintenance Department and provides support to Council.

The successful candidate must possess superior verbal and written communication skills, have a strong knowledge of municipal accounting and finance, exhibit leadership and is community oriented.

Preference will be given to those applicants that have their certificate in Local Government Administration, already possessing an Urban Standard Certificate or are willing to take the necessary classes to obtain their certification. Preference will also be given to applicants with 2 or more years’ experience in urban municipal administration. Experience and knowledge of MuniSoft municipal software will be considered an asset. Excellent communication, time management and public relations skills are required. The position offers a competitive wage, based on the UMAAS salary guideline, pension plan and a group benefit plan.

Start date and wage are negotiable based on experience.

Please submit a cover letter and resume including three work related references to the municipal office or email to: elbow@sasktel.net. The position will remain posted until the position is filled.

Village of Elbow
P.O. Box 8 Elbow, SK
S0H 1J0
Ph. 306-854-2277
elbow@sasktel.net

The Village of Elbow is located in Saskatchewan, in a thriving community situated halfway between Regina and Saskatoon, on Highway 19, on the shores of Lake Diefenbaker. Elbow’s population fluctuates seasonally with the 2016 census being 337 permanent residents, swelling to 600+ in the summer months. To learn more about Elbow visit our website at www.villageofelbow.com.

9/28/2021


Assistant Administrator, Term Position, Town of Lumsden & RM of Lumsden No. 189 

The Town of Lumsden and Rural Municipality of Lumsden No. 189 invite applications for a 12-month term position of Assistant Administrator commencing as soon as possible.

The position reports directly to the Chief Administrative Officer and is responsible for supervision of two employees.

Job responsibilities will focus on tasks such as:

  • Provide administrative support to the CAO
  • Supervision of “front office” daily activities
  • Provide assistance to Council members and managers
  • Prepare Council meeting packages and correspondence
  • Website management and basic IT troubleshooting
  • Liaise with appointed officials
  • Human resources management
  • Assist with tax enforcement and grant programs
  • General office management
  • Research and draft policies & bylaws and other duties as required.

Experience requirements:

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Keen attention to detail and ability to multitask and prioritize work
  • Proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Problem solver able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Thorough understanding of municipal operations
  • Experience in a leadership/management roll
  • Knowledge of MuniSoft and All-Net is an asset.

Salary range for this position is based on experience and qualifications.  Hours of work are 8:00 am – 4:00 pm (35 hours paid per week) with a 30-minute unpaid lunch break plus 30 minutes banked toward Earned Days Off.

Please forward your resume, in confidence, to:

Monica Merkosky, CAO
P.O. Box 160
Lumsden, SK. S0G 3C0
town.lumsden@sasktel.net
(306) 731-2404

9/23/2021


Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), Resort Village of Cochin 

About the Resort Village of Cochin

The Resort Village of Cochin is located 36 kilometres north of the Battlefords and is nestled between Murray Lake and Jackfish Lake. With a population of almost 2500 residents in the summer months, and about 150 in the winter months, the Resort Village of Cochin is a true summer vacation destination. Residents and visitors enjoy catching some sun on the beach, taking a refreshing swim in the lake, playing tennis or beach volleyball, visiting the playgrounds, and participating in water sports including boating, fishing, waterskiing and tubing. We also enjoy the most spectacular sunsets in the world!

Cochin has local amenities for families and vacationers and is a short distance from North Battleford where there is full access to shopping, entertainment and attractions, health and other services.

The Resort Village of Cochin is seeking a Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) to provide leadership in three distinct areas: governance, accounting and administration, and operations. The CAO works closely with Council to ensure the municipality’s bylaws, policies and other directives are followed, ensures strong financial management and stewardship, and directs all operational and administration requirements to effectively serve the community.

About the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)

Reporting to the Mayor and Council, the CAO will lead a small team of two full-time employees as well as seasonal and part-time employees, and provide oversight of a $600K annual budget.

You enjoy working as part of a team and engaging with the community on a regular basis. You can develop effective working relationships with staff, elected officials, various levels of government, other municipalities, local residents and the general public.

Your understanding of public administration allows you to reference and interpret relevant legislation, bylaws and other directives of Council. Well versed with governance, you are able to develop Council agendas, record meeting minutes, provide guidance to Council on various issues and draft bylaws and other documents as directed by Council.

With strong financial management skills, you can develop budgets, monitor the municipality’s performance against budget, ensure the municipality has appropriate and effective internal controls, and present financial statements.

Adept at organization, you are easily able to prioritize your responsibilities and lead the team to accomplish objectives. You have strong written and verbal communication skills and are proficient with MS Office and Munisoft.

To qualify for this position you will have a background in public administration and strong financial management capabilities. Preference will be given to candidates with a Certificate in Local Government Authority or Advanced Certificate in Local Government Authority and eligibility for membership with UMAAS. A suitable combination of education and experience along with the intent to pursue the required certification will be considered.

The position provides a market competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package and pension plan, plus the opportunity to live and work in a sought-after vacation destination. Potential remote work/work from home options may be available for certain months of the year.

If you are interested in pursuing this opportunity, please forward your cover letter and resume to office@apexconsultants.ca. If you have any questions, please call Sherry at 306-380-0189.

9/14/2021


Finance Officer, Town of Grenfell 

The Town of Grenfell is currently accepting resumes for a full-time Finance Officer to provide professional financial services and leadership for the Town.

Ideally, you have worked in a public sector accounting environment and have an excellent understanding of municipal accounting and MuniSoft programming.

With your two (2) years of extensive experience in a senior financial management role or as a Finance Officer in a municipal setting or equivalent senior leadership experience within a complex and diverse organization, you will play an essential role in the municipality’s success. Council is prepared to compensate the right candidate with a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.

If you meet the minimum skills and qualifications, the salary range for the position is $50,000 – $65,000/annum.

In confidence, qualified candidates are encouraged to submit their resume, a covering letter, three work-related references and salary expectations to the following as soon as possible. This position is open until filled:

RE: Finance Officer Competition
cao.grenfell@sasktel.net

Inquiries may be made to:
Brenna Ackerman, CAO
Town of Grenfell, SK
1-306-697-2815

A Finance Officer job description is available upon request and only those candidates selected to be interviewed will be contacted.

9/14/2021


Chief Administrative Officer, Town of Lafleche 

The Town of Lafleche is seeking applicants for the position of Chief Administrative Officer. This is a permanent, full-time position. The Town of Lafleche shares an office with the RM of Wood River No. 74.

The CAO oversees the Office Assistant, works cooperatively with the Town Foreman and provides support to the Mayor and Council.

The successful candidate must possess superior verbal and written communication skills; have a strong knowledge in municipal accounting and finance; exhibits leadership and is community oriented.

Preference will be given to those applicants that have their certificate in Local Government, already possessing an Urban Standard Certificate, or are willing to take the necessary classes to obtain their certification. Training may be available to those with limited municipal experience. Experience and knowledge of Munisoft municipal software will be considered an asset.

Wages will be negotiated based on experience and skill level. Benefits and pension will be offered. A three-month probationary period will apply.

Please submit resumes to:

Town of Lafleche
PO Box 250, 35-2nd Ave. E.
Lafleche, SK S0H 2K0
town.of.lafleche@sasktel.net

The position will remain open until a successful candidate is chosen; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

8/30/2021


Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), Town of Birch Hills 

The Town of Birch Hills invites applications for the full-time or term position of Chief Administrative Officer.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) has specific duties and responsibilities, which are outlined in The Municipalities Act.  The CAO reports directly to Council and is responsible for providing information, advice and recommendations on issues that affect the municipality in order to ensure that Council makes informed decisions for the Town of Birch Hills.

SCOPE

The CAO of the municipality is responsible to council for the overall administration, financial management and human resource management of the municipality.

The CAO oversees the implementation and delivery of programs and services that are approved by council and ensures that they are delivered to all residents and ratepayers in a manner that makes efficient and effective use of the human, financial and physical resources of the municipality.

The CAO is the principal advisor to council and is responsible for ensuring that council is informed of their legislative responsibilities and authorities and all other relevant information necessary to make informed decisions on municipal matters.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Administration

The CAO is the administrative head of the municipality and is responsible for the overall administration.

Main Activities

  • Prepare and organize the agendas for all municipal meetings and ensure that agenda packages are provided to each member of council prior to each meeting in a timely manner.
  • Prepare the resolutions and by-laws for meetings of council and attend all regular, special, and council appointed meetings.
  • Prepare, circulate and post the meeting minutes in a timely manner.
  • Ensure all required by-laws and resolutions are in-place and up-to-date and readily available for public review.
  • Ensure all the records of the municipality are retained in accordance with the requirements of the legislation.
  • Complete all documents, agreements, or contracts approved by council.
  • Prepare correspondence resulting from decision of council, and delegate tasks as appropriate.
  1. Policies/Programs/Service Delivery

The CAO is responsible for review and recommendation of changes to municipal policies and programs

Main Activities

  • Monitor, evaluate and recommend changes to policies and programs on an on-going basis to ensure relevancy and effectiveness.
  • Recommend to council new initiatives, changes to programs/services, or changes to the organizational structure that will improve the efficiency or service delivery.
  • Answer all public requests, inquiries and/or complaints, ensuring a high standard of service to ratepayers and citizens.
  • Responsible for the overall administration of the municipality in accordance with plans, policies, programs, by-laws and regulations established by elected officials and by various provincial and federal statutes.
  • Develop and promote a strong working relationship with council, understanding and respecting the specific role distinction of council and management.
  1. Financial Management

            Sound financial management is critical to the successful operation of the municipality.  The duties of the CAO in this regard are far reaching.

Main Activities

  • Prepare and present options for the annual financial plan for council’s consideration, including the general operating and capital budgets.
  • Monitor the financial plan, including the preparation of monthly financial statements and annual financial statement and cash flow projections as required.
  • Provide council with up-to-date financial information on a regular and timely basis; identifying any exceptions, and as necessary, options to manage exceptions.
  • Ensure that accurate records are kept of all the financial affairs of the municipality, i.e. accounts payable, accounts receivable, tax collections, payroll, monthly bank reconciliations and investments.
  • Ensure that all municipal expenditures receive necessary approval before payment is issued.
  • Provide the province with financial information and reports as required by legislation, agreements, or as requested.
  • Ensure that all required records are available to the municipality’s auditor when required.
  • Administer the property assessment and taxation processes including the collection of taxes.
  • Administer the utility roll and utility records including the collection of utility revenue
  • Be up-to-date on available grants and prepare grant applications
  1. Human Resource Management

The CAO works with council in the management and supervision of the employees of the municipality.

Main Activities

  • Responsible for managing all municipal employees
  • Ensure that accurate job descriptions are in place
  • Provide advice and assistance when conducting staff performance evaluations
  • Identify training and development opportunities
  • Audit log books
  • Participate in applicant interviews
  • Develop and implement a human resources plan and personnel management policies and procedures
  • Provide advice and assistance to staff and management on pay and benefits systems
  • Explain employment standards and legislation such as workers compensation and labour standards.Maintain a town employee log book of daily activities/hours with submission of completed timesheets at the end of each pay period.

5. Maintain a town employee log book of daily activities/hours with submission of completed timesheets at the end of each pay period.

6. Perform other related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Knowledge

The incumbent must have proficient knowledge in the following areas:

  • knowledge of municipal administration
  • knowledge of financial management
  • experience working with municipal law
  • ability to express themselves clearly in business writing
  • ability to express themselves clearly in conversations
  • ability to tackle a problem by using a logical and systemic approach
  • anticipate the implications and consequences of situation and take appropriate action
  • analyze the municipality’s competitive position, including its strengths and weaknesses
  • ability to work co-operatively with others to produce innovative solutions
  • take the lead in setting new partnerships, policies or procedures
  • delegate responsibility and coach other municipal employees to develop capabilities
  • set challenging goals for other municipal employees
  • seize positive opportunities that will benefit the muncipality
  • demonstrate support and implement organization change needed to improve the municipality’s effectiveness

Skills

The incumbent must demonstrate the following skills:

  • supervisory skills
  • team leadership and management skills
  • client service skills
  • analytical and problem solving skills
  • decision making skills
  • basic counseling skills
  • negotiations skills
  • effective written communication skills including the ability to prepare reports, proposals, grants, policies and procedures
  • effective verbal and listening communications skills with regular feedback of concerns of the citizens, ratepayers and staff
  • computer skills including the ability to operate speadsheets and wordprocessing programs at a highly proficient level
  • effective public relations and public speaking skills
  • research and program development skills
  • interviewing skills
  • stress management skills
  • time management skills

Personal Attributes

Demonstrate the following personal attributes:

  • maintain standards of conduct
  • be respectful
  • possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • be flexible
  • demonstrate a dedication to the position and the community
  • demonstrate sound work ethics
  • be consistent and fair
  • be honest and trustworthy
  • deal with the public in a positive, courteous and respectful manner

The CAO will possess technical skills in municipal administration, financial management and human resource management with strong communication, analytical, and leadership skills.  The CAO will have opportunities to stretch their skills by contributing to the advancement of the municipality’s economic development plan. Further professional development and training opportunities will be offered in order to ensure success.

Salary depending on level of education and skills.  Based on UMAS salary guidelines.

EDUCATION, CREDENTIALS AND EXPERIENCE

A minimum Standard Certificate in Local Government Administration, however other combinations of education or qualifications may be considered provided the applicant is willing to enroll and complete the LGA program and achieve certification;

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration for the role will be contacted.

Please apply to:  birchhills.town@sasktel.net or

Town of Birch Hills
Box 206
BIRCH HILLS SK  S0J 0G0

8/24/2021


Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), RM of Meadow Lake #588, SK

The RM of Meadow Lake (www.rmofmeadowlake.com) is located south of the beautiful Meadow Lake Provincial Park in the northwestern arable portion of Saskatchewan.  With a population of just over 2,500 residents, the Rural Municipality (RM) includes the Hamlet of South Waterhen Lake, and encompasses but does not administer, the City of Meadow Lake, Village of Dorintosh, Greig Lake, Meadow Lake Provincial Park, as well as several First Nation reserves (including Eagle Lake 165C, Flying Dust First Nation No. 105, Meadow Lake 105A, Thunderchild First Nation 115D, and Waterhen 130).  The RM prides itself in being home to several prominent industrial sites, as well as numerous small businesses including farming and ranching.  With an abundance of outdoor and recreational options, the RM of Meadow Lake is truly a place to play, work, and live.

Reporting to the Reeve and six Councillors, the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) will lead the administrative staff (approximately 25 FT, PT, and seasonal unionized employees) by developing and implementing services, programs, projects, policies, and objectives, as directed by Council.  This position is responsible for overseeing a $6M budget and all municipal services as established in The Municipalities Act of Saskatchewan.

The successful candidate will possess the following:

  • A demonstrated track record of strong leadership and direction with prior senior management experience, preferably in local government.
  • Proven ability to work effectively with elected officials, joint partnerships, businesses and industry, boards and committees, neighbouring municipalities, other levels of government, and the general public.
  • A post-secondary education, or a combination of relevant training and senior leadership experience.
  • A Rural Class “A” Certificate, or the willingness to obtain one.
  • A comprehensive understanding of the financial and budgeting process.
  • Appreciation of the legislative process and ability to work with The Municipalities Act of Saskatchewan.
  • Demonstrated experience in strategic planning, organizational development and achieving results in building team relations.
  • An understanding and appreciation of the rural lifestyle.

A competitive salary, a comprehensive municipal benefits package, and MEPP (Municipal Employees’ Pension Plan) is available.  Specifics will be discussed in further conversations.

For further information please visit our website, or contact:

James Davies
Managing Director
DCG Executive Search Services Ltd.
(780) 758-9796
james@daviescg.com
www.daviescg.com

8/20/2021


Administrator,  Town of Alameda

The Town of Alameda invites applications for the full-time position of Administrator.  The Town of Alameda has a population of 369 and is located east of Estevan with an economy driven by the energy sector and farming.  Alameda has a K-9 school, excellent recreational facilities, and the nearby Alameda Dam.

POSITION SUMMARY:

  • The Administrator reports directly to Council providing information, advice, and recommendations to Council.
  • The Administrator is a motivational leader to ensure that Council’s policies and directives are carried out.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Maintain a neat and professional office along with a personal professional appearance and conduct yourself in a manner that will enhance integrity, dignity and honour for the municipalities.
  • Work well independently as well as within a team environment including supervision of others.
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to multitask, prioritize workload and adapt quickly in an emergency.
  • Strong organization and planning skills.
  • Critical thinking skills.
  • Keen attention to detail and excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Exhibit leadership and be community orientated.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Has the ability to seek future development and growth for the community.
  • Possesses the ability to communicate professionally, respectfully, knowledgeably, and tactfully.
  • Effectively communicates and demonstrates the vision and values to all employees. The Administrator serves as a role model of these values and creates and builds a culture of trust and integrity throughout the organization.
  • Researching and applying for grants.
  • Social Media Communication – Website, Facebook, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCES:

  • Standard Municipal Administration Certification or a willingness to obtain.
  • Knowledge of taxation assessments and enforcement would be an asset.
  • Experience and knowledge in Munisoft Municipal software, Microsoft Word and Excel programs will be considered an asset.
  • Knowledge of payroll and ability to complete payroll requirements.

COMPENSATION:

  • Salary competitive with the UMAAS Salary Guidelines, MEPP Pension Plan, and a Group Benefits plan through SUMA.

Closing Date:     When the suitable candidate is found.

Please Mail, Fax, Email, or drop off your resume complete with references and wage expectations.

Town of Alameda
Box 36
Alameda, SK  S0C 0A0
Phone:  306-489-2077
Fax:  306-489-4602
Email: townofalameda@sasktel.net

We thank all applicants for applying, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

8/20/2021


Chief Administrative Officer, Resort Village of Chitek Lake

The Resort Village of Chitek Lake is currently accepting applications for the position of Chief Administrative Officer.

The Administrator will provide organizational leadership to municipal staff. This position is responsible to Council for providing overall administration of the Municipality and will ensure the effective utilization of the financial and administrative resources.

As the Administrator, you will have strong interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to build trusted relationships with internal and external stakeholders. You will be a strong decision maker with high integrity and have authentic leadership skills, providing guidance and support for staff and community. As the successful candidate, you will have a thorough understanding of municipal operations, including: legislation, finance, budgeting, infrastructure, planning and economic development. In addition to your understanding of municipal operations, you will have the knowledge of business, administration, financial management, strategic planning, policy development, and implementation, resource allocation and leadership.

As the successful candidate you will have a:

Certificate in Local Government Administration or be in the process of completing the LGA Courses.

Experience with MuniSoft software including the Tax Roll, Accounts Receivable, General Ledger, Accounts Payable and Bank Reconciliation programs.

Strong Communication, Management, Organizational and Interpersonal Skills.

Experience with Financial Planning and Asset Management

The Resort Village of Chitek Lake offers a competitive salary with a comprehensive benefits package including extended health and dental benefits, short-term disability and long-term disability. Salary will be determined based on qualifications and experience.

Please contact:

Danielle Vandale, CAIB
Acting Chief Administrative Officer
Resort Village of Chitek Lake
rvchitek@sasktel.net
(306) 984-2353

7/27/2021