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City Assessor, City of Humboldt

The City of Humboldt invites the submission of applications for the Full-Time Permanent position of City Assessor.  Under the direction of the Director of Corporate Services; the City Assessor will prepare the tax roll each year and account for all tax collections and prepare remittances to other taxing authorities. The individual will provide taxpayers assistance by email, telephone and in written correspondence relative to tax information, payments, and general assessment information.  The position also includes reconciling and issuing all tax prepayments, assessment/tax notices and tax reminders as well as recording changes to ownership and issuing tax certificates.  The City Assessor will assist the City Clerk with minutes, agendas and other duties as required by Council.

Qualifications:  A degree or diploma in Public or Business Administration from a University of College.  Experience working in a municipal government setting, especially with prior tax roll administration, is preferred. Proficient in Microsoft office and experience with Microsoft Dynamics/Great Plains software will be considered a strong asset.  Strong written and oral communications skills is essential.

Located in the central part of Saskatchewan, one-hour east of Saskatoon on Highway #5, the City of Humboldt is a thriving, dynamic community for business, industry, health, education and culture with a population of 6,100 and a trading area population of over 30,000

The City offers a comprehensive benefits package and the opportunity to challenge your expertise in an evolving, growing community.  Renumeration for this position ranges from $51,425 to $61,737 based on level of qualification and experience.  Qualified individuals should forward their resumes, along with a cover letter demonstrating how your qualifications and/or experience match the position applied for by December 11, 2020 to:

Lori Yaworski, Director of Corporate Services/City Clerk
P.O. Box 640 – 715 Main Street
Humboldt, SK    S0K 2A0
Fax: (306) 682-3144
Email:  cityclerk@humboldt.ca

11/30/2020


City Clerk, City of Saskatoon

The City of Saskatoon is undertaking a transformational journey and the organization is looking for strategic and visionary leaders to help reach their goal of building a citizen-centric culture and becoming a world-class organization and employer. Reporting directly to City Council and as a member of the City’s Executive Team, you will have the opportunity to drive change and have a significant impact in the lives of all residents and businesses, while embracing the organization’s core values of people matter, courage, integrity, respect, safety and trust. As the City continues its workplace transformation journey to meet the changing needs of the community, this role offers an opportunity of a lifetime.

The City is positioning itself to create meaningful change within the organization and by focusing on developing internal capabilities through mentorship and coaching, the City will become the workplace it is striving to be. These initiatives will involve strengthening the culture with focus and intentionality, aligning the purpose of the organization at every level, creating a collaborative decision-making process built upon transparency, trust, and communication, and finally focusing and investing in their people, tools, and processes. This will build the City into an organization with the capacity and flexibility to deal with a changing external environment in an effective and open manner.

Reporting to City Council, the City Clerk functions as the Corporate Secretary for the City of Saskatoon, providing leadership, management, and administration of the City Clerk’s Office, delivering open, accessible, and impartial government to citizens, city council and administration. The position is responsible for providing governance and legislative support and services to City Council and its various committees, the preparation, maintenance, custody and management of official city records, including the City Archives, administering municipal elections, and administration of access to information and protection of privacy legislation.

As the City Clerk, you will have a passion for municipal governance, compliance and record keeping while championing the  importance of strong policies and procedures that support the effective delivery of administrative, legistlative and support services for council. You will have strong interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to build trusted relationships with internal and external stakeholders and focus on meeting the needs of the citizens of Saskatoon. You will be a strong decision maker with authentic leadership skills, providing guidance, support and development of your staff. As the successful candidate, you will work with integrity, showing accountability over your department. You will be a champion for change, and foster innovation inside the organization. The City Clerk will be a collaborative leader, capable of strategic thinking and successfully navigating a political environment. You will have an understanding of municipal operations, and a strong business and financial acumen.

As the successful candidate, you will have a university degree in Public Administration, Business, Management or a related discipline and ten years of related municipal and managerial experience. A Certificate in Local Government Administration, Advanced Local Government Authority, or Level II NACLAA would be considered an asset. You will have a passion for municipal government, and a genuine interest and positive track record working with elected officials, community volunteers, and the general public.

To apply for this position or learn more, please submit your application and related materials to opportunities@boyden.com and state the title of the position in the subject line of your e-mail.

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

11/26/2020


Assistant Administrator, Town of Kelvington

The Town of Kelvington is seeking a self-motivated individual, willing to learn, with great oral & written communication skills, and attention to detail. Knowledge in Munisoft software is an asset. Excellent computer skills are required, website maintenance would be an asset. The successful applicant must be willing to work towards obtaining certification in Local Government Administration Program. The Town offers a competitive salary and benefits package based on experience and qualifications.
To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume listing qualifications, work experience and 2 references.

35 hours/week with expected started date of Jan 4, 2021

Please submit by Dec 24, 2020 at noon to:

Town of Kelvington
Box 10
Kelvington, SK
S0A 1W0

Email Kelvington.admin@sasktel.net or fax 306-327-4946

For more information you can contact the Town Office at 306-327-4482.

We thank those who apply, however only the successful applicants will be contacted for an interview.

11/26/2020


Planner, Town of Lumsden & RM of Lumsden No. 189

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for the Town of Lumsden & RM of Lumsden No. 189, the Planner will play a key role work that requires the application of professional planning techniques and principles.

Responsibilities include:

  • Timely, effective and correct assessment of land use, planning, subdivision and development proposals.
  • Working directly with developers, surveyors, engineers, stakeholders and the public to promote and enable sustainable community development through the implementation of development policies and bylaws.
  • Provide detailed technical information and recommendations through written reports, public responses, studies and presentations on current planning issues and the implications of development proposals, land use and development.
  • Review drawings, specifications, plans and applications to make sure they comply with municipal specifications.
  • Represent the respective municipalities while participating in meetings of Committee and Council, with other municipalities, at public meetings, public hearings, appeal hearings and in discussions with consultants, contractors and developers.
  • Provide recommendations regarding Zoning Bylaw, Official Community Plan Bylaw and other planning-related bylaw amendments as well as studies or special projects.
  • Supervise assigned staff; assists with hiring, establishes work assignments and directs planning staff.

Successful Applicants will:

  • Have a university degree in urban and/or rural planning or a related discipline and six years of experience.
  • Possession of full membership standing in the Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP), Saskatchewan Professional Planners Institute (SPPI).
  • Demonstrate research and presentation skills, project management experience, understanding of land development and municipal policy planning.
  • Proven Intermediate or stronger Microsoft Office skills, design software and GIS skills
  • Enjoy direct liaison with clients and government approval agencies;
  • Demonstrate design software and GIS skills using: ArcGIS and AutoCAD;
  • Possess critical thinking and interpersonal skills and a strong attention to detail;
  • Understand the importance of initiative, independence and problem solving;
  • Have the capacity to work collaboratively, merging the areas of planning, architecture, design, and landscape architecture for the public interest;
  • Demonstrate excellent English written and oral communication skills, including public consultation;
  • Possess a valid driver’s license.

Compensation:

The salary ranges from $70,245 – $96,250.  Pension and benefit packages are also offered.  This is a management position and includes the direction and supervision of a Junior Planner.  It will be necessary to work overtime from time to time, that is included in your salary, to complete duties and tasks in a timely manner or to meet deadlines.  Office hours are from 8:00-4:00 and include 7 regular hours, .5 hour banked toward an EDO and .5 hour unpaid lunch break.  You will be required to attend Council meetings, typically 4 per month (3 of which are held in the evening).  Time-in-lieu (at 1.0x) is earned for meetings you attend outside of regular office hours.

Qualified candidates should apply by submitting their resume to m.merkosky@lumsden.ca

To learn more about the Town of Lumsden and RM of Lumsden please visit http://www.lumsden.ca

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

11/26/2020


Administrator, Village of Viscount (Maternity Leave)

Date Posted: November 20, 2020
Location: Village of Viscount
Employment Term: Full Time – 30hrs/wk.

The Village of Viscount invites applications for a Certified Administrator for a one-year maternity leave.

Ideally, the successful candidate would train for approximately 5-8 weeks with the Administrator prior to her maternity leave. The potential start date would be between January 1st to February 15th, 2021.

The Municipal Office is located in Viscount, SK and is open Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Village Office is a shared office with Long Lake Insurance.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A Certificate in Local Government Authority or equivalent;
  • A minimum “Standard” certificate of qualification or equivalent;
  • A membership with the Municipalities of Saskatchewan is an asset;
  • Experience with budgeting, financial operations, assessment, taxation and general office management;
  • Excellent organization skills;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Strong computer skills including experience with MuniSoft programs;
  • The Village of Viscount offers competitive salaries and benefits.

Application period will remain open until January 8th, 2021 or until the position has been filled.

Applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and detailed resume including references, and salary 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 you may call the Administrator, Cyla Quiring at 306-944-2199.

11/24/2020


Administrator, Village of Wilcox

The Village of Wilcox invite applications for a qualified Administrator to join the office.  The Village of Wilcox operates out of the municipal office in Wilcox, which is 30 minutes south of Regina and approximately 45 minutes from both Moose Jaw and Weyburn. The Village offers many amenities in addition to a K-8 elementary school and a private high school (Athol Murray College of Notre Dame).

The Administrator is responsible for the administration of the municipality under the direction of Council and in accordance with The Municipalities Act, related legislation and regulations, and bylaws, policies and procedures as established by the Village.

This position requires a minimum Urban Standard Certificate. Preference will be given to applicants with experience as well as an advanced Urban Certificate. The Village follows the UMAAS Salary guide when determining salary. This position could be flexible for the right applicant. The Village would ideally be looking for someone qualified that is looking to work approximately 3 days a week, or a schedule that could be mutually decided.

Experience with Munisoft software as well as with Microsoft Office would be an asset. This position also requires excellent oral and written communication skills.

A comprehensive employee benefits package is also available.

If the position described is what you have been looking for, please send your resume to the address below along with details of your municipal experience, qualifications, salary expected and three work-related references.

Applications must be in the hands of the Hiring Committee by 4:00 p.m. December 10th, 2020.

ATTENTION:
Hiring Committee,
Village of Wilcox
P.O. Box 219
Wilcox, Sask.   S0G 5E0

or e-mail to:
villagewilcox@sasktel.net

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

11/19/2020


Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), Town of Regina Beach

Nestled in the shores of Last Mountain Lake, Regina Beach is a four-season resort community of over 1000 permanent residents and as many seasonal cottage owners. The Town enjoys a wide range of social and cultural amenities together with year round recreational facilities. The Town is situated 50 kilometers from the capital city and offers K to 8 schooling and primary health care.

To learn more about the Town go to www.reginabeach.ca

Our incoming Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) will be responsible for all facets of the Town’s municipal operations. Taking direction from Mayor and Council, the CAO will work with Council and staff to develop and implement policies and procedures to achieve the Town’s long term goals while delivering quality municipal services. Building positive and trusted working relationships with Council, staff and the community requires solid interpersonal and communicative abilities.

You must have proven leadership skills as a facilitator, decision maker, change agent and importantly, as a team player for Council to reach its goals and to enable staff to achieve their full potential – respected leadership will be complemented with strong organizational skills to direct a permanent full-time administrative staff of four and an outside work force of six plus seasonal and contract employees.

Ideally, the preferred candidate should have a Standard LGA Certificate with five or more years of municipal experience. Consideration will also be given to candidates who have senior management experience in related fields and are committed to take the necessary LGA classes to become fully certified.

Candidates interested in this excellent career opportunity should email their resume with a cover letter and references by November 30, 2020 to:

CAO Search Committee
caosearchrb@sasktel.net

Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

11/05/2020


Administrator, Village of Windthorst

The Village of Windthorst is currently accepting applications to fill a one-year term Administration position. This position will commence December 1, 2020. An earlier start date may be negotiated.

The successful candidate will report directly to Council and will be responsible for the complete management of the municipality’s affairs. Proven ability in the areas of human resources management, public relations and the ability to perform statutory duties of the Clerk, Treasurer, and Assessor for the community is required.

The ideal candidate will have a Standard or Class “C” Certificate in Local Government Administration from the Urban Board of Examiners. Preference will be given to those with experience in municipal administration.

Applicants are invited to submit their resume by mail, fax, email, or in person stating their qualifications, experience and references along with a cover letter stating salary expectations to:

Village of Windthorst
PO Box 98
Windthorst, SK S0G 5G0
Fax: 306 224 4610
Email: village.windthorst@sasktel.net

Position open until filled. For more information regarding this position, please contact Harley McCarthy at the Village Office, 306 224 2033. We thank all applications for their interest in this position, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

10/2/2020


Assistant Administrator, Town of Gravelbourg

The Town of Gravelbourg is currently seeking applications for the position of Assistant Administrator.

The Assistant Administrator duties and responsibility includes providing administrative support to the CAO to ensure efficient operation of the office. You will support managers and employees through a variety of tasks related to organization and communication. The successful applicant will be expected to have the education, skills, and abilities to perform beyond entry-level. In addition, the successful applicant will be expected to have or obtain a Standard Municipal Administration Certification.

Responsibilities but not limited to:

  • Bookkeeping and accounting including bank reconciliation and financial statements
  • Prepare utility and other municipal related billings
  • Prepare GST returns
  • Prepares and processes monthly payroll
  • Assist in the preparation of regularly scheduled reports
  • Assessments
  • taxes
  • A complete job duty list is available at the Town office

Requirements

  • Experience/education in accounting
  • Standard Municipal Administration Certification or be willing to obtain
  • Proven administration experience
  • Knowledge of office management systems and procedures
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office

This position is out of scope.

To Apply, please forward a cover letter and resume to cao@gravelbourg.ca.  or by mailing to Box 359, Gravelbourg SK., S0H 1X0 or by dropping off at the office in a sealed envelope to the attention of the CAO and marked “confidential”.

Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.

9/16/2020


Full-Time Finance Officer, One Year Term, Town of Grenfell

The Town of Grenfell is currently accepting resumes for a full-time Finance Officer for a one year term 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 programing.

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 important role in the municipality’s success. Council is prepared to compensate the right candidate with a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package.

If you meet the minimum skills and qualifications, 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, as the position is open until filled:

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

Inquires 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.

7/13/2020