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Directors of Community Services, City of Melfort

Reporting to the City Manager and accountable to Council, the Director of Community Services is an integral part of the City’s senior management team, providing strategic and operational leadership. The Director of Community Services is in continuous communication, both written and verbal, with stakeholders and a liaison with Council, council boards and committees, staff, and the public. In addition, the Director of Community Services ensures that Council, council boards and committees, quasi-judicial boards have the required information to make decisions.

The core functional areas the Director is responsible for include the development and utilization of City-owned Facilities, Parks & Open Spaces, Planning and Development, Building Inspections, and Cultural Programming.

POWERS, DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF THE DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY SERVICES

The Director of Community Services shall:

  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the department’s policies, programs, and resources to stated objectives, reviews issues and makes recommendations to the CITY MANAGER.
  • To prepare, present administrative reports for City Council. Committees of Council, appointed advisory boards or as required.
  • Attend Council Meetings.
  • Develops, for approval, department operating/capital budgets and long-range budgets that support the department’s mandate and meet the goals and objectives of Council’s Strategic Plan.
  • Provides approvals for procurement and authorizes payment to professionals and contractors as per policy.
  • Leads the development of greenfield and infill land development projects, including the budget, scope, quality and schedule.
  • Prepare reports recommending the sale price of city lots.
  • Develop and maintain policies for city land sales and development levies.
  • Delivers effective programming, ensures development, recommends implementation strategies, creates quality improvements and risk management programs.
  • Review and recommend all Zoning and Official Community Plan (OCP) Bylaw Amendments, and prepare sub-division applications to ensure that proposed developments comply with all applicable acts and regulations.
  • Coordinates subdivision applications.
  • Controls operational/capital requirements and maximizes efficiencies by seeking out grants, reviewing contracting opportunities, and utilizing volunteers.
  • Facilitates the relationship between user/community groups and the City’s facilities.
  • Through the department’s resources, direct the operation of the City’s facilities, keeping the community’s needs in proper focus.
  • Oversees, in cooperation with the Director of Utilities and Public Works, the operation and maintenance of City facilities, sports complex, parks and green spaces.
  • Hires, trains, evaluates and releases (as necessary) all subordinate staff within the approved collective agreement, personnel policies and legislation.
  • Develops a positive and initiative-taking Customer Service philosophy throughout the department. Responds to public inquiries and complaints according to approved procedures.
  • Directs and conducts research relative to bylaws, policies, management reports, etc. Ensures that relative departmental bylaws are up to date.
  • Provides visionary leadership and expertise and guidance and support to volunteers.
  • Meets regularly with the senior management team and Community Services staff to keep abreast of operations, facilitate two-way information exchange, and provide operational critique and improvement input.
  • Functions as a liaison to community service organizations requesting assistance in needs surveys, facility or program planning, equipment and program resources, and budgeting.
  • Plans, promotes, assists, develops, operates, and administers a broad range of recreation and cultural programs. Directing and coordinating staff in the implementation of programs and projects.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the CITY MANAGER.

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Consistently demonstrates reliability and integrity by following City guidelines, standards, regulations, and principles.
  • Adapts to new and changing conditions, priorities, technologies, and requirements.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, working effectively under the pressure of time limitations and constraints.
  • Works cooperatively and effectively to reach a common goal, fostering a collaborative work environment.
  • Communicates effectively, transmitting information consistently and clearly to citizens, Council, colleagues, and administration.
  • Understands and operates effectively within both the political environment of the Corporation and the community, diplomatically handling challenging situations.

EDUCATION, CREDENTIALS AND EXPERIENCE

The ideal candidate will have the following education and credentials:

  • A college diploma or university degree in Planning or a related field is desirable.
  • A Registered Professional Planner registered with SPPI is considered an asset.
  • Five years of experience in a municipal government environment.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Salary Range

  • $91,811 – $114,764

To explore this opportunity, please email your resume, marked “Director of Community Services Confidential,” to employment@melfort.ca

The City of Melfort thanks all prospective applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The competition will remain open until the position is filled.

01/10/2022


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

Position will stay available until filled.

Thank you to all that apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

01/10/2022


Administrative Assistant, Town of Qu’Appelle

The Town of Qu’Appelle invites applications from qualified persons for the position of Administrative Assistant.

This position reports to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and is responsible for the routine administrative functioning in the municipal office.  These responsibilities and duties include but are not limited to:

Responsibilities and Duties: 

  • Reception duties; Customer service; General office duties such as receipting, making and receiving phone calls.
  • Daily correspondence; Filing; Data entry.
  • Composing and typing correspondence and reports.
  • Acting as a liaison between the municipality and the public.
  • Accounting duties -Receivables; Payables; Preparing bank deposits.
  • Utility billing and collections as well as collections for taxes
  • Website  and facebook maintenance
  • Assist with Grant Applications & programs.
  • Various other duties as directed by the CAO from time to time.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum high school diploma
  • Proficient knowledge in Microsoft Office software, Microsoft Word and Excel programs.
  • Experience with the Munisoft applications will be an asset.
  • Bondable
  • Exceptional interpersonal, administrative, organizational, communication (written and verbal) skills and the ability to multitask.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Basic accounting skills are considered an asset
  • Preference will be given to someone who possess or are willing to obtain a Certificate “C” in Local Government Authority.

This position is directly responsible to the Chief Administrative Officer.  The successful candidate will have the opportunity to expand in the position with training and education.

The Town of Qu’Appelle offers a competitive salary with a comprehensive benefits package.  Salary will be determined based on qualifications and experience.  A clear criminal record check will be required.  Please submit a cover letter and resume including three work related references by mail, email or fax to:

Town of Qu’Appelle
Box 60,
Qu’ Appelle, Sask.  S0G 4A0
Fax:      (306) 699-2306
Email:  adminquappelle@sasktel.net

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position.  However, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.  Applications will be accepted until January 14th, 2022 or until the position is filled. Any questions can be directed to the town office at (306) 699-2281

12/31/2021


Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), Town of Qu’Appelle

The Town of Qu’Appelle invites applications from qualified persons for the position of Chief Administrative Officer (CAO).

This position is responsible to council for the overall administration, financial management and human resource management of the municipality and will report directly to them.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Assisting council in setting the direction of the Town by providing guidance and advice based on requirements of legislation, trend and best practices;
  • Overseeing all Town of Qu’Appelle operations;
  • Overseeing the planning, directing and supervising of all Town employees;
  • Monitoring and controlling spending within the program budgets established by Council;
  • Preparing and maintain files and records in accordance with legislation;
  • Developing, implementing and administering policies and bylaws of the Town;
  • Ensuring the Town’s bylaws, resolutions, regulations and legislations are executed and enforced;
  • Educating and informing the public of Town bylaws, resolutions, regulations and policies;
  • Prepare and organize the agendas for all municipal meeting;
  • Prepare meeting minutes and attend all regular, special and council appointed meetings;
  • Administer the property assessment and taxation process including the collection of taxes;
  • Administer the utility roll and utility records including the collection of utility revenue.
  • Seek out and apply for grants
  • Community minded ideals.
  • Any and all duties as assigned by council from time to time.

Qualifications:

  • Preference will be given to a candidate who possesses a minimum of a Standard Certificate in Local Government Authority and is eligible for membership within UMAAS. A combination of suitable qualifications, education and experience may be considered.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate positively with council and members of the public.
  • Experience and knowledge in Munisoft software, Microsoft Word and Excel programs.
  • Strong communication, management, organizational and interpersonal skills.

The Town of Qu’Appelle offers a competitive salary with a comprehensive benefits package.  Salary will be determined based on qualifications and experience.  A clear criminal record check will be required.  Please submit a cover letter and resume including three work related references by mail, email or fax to:

Mail:
Town of Qu’Appelle
Box 60,
Qu’ Appelle, Sask.
S0G 4A0
Fax:      (306) 699-2306
Email to:  adminquappelle@sasktel.net

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position.  However, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.  Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.  Any questions can be directed to the town office at (306) 699-2281.

12/31/2021


Administrator, Town of Lampman

The Town of Lampman is accepting resumes for a qualified person to fulfill the full-time position of Administrator.

Reporting directly to Council, the Administrator provides recommendations and information to Council on a timely basis within the legislative requirements to ensure the policies, bylaws and directives of Council are carried out in a professional and timely manner.

Preference will be given to a candidate who possesses a minimum of a Standard Certificate in Local Government Authority and is eligible for membership within UMAAS.  A combination of suitable qualifications, education and experience may be considered.

The successful applicant is preferred to possess the following qualifications:

  • Extensive knowledge of accounting and payroll policies and procedures;
  • Experience in a public sector workplace;
  • Strong computer, communication, and organizational skills;
  • Experience working with R & M software;
  • Ability to motivate and lead a team of employees;
  • Discretion with matters pertaining to confidentiality;
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work, and meet strict deadlines while maintaining a high degree of accuracy;
  • Ability to interpret policies, bylaws, and legislation appropriately when responding to situations or requests;
  • Be bondable.

A competitive salary will be reflective of the individual’s relative experience and in line with the UMAAS Salary Guidelines, and pension & comprehensive benefit package through SUMA is available to the successful candidate.

Resumes may be sent to the mailing address or email address below and will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found:

Town of Lampman
Box 70
Lampman, Sask  S0C 1N0
Email: lampman@sasktel.net

Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Any questions can be directed to the town office at (306) 487-2462.

12/23/2021


Administrative Assistant, Town of Lampman

The Town of Lampman is currently seeking an Administrative Assistant.

Key Responsibilities:

General Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Administrator, the Administrative Assistant is responsible for the routine administrative functioning in the municipal office. These duties include but are not limited to:

  • Composing and typing correspondence and reports;
  • Acting as a liaison between the municipality and the public;
  • Making and receiving phone calls;
  • Accounts payable and accounts receivable administration;
  • Filing and organizing as requested;
  • Any duties as assigned by the Administrator.

Academic and Professional Qualifications:

  • Minimum high school diploma;
  • Certificate in Local Government Administration is an asset;
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office products and business equipment;
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, with high attention to detail;
  • Excellent customer service skills, ability to maintain discretion and respect confidentiality;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Strong communication and organization skills.

Wage is negotiable based upon qualifications and experience.

Resumes may be sent to the mailing address or email address shown below and will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found:

Town of Lampman
Box 70
Lampman, Sask  S0C 1N0
Email:   lampman@sasktel.net

Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Any questions can be directed to the town office at (306) 487-2462

12/23/2021


Administrator, Village of Makwa

Start Date: Immediate or as may be negotiated

Wage: Per UMAAS salary guidelines, negotiable pending certifications, qualifications and experience.  (see umaas.ca)

Hours of Work: Approx. 24-30 hours/week, negotiable.

Office Hours: Flexible subject to approval

Application Deadline: Position open until filled.

The Village of Makwa invites applications for the position of Administrator.  This position will support the Village Mayor and Council in their roles and will be the overall head of municipal Operations.  An office clerk is employed for roughly 2 days per week to assist the Administrator.

Strong preference will be given to candidates who have an Urban Standard Certificate. Consideration will be given to those willing to take the necessary training and certification.

Duties are as per The Municipalities Act and include, but are not limited to:

  • Accounting and Records Management
  • Formulation and administration of municipal bylaws and policies
  • Property Assessment, Tax Levy, Collection and Enforcement
  • Budgeting and financial reporting
  • Accounts Receivable/Payable and Utility Billing
  • Receipting payments and providing quality customer service
  • Planning and Development
  • Elections as the Returning Officer
  • Supporting Council (meetings, recording of minutes, advise on legislative requirements)
  • Communications, Correspondence and Public Relations
  • Report to and liaise with other levels of government
  • Seek out and apply for grants

Work in small municipal governments requires diplomacy and discretion along with strict adherence to legislation. Candidates need a high degree of integrity with a track record of sound decision making, excellent interpersonal skills, and innovative problem solving. Experience working with boards and committees and/or other municipalities is desirable.

Qualifications:

  • Proficient in MS Office applications
  • Bondable and Confidential
  • Exceptional interpersonal, administrative, organizational, communication (written and verbal) skills and the ability to multitask.
  • Basic accounting skills are considered an asset

The Village of Makwa offers a competitive pension, benefits and salary package, which will be determined based on the candidate’s certification, education and experience. Thank you to all that apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please submit a detailed resume providing at least two work related references and salary expectations to:

Village of Makwa

Attn: Ferne Hebig, R.M.A., (306) 281-3860
Email: villageofmakwa@sasktel.net
Box 159, Makwa, SK  S0M 1N0

Village Office Phone: (306) 236-3919

12/13/2021


Part-time Administrative Assistant, Village of Young

Hours of Work: Minimum of three (3) days per week

Wage: Based upon experience

Qualifications:

  • Proficient in MS Office applications
  • Bondable
  • Confidential
  • Exceptional interpersonal, administrative, organizational, communication (written and verbal) skills and the ability to multitask.
  • Basic accounting skills are considered an asset
  • Preference will be given to someone who possess or are willing to obtain a Certificate “C” in Local Government Authority

Duties:

  • Reception duties; Customer service; General office duties.
  • Daily correspondence; Filing; Data entry.
  • Accounting duties -Receivables; Payables; Preparing bank deposits.
  • Utility billing and collections
  • Website maintenance
  • Assist with Grant Applications & programs.
  • Assist with Rec Board secretary/treasurer duties.
  • Various other duties as directed by the Administrator.

This position is directly responsible to the Administrator.  The successful candidate will have the opportunity to expand in the position with training and education.

This position will remain open until filled, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Interested applicants should apply with a resume stating qualifications, experience and references to:

The Village of Young
Box 359
Young SK S0K 4Y0
villageoffice@young.ca

12/9/2021


Village Administrator, Northern Village of Pinehouse

Permanent Full-time Position

The Northern Village of Pinehouse is looking for a Village Administrator. This position will support the Village Mayor and Council in their roles and will be the overall head of Administration. Pinehouse is a thriving culture-based indigenous community in North-Central Saskatchewan. The village strives to be an engaged and diverse employer with approximately 17 employees, increasing to over 30 during the summer months. The Northern Village of Pinehouse is offering candidates an opportunity to gain knowledge and enhance their careers while working in a municipal environment.

Overall Tasks:

  • Accounting and Records Management
  • Formulation and administration of municipal bylaws
  • Maintenance of the assessment records
  • Conducting taxation procedures and collection
  • Budgeting and financial reporting
  • Planning and Development Procedures
  • Election Procedures
  • Supporting Council in preparation of meetings and recording of minutes and resolutions, and advise on legislative requirements
  • Communications and Public Relations
  • Safekeeping of all municipal records
  • Information management and Automated programs and processes
  • Report to and liaise with other levels of government as and when required
  • Seek out and apply for grants

Work in rural municipal governments requires diplomacy and discretion along with strict adherence to legislation. We are looking for candidates who can demonstrate a high degree of integrity and conscientiousness with a track record of sound decision making, excellent interpersonal skills, innovative problem solving and experience working with boards and committees and/or other municipalities.

The Northern Village of Pinehouse offers a competitive benefits and salary package, which will be determined based on the candidate’s education and experience in municipal policy. Preference will be given to candidates with a certificate in Local Government Authority or Advanced Certificate in Local Government Authority and eligible for membership with UMAAS or equivalent or must have the willingness to obtain certification.

Experience:

  • 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 combination of relevant training and senior leadership experience.
  • A comprehensive understanding of the financial and budgeting process.
  • Appreciation of the legislative process and ability to work with The Northern Municipalities Act 2010, and numerous other provincial acts.
  • Demonstrated experience in strategic planning, organizational development and achieving results in building team relations.
  • An understanding and appreciation of the rural lifestyle, cultural awareness, and sensitivity.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Organizational skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Intermediate keyboarding and computer skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe, Teams, Zoom, etc. Knowledge of Munisoft Software (GL, AP, AR, Tax and Utility Rolls, and Payroll) considered an asset.
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Intermediate accounting skills

Successful candidate will work out of the office on a full-time basis (40 hours per week)

Application Deadline: The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

To apply please submit your resume and cover letter directly to Billie Jo Natomagan, Human Resource Committee Chairperson at: nvp.billie@sasktel.net

The Northern Village of Pinehouse thanks all applicants for their interest in this employment opportunity but only those applicants invited for an interview will be contacted.

11/22/2021


Administrator, Town of Blaine Lake

The Town of Blaine Lake invites applications from qualified persons for the position of Administrator.

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

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Assisting council in setting the direction of the Town by providing guidance and advice based on requirements of legislation, trend and best practices;
  • Overseeing all Town of Blaine Lake operations;
  • Overseeing the planning, directing and supervising of all Town employees;
  • Monitoring and controlling spending within the program budgets established by Council;
  • Preparing and maintain files and records in accordance with legislation;
  • Developing, implementing and administering policies and bylaws of the Town;
  • Ensuring the Town’s bylaws, resolutions, regulations and legislations are executed and enforced;
  • Educating and informing the public of Town bylaws, resolutions, regulations and policies;
  • Prepare and organize the agendas for all municipal meeting;
  • Prepare meeting minutes and attend all regular, special and council appointed meetings;
  • Administer the property assessment and taxation process including the collection of taxes;
  • Administer the utility roll and utility records including the collection of utility revenue.

Qualifications:

  • Standard Municipal Administration Certification or a willingness to obtain.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate positively with council and members of the public.
  • Experience and knowledge in Munisoft software, Microsoft Word and Excel programs.
  • Strong communication, management, organizational and interpersonal skills.

The Town of Blaine Lake offers a competitive salary with a comprehensive benefits package.  Salary will be determined based on qualifications and experience. A clear criminal record check will be required.  Please send resume with references.

Please apply to:  blainelake@sasktel.net

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position.  However, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

11/2/2021


Administrator, Town of Southey

The Town of Southey invites applications from qualified persons for the position of Administrator.

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

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Assisting council in setting the direction of the Town by providing guidance and advice based on requirements of legislation, trend and best practices;
  • Overseeing all Town of Southey operations;
  • Overseeing the planning, directing and supervising of all Town employees;
  • Monitoring and controlling spending within the program budgets established by Council;
  • Preparing and maintain files and records in accordance with legislation;
  • Developing, implementing and administering policies and bylaws of the Town;
  • Ensuring the Town’s bylaws, resolutions, regulations and legislations are executed and enforced;
  • Educating and informing the public of Town bylaws, resolutions, regulations and policies;
  • Prepare and organize the agendas for all municipal meeting;
  • Prepare meeting minutes and attend all regular, special and council appointed meetings;
  • Administer the property assessment and taxation process including the collection of taxes;
  • Administer the utility roll and utility records including the collection of utility revenue.

Qualifications:

  • Standard Municipal Administration Certification or a willingness to obtain.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate positively with council and members of the public.
  • Experience and knowledge in Munisoft software, Microsoft Word and Excel programs.
  • Strong communication, management, organizational and interpersonal skills.

The Town of Southey offers a competitive salary with a comprehensive benefits package.  Salary will be determined based on qualifications and experience.

Please apply to:  townofsouthey@sasktel.net

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position.  However, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

10/27/2021


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


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