Now Hiring… Chief Administrative Officer

Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) Town of Kelvington, SK

 

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

 

The Town of Kelvington invites applications for the position of Chief Administrative Officer (CAO).

 

Job Summary

We are seeking a progressive individual with the ability to work with the Town of Kelvington Council and employees, meet deadlines and achieve targets. The CAO, reporting to the Town of Kelvington Council, is the administrative head of the Municipality. The CAO provides valued, unbiased and strategic advice to the Town of Kelvington Council. The successful candidate will work closely with senior management.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: interpreting and applying legislation; maintaining accounting records; managing financial resources; all municipal accounting required, Assessment and taxation, tax enforcement, liability statements, payroll processing, accounts payable and receivable, utility billings, knowledge of Community Planning and development and all applicable processes, municipal budget preparation, preparing financial statements, collecting revenues and controlling expenditures; project management and all other duties as outlined in the Municipalities Act. The successful candidate must be bondable.

 

Skills and qualifications: 

  •  Certified in Local Government Administration and possess a Standard Certificate, as per the requirements of the Urban Municipal Administrators Association of Saskatchewan.
  • Although the Council would prefer a fully trained individual, consideration may be given to a candidate willing to obtain the required qualifications.
  • Demonstrated computer knowledge (Munisoft and all applicable software, MS office, MS windows, MS excel and Word computer programs as well as all the associated databases etc.)
  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills as well as time management skills.
  • Must be able to deal effectively and sufficiently with the Public in a positive manner.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Experience working with volunteers and/or elected officials
  • The successful candidate must relocate upon hiring or reside within Kelvington or the Kelvington limits of bordering RMs.

Salary, with a comprehensive benefits package is based on education and experience and follows the UMAAS Salary guidelines. Qualified candidates are requested to submit a detailed resume and cover letter, with references to Kelvington Town Council, Box 10, Kelvington SK S0A 1W0 Fax: 306-327-4946. Visit us at www.townofkelvington.com

 

The job posting will remain open until a successful candidate is chosen.

 

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