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Chief Administrator Officer, Northern Village of La Loche

The Northern Village of La Loche offers a unique career opportunity to be the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) in a growing, thriving community of 2800 residents. La Loche offers a wide range of recreational, cultural and social amenities.

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

The Village Council is seeking candidates with an Urban “Class C” or Standard Certificate (or higher) in Local Government Administration (or equivalent) who wish to advance their career and provide administrative leadership.

Municipal experience in planning and development, regional cooperation and public relations, excellent verbal and written communication skills, supervisory skills along with strong financial skills including tax policy and awareness of cultural diversity are attributes needed for the job. Experience with SAGE software is an asset. This position offers a competitive salary and uses the UMAAS Salary Schedule as a guide; the right candidate can expect a salary and benefit package that reflects the level of experience.

You may forward a resume, cover letter and a list of three (3) references by fax, mail or email to:

Mayor Robert St. Pierre
Northern Village of La Loche
Box 310
La Loche, SK S0M 1G0
Fax: 306-822-2078
Email: nor.vill.laloche@sasktel.net

Deadline for applications is June 15th, 2018.

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

Posted 5/29/2018


Executive Director, Quill Lakes Watershed Association

The Organization

The Quill Lakes Watershed Association (QLWA) was established by Order-In-Council under the Saskatchewan Watershed Association Act in 2016. The QLWA is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of elected officials from rural and urban municipalities in Quill Lakes basin whose mandate is to proactively manage water and land resources within the basin.

The rising water levels of the Quill Lakes and the ensuing impacts on private property and public infrastructure are the primary concerns of the QLWA. Accordingly, options are being considered to alleviate flooding and erosion in the area which balance environmental, social, recreational and economic interests.

The Position

The Executive Director provides administrative leadership to meet these challenges. Working closely with the Executive Committee and reporting to the Board, the Executive Director is responsible for the operations and achieving the mission and objectives of the Board.

The Individual

The Board of Directors is seeking an individual whose has strong organizational, planning, and communication skills and exercises sound judgement and strategic thinking - able to work independently with confidence to take initiative, responsive to member concerns and aware of public interests and issues. Experience in advocacy work and running a not-for-profit organization would be assets.

Competitive Salary and Benefits
Closing Date: June 15, 2018
Submit cover letter and resume to Interim Executive Director
Email: keith2005@sasktel.net

For further information go to www.quilllakeswatershed.com

Posted 5/16/2018


Assistant Administrator (Maternity Leave), Town of Lashburn

The Town of Lashburn is accepting applications for an Assistant Administrator for a Maternity Position beginning June 25, 2018.

The successful candidate will have knowledge of municipal accounting practices and procedures, payroll, as well as strong computer skills including proficient use of Microsoft Word and Excel, knowledge of the Munisoft system is an asset, ability to communicate to other staff members and the public, have the ability to tackle/resource new ideas and issues, have organizational skills and has their Local Government Administration Certificate, or a minimum of 3 years of municipal administrative experience.

Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resume by May 31, 2018 by Mail, Fax or Email to the following:

Town of Lashburn
Attention: Vicki Seabrook, Administrator
Box 328
Lashburn, Saskatchewan
S0M 1H0
Phone: 306-285-3533
Fax: 306-285-3358
Email: townoflashburn@sasktel.net

Only suitable candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Posted 5/10/2018


Administrator, Resort Village of Grandview Beach

The Resort Village of Grandview Beach is accepting applications for a part-time (approximately 50 hrs/mth) qualified Administrator with a start date as soon as possible. Grandview Beach does not have an on-site office and therefore the successful applicant would be required to work out of their home (preferably in Regina). In addition to a monthly salary, proportional compensation will be provided for office expenses required such as Internet, telephone, office space etc.

Applicants should have the following qualifications:

  • Strong communication, time management, organizational and personable skills
  • Experience with budgeting, financial operations, taxation, and legislative interpretation
  • Experience with MuniSoft software would be a definite asset
  • Standard Certificate (Urban C) in Local Government Administration (or a willingness to work towards obtaining this certificate may be considered)

Under the authority and direction of Council, the Administrator is responsible for the implementation of all policies and legislation in accordance with the Saskatchewan Municipalities Act.

The Resort Village of Grandview Beach offers a competitive salary based on the Urban Municipal Administrators’ Association (UMAAS) and a comprehensive benefit package.

Interested candidates are invited to email their resumes with a cover letter and 2 previous employment references to Lorraine Snell @ snell.lorraine@yahoo.ca. If you have any questions regarding this position please email Lorraine Snell at the above email address. Please note that a Criminal Record Check will also be required.

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

Posted 5/9/2018


Treasurer, Town of La Ronge

Situated 240 kms north of Prince Albert on an excellent highway, the community of La Ronge lies on the shores of Lac La Ronge, a lake in the Canadian Shield with over 1,305 islands and a shoreline of 1,015 kms. Our community is transforming itself and we seek an experienced Treasurer to participate as a member of our senior management team.

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), the Treasurer has overall management and direction of the financial affairs for the Municipality and provides strategic advice to the CAO and Council.

The preferred candidate will hold an accounting designation, post-secondary qualifications in commerce or related business field, and a minimum of five years accounting related experience, three in a supervisory capacity. For those without a designation, extensive experience with Munisoft software will be considered a strong asset.

Accounting, financial statement preparation, financial controlling, strategic planning and budgeting are key technical requirements. The successful candidate should also possess strong interpersonal and excellent communication skills.

The Town of La Ronge offers a competitive compensation package. A complete copy of the employee benefit program is available upon request. The salary range is between $80,000 and $105,000.

Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment and handled in confidence Qualified applicants are invited to submit their CV or resume with cover letter, no later than May 25 @ 4:00 PM to:

CAO
P.O. Box 5680
La Ronge, Saskatchewan
S0J 1L0
Phone: (306) 425-2066
Fax: (306) 425-3883
Email: administrator.laronge@sasktel.com

Posted 4/19/2018


Software Support Technician, Munisoft

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

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

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

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

Key Responsibilities

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

Requirements

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

Assets

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

Compensation

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

Top reasons to become part of the MuniSoft family:

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

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

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

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

Posted 4/9/2018


Chief Administrative Officer, Grandview Municipality (Manitoba)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Posted 4/6/2018


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

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

Job Summary:

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

Skills and qualifications:

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

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

Posted 4/5/2018


Urban Municipal Administrator, Resort Village of Aquadeo

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

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

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

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

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

Posted 4/4/2018


Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), Town of Sylvan Lake

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

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

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

Posted 2/15/2018


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Posted 1/30/2018


Administrator, Town of Kerrobert

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Posted 1/9/2018