Municipal District of Bighorn, AB
Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
The Municipal District (MD) of Bighorn is nestled in the foothills of the Canadian Rockies, and is located less than an hour directly west of the City of Calgary, less than 30 minutes east of the Town of Banff, and just north-east of the Town of Canmore. There is an overall population of approximately 1,598 (2021 Federal Census), and the MD includes the hamlets of Benchlands, Dead Man’s Flats, Exshaw, Harvie Heights, and Lac Des Arcs. For additional information please visit www.mdbighorn.ca
Reporting to the Reeve and four Councillors, the CAO is responsible for guiding the day-to-day affairs of the MD as outlined in the Municipal Government Act (MGA), MD bylaws, and policies as set by Council. The senior management team consists of four Directors (Corporate and Community Services, Engineering and Infrastructure Services, Planning and Development Services, and Protective Services), a total full-time staff complement of 31, one contracted employee, fluctuating seasonal staff, and an overall budget of $6.2M.