Beaver County invites applications for the position of Chief Administrative Officer (CAO). The CAO reports directly to Council and is responsible for the effective implementation of all operations of the County in accordance with provincial legislation and Council approved policies and programs. The position requires an individual who can identify, evaluate risks and maintain high levels of efficiency and productivity while developing policies and procedures and make decisions in a timely manner. The CAO manages the operating and capital budget, provides strategic direction and monitors contracts and legislation. Strong leadership skills, logical decision maker, a self-starter and managing office resources are skills required for this role.
Beaver County is located in central Alberta, just a leisurely drive 30 minutes east of Edmonton. The County starts in the Beaver Hills/Cooking Lake Moraine and extends east for approximately 120 kms. Home to the Towns of Tofield and Viking, the Villages of Ryley and Holden, and the Hamlets of Bruce and Kinsella, the community offers a quality lifestyle with a unique blend of country and urban living. Beaver County is served by two major transportation routes, Highway 14 and 36, and is home to two business parks.
Key Responsibilities Include:
As the ideal candidate, you are a proven senior team leader, with strong communication skills, as well as strong human resource management and financial management skills. You are comfortable making decisions particularly those that involve complex and/or difficult circumstances. You are comfortable being seen and connected with the community. You are a strategic thinker that is able to align organizational efforts to efficiently turn the goals into results. You demonstrate honesty and integrity and will instill these values in your team. You are an innovative leader who can motivate and inspire your team in working towards a common vision. You have a proven track record in building trust and confidence with elected officials and are able to provide concrete examples of how you achieved this. Your demeanor and attitude are reflective of a positive disposition and outlook. And you have a creative and innovative management style that has produced results and earned the respect of your fellow employees.
Beaver County recently underwent a Corporate Governance Review (October, 2021) and a re-structuring is being considered. The full report and additional information about Beaver County is available https://www.beaver.ab.ca/.
Qualified candidates are requested to submit a cover letter, detailed resume outlining experience, education, qualifications, references and salary expectations in confidence to Doug Lagore, CLGM, Senior Consultant at Transitional Solutions Inc. at email@example.com.