Starland County is in Southern Alberta, approximately 90 minutes northeast of the City of Calgary. Bordered with the Town of Drumheller to the south about 15 minutes away, the County is economically driven primarily by agriculture, oil and gas and linear infrastructure (electric generation and transmission lines and pipelines).
Rich in agricultural and oil and gas economic history, Starland County is made up of five divisions which include several villages and hamlets. Surrounded by natural beauty in the scenic Red Deer River Valley, Starland County’s community offers incredible terrain, archaeological history, and ample opportunity for outdoor recreation.
Reporting to Council, the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) is responsible for providing leadership to members of the senior management team and for the administration and coordination of the delivery of services to the County’s residents and businesses in a manner that will ensure the sustainable utilization of human, financial and physical resources of the County. The CAO implements the objectives, policies and programs approved by Council and in accordance with the Municipal Government Act, the bylaws of the County and all other applicable legislation.
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Key Responsibilities Include:
The CAO reports to Council and will have the following responsibilities:
Council Relations and Support
Leadership and Staff Relationships
Budgeting and Finance
Economic Development and Tourism
Post-secondary education in Administration, Commerce, Business or a combination of equivalent education and experience
Specific or supplemental education in public administration or management is a significant asset.
A minimum of seven years of progressive municipal leadership experience or an equivalent combination from another sector.
Experience with or relevant exposure and understanding of the Alberta Municipal Government Act.
Experience working with a municipal Council or a governance board.
Experience in large-scale capital and operational budgeting and planning.
Proven exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
A rural/ agricultural background and/or economic development experience would be an asset.
Additional Job Information:
Posted Date: Sept 22, 2022
Closing Date: Oct 25, 2022