With the recent announcement of the current Chief Administrative Officer retiring, Town Council has commenced a search for a new CAO. Preferably residing in the Town of Bon Accord or the immediate area, the Chief Executive Officer (CAO) reports to council and is responsible for guiding the overall operations, directives, and delivery of the affairs of the Town.
Key Responsibilities Include:
The Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) reports to council and is responsible for guiding the overall operations of the Town.
Continually monitors the external and internal environment for opportunities, threats, strengths, and weaknesses in response to emerging events for potential policy, service, and strategic directions.
Monitors, advises, and reports to Council on measures of sustainability for the organization both financially and economically as well as on legislative, environmental, social and governance factors.
Provides in-depth analyses, options, and preferred alternatives for Council consideration via written briefing, in respect to issues concerning the Town, attends meetings as required.
Prepares implementation actions following Council direction.
Directs the execution and safe keeping of all documents, agreements, or contracts approved by Council.
Responsible for monitoring the performance and continuous improvement of the Town’s operations including the performance of Managers and direct reports.
Coordinates the provision of external services (e.g., legal, audit, consulting) to the Town.
Visits Town facilities and sites and strives to participate in important community events.
Directs the development of budgets and establishment of financial controls.
Works with the Finance Manager in coordinating budget information and assists Department Heads in preparing their budget estimates through timely advice.
Track revenues and expenditures per Council approved budget; ensure risks are managed and assets are safeguarded.
Coordinates long-term land-use, economic development, financial, and capital planning. • Liaison between industry, developers, regional municipalities, and Council.
Responsible for the implementation of the FOIP requirements per legislation.
The capacity to act as a Director of Emergency Management would be an asset.
Ensure statutory requirements are met in accordance with the Municipal Government Act and other applicable regulations.
Ensures their own professional development relevant to CAO competencies.
Performs other duties as may be requested by Council or required by bylaw, order, statute, or regulation.
Post-secondary education (degree, diploma, or certificate) is an asset.
Prior municipal leadership experience or an equivalent combination from another sector may be considered.
Completion or currently enrolled in Local Government Management program(s) such as CLGM, NACLAA, or LGA would be an asset.
Completion of provincial emergency management certifications within legislated timelines would be an asset.
The Town of Bon Accord is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognizes that a diverse staff benefits and enriches the work environment and contributes to organizational excellence. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals including candidates from diverse backgrounds and those with disabilities.
A competitive compensation package commensurate with skills and experience. Further details will be discussed in a personal interview.
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