Chief Administrative Officer

administration & support business & economic development
Posted On: Dec 24, 2020
Closing Date: Jan 24, 2021
Boyden Careers
Chief Administrative Officer
Rural Municipality of Edenwold
Location:  Saskatchewan
The Rural Municipality of Edenwold No. 158 is a large rural municipality lying just a few miles east of the City of Regina with diverse urban and rural elements.  With a current population exceeding 4,500, we foresee continued and significant growth in terms of agricultural, residential, recreational, commercial and industrial development. We believe this is an opportunity for you to work for an exceptional organization with great people. 
The CAO is the administrative head of the Municipality and will provide organizational leadership to municipal staff. This position is responsible to Council for providing overall administration of the Municipality and will ensure the effective utilization of the human, financial and administrative resources. As the principal advisor to Council, the CAO is responsible for providing to Council all relevant information necessary to make informed decisions, along with providing leadership for planning and executing a strategic vision that meets the current and future needs of the Municipality.
As the CAO, you will have strong interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to build trusted relationships with internal and external stakeholders. You will be a strong decision maker with high integrity and have authentic leadership skills, providing guidance and support for your staff and community. As the successful candidate, you will have a thorough understanding of municipal operations, including: legislation, finance, budgeting, infrastructure, planning, and economic development. In additional to your understanding of municipal operations, you will have knowledge of business, administration, and management principles involved in strategic planning, policy development and implementation, resource allocation and leadership.
As the successful candidate, you will have a university degree in a relevant professional discipline and/or a Certificate in Local Government Administration Rural Class “A” or equivalent, and ten years of related municipal government experience. You will have have spent five or more years in a management role, and have proven financial and business acumen. You will have a passion for rural government, and a genuine interest and positive track record working with elected officials, community volunteers, and the general public.
To apply for this position or learn more, please submit your application and related materials to and state the title of the position in the subject line of your e-mail.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration for the role will be contacted.