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HIRING: CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

 
 
THE TOWN OF STONEWALL
is seeking a
CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER
 
The Town of Stonewall is accepting applications for the position of Chief Administrative Officer (CAO).  The Town of Stonewall is a great place to call home. The Town is located along Provincial Trunk Highway 67 with a population of nearly 5,000 and growing. Stonewall is just 25 kilometers north of Manitoba's capital city, Winnipeg. Stonewall offers its residents a friendly, quiet rural alternative to life in the big city. Stonewall was founded in 1878, and was officially incorporated in 1908.

Under the direction of Council, the Chief Administrative Officer’s responsibility shall be to manage the overall operation of the Town, specifically the following:
• Administrative functions of the Town including council meetings, all legislative requirements, recommend new initiatives to council and implement council priorities.
• Financial management including the preparation and monitoring of the annual financial plan and the overall financial functions of the Town including the entire taxation process.
• Human resource management:  you will recruit and develop all municipal management employees.

Qualifications:
• Preferences will be given to candidates with a minimum 5 years CAO experience or experience in a related field;
• Graduate from the University of Manitoba-Manitoba Municipal Administration Program (or willingness to enroll);
• A strong understanding of the Manitoba Municipal Act;
• Interpersonal skills to deal with Council and staff and to build partnerships in the community and surrounding area, while effectively representing the interest of the Town;
• Oral and written communication skills;
• Supervisory skills;
• Personal initiative balanced by a willingness to follow directions;
• Excellent analytical, research, organizational skills & problem solving skills;
• Ability to deal with other levels of government including federal, provincial and other municipalities;

The Town of Stonewall offers a very competitive salary with a comprehensive benefits package.  The job posting will be open until a suitable candidate is identified.  Interested candidates are invited to forward their resume, cover letter and references to:

Lockie Mclean, Mayor
Town of Stonewall
Box 250
Stonewall, MB R0C 2Z0
E-mail:  lmclean@stonewall.ca

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.