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Career Title: Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
NAICS Code: Administrative, Support and Remediation (56)
Job Term: Full-time
Modified Date: Sep 08, 2018
Recruiter: James Davies
Description: Located 45 minutes east of Edmonton on Highway 15, the Town of Lamont is a progressive and growing community of over 1,700 residents. It provides a relaxed country living with all the amenities of a larger centre. Lamont has a full range of services including a nationally top-rated hospital, a full-service senior’s lodge, a pre-kindergarten to grade 12 public school, tourist accommodations, fine dining, as well as a full assortment of shopping needs to ensure your stay is a pleasant one. For additional information, please visit our website at www.lamont.ca and begin to experience city living -country style as our motto states.

Reporting to the Mayor and Council, the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) is responsible for guiding the day-to-day affairs of the Town as outlined in the Municipal Government Act (MGA), Town bylaws, and policies as set by Council. With 13 permanent staff, and a combined budget of $5M, you will:
* Provide effective advice and support to the Mayor and Council in developing, implementing, and executing policies and strategies.
* Deliver solid leadership to the senior management team and Town staff.
* Promote opportunities to the public for public participation on civic issues.
* Ensure that Town staff are committed to providing the highest level of service to the general public
and the business community through clear and transparent communication.
Qualifications: The successful candidate will possess the following:
* A post-secondary education, or a combination of relevant training and senior leadership experience.
* A demonstrated track record of strong leadership and direction with prior senior management experience...preferably in a municipal setting.
* The ability to work effectively with elected officials, community volunteers, businesses, Boards and committees, and the general public.
* A thorough understanding of the financial and budgeting process.
* Appreciation of the legislative process and knowledge of the Alberta Municipal Government Act.
* Proven experience in strategic planning, organizational development and achieving results in
building team relations.
* Experience in implementing development plans, capital works and infrastructure improvement
programs.
Salary: Negotiable based on experience.
Education: Post Secondary
Category: Administration
Job Expiry Date: Oct 31, 2018
Company: Town of Lamont
City: Lamont, Alberta
Postal code: T0B 2R0
Country: Canada
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