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Chief Administrative Officer Employer: Rural Municipality of Alonsa Location: Alonsa, MB Application Deadline: March 31, 2021

Job Description:

The Rural Municipality of Alonsa is inviting applications for the position of Chief Administrative Officer.  Under the direction of Council, the Chief Administrative Officer is responsible as the Administrative Head of the municipality, and is responsible to administer its business affairs in accordance with The Municipal Act, and other Acts or Regulations in accordance with the objectives approved by Council. The Chief Administrative Officer shall perform the duties and may exercise the powers and functions assigned to this position.

The full position description is available upon request or is also available at We offer a benefit package following successful completion of a probationary period of employment. Wages will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.

The Municipal Office is located in Alonsa, Manitoba – a rural, agricultural, and cottage subdivision community along the west shore of Lake Manitoba on Highway #50 between Portage la Prairie and Dauphin. The municipality has a population of approximately 1,200, and has a K-12 school, a local grocery store, post office and gas station (approximately 7 km east of Alonsa, MB). The Municipality has the Local Urban District of Amaranth and the Local Urban District of Alonsa.

The ideal candidate should possess the following:

  1. Certified Manitoba Municipal Administrator designation, or equivalent designation from another Province, or the willingness to obtain same from the University of Manitoba Continuing Education Department;
  2. Grade Twelve (12) education, which includes training in secretarial, accounting and computer systems;
  3. Ability to keyboard fifty (50) words per minute;
  4. Good oral and written communications skills;
  5. Experience using Microsoft Word and Excel;
  6. Competence in using MuniSoft software or other accounting software;
  7. Must be bondable as well as provide a Criminal Record Check, Child Abuse Registry Check and Driver’s Abstract;
  8. Minimum of one (1) year experience in a municipal office setting or a similar type of office setting;
  9. Excellent leadership and supervisory skills;
  10. Valid Manitoba Class 5 Drivers License or ability to obtain same;
  11. Ability to handle multiple tasks and work under deadlines.

Experience and additional certificates or designations will be considered an asset.

Anticipated Start Date: As soon as available.

Interested Candidates should submit their Cover Letter and Resume with three work-related References to the address set out below by 12:00 Noon on Monday, March 15, 2021.

Applications may be reviewed as early as March 16, 2021; however, the posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. We thank all who apply but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Click here to download a copy of the career ad from the Rural Municipality of Alonsa.

Direct Applications To:

Rural Municipality of Alonsa
Attention: Pamela Sul, Chief Administrative Officer
P.O. Box 127, Alonsa, MB R0H 0A0


Tel: 204-767-2054

Fax: 204-767-2044

Application Deadline: March 31, 2021