The Municipality of McCreary is inviting applications for the position of Chief Administrative Officer. Under the direction of Council, the Chief Administrative Officer is responsible for active management of the municipality, and specifically the Administration Department, in accordance with the objectives approved by Council and shall perform the duties and may exercise the powers and functions assigned to the position of Chief Administrative Officer by The Municipal Act and other Acts or Regulations.
The full position description is available upon request or is also available at exploremccreary.com. 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 McCreary, Manitoba – a rural, agricultural community at the foothills of Riding Mountain National Park on Highway #5 between Neepawa and Dauphin. The municipality has a population of approximately 892 with full recreational facilities, a K-12 school, a licensed day care and affordable housing. Please visit exploremccreary.com for further information.
The ideal candidate should possess the following:
a) 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;
b) Grade Twelve (12) education, which includes training in secretarial, accounting and computer systems;
c) Ability to keyboard fifty (50) words per minute;
d) Good oral and written communications skills;
e) Experience using Microsoft Word and Excel;
f) Competence in using MuniSoft software or other accounting software;
g) Must be bondable as well as provide a Criminal Record Check, Child Abuse Registry Check and Driver’s Abstract;
h) Minimum of one (1) year experience in a municipal office setting or a similar type of office setting;
i) Excellent leadership and supervisory skills;
j) Valid Manitoba Class 5 Drivers License or ability to obtain same;
k) 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 Friday, February 21, 2020.
Applications may be reviewed as early as February 24, 2020, 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.