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Chief Administrative Officer Employer: Rural Municipality of Dauphin Location: Dauphin, MB Application Deadline: March 1, 2018

Job Description:

The Rural Municipality of Dauphin is a large agricultural community that surrounds a large urban centre that provides many business and recreation services to the Rural Municipality’s 2,388 residents.

Due to retirement, Council of the Rural Municipality of Dauphin, is seeking an individual that will bring strong leadership skills in an established team-working environment.

The Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) is the administrative head of the municipality and, under the direction of the Council, oversees the implementation and delivery of programs and services to all residents and ratepayers in a manner that makes the most efficient and effective use of the human, financial and physical resources of the municipality.

This role will also be the principal advisor to Council and is responsible for ensuring that Council is informed on their legislative responsibilities and authority as well as any other relevant information necessary to make an informed decision on a municipal matter.

As the successful candidate, you have leadership experience in a municipal setting that includes an in-depth understanding and ability to interpret policies as well as the ability to effectively communicate the intent of all policies to citizens, clients and personnel.

Ideally, you will possess technical skills in municipal administration, financial management and human resource management. Strong communication, analytical, and leadership skills are just some of the requirements of the position. Candidates who have post-secondary education in a relevant discipline bring an educational advantage to the position. Further professional development will be offered to ensure your success.

The right candidate can expect a comprehensive salary as negotiated and an attractive benefits package.

Individuals interested in this position should send a resume, cover letter, a minimum of three references and expected salary to the Rural Municipality of Dauphin at P.O. Box 574, Dauphin, MB R7N 2V4, or email

Position is available March 1, 2018 and is negotiable, as current CAO’s retirement is August 2018 and support prior to official retirement date is available.

Please contact the Municipal Office at 204-638-4531 for additional information or to request an information package.

The selection committee intends to review applications as received and applications will continue to be accepted until the right candidate is found.

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Direct Applications To:

Rural Municipality of Dauphin
P.O. Box 574,
Dauphin, MB R7N 2V4


Tel: 204-638-4531

Application Deadline: March 1, 2018