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Chief Administrative Officer Employer: Municipality of Pembina Location: Pembina, MB Application Deadline: TBD

Job Description:

Named for the river that flows through it, the Municipality of Pembina is located in southern Manitoba with a population of over 2,000. Rich in natural landscapes, scenic communities and a multitude of all seasonal activites and events, the Municipality of Pembina is seeking their next Chief Administrative Officer.

Reporting to Council, the CAO is responsible for leading a team and directing all the administrative and operational initiatives of the municipality.

This leadership position is a great opportunity for the individual who enjoys leading a service focused team while also enjoying being hands-on, working with stakeholders and connecting directly with the community.

Position Overview:

  • Collaborate with Council to set strategic direction and execute administrative affairs for the municipality and in meeting the municipality’s mission and vision.
  • Develop and implement operational plans and ensure the coordination of services aligns with strategic priorities.
  • Provide strong people leadership in ensuring fiscal health and responsible management.
  • Build connections, partnerships, and relationships with a variety of stakeholders, community and constituents.
  • Work with the leadership team and council and set and recommend operation and capital budgets.

Ideal Qualifications and Experience:

  • CMMA certification (Manitoba Municipal Admimnistrators).
  • A professional that understands munnicipal structures and has hands on experience working in a municipal administration.
  • A leader who is service oriented and relationship focused.
  • An engaged listener who possesses strong communication skills with a high level of financial, business andoperational acumen.

About the Municipality of Pembina:

The Municipality of Pembina has a lot to offer thise who enjoy a rural lifestyle. Whether it’s enjoying summer or winter adventures through woods or water, enjoying visiting historical people and places such as Manitoba’s most well known suffragist, Nellie McClung and her homes oe taking part in local festivals and fairs – there is something for everyone – even an Opera House!

Learn more about this vibrant community at:

To apply, please send your resume in confidence to Annette Kohut, Senior Associate, Executive Search at or Karin Pooley, VP, Execuive Search at


Direct Applications To:

As mentioned above

Application Deadline: Open until filled