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Provincial Administrator – Town of Leaf Rapids Employer: Province of Manitoba Location: Leaf Rapids, MB Application Deadline: April 6, 2023

Job Description:

The administrator fulfils the powers, authorities and responsibilities of a municipal council under the scope of administration established by Manitoba.

The administrator for Leaf Rapids also oversees duties that include but are not limited to:

  • Administering the municipal taxation process
  • Enabling the completion of the audited financial statements for the Town
  • Contracting with a municipal auditor for the completion of financial statements
  • Developing cash-flow statements
  • Completing annual municipal plans
  • Complete drafting financial plans

In addition, the successful applicant will:

  • Appoint and supervise municipal staff
  • Ensure the provision of essential municipal services
  • Ensure all payables are paid on a timely basis

The successful applicant will fulfill their duties as an independent consultant under contract with the Province of Manitoba and will be accountable to the Minister of Municipal Relations. As such, the administrator must be guided by the Minister’s advice and direction.

Applicants must demonstrate a minimum of five years of senior administrative experience in a municipality and will be evaluated on the basis of their:

  • Direct experiences with municipal accounting and financial reporting, using municipal accounting software and working in northern communities
  • Level of experience working in municipal government
  • Professional education and credentials

Interested applicants must submit a formal package in response to the province’s Request for Proposals. To learn more about what details are required, how to submit an application package and how applications will be considered, please closely review the documents for this opportunity through the following MERX link:
Provision Of Town Administration Services – 13S0029318 | MERX

The participation of Indigenous Business is desired in this competition. Applicants should carefully review the Request for Proposals for opportunity to engage the participation of Indigenous Business as part of their proposal.

Registration and subscription with MERX is required to review and apply. Applicants requiring assistance or information regarding MERX should contact them directly at 1-800-964-6379 or at http://www.merx.com

This competition closes on April 6, 2023 at 12 PM.

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Application Deadline: April 6, 2023