Arnold’s Cove is hiring a Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and is inviting anyone with a passion for local government and a desire to improve the lives of residents and encourage economic growth to apply. Reporting to Council, the CAO is responsible to provide leadership for all day-to-day operations, quality services and programs to stakeholders in accordance with statutory requirements and guidelines, municipal by-laws and policies, and timely and well researched advice to Council. The CAO will provide key direction in strategic planning and ensure staff are motivated and committed to provide a high level of public service. The CAO acts as “Coordinator” under the provision of the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
This is a fulltime position with compensation commensurate with experience and qualifications and a competitive benefits package.
The ideal candidate should possess a high degree of collaboration, innovation, and creativity arising from experience as an executive level manager; possess a university degree/diploma in Business Administration, Commerce, Public Administration or related academic education, together with a minimum of five (5) years progressive senior managerial experience. The candidate will have knowledge and experience in capital works funding programs, project management skills, proposal writing, economic development, and interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills. Other qualities required include a proven reputation for building and leading strong teams, and empowering staff in the delivery of superior services. The ideal candidate will also possess exceptional relationship building skills to quickly establish credibility and trust to continually improve the experience of the taxpayer and staff.
Given the nature of this position and the need to respond to municipal issues in a timely manner when required, preference will be given to qualified candidates who reside or are willing to relocate to Arnold’s Cove.
If you are interested in an opportunity to become part of a dedicated team to provide effective and efficient municipal services and programs, please submit a covering letter and resume. The letter and resume should clearly outline how you meet the qualifications for this position and why you want to work for us, and provide at least two (2) professional references to:
36 Yetman Drive
Mount Pearl, NL, A1N 3A8
Applicants are to submit their letter and resume electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org by 4:00 pm October 29, 2021.