Chief Administrative Officer

Chief Administrative Officer
District of Houston
Post Date: September 13, 2021
Apply Before: October 12, 2021

Job Description

The opportunity: The District of Houston is looking for its next Chief Administrative Officer. The ideal candidate for this position will have strong post-secondary education, solid work ethic, local government leadership expertise, and the willingness to have fun while accomplishing great things.

The location: Houston is nestled in the beautiful Bulkley Valley amongst some of BC’s finest outdoor recreational opportunities. Strategically located halfway between the hub cities of Prince George and Terrace, the District and its surrounding countryside can be enjoyed year round, offering a range of activities including cross county skiing, hiking, fishing, biking, and snowmobiling. With a population of 3200, Houston is well known for its small town charm and warm hospitality. Houston has amazing indoor recreation facilities and access to the outdoors, making the community a big draw for the overall quality of life.

The role: The CAO will be a visionary, take-charge, strategic thinker with top level communication skills and sound political judgement. The role will involve:

  • Working closely with Mayor and Council, providing sensible advice and solid support
  • Managing the constantly evolving day-to-day affairs of the community
  • Coordinating and directing the administrative organization of the District, utilizing excellent human resources and labour relations skills
  • Developing and maintaining trust between all Departments and with the community at large

The returns: The CAO role offers a competitive salary range and a comprehensive benefits package. You are the right person for this challenge if you value the relaxed lifestyle of a small community, with unlimited access to the truly great outdoors, and very affordable housing opportunities.

The next step: If you’re ready to take on this rewarding leadership role, forward your resume and cover letter to Tall Cedars Search & Recruitment, by Tues. Oct. 12, 2021. A Supplementary Information Package can be obtained by request from the Consultant, which includes a complete job description and details of the compensation and benefits.

Flo Follero-Pugh, Tall Cedars Search & Recruitment

Job Overview




British Columbia

Starting Salary:



Administration & Operations

Job Type

Full Time

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