Management / Administration
Town of Crossfield
The Town of Crossfield is currently seeking a dynamic, experienced leader to fulfill the position of Chief Administrative Officer (CAO). Taking direction from town council, the CAO is responsible for the overall operation and delivery of municipal services for the Town of Crossfield, including leading, planning, and managing operations and programs for the municipality. The CAO will have proven, excellent knowledge of the Municipal Government Act (MGA) and extensive municipal experience.
The successful candidate will employ proven leadership abilities, strategic and creative thinking, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills to ensure the continuous development and forward-movement of new and existing municipal services. The CAO will be capable of creating an effective organizational structure and excels at providing efficient customer service, promoting teamwork, quality and cost-effective municipal services and adaptability for future change.
The Town of Crossfield is a warm welcoming community located 10 minutes North of Airdrie and 25 minutes north of Calgary along the QE2. The 2022 municipal population is estimated to be 3,700. Crossfield is on the cusp of having the potential to grow exponentially within the next
few years and requires a leader that can plan and manage growth.
The ideal candidate possesses a post-secondary education in Business, Management, Economics, Planning, Engineering or Public Administration with 10-15 years of progressive management experience. Other post-secondary education will be considered based on
candidate’s municipal experience.
Certified Local Government Managers (CLGM) designation and or national Advanced Certificate in Local Authority Administration (NACLAA) is preferred.
The ideal candidate will be experienced in the following:
Assets: Strong financial and business background, excels in municipal planning.
Additional Requirements: RCMP Criminal Record Check, Valid Driver’s Abstract
Chosen candidates for an interview may be asked to submit a presentation or assignment to prove skills.
Candidates are requested to submit a cover letter, and a detailed resume outlining their experience.
Application Return: Only email applications will be accepted at email@example.com Please reply in confidence by Friday, March 31, 2023, 4:30 pm.
Remuneration will be commensurate with your experience, knowledge, and abilities. A comprehensive benefits package is also provided. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Closing Date: Friday, March 31, 2023, 4:30 pm If a suitable candidate is not found, the competition will be extended.
Anticipated start date for new CAO: August 1, 2023.