Amherstburg’s rich history, beautiful landscape, state of the art recreation complex and exciting festivals and events provide an engaging, healthy lifestyle to its residents. With a population of approximately 22,000, the Town has conveniences including schools and healthcare access found only in much larger communities without compromising its small-town charm. The Town is a premiere waterfront community that boasts panoramic views of the Detroit River from the Fort Malden National Historic Site, with the bustling Windsor/Detroit border crossing a twenty-minute drive away. Heritage homes, national historic sites, businesses and parks are some of the winning components.
The Town of Amherstburg is currently recruiting for a progressive, dedicated professional to fill the role of Municipal Clerk.
Reporting to the CAO, the Municipal Clerk is responsible for all statutory and legislated duties of the Clerk under Section 228(1) of the Municipal Act as well as other relevant legislation. The position is also responsible for the coordination of Council Services, the coordination of Grants to Community Groups and Organizations, the official records including agendas and minutes of all meetings, by-laws, resolutions and all other materials and documents related to the Municipality. The position acts as the Returning Officer under the Municipal Elections Act (MEA), and delivers municipal elections that maintain the integrity of the electoral process and serves as an authorized signing officer and commissioner of oaths for the Municipality. The position is also responsible for administering a comprehensive insurance and risk management program and supervising the Deputy Clerk and the Administrative Clerk.
Qualifications and Requirements
Applicants should have a University Degree in Political Science, Business Administration, or equivalent. Certified Municipal Officer (CMO) or Certified Risk Manager (CRM) designation (AMCTO) or working towards designation, Municipal Administration Program (MAP) certification (AMCTO), considered an asset. A minimum of 4 years’ experience in municipal government within the Clerk’s office is required; experience in insurance and risk management is considered an asset. Thorough demonstrated knowledge of agenda preparation, parliamentary procedures, related sections of the Municipal Act, and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act/Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation with excellent customer service and communication skills would round out the ideal candidate.
Please note that Amherstburg requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment and provide proof of full vaccination, or provide proof of a bona fide Human Rights Code or medical exemption on a form issued from and approved by Amherstburg.
The Town is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted for an interview, please advise if you require accommodation.
We invite you to visit www.amherstburg.ca to obtain further information about the municipality.
The salary range for this full time, non-union position is in accordance with the Town’s non-union Salary Grid.
Applicants are invited to create a profile and submit resumes through the Town’s website at careers.amherstburg.ca by 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday August 16, 2022.
All applications are appreciated; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Personal information is collected pursuant to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA) and will be used solely for the purpose of candidate selection.