We are seeking a driven individual who thrives in a culture of collaboration and progression to carry out Clerk’s office services, perform all statutory Clerk duties under the Municipal Act, and fulfill all roles and requirements as required under the Public Libraries Act as Library Chief Executive Officer.
Tay Township is located on the sunset shores of Georgian Bay. Our communities of Victoria Harbour, Port McNicoll, Waubaushene and Waverley combine the perfect balance of urban and rural households. Tay Township is a four-season destination offering inclusive cultural and recreational activities for all ages.
Our team members are forward-thinking collaborators who are driven to innovate and modernize local government. The ideal candidate will be adaptable to our growing and evolving municipality and enthusiastically demonstrate capabilities for making a positive impact on the Corporation and the Community as one.
Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer/Deputy Clerk (“CAO”), or their designate, and working collaboratively with the Senior Leadership Team, the Municipal Clerk/Library Chief Executive Officer (“Clerk”) performs all statutory duties under the Municipal Act and is responsible for compliance with applicable policies and statutes. The overall purpose of the position is to be responsible for the effective general and financial management of the Clerk’s office functions such as legislative services, records information management, cemeteries, burial permits, business licensing, Returning Officer duties (Municipal Elections) and acts as Council secretariat as well as Library Chief Executive Officer, fulfilling all roles and requirements as required under the Public Libraries Act.
The Clerk’s key priorities, in alignment with the Township’s values and strategic plan, include executing Clerk services in a manner that is sustaining, best-in-class, compliant, and ensures that the needs of the Township’s departments, Community Members, Staff, and Council are met. The Clerk provides advice to the CAO and Council in the establishment and execution of Township strategies and processes, which result in the formulation and achievement of the Township’s overall goals and objectives.
The successful candidate will have excellent and concise writing and editing skills with a high level of accuracy, advanced proof-reading skills and careful attention to detail as well as strong written and verbal communications skills and analytical skills. Additionally, they must be politically astute with superior acumen, emotional intelligence and public relations skills to deal courteously and effectively with all levels of staff and government, elected officials, local boards/commissions, community groups and organizations, and the general public with the ability to exercise tact, diplomacy and good judgement at all times.
The position requires the completion of post-secondary education from an accredited educational institution in Public Administration, Business Administration, Office Administration, Political Science, Law, or other relevant discipline, the completion of the Association of Municipal Managers, Clerks and Treasurers of Ontario (AMCTO) Municipal Administration Program, and a minimum of 5 years of related, progressive public sector work experience, preferably in a municipal environment required. Experience participating in the coordination of at least one (1) election cycle considered an asset.
The salary range for this full-time, permanent position is $50.13 to $59.68 per hour with a 35-hour work week. Overtime is required, including attendance at evening meetings. We also offer a comprehensive pension and benefit package (conditions may apply).
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We thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act and in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, will only be used for candidate selection. The Township of Tay is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessible Canada Act, 2019 and all applicable provincial accessibility standards, upon request, accommodation will be provided by the Township of Tay throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process for applicants with disabilities.