City Manager

City Manager

City of Martensville
Location: Martensville, SK

Reporting to the mayor and council, the City Manager is the administrative head of the municipality, ensures that the policies and programs of the municipality are implemented, advises and informs the Council on the operation and affairs of the municipality, and performs the duties and functions and exercises the powers assigned to a City Manager by this and other enactments or assigned by Council.

A qualified candidate will possess a post-secondary degree in a relevant discipline such as Business Administration, Commerce or Public Administration or a degree in a related municipal function such as Planning, Engineering, Recreation, or Social Services. A Masters in Business or Public Administration is preferred. Additionally, Certified Local Government Manager status is preferred.

They will also need:

  • A minimum of 7 – 10 years of extensive and/or progressive senior leadership experience in a local government setting or an equivalent combination of training and experience in other relevant settings.
  • A positive record of working effectively with elected officials or boards of governors, local government staff, community volunteers, board and committees, and public participation processes.
  • Proven experience in strategic planning, organization development and achieving results in building teams and effective employee relations.
  • Exposure to implementing development plans, capital works and infrastructure programs.
  • Experience in a multi-dimensional service organization with proven ability to provide focus and leadership, adapting and integrating planning, policy and program initiatives.
  • A proven track record of accomplishments and career advancement.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered.

Please send your application to

Town Clerk

The corporation of the Town of Arnprior invites applicants to apply for the position of:

Town Clerk

Posting Date: March 2, 2023
Job Type: Full-time, Permanent
Work Location: Town Hall
Salary: $78,761 – $92,660
Hours: 35 hours per week, Monday-Friday

The Town Clerk reports to the General Manager, Client Services/Treasurer and is a member of the Senior Management Team. The position will perform the statutory duties of the Municipal Clerk pursuant to the Municipal Act. The Town Clerk is responsible for managing the daily administration of the Clerk’s branch and provides leadership and supervision to the Clerk’s branch staff.

The primary responsibilities for this position include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Performs the statutory duties of Clerk pursuant to the Municipal Act.
  • Performs and oversees the Council secretariat function including preparing or directing the preparation of agendas, correspondence and supporting materials for meetings of Council and Committees of Council, coordinates minute taking and distribution, communicates Council’s
    decisions to applicable parties, and executes agreements, contracts, and by-laws on behalf of the Corporation as required by statute.
  • Conducts research, drafts policies/procedures, writes by-laws and resolutions, formulates recommendations, and provides advice and guidance to senior staff and Council.
  • Responsible for preparing, coordinating and conducting Municipal Elections in the capacity of Returning Officer under the Municipal Elections Act.
  • Responsible for records management of all corporate documents including by-laws, resolutions, agreements, deeds, agendas, minutes, and other documents that are required to be kept under the Clerk’s control on behalf of the corporation.
  • Responsible for all matters as MFIPPA Coordinator under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
  • Acts as Lottery Licensing Officer for the municipality and oversees all licensing functions related to lotteries, marriage, animal tags, patios, special events, etc. including reviewing applications, issuing licenses and ensuring compliance with provincial and by-law requirements.
  • Acts as the Local Registrar of Vital Statistics, Commissioner of Oaths, affidavits, etc.
  • Oversees all activities related to the Town’s municipal cemetery administration.
  • Acts as Secretary and resource person to the Arnprior Accessibility Advisory Committee and other committees as assigned.
  • Administers and maintains Procedure By-law and provides advice to Council and the CAO, regarding procedural matters.
  • Provides leadership and supervision to Clerk branch staff, manages the activities of the By-law Enforcement and Property Standards functions and provides oversight of the Town’s Crossing  Guard program.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of:

  • Diploma or degree in Public or Business Administration, Political Science, Law, related field or an equivalent educational background.
  • Minimum seven (7) years progressive experience in municipal government including at least three (3) years in a mid/senior level position with supervisory responsibilities and responsibility for administrative functions.
  • Firm knowledge of municipal government processes and administration, Council and Parliamentary procedure, municipal law and the Ontario Municipal Act.
  • Direct experience working with and writing administrative policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of corporate records management systems.
  • Working knowledge for providing customer services and being able to assess needs to meet effective service delivery standards.
  • Demonstrated ability to use reliable judgment and analytical problem-solving skills, and work in a confidential environment.
  • Detail-oriented and able to compile research and information.
  • Skilled writing to prepare concise reports, correspondence, and policy.
  • Strong verbal communication, presentation, and diplomacy skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a Management team environment.
  • Must have a strong work ethic and be able to maintain standards of conduct and provide leadership, direction, and motivation to staff in a consistent and fair manner.
  • Excellent customer service/interpersonal skills and possess cultural and political awareness.
  • Strong organizational skills with a demonstrated ability to prioritize, coordinate work schedules, handle multiple projects and competing demands and meet deadlines.
  • Proficient computer skills and ability to use a variety of software applications including word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and records management systems.
  • Ability to work irregular hours, and evenings to attend Council and Committee meetings as required.


  •  Working familiarity with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and related regulations.
  •  CMO (Certified Municipal Officer) and/or AOMC (Accredited Ontario Municipal Clerk) designation.
  • Experience preparing, coordinating and conducting Municipal Elections in the capacity of Returning Officer under the Municipal Elections Act.
  • Experience handling matters under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
  • Experience acting as the Local Registrar of Vital Statistics, Commissioner of Oaths, affidavits, etc.

Interested candidates are invited to submit an application in confidence by 3:00 pm on March 24, 2023, quoting “Town Clerk” attention to Human Resources by:

Mail: Town of Arnprior 105 Elgin St. W. Arnprior, ON K7S 0A8

The Town is committed to maintaining an equitable work environment and welcomes submissions from all qualified applicants. If you require a disability-related accommodation to participate in the recruitment process please email the Human Resources Officer at

If you require a disability-related accommodation to participate in the recruitment process please email Human Resources at All applicants are thanked for their interest. Internal and external candidates will be interviewed simultaneously. Only the candidate selected for an interview will be contacted. Information collected will be used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the purpose of candidate selection.

Fire Chief

Town of Stephenville

The Town of Stephenville is in scenic Bay St. George. It has a sound economic infrastructure based on longtime commercial interests and industries. It has a 42-bed hospital, a thriving education system including the Provincial Headquarters of the College of the North Atlantic, and a multitude of recreational facilities and activities. It has a wonderful blend of intriguing natural beauty, fascinating history, warm hospitality, and rich cultural tradition. The area is home to a blend of French, English, Scottish and Mi’kmaq Indian ancestries, combining to form a unique mixture of culture and tradition.

Since its beginning in May of 1844, Stephenville has grown significantly. The first census report in 1844 cited 103 inhabitants in the area. The 2021 official Census Canada population was 6,540 and Stephenville is the service centre for an area of approximately 25,000. Stephenville has grown into an efficient and vibrant community. It is the second largest community on Newfoundland’s west coast. It provides an exceptional quality of life and has a prominent level of industrial activity. The Town of Stephenville is a wonderful place to work, live and raise a family.

Stephenville is also the proposed home to a cutting-edge Green Hydrogen facility which may represent one of the largest private sector investments in Atlantic Canada, a variety of aviation-based industries connected to the acquisition, modernization, and development of our airport by the Dymond group of companies, and several new and exciting industrial developments. These developments propose to drive development in both the size and population of the Town in the coming years.

The Stephenville Fire Department provides fire prevention, suppression, ice water rescue, extrication, airport rescue/firefighting, traffic responses, medical responses, public education, and additional emergency protection to the surrounding areas of Cold Brook and Noel’s Pond. The Fire Department is comprised of both full-time paid firefighters, and auxiliary firefighters.

The Town of Stephenville is looking for a dynamic and forward-thinking Fire Chief to join its management team and provide vision, sound management, executive leadership, and strategic direction for the operation of the Fire Department now and in the future to meet potential new growth opportunities within the Town and at the airport. The position reports to the Town Manager and is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, controlling, evaluating, improving the development, and delivery of the Fire Department’s priorities, services, programs, and operations including training programs. The position manages Human Resources functional areas including workforce planning, recruitment, employee development, performance management, effective labour management relations including grievances and contract negotiations.

The Roles and Responsibilities of the Fire Chief includes:

  • Providing input and direction for all matters discussed within the Senior Management Team.
  • Providing subject matter expert advice, guidance, and leadership to various stakeholders including Council, employees, boards, commissions, civic groups and the public on fire safety and emergencies.
  • Providing leadership as Incident Commander during emergency response when required.
  • Evaluating and assessing problems relating to fire prevention, community needs, employees, and public safety.
  • Ensuring compliance with Provincial and Federal legislation and applicable bylaws, including department’s policies and regulations.
  • Preparing and administering the Fire Department’s budget in consultation with the Town Manager.
  • Developing policies and procedures for fire prevention and standard operating procedures
  • Reviewing, revising, and implementing all fire department training and staff development programs including volunteer recruitment, retention, and weekly training programs.
  • Administering fire service contracts, mutual aid contracts and all related negotiations.
  • Acting as fire service representative for Emergency Management planning.
  • Establishing and maintaining a fire prevention program and completing fire and life safety inspections as required.
  • Supporting day-to-day operations. Responding, as required, to fires and other emergencies and directing, as needed, the operations of assigned staff.
  • Ensuring Stephenville Airport meets the standards and regulations set out by Transport Canada regarding Aircraft Fire Fighting at Airports and Aerodromes – Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs)
  • Understanding of Federal and Provincial Legislation, codes and regulations, and municipal by-laws; legislation, policies, procedures, directives, and guidelines affecting municipal fire services.
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned

Training and Certification

  • NFPA Certification including:

– NFPA 1001, Firefighter Level II
– NFPA 1002 or willing to obtain within 12 months of hire.
– NFPA 1031, or willing to obtain within 12 months of hire
– NFPA 1041 Level I Certification
– NFPA 1003 Certification or willing to obtain within 12 months of hire
– NFPA 1021, Fire Officer Level 1 certification from an entity accredited by IFSAC and/or ProBoard or  obtain within 12 months of hire

  • Incident Command System 100 and 200 (ICS 100 and 200)
  • Completed coursework or certification in Basic Emergency Management, Emergency Operations Centre Management (EOCM), and Exercise Program Management.
  • Valid certificate in Advanced First Aid for Firefighters.
  • Class 5 NL Driver’s License with Air Brake Endorsement
  • Must have or be willing to gain experience that meets standards and regulations set out by Transport Canada regarding Aircraft Fire Fighting at Airports and Aerodromes – Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs).
  • Incident Command System Blue Card or ICS Canada will be an asset.
  • Must possess the rank of Captain (for internal employees only):

The ideal candidate must have proven strategic thinking with tactical expertise and ability to rally others around a vision for Fire Services. Demonstrated abilities to effectively lead and respond under demanding and high-stress situations that require a decisive response and confident leadership. A Post-secondary diploma or degree would be an asset or related discipline related to the position. A minimum of 10 years of related experience at a senior management level in core fire services field. Experience managing in a unionized department within a municipal fire service will be an asset. Must be proficient in Outlook, Word, PowerPoint & Excel. Other qualities required includes a proven reputation for building and leading strong teams, and empowering firefighters in the delivery of superior services. The ideal candidate will possess exceptional relationship building skills to quickly establish credibility and trust to continually improve the experience of firefighters and residents.

This is a fulltime position based on 35 hours per week, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm with an expectation of emergency response after hours, evening auxiliary training and to work on-call. Competitive compensation commensurate with experience and qualifications and a competitive medical and retirement benefits package.

The successful applicant must reside in, or within 8 km, of the fire department within the Town of Stephenville for emergency response.

If you are interested in a once in a lifetime opportunity to become part of a dedicated team to provide and lead effective and efficient fire services and programs now and in the future to guide Stephenville through significant commercial and residential growth, please submit a covering letter and resume. Preference will be given to candidates with career firefighting experience, supervisory experience in a career or composite (career and volunteer) firefighting environment, and experience in a unionized career firefighting environment. The letter and resume should clearly outline how you meet the qualifications for this position and why you want to work for the Town of Stephenville, and provide at least three (3) professional references to:

LW Consulting
36 Yetman Drive
Mount Pearl, NL, A1N 3A8

The successful candidate will be required to provide a recent Certificate of Conduct and Vulnerable Sector Check. Applicants are to submit their letter and resume electronically to  This job notice will remain active, until the position is filled.