Chief Administrative Officer

Town of Comox

Town of Comox

Chief Administrative Officer

Centrally located on Vancouver Island in one of the most spectacularly beautiful regions in British Columbia, the Town of Comox (population 14,828) is seeking a Chief Administrative Officer (CAO). The Town offers a range of major services, programs and modern amenities, affordable real estate, and virtually unlimited outdoor and indoor recreational opportunities which are second to none.

This is an excellent career opportunity for a CAO or experienced senior municipal manager who is interested in taking the next step up in their career and assuming the role of principal advisor to the Municipal Council while providing principled and inspired leadership to a strong staff team of skilled professionals.

Comox is seeking a positive and energetic leader to serve Council and the community in moving forward in a complex and stimulating multi-stakeholder environment. In addition to being responsible for balancing the achievement of the Council’s longer term strategic priorities with the efficient and cost effective day to day management of the Town, the Council is also looking for a CAO with demonstrated strengths in the areas of team building and mentorship, customer service, building solid community relationships and a commitment to public service values. Well-developed interpersonal, communication and human resource skills, combined and a strong desire to connect to the community, will also be critical.  The ideal candidate will have generalist experience and skills in a variety of local government responsibilities, combined with professional certification in local government or a degree in public or business administration. A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in a BC local government management capacity is preferred.

The Town is prepared to offer a competitive salary commensurate with knowledge and experience, including comprehensive benefit package and relocation assistance. Interested applicants are invited to submit a letter of interest and resume, by Friday, December 13th, 2019, to:

JB Consultants Inc.
Attention: Mr. Gary C. Nason
Phone: 250-896-8716                                                      

For more information on the Town of Comox, please visit If you have specific questions regarding this position, you are invited to contact Mr. Nason directly. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.    

Organization: Town of Comox

Location: Comox, BC
Region: North and Central Vancouver Island / Sunshine Coast
Professional Categories: Chief Administration
Posted: November 20, 2019, 10:38 am
Expires: December 13, 2019, 4:30 pm

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