Town of High Prairie

Job Type:
Finance /Accounting / Economics

Town of High Prairie

Job Description:
The Town of High Prairie is seeking a qualified individual to fill the full time position of Treasurer. This is a senior municipal management position that reports directly to the Chief Administrative Officer. This position is responsible for discharging those responsibilities of the Treasurer under the MGA; provides financial investment and policy advice to Council; carries the duties of "Designated Officer" under the MGA; supervises financial employees; and generally ensures day-to-day matters pertaining to the Town Office run smoothly.

The candidate will be a team player with keen analytical, supervisory, and interpersonal skills. Qualifications for this position include a professional accounting designation, or an equivalent level of education and experience, with a minimum of five years work experience, preferably in a local government setting.

High Prairie is a busy growing community in Big Lakes County on Highway 2, midway between Peace River and Slave Lake. Unlike many northern communities, High Prairie has a full range of family amenties, including an indoor swimming pool, a second ice surfave and performing arts centre. High Prairie's economy is based on agriculture, the oil & gas industry and forestry. Please visit

This position will be subject to a six (6) month probationary period. The Town of High Prairie offers a competitive salary and includes an attractive benefits package.

Closing Date:
February 1, 2020

Application Return:
If you are interested in applying for this position, please email your resume and application letter to or mail your resume, marked 'Confidential' to:

Town of High Prairie
PO Box 179
High Prairie, AB T0G 1E0
Attention: Anita Fisher, Human Resources

Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found. The Town of High Prairie thanks all applicants for their interest.

Organization: Town of High Prairie

Location: High Prairie, AB
Region: Athabasca / Grande Prairie
Professional Categories: Financial Administration
Posted: December 20, 2019, 11:14 am
Expires: February 1, 2020, 4:30 pm

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