Chief Administrative Officer

District of Tumbler Ridge

District of Tumbler Ridge

is seeking a

Chief Administrative Officer

The District of Tumbler Ridge is looking for a dynamic and energetic individual to be the municipality’s Chief Administrative Officer (CAO). The CAO will be charged with the responsibility to assist Mayor and Council in defining and delivering the strategic vision and priorities of the community as well as providing administrative leadership and guidance to the municipal operations.

Tumbler Ridge is a unique community with a population of 2500 nestled in the Rocky Mountains of Northeast BC. A resource community servicing the metallurgical coal industry, oil and gas industry and wind-power industry, also has the special designation of being a UNESCO Global Geopark and features numerous dinosaur bone bed deposits. Tumbler Ridge is home to the Peace Region Paleontology Research Centre and offers year round indoor and outdoor recreational and lifestyle opportunities. For more information about this impressive community visit

Reporting to the Mayor and Council, the CAO will be responsible for Council - staff - community communication, the general administrative management and operations of the municipality, human resource design and management, as well as legal proceedings relating to the municipality.

The ideal candidate will have proven working experience in a local government environment that demonstrates a knowledge and understanding of legislative local governance and day to day local government service delivery. A post-secondary degree in Public Administration or Certificate in Local Government Administration along with certification from the Province of BC, Board of Examiners is a preferred asset.

The CAO will have demonstrated knowledge and progressive experience in local government management, operations and community - Council relations. A detailed job description can be found in the “Employment Opportunities” section of the District’s website at  A competitive package of salary and benefits is offered and the salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Relocation assistance is available if required.

Qualified applicants should apply in writing by providing a resume, including references and contact information to Roxanne Gale, District of Tumbler Ridge, PO Box 100, Tumbler Ridge, BC, V0C 2W0 or email:

We thank all applicants for their interest in this leadership opportunity, however, only those being seriously considered for the CAO position will be contacted.

Organization: District of Tumbler Ridge
Location: Tumbler Ridge, BC
Region: Peace River
Professional Category(s): Chief Administration
Posted: March 23, 2020, 11:44 am
Expires: April 30, 2020, 4:30 pm

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