Senior Administrative Officer

Hamlet of Sachs Harbour

Senior Administrative Officer

The Hamlet of Sachs Harbour requires a Senior Administrative Officer with a strong background in municipal administration, accou nting, financial management and proven success as an effective communicator and civic promoter.

Reporting to the Mayor and Council, the successf ul candidate will direct, administer and coordinate all affairs of the Incorporated Hamlet of Sachs Harbour. The incumbent will be responsible for all aspects of municipal administration, including management of human resources, operations and projects in accordance with Council Bylaws and Policies.

The SAO must be familiar with statutory requirements in the Hamlets Act and other legislation. The SAO should have a working knowledge in government operations, statutes, bylaws and policy making, excellent leadership, problem solving, interpersonal and communications skills are required as well as the ability to deal with staff fairly and diplomatically. Working knowledge of ACCPAC will be a definite asset. The incumbent must be bondable and a criminal records check is a prerequisite.

Typically, this knowledge, skills and abilities are acquired through a Degree in Municipal, Public Administration or Management plus a minimum of 3 years of related community experience or 5 years relevant municipal management experience. Equivalent combinations of education/and or experience will be considered.

The Starting Salary will be negotiable depending on experience. Additional benefits including A Vacation Travel Assistance Package, NEBS Plan and subsidized housing rental.

Resumes will be accepted until Wednesday April 15, 2020 at 3:00pm local time.

For more details please contact the Acting SAO at the Hamlet Office at (867) 690-4351 or fax to 690-4802 or via email to

Organization: Hamlet of Sachs Harbour
Location: Sachs Harbour, NT
Region: Inuvik
Professional Category(s): Chief Administration
Posted: April 1, 2020, 12:23 pm
Expires: April 15, 2020, 3:00 pm

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