Town of Hinton
The Town of Hinton is a regional hub for recreation, health care, and retail in the west Yellowhead region, also serving neighbouring Grande Cache, Jasper and Edson. With a population of approximately 10,000, it is located 270 km west of Edmonton and 80 km east of Jasper along the twin-lane Yellowhead Highway (Hwy 16). Within a short 15-minute drive to the Jasper National Park boundary, there are plentiful adventure and outdoor options available to suit any enthusiast. Please visit our website (www.hinton.ca) to explore more about the Town and area.
Reporting to the Mayor and Council, the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) is responsible for guiding the day-to-day affairs of the Municipality as outlined in the MGA, Town by-laws, and policies as set by Council. You will oversee a combined budget of nearly $40M and a direct staff comprising of four Directors and six senior leaders.
In addition, the CAO will also:
- Provide effective advice and support to the Mayor and Council in developing, implementing, and executing policies and strategies.
- Deliver solid leadership to the senior management team and staff.
- Create a dynamic environment that results in the continual search for new and more effective approaches to fulfilling the Town’s mandate.
- Ensure that all staff are committed to providing the highest level of service to the general public and the business community through clear and transparent communication.
- Prepare and present options for the annual financial plan for Council’s consideration, including the general operating budget, the capital budget, and the capital plan.
- Oversee all resource management for the municipality.
- A post-secondary degree or diploma in Public Administration and/or significant and relevant direct experience in senior management, coupled with executive leadership experience within a sizable organization within a local government setting.
- Proven fiscal management experience and expertise, especially around budgeting.
- A proven record of working effectively with elected officials, local government staff, community volunteers, boards and committees, and public participation processes.
- The ability to recognize and interpret shifting global, national and provincial realities and their impact on the local community.
- Able to build consensus, lead change, think creatively, and voice well-researched facts to Council in a professional manner.
- Willingness to work in a union environment.
Closing Date: December 13, 2018
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