Chief Administrative Officer

District of Wells

District of Wells
Chief Administrative Officer

The District of Wells, one of B.C.’s smallest municipalities, nestled in the Cariboo Mountains near such famous tourism destinations as Barkerville Historic Town and Bowron Lakes Provincial Park, requires a unique individual to fill the position of Chief Administrative Officer. Responsible to the Mayor and Council for the effective management of the municipality, the position incorporates the statutory duties and responsibilities of both the Chief Financial Officer and the Chief Corporate Officer requiring a high level of knowledge and proficiency in both realms. In addition, a practical knowledge of and/or experience in municipal planning, public works, and economic development would also be an asset. This is a hands-on working position and along with managing the municipality, the incumbent will also be responsible for performing many of the day-to-day financial and corporate operations of the District.   

The ideal candidate will have a relevant combination of experience and education preferably with a degree or certification in Public Administration or a related discipline and at least four years progressive experience working in a B.C. municipality at a management level in a corporate, financial or administrative position. You will be creative and routinely think “outside the box”. You will be the type of person who places value on tangible results and enjoys the challenges and rewards of living in a small community.

For more information on the Wells/Barkerville/Bowron Lakes region and a full job description please see the District’s website at or contact the District Office at (250) 994-3330. Please send cover letter and resume to the attention of the Corporate Officer before 4 P.M., Friday, November 30, 2018 by email to

Thank you for your interest. Only selected applicants will be contacted.

Organization: District of Wells
Location: Wells, BC
Region: North Central / Cariboo
Professional Category(s): Chief Administration
Posted: November 7, 2018, 1:00 pm
Expires: November 30, 2018, 4:00 pm

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