Chief Administrative Officer

Town of Faro

Town of Faro

Chief Administrative Officer

Employment Opportunity

The Town of Faro is an innovative, vibrant, clean and safe community nestled in a spectacular mountainous setting of central Yukon. The town offers very affordable housing, extensive recreational facilities along with an enviable Yukon lifestyle. We have high expectations for continued sustainable growth and an optimistic progressive approach to the future.

Reporting directly to Council, the CAO will be responsible for general management and coordination of all municipal operations and projects. The ideal candidate will have strong credentials in municipal or related administration, including knowledge of accounting and budgeting procedures and practices, and excellent leadership, communication and interpersonal skills. We are looking for a person with a strong sense of community, one who can demonstrate a history of their involvement. Candidates with management experience working for other orders of government such as federal, territorial or First Nations are encouraged to apply.

  1. Degree in public or business administration, planning or a related field.
  2. 5 years or more diverse senior management experience
  3. Proven fiscal management experience.
  4. Demonstrated success in developing and implementing comprehensive strategies, and achieving results.
  5. Excellent knowledge of effective management and leadership practices, organizational behaviour, corporate culture, and the functions and principles of municipal government/business administration and operations and relevant legislation.
  6. Current knowledge of changing global, national and Territorial realities and their potential impact on the community.
  7. Ability to think creatively, to make sound and effective decisions, to build consensus, and to effectively create and manage change.
  8. Ability to work effectively within a union environment.
  9. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including demonstrated aptitude for building rapport and developing networks.
  10. Knowledge of Safe Work legislations and implementing safe work practices into the Town’s workplace.  

Please ensure your resume and expression of interest is posted or email to the address below no later than 4:00 p.m., Thursday, March 28, 2019.
Mayor & Council
Town of Faro
Box 580, Faro, Yukon Y0B 1K0
or Fax: (867) 994-3154
or email to:

For further information, please contact the Town of Faro at Ph: (867) 994-2728

A job description will be forwarded upon request. We appreciate the interest of all those responding, but only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

Organization: Town of Faro
Location: Faro, YT
Region: Central
Professional Category(s): Chief Administration
Posted: February 21, 2019, 12:58 pm
Expires: March 28, 2019, 4:00 pm

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