Chief Administrative Officer

Town of Caledon

Town of Caledon
Chief Administrative Officer 

Come help shape our future. The Town is seeking a visionary and authentic leader who is passionate about public service and brings experience in successfully managing a growing municipality in a dynamic economic and environmental setting.

Caledon is a vibrant community of close to 75,000 residents and on pace to more than double its population over the next 20 years. Caledon’s growth and strategic location within an hour of Toronto – North America’s fifth largest urban centre – presents our residents and businesses with significant opportunities.

Our vision is to make the Town of Caledon one of Canada’s most liveable and sustainable rural / urban communities. Council and staff work to ensure the things that are important to our community become a reality. Our work is built on four pillars: sustainable growth, community connection, improved service delivery and good governance. The people in our community want to make a difference and see positive change. Council ensures the voice of our community is heard by effecting change to policies, practices and services.

Accountable to the Mayor and Council, the Chief Administrator (CAO) is responsible to ensure that the highest quality professional advice is provided by the Town’s Administration to Council to enable informed decision making. The CAO establishes and fosters a culture throughout the organization which supports the direction of Council, and which promotes exemplary customer service, informed resident engagement, trust and confidence in the operations of the Town and the enthusiastic engagement of staff.

The ideal candidate will have a University degree and/or professional qualification in a relevant field such as public administration, business, and finance or in some other acceptable combination of education and management experience. An excellent track record of success as a leader with extensive experience developing senior leaders/leadership teams in public sector organizations of comparable size and complexity. The candidate has outstanding communication skills and the ability to build and maintain strong and reciprocal relationships.

To apply for this extraordinary leadership opportunity in confidence, please submit a detailed resume to Town of Caledon at A complete position description is available at
Deadline: 4:30 p.m., Friday, January 3, 2020

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those under consideration for the role will be contacted. Information is gathered under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and shall only be used for candidate selection purposes.

The Town is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to an inclusive and barrier-free workplace. If your application requires accommodation, please contact Human Resources at (905) 584-2272 Ext. 4738.

Organization: Town of Caledon

Location: Caledon, ON
Region: Zone 4
Professional Categories: Chief Administration
Posted: November 29, 2019, 10:00 am
Expires: January 3, 2020, 4:30 pm

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