Associate CAO - Finance & Planning - Lac La Biche County


Associate CAO - Finance & Planning

Job Type
Management / Administration

Lac La Biche County

Competition Number: 54-AFP-22

Job Description
The Organization: Lac La Biche County
Lac La Biche County is an organization driven by principles surrounding Excellence, Communication, Safety and Wellness, Collaboration, and Environmental Sustainability. Our employees enjoy the charm of working in the Lakeland Region, away from the hustle and bustle of the big city while still being able to enjoy a diverse, fast paced and fulfilling work environment. Our community is known to be one of the most diverse and unique communities in Alberta. Not only is it rich in history and culture, but it is also surrounded by forests, parks, lakes, and golden sand beaches!

We continuously strive to remain an employer of choice by offering a strong health and safety program, competitive pay, amazing benefits, opportunities for professional development, as well as many wellness initiatives that support a work/life balance. We also take pride in maintaining high standards surrounding equity, diversity, and inclusion in our workplace.

To learn more, please visit Lac La Biche County Website:

The Opportunity: Associate CAO - Finance & Planning
Lac La Biche County is seeking applications for an Associate CAO - Finance & Planning. This individual will report to, and work alongside the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) to carry out the overall administration of the County. As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, the Associate CAO - Finance & Planning serves as the senior leader for Finance, Grants, and Planning and Development. The Senior Leadership Team works cooperatively with Council to provide the municipality with strategic advice and information required by Council to set policy and provide the services required by the community. Furthermore, the Senior Leadership team is the sounding board for all policy development and administrative procedures in the County.

The Ideal Candidate: Qualifications & Experience
An ideal candidate will have an undergraduate degree in business, commerce, management, public administration, or a related discipline. A masters' degree would be an asset. The successful candidate would also have a Chartered Professional Accountant designation (CPA), eligible for membership in CPA Alberta, and 10yrs of related experience (with at least 5 years in a senior position leading people, programs, and policy development). 

National Advanced Certificate in Local Administration Level II, and/or coursework and experience in Planning and Development are both considered strong assets.
The successful candidate will be required to reside within the boundaries of Lac La Biche County for the reasons of operational efficiency and effectiveness. 

If this sounds like you, please proceed with your application!

Application Return
Position Details: 
Competition #:
Location: Lac La Biche, AB
Status: Full-Time Permanent (35 hour work week, Monday - Friday)
Salary: $148,657.60 - $192,483.20

Closing Date: Open until a suitable candidate found

To Apply: If applying outside of our Lac La Biche County website, interested candidates are invited to submit their resume by clicking on the following link: 

Organization: Lac La Biche County
Location: Lac La Biche, AB
Region: Wood Buffalo / Cold Lake
Professional Category(s): Financial Administration, Executive / Administrative Management
Posted: September 7, 2022, 10:35 am
Expires: October 7, 2022, 4:30 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree
Job Experience: 5 years or more
Rate: $148,657.60 to $192,483.20 Year

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