Chief Administrative Officer - Village of Teslin

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Chief Administrative Officer

The Village of Teslin is the gateway to the Southern Lakes and is strategically located where the Nisutlin River flows into Teslin Lake. It is a scenic community rich with cultural history. Teslin is a unique rural community that serves a population of 450 people, of which roughly 2/3 are of Inland Tlingit First Nations ancestry. The municipality has an excellent working relationship with Teslin Tlingit Council, a self-governing First Nation and includes a 10-year Joint Community Development Plan. The area boasts some great hunting and fishing, and the community has excellent infrastructure, including a recreation complex with an exercise facility, an arena and curling rink with artificial ice, a public dock and marina, and playgrounds. The community has an exciting future.
Mayor and Council are seeking a dynamic individual to help lead our administrative team.
Summary of Responsibilities

  • Provide exceptional leadership and strategic direction to the municipal organization.
  • Inspire excellence in the delivery of public services to residents and businesses. 
  • Continue to develop collaborative relationships within the community and with other levels of government.
  • Familiar with all current occupational Health and Safety Regulations, Municipal Act, accepted accounting procedures, bylaws and policy development
  • Demonstrate innovation and sustainable practices
  • Evolving the municipality successfully into its future


  • 3 to 5 years experience as an executive leader in the public or private sector
  • Superior ability to lead, motivate and manage a management team comprised of a public works foreman and recreation manager
  • Strong organizational, supervisory and time management skills.
  • Exemplary communication, public relations, and conflict resolution skills
  • Effective municipal business planning and budgeting skills
  • Exceptional people skills and integrity that enables you to quickly gain the trust and respect of the Council, staff and the community.
  • Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment
  • A positive record of working with elected officials, the public and key stakeholders

The salary range is $92,700 - $116,900 with an enviable benefits package. A detailed job description is available upon request.
Applicants must indicate how they meet the minimum qualifications in their resume or letter. We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected will be contacted for interviews.
Please submit your résumé by October 14, 2022, 4:30 pm to:
Mayor Gord Curran
Village of Teslin
Box 130
Teslin, Yukon Y0A 1B0
Phone: (867) 390-2530 | Fax: (867) 390-2104
This posting will remain in effect until successfully staffed.
For more information on the position and our organization, please visit our website at

Organization: Village of Teslin
Location: Teslin, YT
Region: Southern
Professional Category(s): Chief Administration, Executive / Administrative Management
Posted: September 20, 2022, 8:53 am
Expires: October 20, 2022, 4:30 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: 3 years to less than 5 years
Rate: $92,700.00 to $116,900.00 Year

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