Town of Valleyview seeks CAO

The CAO will report to Council and guide the overall operations and delivery of the day-to-day affairs of the Town as outlined in the Municipal Government Act, Strategic Plan, Town Policies and Bylaws.

Accountabilities and Responsibilities

·        Provide positive leadership, direction, mentorship, and coaching to the administration team.

·        Ensure operations and budgets align with strategic plans and annual goals.

·        Ensure proper financial recording and reporting consistent with Public Sector Accounting Principles and budget management consistent with MGA requirements.

·        Recommends progressive and responsive policies, procedures, systems, and investments.

·        Embrace innovation concurrent with the continuous pursuit of cost and operational efficiencies.

·        Works with Council to help set vision and direction.

·        Monitor all matters associated with risk, legal, finance, policy, business development, infrastructure, projects, safety, environment, and community.

·        Attend Council meetings and other related committee or stakeholder meetings as may be prudent or required.

·        Participate and engage in community events and activities.

·        Proficient in addressing and managing public relations and conflict resolution.

·        Build and develop relationships with community members, industries, governments, organizations, institutions, and other potential stakeholders.

·        Maintain current knowledge on relevant legislation e.g. Municipal Government Act and granting avenues/opportunities.



·        Possess a Degree and/or Diploma in Business or Public Administration, or equivalent.

·        Progressive senior managerial experience in local government.

·        Certified Local Government Manager (CLGM) Certification would be an asset.

·        An equivalent combination of relevant management and leadership experience from another sector may be considered.

·        Engineering or related discipline, education and or work experience preferred.

·        Demonstrated senior level management experience with financial and budgeting processes, strategic planning, government and people relations, negotiations, communications, conflict resolution, and capital works and infrastructure.

·        Experience in Planning & Development (infrastructure) would be an asset.

·        Proven Interpersonal and Communication skills.

·        High integrity and respectful of others.

·        Takes initiative while duly assessing risk factors


Expressions of Interest and Resumes may be sent in confidence to: