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Town of Battleford Seeks a Chief Administrative Officer

Job Posting - Chief Administrative Officer (C.A.O.)


Founded in 1875, the population of Battleford is 4,400. Budget of 7.5million and staff of 30+. 

Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)

The Town of Battleford is a historic town, rich in history that has seen steady growth. Battleford is:

  • Fiscally strong and Prudent.
  • Provides strong services to residents, stakeholders, and local businesses.
  • Attentive to infrastructure renewal.
  • Sensitive to the environment and sustainable growth.
  • Learning from yesterday to grow for tomorrow. 

The next CAO has an opportunity to significant ly develop Battleford:

  • Build the town to become a tourism destination, maximizing the assets our community has to offer.
  • Continue strong Downtown Revitalization
  • Grow regional partnerships such as, rural municipalities, First Nations, City of North Battleford, and Parks Canada.

Council is looking for someone with  administrative credentials and experience including:

  • A degree in Public Administration, Political Science, or Business/Commerce; and
  • A municipal certification/designation and willing to obtain UMAAS Standard Certification.
  • Multiple years' experience in the public sector, leading an accomplished team;
  • Ability to deliver Council’s Strategic plan.
  • effective financial knowledge.
  • Strong written skills and grant writing experience
  • Strong knowledge of Federal and Provincial Legislation. 
  • Experience in Budgets and Bylaws
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities, in a fast-paced environment
  • Clean Criminal Record Check and Valid Class 5 license.

Compensation -  will be commensurate with qualifications, experience and UMASS salary grid. 

Closing Date: June 16th, 2023

Application Return

To discuss the position, please call or email your resume and cover letter to:

Mayor Ames Leslie 1.306.441.2412


Expires: June 17, 2023