Chief Administrative Officer – Rural Municipality of Coalfields No. 4

17 July 2023

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Rural Municipality of Coalfields No. 4

Chief Administrative Officer

With the assistance of HMC Management Inc., Council is seeking the services of a qualified Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) to provide professional leadership and direction for the Municipality.
The Rural Municipality of Coalfields contains and is bordered by urban municipalities including the Town of Bienfait, where the RM Office is located, and the Villages of Frobisher, Roche Percee and North Portal. The City of Estevan is also a ten-minute drive west on a portion of Highway 18 that is twinned.
A rural community with a population of 330 according to the 2021 census, the RM neighbours the US border to the south, the Rural Municipality of Estevan No. 5 to the west, the Rural Municipality of Enniskillen No. 3 to the east, and the Rural Municipality of Browning No. 34 to the north. The RM is governed by an elected municipal council comprising of the reeve and 6 division councillors.
The incumbent must hold a current Rural Class “C” Saskatchewan Municipal Administrator certification or be eligible to obtain a standard certificate in accordance with the Rural Municipal Administrator’s Act.
Prior urban and rural CAO experience OR a minimum of 4 years experience at a senior level in municipal government is required, along with a thorough knowledge of provincial legislation. Past experience in project management, asset management, and municipal accounting is desired. The incumbent will also have successfully graduated from a recognized post-secondary institution with a diploma or degree in Public Administration or a related discipline and hold and provide proof of an RMA designation or a recognized equivalent. Knowledge of public works in a rural and urban setting, municipal financial management and human resource management would be an asset.
Salary range for the position is $110,000 – $135,000 for the right candidate that meets Councils qualifications and expectations.
In confidence, qualified candidates are encouraged to electronically submit their resume, a cover letter, three work- related references, and salary expectations to the following address by no later than Monday August 14, 2023:
RE: RM of Coalfields No. 4 (SK) – Chief Administrative Officer Competition
Inquiries may be made to: Dean Yaremchuk, Senior Partner
HMC Management Inc.
A CAO Opportunity Profile is available upon request and only those candidates selected to be interviewed will be contacted.