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Administrator

Date Posted: Sep 16, 2021

Location:Village of Elbow

Employment Term:Full Time

The Village of Elbow (Saskatchewan) is seeking applications for the position of Full-Time Administrator. The Administrator oversees the Administrative Assistant, Maintenance Department and provides support to Council.

The successful candidate must possess superior verbal and written communication skills, have a strong knowledge of municipal accounting and finance, exhibit leadership and is community oriented.

Preference will be given to those applicants that have their certificate in Local Government Administration, already possessing an Urban Standard Certificate or are willing to take the necessary classes to obtain their certification. Preference will also be given to applicants with 2 or more years’ experience in urban municipal administration. Experience and knowledge of MuniSoft municipal software will be considered an asset. Excellent communication, time management and public relations skills are required. The position offers a competitive wage, based on the UMAAS salary guideline, pension plan and a group benefit plan.

Start date and wage are negotiable based on experience.

Please submit a cover letter and resume including three work related references to the municipal office or email to: elbow@sasktel.net. The position will remain posted until the position is filled.

Village of Elbow

P.O. Box 8

Elbow, SK S0H 1J0

Ph. 306-854-2277

elbow@sasktel.net

The Village of Elbow is located in Saskatchewan, in a thriving community situated halfway between Regina and Saskatoon, on Highway 19, on the shores of Lake Diefenbaker. Elbow’s population fluctuates seasonally with the 2016 census being 337 permanent residents, swelling to 600+ in the summer months.

To learn more about Elbow visit our website at www.villageofelbow.com.

Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)

Date Posted: Sep 14, 2021

Location:Resort Village of Cochin

Employment Term:Full Time

Resort Village of Cochin

Chief Administrative Officer

About the Resort Village of Cochin

The Resort Village of Cochin is located 36 kilometres north of the Battlefords and is nestled between Murray Lake and Jackfish Lake. With a population of almost 2500 residents in the summer months, and about 150 in the winter months, the Resort Village of Cochin is a true summer vacation destination. Residents and visitors enjoy catching some sun on the beach, taking a refreshing swim in the lake, playing tennis or beach volleyball, visiting the playgrounds, and participating in water sports including boating, fishing, waterskiing and tubing. We also enjoy the most spectacular sunsets in the world!

Cochin has local amenities for families and vacationers and is a short distance from North Battleford where there is full access to shopping, entertainment and attractions, health and other services.

The Resort Village of Cochin is seeking a Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) to provide leadership in three distinct areas: governance, accounting and administration, and operations. The CAO works closely with Council to ensure the municipality’s bylaws, policies and other directives are followed, ensures strong financial management and stewardship, and directs all operational and administration requirements to effectively serve the community.

About the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)

Reporting to the Mayor and Council, the CAO will lead a small team of two full-time employees as well as seasonal and part-time employees, and provide oversight of a $600K annual budget.

You enjoy working as part of a team and engaging with the community on a regular basis. You can develop effective working relationships with staff, elected officials, various levels of government, other municipalities, local residents and the general public.

Your understanding of public administration allows you to reference and interpret relevant legislation, bylaws and other directives of Council. Well versed with governance, you are able to develop Council agendas, record meeting minutes, provide guidance to Council on various issues and draft bylaws and other documents as directed by Council.

With strong financial management skills, you can develop budgets, monitor the municipality’s performance against budget, ensure the municipality has appropriate and effective internal controls, and present financial statements.

Adept at organization, you are easily able to prioritize your responsibilities and lead the team to accomplish objectives. You have strong written and verbal communication skills and are proficient with MS Office and Munisoft.

To qualify for this position you will have a background in public administration and strong financial management capabilities. Preference will be given to candidates with a Certificate in Local Government Authority or Advanced Certificate in Local Government Authority and eligibility for membership with UMAAS. A suitable combination of education and experience along with the intent to pursue the required certification will be considered.

The position provides a market competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package and pension plan, plus the opportunity to live and work in a sought-after vacation destination. Potential remote work/work from home options may be available for certain months of the year.

If you are interested in pursuing this opportunity, please forward your cover letter and resume to office@apexconsultants.ca. If you have any questions, please call Sherry at (306) 380-0189.

Administrator

Date Posted: Sep 09, 2021

Location:R.M. of Key West No. 70

Employment Term:Full Time

The R.M. of Key West #70 invites applications from qualified persons to assume the position of Administrator.  The office is located in the Town of Ogema, Sask.

The Administrator will work with Council providing sound advice and ensuring municipal policies, bylaws and priorities are implemented and that provincial and federal legislation is followed.  We are looking for candidates who can demonstrate a high degree of diplomacy, discretion, integrity and conscientiousness with a track record of sound decision making, excellent interpersonal skills, innovative problem solving and experience working with Boards and/or Councils.

Our office is open Monday through Friday.  To allow for a  smooth transition from the current Administrator, the employment start date is flexible and will be negotiated with the selected applicant.

The ideal Applicant(s) will possess the following qualifications:

  • A minimum “C” Certificate in Local Government Administration Rural, however, other combinations of education or qualification may be considered provided the applicant is willing to enroll and complete the LGA program through the University of Regina and achieve certification;
  • Strong communication, management, personal and organizational skills;
  • Experience using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) & online applications;
  • Previous experience in financial management and the use of R & M Software and Sage Accounting would be an asset.
  • A positive attitude and the ability to lead Council & staff;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication;
  • An understanding and appreciation of the rural lifestyle;
  • Community minded ideals.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepares and organizes all required materials for the monthly municipal meetings including agendas, minutes, resolutions, and bylaws
  • Conducts bylaw and policy administration and development.
  • Ensures that all policies and programs of the municipality are implemented, monitored, evaluated, and communicated back to council, while providing exemplary customer service to the public.
  • Engages in strategic planning and operational planning processes with the council including compiling the annual operating and capital budgets.
  • Ensures complete records of the financial and administrative activities of the Board are maintained and accurate including monthly and annual financial statements and cash flow projections.
  • Conducts day-to-day accounting procedures including A/P, A/R, tax collections, payroll, reconciliations, and investments while providing the council with regular financial reports.
  • Administers the taxation process including property assessments, levying the tax collections.
  • Liaises with other levels of government including adjacent municipalities and Provincial Government.

The R.M. of Key West #70 offers an excellent pension, benefits and salary package, which will be determined based on the candidate’s education and experience.

Interested candidates are invited to submit resumes including a cover letter, salary expectations and three (3) work related references by October 15th, 2021.

Resumes may be submitted in confidence to the attention of the Administrator by postal mail to Box 159, Ogema, Sask. S0C 1Y0 or by email to rm.70@sasktel.net

The RM of Key West No. 70 welcomes all candidates, however, only those who are selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Village Maintenance Operator - Foreman

Date Posted: Sep 07, 2021

Location:Village of Wilcox

Employment Term:Full Time

The Village of Wilcox invites applications for the position of Village Maintenance Operator-Foreman.

The Operator-Foreman will be responsible for the overall supervision, organization and delivery of various Village services within approved policies and budgets of Council as guided by relevant municipal bylaws and government legislation.

Duties include, but are not restricted to:

  • the control and maintenance of the sewer and water systems;
  • maintenance of the roadways, alleyways, landfill & cemetery;
  • snow removal; and
  • grass mowing.

Applicant must be a self-starter, able to work independently and able to manage multiple or conflicting priorities. Applicant must possess a valid Class 5 driver’s license. Experience in the operation, repair and maintenance of a variety of machinery and equipment would be an asset. Applicable certification is also required from the Operator Certification Board for Water Treatment and Distribution and Waste Water Collection and Treatment OR must be willing to work toward the applicable certification requirements. Training will be provided.

Applicants can submit a detailed resume, including salary expected, to:

Village of Wilcox
P.O. Box 219
Wilcox, Sask.
S0G 5E0
E-mail: villagewilcox@sasktel.net
Phone: (306) 732-0011

Council wish to thank all those in advance that apply, however, only those receiving an interview will be contacted.

Policy Analyst

Date Posted: Sep 02, 2021

Location:Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities

Employment Term:Full Time

The Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill a Policy Analyst position starting as soon as possible.

SARM is the independent association that represents rural municipal government in Saskatchewan and is the principal advocate in representing them before senior governments. The SARM office is in Regina. Employees enjoy competitive salaries and a full benefits package including EDOs.

The successful candidate will provide research, analysis, advice and leadership to senior staff and board of directors on a range of policy issues.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Provide research, analysis and reports on various issues.
  • Review and communicate current and anticipated changes to provincial and federal legislative requirements.
  • Draft policy related correspondence, information papers, and background/briefing materials.
  • Provide support to SARM policy committees.
  • Assist with SARMs communication mediums including print and electronic

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Analytical, problem-solving and decision-making capabilities, as well as strong organizational skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, both written and oral.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and within a team environment.
  • Strong attention to detail and a desire for continuous learning.

Typically, the successful candidate will possess a degree in political science, public policy, other social sciences, or related field.

Applications for this position will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.

Skills and Abilities

Essential Skills:
 - Reading text
 - Document use
 - Writing
 - Oral communication
 - Working with others
 - Problem solving
 - Decision making
 - Critical thinking
 - Job task planning and organizing
 - Finding information
 - Computer use
 - Continuous learning
 - Significant use of memory

Additional Skills:
 - Use computer applications
 - Perform administrative tasks

Specific Skills:
 - Identify and assess economic, demographic and social developments and report on implications for housing and related social policy
 - Develop questionnaires for social survey research
 - Deliver presentations at conferences, workshops or symposia
 - Conduct surveys and analyze data
 - Conduct demographic, social and economic analyses
 - Conduct Research
 - Compile and interpret statistics on social issues and policy research

Work Setting:
 - Research institute
 - Non-governmental organization
 - Government

Area Of Specialization:
 - Survey research

Please submit your cover letter and resume to:

Brian Rakochy, Manager of Policy and Research, SARM, 2301 Windsor Park Road, Regina, SK, S4V 3A4

E-mail address: brakochy@sarm.ca

Financial Officer

Date Posted: Aug 30, 2021

Location:R.M. of Meadow Lake No. 588

Employment Term:Full Time

Reporting to the Director of Corporate Services, you will manage the day-to- day financial operations of the Rural Municipality of Meadow Lake. The work involves all aspects of municipal finance such as taxation, accounts payable and receivable, general accounting, grant searches and payments, special project accounting, annual budget preparation, year-end activities, and annual audits.

You will have one direct report and you will be part of the Corporate Services Team. This team has responsibility for the functions of Finance, Human Resources, Clerk/ Receptionist, Grants, Bylaws, and Information Technology.

The successful candidate will possess the following:

  • A demonstrated knowledge of accounting principles, computer programming, local government and best municipal practices.
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively in an office environment and with elected officials, and the general public.
  • A Rural Class “C” Certificate, or the willingness to obtain one.
  • A good understanding of the financial and budgeting process.
  • Appreciation of the legislative process and ability to work within The Municipalities Act of Saskatchewan.
  • An understanding and appreciation of the rural lifestyle.
  • A university degree or diploma in business administration OR commerce together with 5 years of progressively responsible experience in a related (preferably public sector) environment. A combination of related course work and experience may be deemed suitable.

A competitive salary, a comprehensive municipal benefits package, and MEPP (Municipal Employees’ Pension Plan) is available. Specifics will be discussed in further conversations.

This competition will close September 24, 2021 or sooner if a suitable candidate is found.

For further information please visit our website, or contact:

Mike Koziol, P.Eng.,

Interim Chief Administrative Officer rm588cao@sasktel.net

Administrator

Date Posted: Aug 30, 2021

Location:R.M. of Maryfield No. 91

Employment Term:Full Time

The R.M. of Maryfield #91 invites applications from qualified persons to assume the position of Administrator. The office is located in the Village of Maryfield, Sask.

  • The Administrator will work with Council providing sound advice and ensuring municipal policies, bylaws and priorities are implemented and that provincial and federal legislation is followed. We are looking for candidates who can demonstrate a high degree of diplomacy, discretion, integrity and conscientiousness with a track record of sound decision making, excellent interpersonal skills, innovative problem solving and experience working with Boards and/or Councils. The Administrator will also work with the Foreman and 4 transportation employees.

Our office is open Monday through Friday with a 7 hour work day. Council would like the Administrator to start duties commencing November 1st, 2021, however, the employment start date is flexible and will be negotiated with the selected applicant.

The ideal Applicant(s) will possess the following qualifications:

  • Preference will be given to candidates with a minimum “C” Certificate in Local Government Administration Rural, however, other combinations of education or qualifications may be considered provided the applicant is willing to enroll and complete the LGA program through the University of Regina and achieve certification;
  • Strong communication, management, personal and organizational skills;
  • Experience using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Publisher) & online applications
  • Previous experience in financial management and the use of Munisoft Software would be an asset.
  • A positive attitude and the ability to lead Council and staff.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • An understanding and appreciation of the rural lifestyle.
  • Community minded ideals.

The R.M. of Maryfield No. 91 offer an excellent pension, benefits, and salary package, which will be determined based on the candidate’s education and experience.

Please submit your cover letter, resume, salary expectations, and three (3) work related references to:

R.M. of Maryfield No. 91 Council

Email to rm91@sasktel.net

or mail to Box 70, Maryfield, SK S0G 3K0 no later than Noon, October 12th, 2021.

Council appreciates all who express interest in this position, however only those selected for interview will be notified.

For further information, please contact:

R.M. of Maryfield No. 91

Phone: 306-646-2033

 

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