[C-346] | CAO

[C-346] | CAO

24 May
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Town of Wainwright.
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Wainwright

24 May

Town of Wainwright.

Wainwright

POSITION TITLE: CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER



DEPARTMENT: ADMINISTRATION



REPORTS TO: TOWN COUNCIL



GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:





The Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) is responsible for all municipal operations

of the Town in accordance with the objectives, policies and plans approved by

Town Council and the powers and functions assigned by the Municipal

Government Act. He/she directs the overall planning, coordinating and

implementing of Department activities within the corporate structure and monitors

the progress of policies, programs and projects. Evaluates and recommends goals

and objectives, policies, programs, projects and changes as are required from time

to time.





OUTLINE OF DUTIES:





1. Directs the development of budgets and establishment of financial controls.



Works with the Director of Finance in coordinating budget information and

assists Department heads in preparing their budget estimates if required.





2. Ensures that expenditures are within the Council approved budget and that



tax levies are collected.





3. Participates in hiring employees, appointments, promotions, demotions or

dismissal of employees within established personnel policies, Collective

Agreements or budget guidelines.





4. Coordinates the prompt and proper handling of all requests, enquiries or



complaints by the public.





5. Directs the execution of all documents, agreements or contracts approved

by Town Council.





6. Attends all regular and special meetings of Town Council and other



meetings as requested by Council. Participates in all meetings of the

management team.



7. Prepares Council meeting agenda packages. Attends and records

proceedings of Council meetings and communicates resolutions,

instructions and decisions to the appropriate parties. Delegates as and

when required.





8. Ensures the satisfactory preparation of all bylaws and ensures that copies



of all official correspondence, records, bylaws, etc. are retained at the Town



Office.





9. Drafts correspondence resulting from decisions of Council and monitors

accurate handling of all official municipal correspondence.





10. Coordinates the provision of special services (e.g. legal, audit, engineering,



consultations) to the Town.





11. Prepares applications for municipal debentures and grants as required.





12. Performs other related duties as may be requested by Council.





KNOWLEDGE, ABILITY AND SKILLS:





This position would normally require the completion of the four (4) year University

degree in Public Administration or Business Administration and a Certificate in

Local Government. Several years of senior administration experience in a

municipal setting would also be a normal requirement.





COMPREHENSION AND JUDGEMENT:





The position requires extensive interaction with senior management staff, Mayor

and Council and with levels of the Provincial and Federal Governments for the

purpose of giving and receiving information on various municipal, provincial and

federal matters. As well, this position requires the ability to relate effectively with

the public and news media.



Complex problems are encountered from time to time, under which interpretation

and discretion are required. A high degree of independent action is required and

incorrect decisions or recommendations may cause financial loss and/or

embarrassment for the Town.

The original job offer can be found in Kit Job:
https://www.kitjob.ca/job/19518067/c-346-cao-wainwright/?utm_source=html

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