The City of Sault Ste. Marie’s mission is to promote, encourage and lead economic and social growth within its community through the effective provision of municipal services and the development of community partnerships.
The City of Sault Ste. Marie is the heart of the Great Lakes. With a population of 73,500, a broadly supported, progressive and active community plan and significant growth opportunity, Sault Ste. Marie is beginning an exciting stage. Sault Ste. Marie currently has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the province of Ontario and a number of substantial community projects focused on revitalizing our downtown, supporting our academic institutions, developing our energy infrastructure and celebrating our First Nation relationships and history. We are a safe, welcoming and forward looking community that offers a waterfront lifestyle, access to exceptional recreational activity and affordable housing.
The CAO candidate will demonstrate:
Successful completion of a Bachelor degree is required with the following post graduate work considered an asset:
Additional Competencies and Experience
The successful candidate will have a minimum of ten (10) years of experience leading, or being part of an executive/senior leadership of, a municipal organization or an organization comparable in size, scope or responsibility.
Their experience will include extensive work with elected officials and stakeholders.
They are comfortable with and recognize the importance of technology and will be able to oversee a large scale information technology upgrade.
They have strong knowledge of finance including capital and operating budgets, fiscal planning and reporting.
They have working knowledge of or familiarity with the Municipal Act, Municipal Conflict of Interest Act, Municipal Freedom of Information and the Protection of Privacy Act, Ombudsman Act, the DSSAB Act and other related legislation.
Please submit cover letter & resume by 4:30 pm, Monday, April 15, 2019 to:
CAO Selection Committee
c/o Human Resources
99 Foster Drive, Civic Centre
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however only those receiving an interview will be contacted.
The Corporation of the City of Sault Ste. Marie is an inclusive employer. Accommodation is available in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005. Visit saultstemarie.ca/jobs