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Chief Administrative Officer                                           


The Town of Smithers www.smithers.ca is seeking a motivated, experienced executive to help lead a thriving mountain town in Northwest British Columbia as its Chief Administrative Officer.

Reporting to the Town’s Mayor and Town Council, you will lead a 65-member team to consistently deliver high-quality municipal services to the community’s 5,400 residents and implement Council’s strategic priorities.

Smithers offers an attractive mountain town lifestyle. It is home to a wide range of recreational opportunities, including a ski hill and nordic centre, mountain bike trails, two arenas and world-class steelhead fishing. Its character Main Street and downtown feature boutiques, cafes and craft breweries.

As the ideal candidate, you will have strong academic credentials, a background in public administration or business administration, and a proven track record of accomplishments at the executive level. You have either served as the chief administrator of a smaller local government or as a senior manager of a larger one. You are a team player and strategic thinker with excellent communications skills, financial literacy and sound political judgement.

Please forward your resume in confidence, quoting assignment SCAO 2018 to grantsmith@waterhousesearch.com. We thank everyone for their interest in this opportunity, however only those who meet the selection criteria will be contacted.

Location: Smithers, BC
Region: North Coast / Nechako
Professional Categories: Chief Administration
Posted: March 25, 2019, 9:42 am
Expires: May 1, 2019, 4:30 pm