BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Chief Administrative Officer                                           

The Town of Smithers 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 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