BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako

37 3rd Avenue – PO Box 820, Burns Lake, BC V0J 1E0
Phone: (250) 692-3195 – Toll Free: (800) 320-3339 – Fax: (250) 692-3305

Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)

The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako is seeking an experienced individual to fill the position of Chief Administrative Officer (CAO).

The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako includes the communities of Vanderhoof, Fort St. James, Fraser Lake, Burns Lake, Granisle, Houston, Telkwa and Smithers as well as the seven surrounding Electoral Areas A through G. Presently, the total population of the RDBN is 39,208.  The RDBN offices are located in the Village of Burns Lake, which is in the heart of northern British Columbia, about 222 kms. west of Prince George, B.C. on Highway 16.  The region offers world class fishing, hiking, mountain biking, skiing, snowmobiling, camping near the many lakes and exploring the endless outdoors.  The Region has a background in forestry, mining, farming, and ranching.  

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The Chief Administrative Officer will assist the Chair and Regional Board of Directors achieve their strategic visions and priorities, provide strong leadership, and effective, efficient administration.  Also, represent the RDBN’s interest with other government agencies, corporations, First Nations and the public.

Preferably, the CAO will have a degree in Business/Public Administration and qualify for a senior certificate by the Board of Examiners for the Province of BC; a minimum of 7 years progressive management experience in a local government setting with a working knowledge of the Local Government Act and the Community Charter.  Also, strong communication and human relations skills with sound political judgement.

This exempt position offers a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience and qualifications.  If you are interested in this career opportunity, please submit a covering letter and resume via email to Cheryl Anderson, Manager of Administrative Services, Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako at before 4:00 p.m., Friday, April 5, 2019.  Thank you for your interest. Only selected applicants will be contacted.

Location: Burns Lake, BC
Region: North Coast / Nechako
Professional Categories: Chief Administration
Posted: March 11, 2019, 1:58 pm
Expires: April 5, 2019, 4:00 pm