Chief Administrative Officer/Clerk

Town of Englehart

Englehart is a quaint town, centrally located in the District of Temiskaming, along the Highway 11 Trans Canada corridor in beautiful Northeastern Ontario. Known as “The Little Town with the Big Heart”, Englehart is nestled amongst scenic lakes, natural forests, and beautiful farmland. 

Reporting directly to Council, the Chief Administrative Officer/Clerk is accountable for the overall leadership and administration of municipal operations. This position will provide leadership, guidance, and advice in determining Council and corporate level strategic plans, goals, and objectives. The Chief Administrative Officer/Clerk will develop and maintain strong, collaborative relationships with neighbouring municipalities, local business community, service clubs, and key stakeholder groups.

 Education, Skills, and Experience

  • A degree/diploma in business/public administration, or a related discipline with applicable designation.
  • A minimum of five (5) years municipal (or related) progressive experience with at least two (2) years in a supervisory capacity. The Town of Englehart may consider a different combination of education and experience where appropriate.
  • Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills.
  • Exceptional leadership skills.
  • Ability to deal diplomatically with all levels of management, staff, elected officials, and the public.
  • Strong Communication skills (written, oral and interpersonal).
  • Ability to deal effectively and courteously in all aspects of the position; to work effectively at fostering good rapport and cooperative working relationships.
  • Ability to demonstrate tact and discretion in handling matters of a confidential or politically sensitive nature.
  • Thorough knowledge of legislation and provincial policies relative to the municipal process.
  • Ability to set measurable and achievable goals.
  • Ability to set priorities according to the level of importance and urgency. 

The Town of Englehart offers an excellent benefits package and is a participating member of OMERS Pension. 

The Town of Englehart is eager to accept applications from experienced professionals as our Chief Administrative Officer/Clerk. Join our team and experience the beautiful lifestyle Northeastern Ontario offers.

Full-time, Permanent: Normal hours of work are 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday. (Must be available to attend evening and/or weekend meetings and other events, as required).

Interested qualified applicants are invited to forward their cover letter and resume by 4:00 pm on Friday, April 26th, 2024 by email.

Attention: Jennifer DeLenardo, Deputy Clerk/Treasurer