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Chief Administrative Officer
Local Authority: Town of St. Paul
Location: St. Paul, AB
Closing Date: 11/24/2017


St. Paul is strategically located in the centre of the North-East region of Alberta, and as a result, maintains its status as a major trading centre for the surrounding districts.  St. Paul is supported by agricultural land that surrounds the town and is supplemented by the oil and gas industries.  With a population of 6004, our community is rich with a number of ethnic backgrounds.

As the Chief Administrative Officer, reporting to Council, you are required to provide leadership and direction to a staff of 85, manage an annual operating budget of $14.8 million, foster and maintain relationships with local and regional partners, and ensure that visitors and residents are delivered high quality services in a responsible and cost effective manner.

The successful candidate will have:

·        Progressive experience in relevant areas of municipal administration

·        Post-secondary education – preferably a CLGM designation and NACLAA diploma

·        Minimum of 5 years in a senior municipal government position

·        Strong working knowledge of the Municipal Government Act and other relevant legislation

·        A successful track record with supervision of administration

·        Knowledge and input into strategic planning and policy development/implementation

·        A proven ability to liaise effectively with Council, staff, other elected officials, residents, developers and community groups

·        Exceptional personnel and human resources skills to maintain a productive workplace with excellent customer service


The Town of St. Paul offers a competitive salary and participates in an excellent benefits/pension plan.

Interested applicants are invited to submit - by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, November 24, 2017 - their resume, cover letter and references electronically in confidence to or mail (marked “Personal and Confidential”) to:

Mayor Maureen Miller

Town of St. Paul

Box 1480

St. Paul, AB  T0A 3A0


The Town of St. Paul thanks all applicants for their interest.

However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted for further information.

This employment opportunity has been circulated by the Society of Local Government Managers of Alberta. The Society has been providing this service to all municipalities and its members since 1993.

The cost for a single job posting is $157.50. If multiple postings are submitted within 24 hours then the cost structure would be:

  • First Post: $157.50
  • Second Post: $141.75
  • Third, Fouth, Fifth, etc. Post(s): $131.25