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Chief Administrative Officer
Local Authority: Town of Bow Island
Location: Bow Island, Alberta
Closing Date: 8/12/2018


Reporting to the Mayor and Council


This position will provide leadership to the Town and build collaborative relationships internally and externally.



·         Understanding of and Adherence to the Municipal Government Act

·         Providing leadership to the Management team and Staff

·         Overall Administration of all Municipal operations; ie: Implementation of Town bylaws, Policies, Plans and Programs

·         Compile and Present written quarterly reports to Council

·         Keep the Mayor and Council Informed of all Issues regarding the Operation of the Town

·         Budget Preparation and Financial Reporting



·         A Progressive Leadership record demonstrating Positive Relationships with elected officials, staff and community

·         Senior Management Experience in Municipal Government

·         Ability to Foster a Positive Working Environment by displaying a Strong Work Ethic and Positive Attitude

·         Meeting Deadlines and Goals

·         Excellent Communication and Management Skills

·         Possession of a Designation in Local Government Administration will be considered an asset


We Offer:

·         Exciting Opportunity to work in a Team-based, Supportive Environment

·         Fulfilling and Challenging Position

·         Medical / Dental benefits & Pension

·         Positive working Environment

·         Competitive Compensation

·         Family oriented community located only 40 minutes from Medicine Hat


Only ONLINE or EMAIL applications will be accepted.


Please send resume to or submit at


We thank all applicants for their interest, however; only those considered will be contacted.


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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