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Local Authority: MD of Acadia
Location: Acadia Valley, Alberta
Closing Date: 9/10/2018

The Municipal District of Acadia No. 34 is inviting application for a full-time Chief Administrative Officer (CAO).

The MD of Acadia is located in central-east Alberta along the Saskatchewan border and is home to 493 people. Reporting to Council, the CAO is responsible for a variety of tasks, including:

  • Financial Management

  • Human Resources

  • Legislation and Policy Implementation

  • Community Engagement

  • Intermunicipal Collaboration

  • Planning and Development

The MD of Acadia is seeking an individual that is highly motivated with excellent communication skills. The individual should possess strong organizational, leadership, and interpersonal skills to guide staff, interact with community members and groups, and an ability to provide Council the necessary information and advice to make informed decisions.

The ideal candidate will also possess at least 3 years’ experience in municipal administration; a post-secondary degree; and a strong knowledge of the Municipal Government Act (MGA) and of the fundamentals of financial management (budgeting, accounting, PSAB principles).

The salary range for this position is $90,000 - $110,000 annually with a competitive pension and benefit package available.

To apply to this position, forward a resume and cover letter, along with 3 professional references to:

CAO Competition

Municipal District of Acadia No. 34

Box 30

Acadia Valley, Alberta

T0J 0A0


Or via email to:


Closing date for applications is September 10th, 2018 at 3:00pm MST.


For information on this position, please contact the MD of Acadia office at 403-972-3808

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