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Current Job Postings Are Listed Below

About OMAA's Job Board

If you are looking to get your CAO or Senior Staff vacant position in front of over half of Ontario's CAOs you've come to the right place.

By using one of OMAA's Job recruitment services, you can be assured of reaching a targeted audience with the municipal government leadership skills and expertise you require.

OMAA's Job Posting/Recruitment Services

For one low price of $300, OMAA offers a new consolidated Job Ad promotion services which includes the following:

  • Your Job Ad posted on the OMAA website for up to two months (Note: the posting is available not just to members but anyone else visiting the OMAA website. 
  • Due to a recent partnership with muniSERV, your Job Ad will also be posted on the muniSERV website for the same period of time for cross Canada exposure.
  • An individual email distribution to all OMAA Members will also be undertaken attaching a copy of the Job Ad. 

How To Request a Posting/Distribution

Contact the OMAA Executive Director to submit a Word or PDF version of your Job Ad and to coordinate a date for website posting and/or Member message.

Typically a website posting and/or email distribution to the membership can be done within 24 to 48 hours of the request.

An invoice will be subsequently sent back. Payment can be made by mailing a cheque made payable to "The Ontario Municipal Administrators' Association" to the OMAA offices at 14 Caledonia Terrace, Goderich, Ontario, N7A 2M8.

Got questions? Contact Maureen at the email noted above or 855 833 OMAA(6622)




 Located in northeastern Muskoka, beside world-renowned Algonquin Park.  The Township has a permanent population of almost 3500 and a seasonal population of close to 12,000. The Township is known for its natural beauty, charming hamlets and recreational opportunities. A vibrant four-season community where residents and visitors enjoy a desirable quality of life, Lake of Bays boasts beautiful natural environment along with economic opportunities supported by exceptional facilities and services. The Township of Lake of Bays offers an attractive environment for a CAO who wants to join a staff and council who are committed to conducting municipal business in an open and transparent manner – with an emphasis on providing excellent customer service to its residents. The Chief Administrative Officer oversees a total of approximately 31 FTE municipal staff and a township budget of $5.8 million. 

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Closing Date: July 16th 2021



Having retained much of the charm of an earlier era, the Town of Greater Napanee offers a small-town appeal, historical architecture, and rural beauty. Centrally located between Toronto and Ottawa, its borders stretch from the shores of the Bay of Quinte to the western gateway of the Land O’Lakes region. The community boasts year-round recreational amenities, including numerous parkland areas, walking trails, and a Boardwalk.  Greater Napanee is home to 16,000 people with a thriving downtown core and business community. With access to a population of more than 300,000 within a 30-minute drive, Greater Napanee is the perfect place to live, work, and play.  Reporting to the Mayor and Council, the CAO will provide strategic vision, leadership and guidance on the general management of the Town as well as participate in the overall direction of the municipality. The CAO will oversee a $22 M in operating budget and a $10 million in capital budget. As the Town’s most senior administrative official, the CAO will lead by example over 200 exceptional Town employees to realize the vision.

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Application Deadline: July 2nd, 2021.


1) Director, Arts Across Canada and Arts Abroad Programs
Arts Across Canada fosters meaningful relationships and exchanges between artists and the Canadian public. Artists, arts professionals, groups, and arts organizations can apply to present and share artistic work with diverse communities across the country, engage more deeply with the public and develop a stronger national profile.
Arts Abroad celebrates the creativity, innovation, and excellence of Canadian artists by helping to bring Canadian works to the world. This program supports artists, arts professionals, groups, and organizations to enhance international exposure, undertake artistic exploration or exchanges with international colleagues, and nurture new and existing art markets in a global context.
Under the direct supervision of the Director General, Arts Granting Programs Division, the Director, Arts Across Canada and Arts Abroad Programs plays a leadership role in enhancing the Council’s support system for the arts in Canada.
2) Director, Explore and Create Program
Explore and Create provides strategic leadership for the Explore and Create program. This program advances Canadian artistic practices by encouraging artists to investigate creative processes and take risks that lead to the development of unique works destined to connect with the public. Funding is geared to support the program components of: Professional Development for Artists; Research and Creation; Concept to Realization; and, Artist-Driven Organizations.
Under the direct supervision of the Director General, Arts Granting Programs Division, the Director, Explore and Create Program plays a leadership role in enhancing the Council’s dynamic support system for the arts in Canada. 
For more information about the Canada Council for the Arts, please visit our website at

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With a population of 32,000, Orillia is a sustainable and creative city that leverages its core strengths: a lively and historic downtown, exciting growth, and vibrant waterfronts along two lakes. Orillia is located one hour north of the GTA and offers affordable living alongside major employers like Lakehead University, Georgian College and the Ontario Provincial Police headquarters. Orillia offers an excellent quality of life with four-season recreation and cultural opportunities for every age including an impressive parks and trail system, festivals, galleries, music and live theatre. Located in the heart of Ontario’s Lake Country, Orillia is a great place to live, work and explore.  The Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer is responsible for handling the financial affairs of the municipality, preparing the budget, collecting money, depositing all money received, paying all debts and other authorized expenditures, maintaining accurate records and accounts regarding all financial matters, ensuring investments are made in compliance with appropriate regulations. This position reports to the General Manager of Corporate Services.

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Application Deadline: May 30, 2021 at 4:30 P.M.



 The Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville is part of York Region, one of Canada’s highest population-growth areas, and is situated northeast of Toronto. Highway 404 forms the town’s western boundary and connects to the province’s 400-series highways, providing easy access to business transportation routes including Lester B. Pearson Airport. While the current population is approximately 49,000 residents, the town’s population is expected to reach 60,000 by 2031.   Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Director provides direction and leadership to the overall operation and administration of the Development Services Department. Responsible for the Policy Planning, Development Planning, Building and Development Engineering Divisions of the Department to ensure the effective and efficient management of development review, long range planning including area wide infrastructure and transportation systems, urban design, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), administration of the Ontario Building Code and the administration of subdivision agreements.

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Join a community-focused team that thrives on doing things differently to better serve its residents. Innisfil is an award-winning municipality applying two hundred years of small-town independence and collaboration towards a future of innovation and prosperity. Strategically located next to several major urban centres, Innisfil’s central location combines big city access with small-town feel, high quality of life and a strong local workforce. Innisfil is connected for business and poised for significant growth. Situated on the western shore of Lake Simcoe, Innisfil’s scenic landscape featuring miles of waterfront, woodlands and farm fields are natural assets that make Innisfil the perfect place to mix business and pleasure. Just minutes from desk to dock, Innisfil has something for everyone.  As an ideal candidate, you are a dynamic and forward-thinking leader highly respected for your vision, entrepreneurial spirit, strong business acumen and proven track record of success in facilitating change and growth. Previous leadership experience in, or a demonstrated understanding of, sustainable development in both rural and urban contexts is a considerable asset. 

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Strategically located between the great lakes of Erie and Ontario, it is home to a culturally and economically diverse urban and rural population of more than 430,000. The Region works collaboratively with 12 area municipalities and community partners to efficiently deliver innovative programs and services that support and advance the well-being of individuals, families and communities. Niagara has long been among the prominent tourism regions in Canada as it features some of Canada’s most fertile agricultural land, the majesty of Niagara Falls, Canada’s most developed wine industry and year-round theatre festivals and cultural events. As a must- visit destination Niagara hosts over 13 million tourists, who spend over $2.6 billion generating a significant amount of business activity, jobs and other economic benefits. Dynamic modern cities, affordable housing, excellent schools and higher education institutions, libraries, parks, modern infrastructure investments and unique natural beauty are some of the reasons why residents chose to call Niagara Region home. The Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) is the most senior administrative leadership position in the Niagara Region and provides objective professional advice and decision support to the Regional Chair and Council in developing strategies, policies and services that address the unique needs of the Region.

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Application Deadline: 11:59 P.M on Friday, June 4 th, 2021




Norfolk County is seeking a dynamic, visionary Chief Administrative Officer to lead and oversee the Corporation of Norfolk County. Rural by nature, prosperous by design, Norfolk County is located one hour south of Toronto. We offer picturesque small town, hamlet and rural living within easy reach of major urban centres such as Hamilton, London, Kitchener-Waterloo and Brantford.  With wonderfully varied tourist attractions, bountiful and proven agricultural tradition, and spectacular recreational activities, our exceptional quality of community and family life simply can’t be beat!  With a combined operational and capital budget of approximately $300M and over 700 permanent staff, our municipality is committed to meeting the needs of our residents and business community by delivering efficient and effective services. In support of this, we have established a set of strategic priorities that are centred around building a solid foundation for the future, focusing on service delivery, building and maintaining a reliable quality infrastructure, creating an optimal place for business and most importantly, fostering a vibrant, creative community.

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Application Deadline: May 19th, 2021 




Welland, a city of approximately 52,000 residents in the heart of Ontario’s Niagara region, about an hour from Toronto and 30 minutes from the U.S. border, has a long history as one of Canada’s strongest manufacturing hubs.  It is home to state-of-the-art factories, world class sports facilities and events, innovative food manufacturers, call centres and cutting edge medical institutions.  Welland offers significant talent and support to these sectors through renowned institutions like Niagara College, Brock University and the Vineland Research Institute.  In addition, Welland embraces bilingualism, technology, nature, culture and fun.The Chief Administrative Officer reports to City Council and is responsible for overseeing an organization with approximately 400 staff supported by a total budget in the order of $100 million.  Work closely with the Mayor and Council and the senior management team to develop a compelling shared vision and strategy, establish targets, set standards of performance and lead the City of Welland to build on past success and realize its full potential.  Utilize your passion and good judgement to ensure that capital, human resources and business processes are aligned and in place.  Lead the organization to deliver the highest calibre of services to the community.

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Application Deadline: Closing date is May 19th




The Mayor and Council are seeking a strategic and dynamic individual to lead our administrative team. The Township of Malahide is located on the brow of Lake Erie, in the heart of Elgin County, minutes away from the Cities of St. Thomas and London. From industry to recreation, farming to history, with a population of just under 10,000, you will be delighted with all that this growing agricultural community has to offer. Malahide offers numerous agri-tourism experiences, charming villages, and rich culture. Residents enjoy modern community facilities, active community groups, excellent private and public schools, beautiful parks and playgrounds, and plenty of cycling and nature trails to explore. Malahide is forward thinking and committed to initiatives that will stimulate economic growth and diversification that will continue to bring stability and sustainability to the residents and visitors of our community. The Council is looking forward to significant projects coming to fruition in the near future such as connectivity, water servicing, as well as residential and commercial growth.

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Application Deadline: April 30, 2021




The Municipality of Huron East is seeking applicants for the position of CAO/Clerk due to the pending retirement of the incumbent. Huron East, with offices in Seaforth Ontario is a thriving municipality composed of nearly 700 sq km of highly productive farmland, and several fully serviced urban areas, with a growing population of nearly 10,000, an annual budget of nearly $15 million and municipal assets providing service with a replacement value of approximately $200 million. The CAO/Clerk provides professional advice to Council and leads a talented team of approximately 65 full and part time employees providing a complete range of local services.  The preferred candidate will have a relevant post secondary education and at least five years’ management experience in a municipal or related position.  The municipality will provide a competitive compensation and benefits package commensurate with skills and qualifications.

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Application Deadline: noon on April 29, 2021




With a solid background and expertise in local government matters, this individual will be the face of the organization. The role requires passion, knowledge, and experience in local government, and a well-established municipal network. An understanding of current municipal issues is critical, as is the ability to highlight those issues to our readership in a manner that reflects the integrity, principles and values that our company and publication has maintained since 1891. The Editor & Publisher will work to support the continued development of our positive company culture and practices that foster a healthy organization, stakeholder participation, employee engagement, staff development, teamwork, accountability, and initiative. This person will support the COO in creating priorities, structures, policies, agreements, and metrics that keep our company mission-aligned, financially healthy and true to its values. The Editor & Publisher will lead and support in advancing the quality of Municipal World’s products; bring high value-added in editing, design, production, marketing, sales, and administration of publications. The Editor & Publisher will also support the development and growth of partnerships; and will foster positive relations among staff, stakeholders, and contributors, embodying collaboration, respect, openness, transparency, and integrity.

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Known as the Gateway to Muskoka, Gravenhurst offers a prime geographical location, solid infrastructure, natural beauty and work-life balance.  Gravenhurst is the permanent home of approximately 13,000 residents and grows to 27,000 seasonally between May and October. Gravenhurst also sees tens of thousands of additional visitors each year, from all around the world.  Gravenhurst honours the historic vision of the past but continues to grow into the future. The community is vibrant in arts, culture and heritage while incorporating modern lifestyle and conveniences with something for everyone.  Our vision is to be clean, green and sustainable. Our mission is to preserve and enhance the quality of life and meet the needs of residents, businesses and visitors through exceptional service delivery. Our  strategic goals focus on economic opportunity, sustainability, partnership, cultural capital and excellence in municipal services.   As the ideal candidate and our new CAO, you are an inspiring, community focused leader with a track record of business leadership and acumen in progressive environments while achieving goals.  In addition, you are known for your exceptional communications skills, your collaborative nature and commitment to building highly effective staff teams, while ensuring service excellence, fiscal accountability and responsible growth.

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Application Deadline:  April 12, 2021



The County of Dufferin is an upper tier municipality which sits on the fringe of the Greater Toronto Area, about 100 km northwest of Toronto. It is largely a rural county with three urban settlement areas. The region is well known for its rivers, rolling hills and excellent outdoor recreation opportunities. The UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, the Niagara Escarpment and the world famous Bruce Trail, run through Dufferin offering spectacular vistas and hiking opportunities. Home to over 61,000 residents the area boasts fabulous restaurants, shopping and amenities. We are currently recruiting for a Director of Corporate Services.    Reporting to the CAO, the Director of Corporate Services will provide leadership, direction and management to the Corporate Services department which includes Treasury, Procurement, Information Technology (I.T.) and Clerks. The Director will act on their own authority or on the authority delegated by the CAO and is responsible for all major decisions affecting the Corporate Services department. As a member of the Senior Management Team (SMT), the Director of Corporate Services is a key contributor to corporate decision-making and provides guidance and direction in the development and implementation of strategies that support the County’s priorities.

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The County of Dufferin is an upper tier municipality which sits on the fringe of the Greater Toronto Area, about 100 km northwest of Toronto. It is largely a rural county with three urban settlement areas. The region is well known for its rivers, rolling hills and excellent outdoor recreation opportunities. The UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, the Niagara Escarpment and the world famous Bruce Trail, run through Dufferin offering spectacular vistas and hiking opportunities. Home to over 61,000 residents the area boasts fabulous restaurants, shopping and amenities. We are currently recruiting for a Director of Development & Tourism.  Reporting to the CAO, the Director of Development and Tourism will provide leadership, direction and management to the Development and Tourism department which includes Planning, Economic Development, Tourism (including the Museum of Dufferin) and Building Services. The Director will act on their own authority or on the authority delegated by the CAO and is responsible for all major decisions affecting the Development and Tourism department. As a member of the Senior Management Team (SMT), the Director of Development and Tourism is a key contributor to corporate decision-making and provides guidance and direction in the development and implementation of strategies that support the County’s priorities.

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Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) exists for a single reason: to make housing affordable for everyone living in Canada. A Crown Corporation, CMHC’s goal is that, by 2030, everyone in Canada has a home they can afford and that meets their needs. All of CMHC’s programs and activities support this critical objective. Committed to dismantling systems of oppression, anti-Black and anti-Indigenous racism, and racism more broadly, CMHC—one of Canada’s Top Diversity Employers—is firm on deepening its work in the area of equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI). It is within this spirit that CMHC invites applications and nominations for its first-ever Chief Equity Officer (CEqO), a role that will give a passionate leader the opportunity to weave EDI throughout the very fabric and strategy of the organization—work that will further enhance the employee experience while bettering the lives of Canadians. Reporting to the Senior Vice-President, Policy and Innovation, and as a member of the Sector Management Team, the CEqO will help to set strategic direction for the sector, and establish plans, priorities, and objectives as it relates to CMHC’s equity and anti-racism commitments. The incumbent will also help to shape an overarching vision and strategy for equity at CMHC, embedding an equity presence in all that the company does.

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