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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)


CURRENT JOB POSTINGS  

NORTH MIDDLESEX - CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

Located in Southwestern Ontario, the Municipality of North Middlesex serves a population of 6,700.  Being conveniently positioned along main routes from more urbanized areas (20 minute drive to London and under one hour to Sarnia) to key travel, recreation, and tourism destinations (just minutes from Lake Huron and the Pinery Provincial Park).  North Middlesex offers a close-knit, friendly and safe community, offering a great place to live, work and play. Having a history that is firmly rooted in agriculture and farming, our mission is to lead, live and invest in a dynamic, inclusive community.  North Middlesex is known for its diversified, export-focused agricultural sector; two vibrant downtown commercial centres underpinned by small business and entrepreneurship; and ongoing residential and employment growth supporting an increase in population and economic opportunity.  Reporting to the Council of the Municipality of North Middlesex, the CAO has the responsibility to coordinate, lead and direct the Senior Management Team in accordance with Council policy, all applicable law, and statutory obligations. General duties and responsibilities are subject to the provisions of the Municipal Act and include continued implementation of the municipality’s strategic plan.

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Application Deadline:  4:30 p.m. on Friday, February 3, 2023


 

GEORGIAN BAY TOWNSHIP - DIRECTOR OF PLANNING

The Township of Georgian Bay, in the heart of Canada’s best year-round vacation land, is seeking an experienced individual to lead its land use planning function. Reporting to the CAO, the Director of Planning leads a team of 7 FTEs in delivering advice to senior management and Township Council as well as guidance to the public on matters related to land use. The successful candidate will possess a sound working knowledge of Ontario's Planning Act, Building Code, and the typical policies and related legislation affecting land use planning in Ontario, as well as a relevant post-secondary education. They will also have several years’ experience in a management role and demonstrate excellent communication skills. The Township will provide a competitive compensation package and a progressive work environment.

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Application Deadline: 12:00 noon on Friday February 17, 2023


 

CITY OF ORILLIA - GENERAL MANAGER OF ENVIRONMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE

With a population of approximately 34,000, 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 Hydro One, 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.  Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), the General Manager of Environment and Infrastructure Services Department is responsible for directing, planning, managing and reviewing the activities, operations and maintenance of the Environment and Infrastructure Services Department, which includes Waste Management, Water Treatment and Supply (including wells), Metering and Backflow, Water Distribution, Wastewater Treatment and Collection, Pollution Control, Source Water Protection, Roads, Parks, Fleet, Stormwater, City Facility Management, Electrical Services, Streetlighting and Traffic Signal Control, Environmental Compliance, Climate Change Action Planning and Engineering of Capital Projects (involving Environmental Services, Source Protection and Operations and Property and Sustainability).

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Application Deadline: February 6, 2023 at noon


 

AUGUSTA TOWNSHIP - CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

Whether you prefer small communities, rural areas, country settings or spectacular waterfront properties, the Township of Augusta has it all. We are located on the St. Lawrence River, south of Ottawa and are bisected by Highway 401. The municipality encourages positive growth, while at the same time protecting the significant agricultural contribution to the area. A healthy and balanced lifestyle can be found with our endless opportunities to embrace the outdoors, from scenic trails, snowmobiling, boating, swimming, golfing, cycling, fishing and hunting. A municipality of 7,368 residents, Augusta is ideally located approximately 1 hour south of Ottawa and borders the Town of Prescott on the east. As a result of an impending retirement, the Township of Augusta is seeking a Chief Administrative Officer.  Accountable to Council, the CAO champions the leadership of the Corporation and acts as the administrative head of the Township. You are responsible for the management of all municipal operations in accordance with the Ontario Municipal Act, Township by-laws and other Provincial Statutes, and oversee the implementation of policies and directives through the operating departments. You leverage technology and systems to drive automation and optimize business performance. You liaise with the public, external and government agencies on statutory responsibilities in accordance with the provisions of the Ontario Municipal Act and other Provincial Statutes. You prepare and review reports and presentations for management and Council and administer other related duties or special projects, as required. A full copy of the position description is available at augusta.ca

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Application Deadline: February 3, 2023


 

OXFORD COUNTY - CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

Oxford County is located in in the heart of southwestern Ontario between Kitchener-Waterloo and London. With a population of approximately 125,000 residents, Oxford County is a blend of urban and rural communities at the crossroads of Highways 401 and 403. Oxford County is an upper tier municipality made up of eight municipalities: City of Woodstock, Town of Ingersoll, Town of Tillsonburg Township of Blandford-Blenheim, Township of South-West Oxford, Township of East Zorra-Tavistock, Township of Norwich, and Township of Zorra. With a combined operating and capital budget of $305M and approximately 850 staff, Oxford County is committed to meeting the needs of our eight local municipalities, business communities and residents by delivering efficient and effective services. The services delivered include Planning, Public Works (water, wastewater, transportation, waste management, facilities, engineering), Human Services (Ontario Works, housing, child care), Long Term Care, Paramedic Services, Tourism, Corporate Services (finance, customer service, provincial offenses, information services, library services), Human Resources and Communications. Reporting to the Warden and Council, the Chief Administrative Officer is responsible for the strategic leadership and efficient delivery of all the County’s administrative and operational services

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Application Deadline: January 31, 2023


 

TOWN OF SMITH FALLS - DIRECTOR OF CORPORATE SERVICES/TREASURER

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The Town of Smiths Falls is a vibrant, progressive single tier municipality with a population of 9,500 and growing. One of Eastern Ontario’s most scenic communities, we are centrally located within an hour of Ottawa, Kingston, Brockville, and the US border.  The Town prides itself on delivering high quality, affordable and relevant services that contribute to an unsurpassed quality of life. Smiths Falls features beautiful heritage buildings, two theatres, a charming downtown, and world-class museums and recreational facilities. Enjoy our thriving cultural scene with live music, foodie finds, a local brewery, and dozens of community events – all at the heart of the Rideau Canal, Ontario’s only UNESCO World Heritage site and a gateway to the region’s abundant lakes and waterways.  Reporting directly to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Director of Corporate Services/Treasurer will oversee a range of functions including Finance, Asset Management, Human Resources, Information Technology, Clerk and Corporate Communications. The Director is responsible for operationalizing the priorities from our strategic plan while providing efficient and effective management of all corporate services. This includes leadership of staff, alignment of resources to support strategic directions, achievement of results, implementation and management of change as necessary, and ensuring appropriate service levels are consistently delivered.

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Application Deadline: January 14, 2023 


 

TOWNSHIP OF FRONTENAC ISLANDS - CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER/CLERK

The Township of Frontenac Islands, located in Eastern Ontario, is one of four Townships in  Frontenac County. The Township has over 2,000 residents and encompasses a number of islands at the beginning of the St. Lawrence River. During the summer months our population grows substantively. Wolfe, Howe and Simcoe are the larger of the islands and are serviced by a short, year-round ferry ride from Kingston. The smaller of the islands are accessible by boat and include Arabella, Bayfield, Black Ant, Garden Goose, Hickory and Horseshoe.  Wolfe Island has the largest settlement in the village of Marysville, with around 400 inhabitants. The rest of the population is dispersed, mostly across the larger island near the scenic island shoreline, or on one of the many interior roads on a multitude or rural and farm properties. Reporting to the Mayor and Council, the Chief Administrative Officer/Clerk is responsible for the strategic leadership and efficient delivery of all the municipality’s administrative and operational services. As the key advisor to Council, you have the vision to develop and implement operational plans and ensure the coordination of services which align to and support our strategic priorities. In addition, the CAO will be responsible for the statutory duties of the Clerk.

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Application Deadline: January 20, 2023 


 

COUNTY OF ESSEX - CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

The County of Essex has an opening for a Chief Administrative Officer. Reporting directly to the Warden and members of County Council, the CAO provides vision and leadership to the entire organization. This is your opportunity to make a significant contribution to the community and make a true difference.  The County of Essex is Canada’s warmest and southernmost County, surrounded on three sides by water and blessed with unrivaled opportunities for boating, fishing, cycling, golfing, and other recreational pursuits. One of Ontario’s best-kept secrets, the County offers an affordable mix of urban and rural living with easy access to world-class amenities and schools. Windsor is our major centre and we are located just minutes from downtown Detroit. The County offers a competitive total rewards package including generous benefits, a generous vacation schedule, and a work-life balance program.

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Application Deadline: January 22, 2023


 

CITY OF PORT ALBERNI, BC - CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

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In the heart of Vancouver Island, connected by the sea, wrapped in a blanket of emerald moss, and cloaked in ancient history sits Port Alberni, a vibrant waterfront community with over 19,000 residents. Located within the traditional unceded territories of Tseshaht and Hupacasath First Nations, Port Alberni provides stunning nature views featuring the majestic Beaufort Mountain Range, the 48-kilometer long Alberni Inlet and the protected wetlands of the Somass River Estuary. It boasts terrific outdoor recreational opportunities and provides an excellent quality of life for residents and visitors.   To learn more about Port Alberni, please visit portalberni.ca  chooseportalberni.ca, hupacasath.ca and tseshaht.com .   Mayor and Council are invested in the City’s strategic vision. A key priority is the redevelopment of a forty-three acre waterfront property formerly used as a sawmill and now owned by the City. Redevelopment is underway and will include public access to the waterfront, parks and open spaces and a mix of residential and light industrial development. This community and local government sees its path forward and seeks a leader to implement that vision.

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Application Deadline: January 17th 2023


 

COUNTY OF BRANT - CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

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Serving a population of over 39,000 in the heart of Southwestern Ontario, we are a growing and prosperous region that offers the charm and pace of country life combined with the amenities and lifestyle of an urban centre. Our region’s beauty is renowned as the Grand River runs through our county - allowing our residents to enjoy spectacular hiking, fishing, canoeing, and kayaking with breathtaking views. Why don’t you come and see for yourself? The County of Brant is located along the Highway 403 corridor and is within commuting distance of the western GTA region, Waterloo region, Guelph, and London.  The County of Brant is seeking a Chief Administrative Officer (CAO). Reporting to the Council of the County of Brant, the CAO has the responsibility to coordinate, lead and direct the Senior Management Team (SMT) in accordance with council policy, all applicable law, and statutory obligations. General duties and responsibilities are subject to the provisions of the Municipal Act and include implementation of the County’s approved strategic plan. As a creative and strategic thinker, you will provide advice to Council and develop innovative solutions to complex problems. A combination of post-graduate education and/or progressive leadership experience in municipal administration are required along with success with strategic planning, change/project management, and fiscal management. Highly collaborative, your demonstrated relationship building abilities and superior interpersonal and communication skills are ideally complemented by municipal experience and professional accreditation.

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Application Deadline: January 8, 2023


 

TOWN OF MOOSONEE - CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

The Town of Moosonee is located on the west banks of the Moose River, a short 12 miles from the salt waters of the James Bay. It is considered to be “the Gateway to the Arctic”. Moosonee is not connected to the road system in Ontario and all travellers arrive in Moosonee by train or plane, or on ice roads. Scheduled train services are provided by Ontario Northland, from Cochrane, Ontario. Scheduled air transportation services are provided by Air Creebec and Thunder Airlines. The permanent population of Moosonee is approximately 2,500 with about 85% being Cree.  The Town of Moosonee is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual to fill the position of Chief Administrative Officer (CAO). Reporting to the Municipal Council, the CAO will provide leadership, direction to and coordination of the Management Team in developing, implementing, and administering the policies and procedures of the Town and Council in accordance with applicable By-Laws and regulations. The CAO provides effective, progressive advice to elected officials and the Management Team, and interacts regularly with the Head of Council and elected officials. The CAO is responsible for direct supervision of all municipal managers.   

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LOYALIST TOWNSHIP - CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

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Loyalist Township is a lower-tier township municipality in southeastern Ontario, Canada on Lake Ontario, in Lennox and Addington County. It was named for the United Empire Loyalists, who settled in the area after the American Revolution. The Township was formed on January 1, 1998, through the amalgamation of Amherst Island Township, Ernestown Township, and the Village of Bath.  Loyalist Township is a growing community of 18,000+ people situated on the north shore of Lake Ontario between the Town of Greater Napanee and the City of Kingston.  The Township is a blend of rural and urban areas with a number of smaller hamlets throughout, including an island community, accessible by ferry.  The Township is seeking a dynamic CAO with a proven record of accomplishment in achieving administrative, financial, and strategic planning excellence. If you have excellent facilitation, mediation and negotiations skills and have a clear commitment to delivering exceptional service and best practices in public administration and possess a high degree of professionalism and integrity, coupled with flexibility, tact, courtesy, and effective communication skills (written, verbal, presentation and listening), then this is a perfect opportunity to affect change in a growing community, rich in Canadian history.

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Application Deadline: December 3rd, 2022 @11:59 pm


 

CITY OF GUELPH - GENERAL MANAGER, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

When you join the City of Guelph, you join a team of 2,000 full and part-time employees who deliver services the community relies on every day. Together, Guelph’s employees bring to life a vision of an inclusive, connected, and prosperous city where employees and citizens look after each other and their environment. We are recruiting a General Manager, Information Technology for the City of Guelph. Under the leadership of the Deputy CAO, Corporate Services, the successful candidate will:

  • Advance the vision for information technology at the City of Guelph.
  • Lead technology strategy, governance, and policy matters throughout the corporation.
  • Promote a culture of innovation, digital transformation and user-centricity built from strong foundational data and system structures to ensure sustainability of technology solutions.
  • As a strategic business partner, work collaboratively with department leaders to advance service delivery as One City.
  • Lead a progressive team of IT professionals, cultivating a positive and engaging workplace, in an effective departmental design with modern jobs that reflect the future of IT in a rapidly changing technology environment.

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CITY OF ORILLIA - CITY CLERK

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.  Pursuant to Section 228 of the Municipal Act, the City Clerk is responsible for recording all resolutions, decisions, and other proceedings of City Council. Responsible for planning, directing and administering all activities of the Clerk’s Division, preparing Council agendas, administering oaths, conducting the municipal election, vital statistics registrar, maintaining the Municipal Code and Policy Manual, records management, lottery licensing and responsible for customer service at the main counter. This position reports to the General Manager of Corporate Services and City Solicitor.

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Application Deadline: January 2, 2023 at noon


 

ELIZABETHTOWN-KITLEY - ADMINISTRATOR

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The Township of Elizabethtown-Kitley, located in Eastern Ontario, in the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville is flourishing rural community with a close by urban setting. Elizabethtown-Kitley is a beautiful, safe and diverse community of 10,000 residents, serving a regional catchment area of 90,000+. Brockville is a 20-minute commute, Ottawa and Kingston are less than an hour’s drive, and Toronto and Montreal are but 200 kilometres away. The business profile of the Township includes a mix of agricultural, manufacturing, industrial businesses, contracting and tourism. To live in the Township or the Counties, is a captivating experience. Both provide affordable residential real estate, including rural and urban residential and heritage homes, hobby farms and full agricultural operations, village settings, and subdivisions. Relax in our community and enjoy the beautiful St. Lawrence River and lakes, all within a short drive. Every season offers activities, be this recreational, educational or cultural.

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Application Deadline: November 7th, 2022


 

NORFOLK COUNTY - GM CORPORATE SERVICES

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The Corporation of Norfolk County is a single tier municipality of 63,000 located on the North Shore of Lake Erie in Southwestern Ontario. Norfolk County offers abundant recreational and lifestyle opportunities. Norfolk County’s most popular tourist attractions are the beaches, ports, towns and villages along Lake Erie, known as Ontario’s South Coast. These towns include Port Dover, Turkey Point, Long Point, Simcoe, Delhi, Waterford, and Port Rowan. Fishing is another key attraction for tourists, as well as birding, hiking, camping, and cycling.  The County offers a unique ‘work from anywhere’ policy for staff. If you are a results-oriented, dynamic visionary leader who possess a University Degree in a related discipline (Business or Public Administration) or equivalent, have 10 years of related/senior management experience in a municipal setting, preferably within a single-tier municipality and are a real ‘people person’, this role may be the right fit for you. 

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Application Deadline: November 20th, 2022 @11:59 pm.


 

MUNICIPALITY OF SOUTHWEST MIDDLESEX - CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

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The Municipality of Southwest Middlesex is a unique rural-urban community of 5,800 residents and growing. The area of land found within our boundaries is 42,960 hectares. We have a large agricultural base along with manufacturing, institutional and retail business activity. Southwest Middlesex is in the southwest corner of Middlesex County and sits halfway between the cities of London and Chatham in Ontario. The Municipality offers its residents an excellent quality of life within small urban centres and rural settings near a wide array of urban services and opportunities.  The Chief Administrative Officer is the senior staff person, who will lead a skilled staff team in implementing Council’s directions and be the primary policy advisor and link to Council. The CAO will be a dynamic and progressive manager, who inspires a strong team approach and who is an outstanding listener and communicator. The ability to motivate diverse groups of people to achieve common goals on behalf of the community will be a key capacity. Evident management skills in identifying, analyzing, and resolving complex opportunities and challenges, and in establishing strategic directions and performance measurement strategies for the Municipality are essential for success.

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Application Deadline: Friday, November 25, 2022, at 4:00 p.m.


 

HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY - CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

With the fastest growing downtown core in the country, according to the Statistics Canada’s 2021 Census, it is a dynamic time of growth and change for the Halifax Regional Municipality. The Region is home to almost half a million residents and is the economic, financial, educational, social, and cultural centre for the Maritime region. A vibrant seaport municipality, residents hail from a unique mix of urban, suburban, and rural communities. HRM strives to provide its citizens with the best quality of life in a healthy, sustainable, vibrant community at work, play and every day. Now, HRM’s Regional Council is seeking the next Chief Administrative Officer to provide leadership to the Municipality as it navigates this unprecedented time of economic and population growth.  Reporting to Halifax Regional Municipality’s Mayor and Regional Council, as the CAO you will be accountable to provide leadership to the Municipality’s 5,000+ staff as well as strategic oversight of all municipal business functions, services and activities within policies established by Council and in accordance with applicable legislation.  

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TOWN OF GEORGINA - DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

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Georgina is a community of communities with each area having a unique and historical identity, all united and proud to collectively call Georgina home. Lake Simcoe is our prized asset serving as an inspiration for the arts community and providing year-round recreation that attracts visitors from all over the Greater Toronto Area and beyond. Only an hour from Toronto, Georgina offers a balanced rural and urban lifestyle making it a desired location to live, work and play. The current population is 50,000.  Responsible for the overall supervision and management of the functions and service delivery of the Planning Policy, Development Planning, Development Engineering and Building Divisions within the Development Services Department, to ensure the effective and efficient planning and management of growth and development in the Town. The Director of Development Services is a dynamic and engaging leader and plays an integral role in the strategic direction of the Town as a progressive and vibrant community balancing the protection of its natural environment and rural character with urban development as it grows from approximately 50,000 to 71,900 by 2051.

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Application Deadline: October 21st, 2022 @11:59 pm


 

REGION OF DURHAM -  COMMISSIONER, CORPORATE SERVICES

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The Region of Durham, dedicated to maintaining outstanding standards of service, relies on the expertise and commitment of its employees. Durham is one of Ontario’s fastest growing areas to live, work and play, with a population of nearly 700,000 people in some of Ontario’s most beautiful settings. Home to three post-secondary institutions, an established energy cluster, a strong transportation network, and a wide range of industrial and commercial properties, Durham’s economy is more innovative and resilient than ever.  Reporting into the Chief Administrative Officer, the Commissioner, Corporate Services is accountable for providing direction for the development and implementation of strategic plans for human resources, information technology, council secretariat and municipal clerk functions, and the myDurham311 – Service Durham functions. As the Commissioner, you will be responsible for ensuring that these initiatives are progressive, represent best practices, and are aligned with the vision, mission and values of the corporation. The Commissioner ensures that internal and external customers are provided with high quality services/programs, and that policies are consistent with the Corporate Strategic Plan. The Commissioner will direct the human and budget resources for each of these functional areas, and provide expert advice to the Chief Administrative Officer, Department Heads, and Regional Council. You are someone who will embody and advocate for the Region’s mission, vision and corporate values and nurture a culture of change.

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Application Deadline: October 10th, 2022.