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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


THE TOWNSHIP OF TAY - CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

The Township of Tay is a lower tier municipality located within the County of Simcoe on the shores of Georgian Bay. With the Municipal Office located in Victoria Harbour, Tay is a rural and small urban municipality with a permanent population of 10,100 that also includes the communities of Port McNicoll, Waubaushene and Waverley. Reporting to Council, the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) is responsible for strategic leadership and general management of the Corporation, and is the primary policy advisor to Council. The CAO fosters a positive and productive workplace environment and ensures Council directions and policies are implemented and followed. The CAO manages and directs the Township's corporate affairs, guiding the senior management team and providing leadership on administrative, human resources, budgeting/finance, insurance, public works and planning issues. The position assumes the role of Deputy Clerk for the Township.

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Application Deadline: 4:00 p.m. January 6, 2020


MINISTRY OF THE SOLICITOR GENERAL - DEPUTY CHIEF, PLANNING AND PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT

Make a difference and consider this rewarding role where you will manage the Planning and Program Development section of the Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management Ontario (OFMEM) at the Ministry of the Solicitor General. The OFMEM is responsible for emergency management programs for Ontario.  OFMEM provides support by developing, coordinating, implementing and managing emergency management programs and plans for all Ministries, communities, Municipalities, First Nations and nuclear facilities. As Deputy Chief, you will oversee the development, delivery and evaluation of provincial guidance for emergency management programs and plans related to prevention, mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery components of emergency management.

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Application Deadline:Thursday, December 19, 2019


TOWN OF CALEDON - CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

Come help shape our future. The Town is seeking a visionary and authentic leader who is passionate about public service and brings experience in successfully managing a growing municipality in a dynamic economic and environmental setting.  Caledon is a vibrant community of close to 75,000 residents and on pace to more than double its population over the next 20 years. Caledon’s growth and strategic location within an hour of Toronto – North America’s fifth largest urban centre – presents our residents and businesses with significant opportunities. 

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Application Deadline: 4:30 p.m., Friday, January 3, 2020.


TOWNSHIP OF WELLESLEY - DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS

Due to the upcoming retirement, the Township of Wellesley is currently seeking a professional and accomplished individual to lead their public works department. The Township of Wellesley is a rural municipality on the north-west corner in the Region of Waterloo. The Township includes 11 settlement areas, the largest four being the quaint villages of Wellesley, Linwood, St. Clements and Hawkesville. Productive farms cover most of this Township of 11,500 residents. Wellesley prides itself on being a great place to live, play and work. 

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Submission Deadline: Monday, December 16, 2019 at 12:00noon.


MUNICIPALITY OF ARRAN-ELDERSLIE - CAO/CLERK

Arran-Elderslie is in the heart of Bruce County with a population of 7,000. The Municipality is a combination of farm communities, friendly urban centres and quaint villages. Arran-Elderslie is a great place to work, live and play. Come join our team and enjoy an improved life-style. To learn more visit: www.arran-elderslie.com  Due to a retirement we are currently recruiting for a CAO/Clerk to lead our team.

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Closing Date: 4:00 PM Friday December 13, 2019


COUNTY OF BRUCE - CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

Bruce County is located in mid-western Ontario and is home to the Bruce Trail and the Bruce Peninsula National Park, one of the largest protected areas in southern Ontario and the core of UNESCO's Niagara Escarpment World Biosphere Reserve. The second largest nuclear complex in the world, Bruce Nuclear Generating Station is located on the Lake Huron Shoreline between the towns of Kincardine and Saugeen Shores, providing Bruce County with a large, stable employer and significant economic spin-off benefits throughout the region. The County is a destination for vacationing, cottaging, hiking and eco-tourism due to its picturesque, rural landscape, dramatic limestone cliffs, sandy beaches, rolling farmland and miles of Lake Huron and Georgian Bay shoreline. Governed by an eight member Council made up of the Mayors of eight lower-tier municipalities, the County delivers a range of services to 66,000 residents, including land use planning, highway and bridge maintenance, social housing, human services, long term care, library, museum services and paramedic services. 

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Closing Date: Friday, December 20, 2019


TOWN OF MINTO - CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

Minto is a community of 9,000 residents located in Wellington County featuring the towns of Clifford, Harriston, Palmerston and the Township of Minto. We’re known for recreation, community involvement and agriculture. We’re an hour drive north of Guelph and the Waterloo Region. Minto is a great place to live, work and play. From our earliest history until today, the success of our community has been a product of the creativity and imagination of the people who came here to build a life for themselves and their families.  A spirit of enterprise and innovation has been a key ingredient in building the vibrant rural community that Minto is today. To learn more visit: www.town.minto.on.ca.   Due to a retirement we are currently recruiting for a CAO to lead our team. 

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Closing Date: 4:00 PM Friday December 6, 2019


MINISTRY OF SOLICITOR GENERAL - CHIEF OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

Are you an established executive interested in leading the development, implementation, enhancement and oversight of emergency management planning and programming in Ontario? If so, the Ministry of the Solicitor General (SolGen) is looking for a seasoned leader to support the legislative mandate outlined in the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act.  The successful candidate will provide executive leadership and strategic direction in the development and implementation of emergency management policy, delivery, operations and program planning, as well as champion the new Provincial Emergency Response Plan. You will also ensure coordinated and effective oversight of legislation, regulations and standards, as well as emergency planning, prevention, response and recovery strategies to maximize the safety and security of Ontarians.

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Closing Date: Sunday, December 1, 2019


TOWN OF MILTON - CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

Milton is a dynamic, modern and innovative urban centre with a growing population of 130,000 and a highly-skilled labour force of over 60,000 people. Set against the backdrop of the Niagara Escarpment within Halton Region, the Town is well-situated at the centre of one of Canada’s most significant technology clusters, the Ontario Innovation Corridor.  Reporting to Town Council, the CAO will contribute leadership, strategy, direction and enthusiasm to a staff of 1,100 with a total budget in the order of $200 million. The CAO will work closely with Council and the strategic management team to develop a compelling vision, implement a community based strategic plan, establish targets and standards of performance and engage the organization to deliver the highest calibre of services to the community. 

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Closing Date: November 29th


CITY OF BURLINGTON - ASSISTANT TO COUNCILLORS

This position is responsible for coordinating the administrative, public relations and communications functions requested by specific ward Councillors. Assistants to Councillors must maintain an appreciation of Corporate perspective and position on issues while providing direct assistance to Councillors as required, working within a small team to share the support of six members of City Council. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City’s Strategic Plan and committed to a customer first approach, the incumbent will support the City’s commitment to economic prosperity and community responsive growth management. 

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Closing Date: December 6, 2019


GREY SAUBLE CONSERVATION AUTHORITY - CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

Grey Sauble Conservation Authority (GSCA) is recruiting a Chief Administrative Officer   

GSCA is one of 36 Conservation Authorities established in the Province of Ontario managing 11,734 hectares (28,995 acres) of some of the most scenic and environmentally sensitive lands in Grey and Bruce Counties.  The organization employs 24 permanent and contract staff with several seasonal and part time employees as required.  The annual operating budget is approximately $3 million.  The CAO reports to the Chair and Board of Directors.  The position is expected to develop and maintain an effective program to further the conservation, restoration, development and management of the natural resources of the watershed area.

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Application Deadline :4:30 p.m., Friday, November 29, 2019.


MUNICIPALITY OF THAMES CENTRE - CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

CLOSED

Due to the upcoming retirement of the Chief Administrative Officer, the Municipality of Thames Centre is currently seeking a professional and accomplished individual to lead their senior management team.  The Municipality of Thames Centre is a unique rural-urban community of 14,000 residents centrally located along the Highway 401 corridor between London and Woodstock. The Municipality offers its residents an excellent quality of life within small urban centres and rural settings in close proximity to a wide array of urban services and opportunities. Thames Centre continues to experience residential growth and is committed to developing a diversified economy.

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Application Deadline: Friday, November 8, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.


NIAGARA PENINSULA CONSERVATION AUTHORITY - CAO SECRETARY TREASURER

CLOSED

The Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority (NPCA) oversees the Niagara Peninsula watershed, encompassing the Niagara Region and portions of the City of Hamilton and Haldimand County. The NPCA helps to keep people and their property safe from flooding and erosion by regulating development near watercourses and natural features, predicting and issuing public flood warnings, guiding the protection of raw drinking water sources, testing water quality, managing and conserving natural resources, and providing education. The NPCA manages 41 properties consisting of more than 7,000 acres of waterways, recreation areas and natural habitat.  Reporting to the Board, the CAO Secretary Treasurer will provide strategic leadership and vision to a high performing, multidisciplinary team of 50 full time staff in operations, corporate services, conservation and watershed management while administering an $11 Million operating budget.

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Application Deadline: November 12, 2019


TOWN OF TILLSONBURG - CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

CLOSED

Discover the joy of small-town living in close proximity of London and Kitchener. Housing costs are a fraction of the price you would pay in urban areas, and you will enjoy a more relaxed, comfortable lifestyle. Whether you have a full house or an empty nest, you'll find Tillsonburg is the perfect place to call home.  Reporting to the Mayor and Council, the Chief Administrative Officer will provide strategic direction vision, leadership and guidance on the management of the corporation.  As the most senior administrative official, the Chief Administrative Officer plays an integral role in creating a safe and inclusive workplace by encouraging a culture of openness, collaboration and respect. The CAO manages a team of approximately 175 full-time and part-time employees.

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Application Deadline: October 25th


TOWNSHIP OF PUSLINCH - CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER/CLERK

CLOSED

Nestled in the heart of Southern Ontario’s innovation hub, the Township of Puslinch effortlessly balances laidback country living with big-city convenience. Our prime location between the cities of Guelph, Milton, Hamilton and Cambridge, means that we have the best of both worlds.  Through their strategic vision and collaborative approach, our new CAO/Clerk will promote this brand and have a positive impact on every level of municipal governance. Their presence will provide Council members with a motivated ally, the community with an engaged listener and staff with an energizing leader.

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Deadline for submission is October 25th, 2019


CITY OF BRAMPTON - CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

CLOSED

The City of Brampton is the second fastest growing (4.2% per year), 9th largest city in Canada, and the 3rd largest in the Greater Toronto Area, with a population approaching 600,000 and projected to be 900,000 by 2031. Brampton’s population is young (median age is 34.7) and one of the most culturally diverse cities in Canada, with citizens from more than 200 distinct cultures who speak 89 different languages. The Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) is the most senior administrative leadership position in the City of Brampton and provides objective advice and decision support to the Mayor and Council in developing strategies, policies and services that address the unique needs of the City. The CAO leads the management team in the implementation of strategic initiatives and delivery of responsive services to the citizens and businesses of Brampton.

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Deadline for Applications: September 27th


TOWNSHIP OF UXBRIDGE - CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

CLOSED

The Township of Uxbridge, designated as the “Trail Capital of Canada”, is seeking a Chief Administrative Officer.  Explore this opportunity that makes work an adventure, and spend 100% of your time doing what you do best.  The Township of Uxbridge is situated in a beautiful valley on the northern slope of the Oak Ridges Moraine, all within an hour’s commute to major markets in Durham Region, York Region and the City of Toronto. It is home to over 1,700 businesses.  Reporting to the Mayor and Council, you will provide strategic vision, leadership and guidance on the general management of the corporation as well as participate in the overall direction of the municipality.  You will lead by example our approximately 100 employees toward a shared vision; empowering them to achieve it and inspiring them to make a difference by embracing their commitment to Public service excellence

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Deadline for Applications: October 18TH, 2019.


CITY OF KINGSTON - CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

CLOSED

The City of Kingston is seeking an experienced Chief Administrative Officer to lead Kingston’s endeavor to become a smart and livable 21st century city.  History and innovation thrive in this dynamic city, located at the gateway of the 1,000 Islands and the UNESCO-designated Rideau Canal, it is an easy drive from Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal, in the heart of eastern Ontario. As our City’s most senior administrative official, you will lead by example and operate with a shared sense of passion and commitment to securely enable efficient operations that simplify the day-to-day lives of the people of the community you serve.

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Application Deadline: October 6th, 2019


CITY OF SARNIA - DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING

CLOSED

Under the general direction of the Chief Administrative Officer, the Director of Engineering is responsible for overseeing the operations, activities, performance and budgeting of the following departments: Engineering including Construction, Design and Infrastructure, Development and Transportation; Operations including Public Works, Fleet, Water Pollution Control Centre, Environmental Services; and Transit including fleet and operations. The Director of Engineering will assist the CAO in other assigned activities and contributes as an integral member of the Senior Management Team. Efforts are principally concentrated on providing strategic leadership and ensuring sound practices relating to the provision of services throughout the City consistent with the City’s vision and values.

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Closing Date: September 15, 2019


PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY - CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

Prince Edward County is a community of communities, located at the eastern end of Lake Ontario, a short drive from Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal.  A historic (founded in 1792) island community surrounded on the northeast by the Bay of Quinte and with a population of 25,000, the County has long been a vacation destination, due to a mild  climate and 800 kilometres of shoreline.  The Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) will advise the County’s 14-member Council in developing, revising and implementing policy, plans, strategy and programs that address the needs of the County. The CAO will lead a team of 11 direct reports – directors of Community Development and Strategic Initiatives, Corporate Services, Development & Engineering, Finance, Operations, Water & Wastewater, a fire chief, an administrator of a long-term care home, a manager of human resources, a media and communications coordinator, and an executive assistant. The CAO will be responsible for a $54 million operating budget and a $14 million capital budget.

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MUNICIPALITY OF WHITESTONE -  DEPUTY CLERK

CLOSED

Formed in 2000, Whitestone also features a strong rural /agricultural community, as well as outstanding volunteer support for community programs and activities. Seasonal residents provide 80% of the tax assessment for the Municipality, demonstrating the community's success in attracting recreation opportunities.  The Municipality of Whitestone offers an attractive employment opportunity for a Deputy Clerk. Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer/Clerk and Treasurer, this highly motivated individual will assume a leadership role as part of the Management Team, working closely with staff, members of Council and Whitestone residents.

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Application Deadline: by September 20th, 2019


MINISTRY OF MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS AND HOUSING - DEPUTY MINISTER

CLOSED

As the Deputy Minister, you will operationalize several recent policy and legislative changes and drive transformation to advance the ministry’s policy and program goals. You will work with 444 municipalities and other stakeholders to support strong and collaborative provincial-municipal relationships. If you are strategic, authentic, and a transformational leader, we’re looking for you. As a trusted advisor you will support the Minister and Minister’s office and work closely with the most senior levels of government and multiple municipal partners and stakeholders to deliver the ministry’s mandate. As the most senior public servant in the ministry, you will report to the Secretary of the Cabinet who is the Head of the Ontario Public Service. This is your opportunity to have significant impact and influence stakeholders, colleagues and decision-makers pertaining on issues affecting municipalities

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Application Deadline: September 12, 2019.


NORFOLK COUNTY - CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

CLOSED

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!  In the 2018 municipal election, Norfolk residents elected their County Council and provided a clear mandate for change. Mayor Kristal Chopp and Council have heard what matters most to residents and is seeking a progressive and transformational CAO to work with them on their strategic priorities.

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Application Deadline: September 30th, 2019


TOWNSHIP OF BROCK - CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

CLOSED

The Corporation of the Township of Brock, with a population of 12,000, is primarily a rural municipality situated on the shores of Lake Simcoe that is home to three unique urban centres (Beaverton, Sunderland and Cannington) plus an array of other mostly rural and shoreline residents. Though we are small in terms of population, we do offer a convenient proximity to major urban centres including Toronto, Barrie, Orillia, Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes and, of course, the other municipalities in the Region of Durham.  We also have a team in place that is dynamic and forward thinking that only needs an administrative leader to take them to the next level. The Chief Administrative Officer is responsible to the Mayor and Council for the effective planning, organizing, direction and overall management of the staff and resources within established policies, bylaws and provincial legislation. This position serves as the principle policy advisor to Council. In that capacity, he/she will administer and implement Council directions and decisions.

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Application Deadline: 4:00 p.m. on Friday, September 20, 2019 


 

CITY OF STRATFORD - CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

CLOSED

The City of Stratford is seeking a Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) to deliver progressive, innovative, practical and responsive services to the City.  As CAO, it is important that you be an exceptional communicator, and have a record of results-based leadership experience.  The CAO will work closely with Council, the City's team and stakeholders towards realizing the City's full potential. 

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Closing:  September 13, 2019