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Make sure to attend a complimentary OMAA "CAO Connections Luncheon" in a location near you. 
Scheduled for June 16 and September 22, 2023.

The 2023 workshops are scheduled for

May 17 to 19 in Niagara-on-the-Lake

and October 25 to 27 in Collingwood.  

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Become an OMAA Member

Join your peers and take advantage of the many benefits of being an OMAA member today!


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CAO Employment Guidelines

Clear terms of employment and a solid process for performance review and development can support a healthy relationship between Council and the CAO. This guideline provides advice on contracting, performance reviews, and more.

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OMAA Spring Workshop May 17-19

Registration is open for our Spring Workshop in beautiful Niagara-on-the-Lake. Space is going fast so register today to avoid disappointment.

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Recent Job Postings


Township of Perth South

The Township of Perth South is seeking an experienced individual to assume the recently created stand alone position of Chief Administrative Officer. Perth South hosts some of Ontario’s most productive agricultural land and is in close proximity to significant urban centres. The successful candidate will have a combination of post secondary education and management experience, preferably in local government , that will allow them to assist the Council and a talented and experienced senior management team with the challenges that unprecedented growth brings to the corporation. The municipality offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that is regularly reviewed.











Niagara Region Commissioner of Public Works

Reporting to the CAO the core responsibilities will be to: (1) provide strategic, innovative, and operational leadership for the Public Works department consisting of 3 divisions, 511 staff, and a $200M capital and a $181M operating budget. (2) ensure linear infrastructure program and service development, enhancement, and maintenance delivery to support growth objectives and service delivery. (3) work with the Region’s 12 municipalities interested parties or interested parties, and the NR leadership in a collaborative and consultative manner to support growth, as well as ongoing programs and services. 

Recruitment iconCity of Guelph
GM Economic Development and Tourism

The General Manager, Economic Development and Tourism oversees the day-to-day operations of the Economic Development and Tourism divisions including the Guelph Junction Railway. The General Manager is responsible for planning, directing, and implementing activities that serve to support the City’s economic development vision, mission, and strategic economic goals in areas related to small business, urban investment, downtown community development, and business development.