CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER OPPORTUNITY
The Rural Municipality of Eastern Kings (Prince Edward Island) is a scenic farming and fishing community with a land area of approximately 140 square kilometres and a population of approximately 700 people. The Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) functions with a high degree of independence; while the position is part-time, it is significant as the CAO is a primary point of contact between the municipality and its constituents. On behalf of the Council, the CAO will be responsible for municipal administration, financial management and human resource management as well as providing advice and guidance on the Subdivision and Development Control Bylaw to councillors and constituents alike.
The post is currently twenty hours per week with two days in the office (currently Tuesday and Friday) and the remaining time at meetings of Council, or other meetings and duties as required. The salary offered is $20 per hour. Qualifications for the position may be obtained through a combination of education, professional training/ certification and work experience. Business references will be sought.
The Basic Qualifications for the post include:
A full Work Description and Statement of Qualifications can be found below. Interested candidates should submit their resume as well as a cover letter which clearly demonstrates how they meet the above-noted qualifications. Applications (or questions) will be forwarded to Mayor Grace Cameron at email@example.com; closing date for applications is close of business on August 9, 2019 or until a suitable candidate is found.
We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
The Rural Municipality of Eastern Kings is the most eastern municipality in Prince Edward Island, located within the Points East Coastal Drive. The Municipality was incorporated in 1974 and has a population of approximately 700 permanent residents; in the summertime, it grows rapidly as our summer residents flock to their cottages and homes. Within the area from Red Point, to East Point, down the North Side to Bull Creek Road and all points in between, you will find farmland, a fishing harbour, a lighthouse built in 1867, a railway station, fabulous beaches, campgrounds, churches, many businesses and some of the greatest people you could ever hope to meet.
Eastern Kings is governed under the Municipal Government Act (MGA) of 2017 and operates with a Mayor and six Councillors; the current Mayor and Council were elected in November of 2018 and the next election will take place in 2022. Under the MGA, the Council is responsible for: municipal planning services, including an official plan and bylaws; emergency measures planning; and fire protection, which it purchases from the Eastern Kings Fire Department.
The Council employs a Chief Administrative Officer who is responsible for the day to day running of the Municipality and works out of the Council Office on Munn's Road. The Municipal Office is open every Tuesday and Friday from 0900 to 1600. Municipal Council meetings are held on a monthly basis (second Tuesday) and all residents are welcome to attend.
Eastern Kings is a wonderful place in the world to live, work and play. Whether you are here year round, in the summer, or visiting, we hope that you will find the information on this website useful. If you have any comments on what you see (or don't see) here, please do not hesitate to contact the Council via our Contact page.
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