Municipal Clerk – Oro-Medonte

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Job Overview

Located in the heart of Ontario’s Lake Country, between the cities of Barrie and Orillia, the Township of OroMedonte is a picturesque and progressive community that prides itself on its rich heritage and unparalleled recreational opportunities, making it one of Ontario’s premier quality of life communities.  

The Township is currently seeking an experienced professional, with the knowledge, skills and abilities to provide the statutory duties and responsibilities in the full-time position of Municipal Clerk.  

The Municipal Clerk shall perform all legislated and delegated requirements of the position and shall be responsible for the management and administration of the Clerk’s Service Division, including the Secretariat function, conducting Municipal Elections, the Corporate Real Estate portfolio, providing advice and input on legal matters and acting as a resource person to Council, Director, Corporate Services and the Chief Administrative Officer. The successful applicant will be responsible for the Municipal Election Process in accordance with the Municipal Elections Act, including election budget. You will be responsible for drafting legal agreements, contracts and by-laws along with overseeing the Municipal Records Management System, the Corporate Real Estate Portfolio, Council agendas and minutes and shall be appointed the Head of the Institution for the purposes of the Municipal Freedom of Information & Protections of Privacy Act for the Corporation. 

The applicant must have sound knowledge of Municipal By-Laws and related federal and provincial legislation & regulations, with a minimum of seven (7) years of related progressive experience in municipal government, of which five (5) years’ experience must be in supporting Council in a Clerk or Secretariat function.  The successful candidate must hold a degree in political science, public administration, law or related discipline along with the Certified Municipal Officer designation.  In addition, knowledge of the Municipal Act, Municipal Elections Act, Municipal Freedom of Information & Protections of Privacy Act is necessary.  The position requires strong management and supervisory skills within a unionized environment, public relations, record keeping, problem solving, report writing, project/time management, analytical, communication skills, both oral and written and shall exhibit excellent interpersonal skills.  

In addition, the successful applicant must have the ability to think and act appropriately in a political and community service environment and to deal courteously and effectively with elected officials, the general public, residents, staff, other departmental, corporate contacts, businesses and other levels of government. 

Management position offers a salary commensurate with experience and education (2020 salary range $86,661 to $105,298), plus a competitive and attractive benefit package.  Applications will be accepted until 12:00 noon Friday, February 7th, 2020. 

Township of Oro-Medonte148 Line 7 South, Oro-Medonte, ON  L0L 2E0Phone (705) 487-2171 Email: careers@oro-medonte.ca

A detailed job description is available on our website www.oro-medonte.ca

The Township of Oro-Medonte is committed to an inclusive, barrier free environment.  Accommodation will be provided in all steps of the hiring process.  Please advise the Township of Oro-Medonte Human Resources Department if you require any accommodations to ensure that you can participate fully and equally during the recruitment and selection process. We thank all applicants; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.  Personal information is collected pursuant to The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, and will be used for the purpose of the candidate selection.  Questions about this collection should be directed to The Manager, Human Resources/Health & Safety.

Job Detail
  • Offered SalaryN/A
  • Career LevelOthers
  • ExperienceLess than 2 years
  • SECTORMunicipal Government
  • QualificationAssociate Degree
  • Application Closing Time07.02.2020 16:42
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