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Chief Administrative Officer
Local Authority: Village of Alix
Location: Alix, Alberta
Closing Date: 9/13/2017

Alix is a Municipality with a population of 734 people centrally located 54 kms from Red Deer, 40 kms from Lacombe, and 37 kms from Stettler.  Alix is a pretty Village along the shores of Alix Lake boasting a world class nature trail around our lake, a beach, playground, and 11- site campground.  The Village has a Kindergarten -12 school, library, ice arena, local shopping, restaurants, golf course, and many more amenities, which makes small town living very comfortable.  Please visit our website:

The Village of Alix is looking for a Chief Administrative Officer.

The duties and qualifications of our CAO include:

  • provide professional leadership and advise the Council while overseeing all municipal operations and services
  • ability to develop operating and capital budgets, monitor such and report to Council on financial matters

  • strong technical skills related to the development of bylaws and policies

  • proven problem solving, leadership and strategic planning skills

  • must demonstrate excellent people skills and works well with residents, Council, staff and public.


Personal and professional attributes include, but are not limited to:

  • excellent communicator

  • understanding of local government infrastructure, economic sustainability, planning, and development

  • several years experience as a senior level local government manager

The ideal applicant has a minimum of three years Municipal experience, a working knowledge of the MGA and related statutes, both federal and provincial, and holds, or is working towards a National Advanced Certificate in Local Authority Administration (NACLAA).

Qualified candidates are requested to submit a cover letter, detailed resume outlining experience, education and qualifications, references, and salary expectations in confidence to the undersigned.

This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.  The Village of Alix Council thanks all candidates, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Village of Alix offers a competitive salary, flexible work schedule (3 – 5 days per week), excellent benefit package including LAPP or an RRSP. Employees are valued by the Village and are encouraged to continually improve their skills and knowledge.

Please send applications to:

Village of Alix

Box 87

Alix, Alberta  T0C 0B0

Fax: 403-747-3663

This employment opportunity has been circulated by the Society of Local Government Managers of Alberta. The Society has been providing this service to all municipalities and its members since 1993.

The cost for a single job posting is $157.50. If multiple postings are submitted within 24 hours then the cost structure would be:

  • First Post: $157.50
  • Second Post: $141.75
  • Third, Fouth, Fifth, etc. Post(s): $131.25