Careers & Employment Opportunities


Town of Sundre, AB

Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)

Located halfway between Red Deer and Calgary, and a half hour directly west of Highway #2, the Town of Sundre is a tourist destination and an outdoor paradise nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. With a population of approximately 3,000, a dedicated staff of nearly 30, and a combined budget of approximately $12M, Sundre certainly has a lot to offer. Please visit the Town’s website ( to further explore what adventures and opportunities await.

Reporting to the Mayor and Council, the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) is responsible for guiding the day-to-day affairs of the Town as outlined in the Municipal Government Act (MGA), Town by-laws, and policies as set by Council.

In addition, the CAO will also:

  •   Provide effective advice and support to the Mayor and Council in developing, implementing, and executing policies and strategies.

  •   Deliver solid leadership to the senior management team and staff of the Town.

  •   Promote opportunities to the public for public participation on civic issues.

  •   Ensure that Town staff are committed to providing the highest level of service to the general public
            and the business community through clear and transparent communication.

The successful candidate will possess the following:

  •   A post-secondary education, or a combination of relevant training and senior leadership experience.

  •   A demonstrated track record of strong leadership and direction with prior senior management experience.

  •   The ability to work effectively with elected officials, community volunteers, businesses, Boards and committees, and the general public.

  •   A thorough understanding of the financial and budgeting process.

  •   Appreciation of the legislative process and knowledge of the Alberta Municipal Government Act.

  •   Proven experience in strategic planning, organizational development and achieving results in

    building team relations.

  •   Experience in implementing development plans, capital works and infrastructure improvement


    For further information please visit our website: 

    or directly contact:

    James Davies
    Managing Director
    DCG Executive Search Services Ltd.
    (780) 758-9796