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Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), The Town of Greater Napanee

Organization Name The Town of Greater Napanee Town of Greater Napanee
Industry Municipal Government
City Napanee
Province/State Ontario [ON]
Country Canada [CA]
Job ID TGN1223-CAO
Organization Overview / Background

Having retained much of the charm of an earlier era, the Town of Greater Napanee offers a small-town appeal, historical architecture, and rural beauty. Centrally located between Toronto and Ottawa, its borders stretch from the shores of the Bay of Quinte to the western gateway of the Land O’Lakes region. The community boasts year-round recreational amenities, including numerous parkland areas, walking trails, and a Boardwalk.

Begun as a settlement of the United Empire Loyalists, Napanee is the County Seat for Lennox and Addington, and in 1998 it created The Town of Greater Napanee, by combining The Town of Napanee and the original Loyalist settled townships of Adolphustown, Fredericksburgh, and Richmond. The community is personified by an educated and skilled labour force, flourishing commercial sector, and a supportive municipal government.

Greater Napanee is home to 17,000 people with a thriving downtown core and business community. With access to a population of more than 300,000 within a 30-minute drive, Greater Napanee is the perfect place to live, work, and play.


Position / Responsibilities / Requirements

Reporting to the Mayor and Council, the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) will provide strategic vision, leadership and guidance on the general management of the Town as well as participate in the overall direction of the municipality. The CAO will oversee a $24 million operating budget and a $7 million capital budget. As the Town’s most senior administrative official, the CAO will lead the team of over 200 Town employees by example to realize the vision of a vibrant community. The salary range for the role is $152,944 - $174.985 per annum.

Our ideal candidate for Chief Administrative Officer has a deep understanding of Public Sector administration, municipal finance and governance. You are a proven consensus-builder with strong transformational leadership skills and the ability to influence a diverse group of stakeholders. You have implemented strategic plans, are comfortable with the latest technological trends and championed new ideas that securely enable efficient operations of citizen services.

Search & Application Process

If you wish to be considered for the role, please forward a cover letter and your resume in PDF format by email addressed to Kartik Kumar at by January 15th, 2024 @ 11:59 pm.

To view the full Position Profile, please click here to Download Profile PDF.

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Thank you once again for your interest.

Legacy Partners and The Town of Greater Napanee are committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognizes that a diverse staff is essential to organizational excellence. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals and encourage women, members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity to confidentially self-identify at the time of application. In accordance with the provincial legislation, accommodation will be provided by Legacy Partners and the organization throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, upon request, to applicants with disabilities.

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