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Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)/Clerk

Township of Mapleton

Mapleton is a mixed urban and rural community of 10,000 residents located in the western portion of Wellington County. We’re known for agriculture and innovative businesses.  Whatever the season, the Mapleton has something to offer, including a vibrant arts and entertainment community and many recreation opportunities for all ages.  We’re within an easy commute from Guelph and the Region of Waterloo. Encounter our festivals and events and you will understand how exciting it is to be a part of our community. Mapleton is a great place to live, work and play.  To learn more visit:

We are currently recruiting for a CAO/Clerk to lead our team.

You will:
  • Manage the operations of the municipality in a responsible and cost effective manner;
  • Lead a senior management team in the implementation of Council decisions;
  • Empower, engage and inspire Council and staff;
  • Provide progressive policy and strategic advice to Council;
  • Manage the economic development activities of the municipality;

A complete job description is posted on the Mapleton website

You have:
  • A successful track record of at least five years of progressive successful leadership, customer service and talent development as a senior manager, preferably in the municipal sector;
  • CMO or equivalent municipal designation or equivalent experience;
  • Extensive knowledge of all relevant Ontario municipal statutes;
  • A degree or diploma in Public or Business Administration or a related field is considered an asset;
  • Economic development experience is considered an asset;
  • Experience as a CAO is considered an asset;
You are:
  • A people person who builds relationships, and works collaboratively;
  • A confident, dynamic and effective communicator;
  • Able to stay calm, organized and work well under pressure in a fast moving environment;
  • Flexible and able to work well with a range of personalities and management styles;
  • A strategic, innovative and critical thinker;
  • A problem solver who enjoys a challenge;
  • An entrepreneur at heart;
  • Active in the community;


We offer a competitive remuneration package including OMERS and group benefits. If are you interested in a challenging career in a dynamic team environment please submit your resume and cover letter in confidence by 4:00 pm Thursday, November 30, 2017 via fax, e-mail or regular mail to:

Ward & Uptigrove Consulting & Human Resources
Attention: Tonya Wilson
P.O. Box 127 LISTOWEL, Ontario    N4W 3H2
Fax: 519-291-1850   

The Mapleton is dedicated to maintaining a respectful, fair and equitable work environment, and welcomes submissions from all qualified applicants. Personal information submitted will be used for the purpose of determining suitability for this position only in accordance with The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. The Mapleton is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code. This job posting is available in an accessible format, upon request. We thank all persons for applying however only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)/Clerk Mapleton Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-11-30
Date Posted: 2017-11-09
Province: Ontario
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