Chief Administrative Officer

administration & support business & economic development
Posted On: Nov 27, 2018
Closing Date: Dec 21, 2018
Chief Administrative Officer
Gold River Jobs
The long serving Chief Administrative Officer of Gold River will be retiring very soon. His decision has opened up a gem of an opportunity for a person well-versed and properly trained in the art of local government, who has left behind a positive record of innovation, solutions that work, collaborative skills, and expertise with First Nations. The right candidate will possess a demonstrated success pattern in the public sector, though strong private sector skills will also be considered.
Gold River is an incredible opportunity to partner with a skillful and experienced Mayor and Council. Rise up to the challenge of a stimulating job and demonstrate your substantial public sector skills in a unique and beautiful surround – the exciting western side of Vancouver Island.
Gold River will get your heart racing! Reached after an hourlong drive from the bustle of Campbell River (on the eastern shore of Vancouver Island), you will wend your way through the interior of the Island through famous Strathcona Park (the world-class alpine park and mountainous spine of Vancouver Island). You will then journey along the shores of breath-taking Buttle Lake, and finally through to your destination. It is an urban experience amidst a wilderness playground!
Gold River is one of several BC municipalities which were created under the “instant town legislation” of the 1960’s. It is a fully serviced architectural marvel (population 1200), composed of uniformly tasteful dwellings, underground wiring, and a fully serviced local government. Features include urban parks, recreational facilities, playgrounds, a shopping mall, and several private subdivisions nestled in the beautiful and varied topography. Amenities also include an indoor pool, arena, curling rink, and nine-hole golf course. Also at your doorstep are hiking, camping, fishing (saltwater and fresh), hunting, kayaking, and caving opportunities.
Executive search consultant Jim Craven of James R. Craven & Associates ( has prepared a Supplementary Information Package for interested persons, with all the information you will need to begin preparing your resume. The package is available by request at or by calling the Consultant at 250-744-9455.
This competition closes Friday December 21, 2018.