Chief Administrative Officer

The Town of Moosonee Ontario, is looking for a CAO. Moosonee is located just south of James Bay but it is not particularly far north, being located at 51°N—which is roughly the same latitude as Saskatoon, Calgary, London, UK, and Berlin—but is isolated due to its lack of road access to the rest of Ontario. It is considered to be “the Gateway to the Arctic”.

Moosonee is the railhead of the Ontario Northland Railway where goods are transferred to barges and aircraft for transport to more northerly communities. The Town has a permanent population of over 1750 residents.

There is a staff of 30.The Operating Budget for 2017 is $5,065,694.

The Town is offering a generous salary with a large travel allowance. The position comes with an excellent benefits package as well as OMERS membership.

Relocation assistance will be made available to the preferred candidate.


  • Candidates should have municipal management experience in a town or township or other applicable public sector agency of similar or larger

complexity and size. Finance experience is a plus.

  • A diploma from an accredited college or university in public administration or other applicable field is desired, certification is desirable. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Candidates must have a valid Ontario driver’s license
  • Please reply with a compelling cover letter; Comprehensive resume; Salary history; and three (3) professional references. Confidential

Closing November 3, 2017

Inquiries welcomed to Mr. R. Daniel Hughes. 1-888-447-5910 ext. 702

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