Ignace Town Hall

Contact Details

  • Mr. Andrew Sprunt – Project Lead
  • Address:
    34 Main Street (Hwy 17) PO Box 248, Ignace, ON P0T 1T0
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  • Additional Info:

    Application Deadline:
    Please submit your letter of interest, profile and curriculum vitae, detailing your professional and municipal experience, no later than **July 31, 2024

    **Please note that this deadline could change if a suitable candidate is found.

Chief Administrative Officer


The Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) is the administrative head of the Township of Ignace and, as such, must ensure that the Township’s policies and programs are duly implemented. The CAO is responsible for advising and informing the Council on the operation and affairs of the Township, performing the duties and functions and exercising the powers assigned to them by the Council and the Ontario Municipal Act. The CAO is the Council’s sole employee.


  • Excellent communications skills

  • Strong leadership qualities

  • Team player

  • Excels at solution-based problem-solving

  • High moral integrity and work ethic

  • Innovative thinker

  • Political acuity

  • Budgetary and financial accountability

  • Negotiator, mediator, mentor

  • Organizer

  • Strategic planner


  • Post-secondary degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Planning, Engineering and/or a minimum of five years of senior administrative experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience in a municipal environment.

  • Participation in, or completion of, the Certified Local Government Management Program or equivalent.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Municipal Act of Ontario and related statutes.

  • Committed to a safe and healthy workplace with proven human resources competency and clear understanding of the requirements of the Ontario Occupational Health Act & associated regulations.

  • Ability to provide strong futuristic leadership with a strong belief in delegating authority and responsibility.

  • Strong management, analytical and interpersonal skills with the ability to use tact, diplomacy, and mature judgment.

  • Invested in and involved in the success of the community.

  • Proven ability to cultivate effective working relationships with other employees,

    elected officials and the general public.

  • Valid class “G” Ontario Drivers Licence.

  • Any additional leadership, public services, or business administration training is considered an asset.


  • Promote Ignace’s Mission and values especially in regard to Township’s pledge to build capability and capacity.

  • Guide Council and leads staff in achieving the success and sustainability of the municipality.

  • Educating residents of Ignace to further innovation in the community

  • Responsible for overseeing all Nuclear Waste Management Organization

    (NWMO) agreements and relations.

  • Oversee managing all municipal staff, and directly supervising municipal staff within their purview.

  • Responsible for hiring and terminating employees as the CAO is the sole authority with this power.

  • Oversees the contracts for water and sewer supplied by Northern Waterworks.

  • Prepares annual budget in cooperation with the Treasurer, controls expenditures, optimizes various revenue sources and ensures cost-effective operations are implemented and maximized.

  • Responsible for overseeing the Clerk’s administration of municipal elections in accordance with the Elections Act.

  • Attends and participates in Management, Council and Committee meetings as required.

  • Collaborates with regional partners, including but not limited to Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation.

  • Ensures proper and effective staffing through recruitment, selection, learning and development processes, and performance management.

  • Liaises with stakeholders in the municipal, provincial, and federal governments.

  • Responsible for performance management reviews for all employees annually or more often as required.


  • Promotes the Township’s Mission and Values.

  • Inspire all employees to work as a team and maximise all talents and competencies in staff to the greatest potential to create a productive, efficient workplace.

  • Maintains a high profile and public relations function in the community and province.

  • Cultivates economic prosperity by building a strong foundation to support sustainable growth.

  • Strategically plans sustainable infrastructure and services.

  • Develops organizational capacity and maintains fiscal responsibility.

  • Fosters innovative learning opportunities in the community for youth and adults.

  • Participates in Corporate Planning and Policy Development as a member of the Corporate Leadership Team.

  • Establishes and maintains an effective working relationship with staff, administration, members of the Council, and the public.

  • Undertakes strategic and business planning initiatives and other studies to improve organizational efficiency and productivity as required.

  • Maintains constant awareness of new trends and developments in the municipal leadership field.

  • Ensures workplace health & safety and performs two recorded inspections annually.

  • Completes general administrative (special) projects as assigned by the Council.


8:00am to 4:30pm Monday to Thursday
8:00am to 3:00pm Friday


$161,000.00 to $181,000.00