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 Clerk-Treasurer, with the Village of Oil Springs 

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Job Number: J0917-0079
Job Title: Clerk-Treasurer, with the Village of Oil Springs
Position Status: Full Time
Division: Community Partners
City: Oil Springs, Ontario, Canada
Number of Positions: 1
Date Posted: September 6, 2017
Closing Date: September 22, 2017

**Please Note: This position is not with the County of Lambton, it is with the Village of Oil Springs. Instructions on how to apply are located at the end of this posting.**

Position Overview

The Corporation of the Village of Oil Springs
"Site of the first commercial oil well in North America"
4591 Oil Springs Line, Box 22
Oil Springs, ON N0N 1P0
PHONE: 519-834-2939
FAX: 519-834-2333


The Municipal Council for the Corporation of the Village of Oil Springs is seeking a qualified and organized individual for the current position of Clerk-Treasurer to ensure the effective management and leadership of the affairs of the municipality.

The Village of Oil Springs has a current and stable population of approximately 700 residents and is located in the County of Lambton. The Village is a mix of urban and rural communities.

Several of the functions, responsibilities and aptitudes required of the successful candidate are generally acknowledged and are as follows:
- To act as the senior policy advisor for the Municipal Council;
- To ensure the integrity, the efficient and effective overall financial administration; and
- To direct the activities for all departments.

Candidates must have excellent communication skills including problem-solving aptitudes.

Applicants should be in possession of a recognized municipal designation (AMCT or equivalent) or have appropriate knowledge in the field of municipal administration. Individuals should hold a post-secondary education in public administration or a similar related field of study such as Municipal Administration Program and Municipal Accounting and Finance Program. The individual should have an extensive background in accounting and financial management in order to fulfill the statutory office of Treasurer. The qualified candidate will have experience in at least one (1) municipal election cycle.

The current salary depends on qualifications, experience, skills and appropriate knowledge and will be subject to negotiation with the Municipal Council. The Village offers a benefit package after probation period of six (6) months and offers RRSP program immediately at start date. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest in submitting an application, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit their cover letter and resume, in complete confidence, no later than Friday, September 22, 2017 at the following email address:

The County of Lambton is an equal opportunity employer servicing our diverse communities. The County of Lambton is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs. This information is available in an alternative format upon request, to accommodate individuals with a disability. Although we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Personal information required by this posting/advertisement is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 1990, CHAPTER M.56, as amended. The treatment, storage and handling of personal information is governed by the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, R.S.O. 1990, CHAPTER M.56, as amended and will be used in reviewing applications. Questions about this collection should be directed to the Corporate Manager, Human Resources, County of Lambton, 789 Broadway Street, Box 3000, Wyoming, Ontario N0N 1T0. Phone 519-845-0801 or Toll-free at 1-866-324-6912.