Chief Administrative Officer

Simcoe, Ontario, Canada · NU 39.19


Rural by nature, prosperous by design, Norfolk County is located one hour south of Toronto. We offer picturesque small town, hamlet and rural living within easy reach of major urban centres such as Hamilton, London, Kitchener-Waterloo and Brantford. With wonderfully varied tourist attractions, bountiful and proven agricultural tradition, and spectacular recreational activities, our exceptional quality of community and family life simply can’t be beat!

In the 2018 municipal election, Norfolk residents elected their County Council and provided a clear mandate for change. Mayor Kristal Chopp and Council have heard what matters most to residents and is seeking a progressive and transformational CAO to work with them on their strategic priorities:

Purpose of Position:

Will be accountable for the overall administrative management of Norfolk County by providing leadership to ensure effective, quality and efficient management of the Corporation.

Will provide advice and guidance to the Mayor and Norfolk County Council in the development of public policy, ensuring Council is provided with relevant information necessary to make informed decisions, based on sound business practices.

Will effectively direct General Managers and Directors in the administration and coordination of the delivery of services to County residents and businesses, in a manner that ensures the effective utilization of the human, financial and physical resources of Norfolk County.

Will effectively communicate and interface with internal contacts and externally with the public, media, members of various ministries, government agencies, boards, municipalities, solicitors, etc.

Position Description:



Senior Leadership Team

Public Relations


Education and Experience:

Personal Attributes:


Status: Permanent Full Time

Employee Group: Non-Union

Location: Simcoe

Reports To: Mayor and Members of Council

Posting Period: August 20, 2019 – September 30, 2019

The Corporation of Norfolk County is an equal opportunity employer. Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

Successful applicants are required to provide the Employer with a current Criminal Record Check, including a Vulnerable Sector where required and verification of education.

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

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