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Job Postings

We do not accept unsolicited resumes. You must send your resume to a current employment opportunity.

The Municipality of Trent Lakes is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in the workplace. Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process.

While the Municipality appreciates all applications, only those who are being considered for an interview will be contacted. More information regarding the interview process will be given at that time.

If accommodations are required for those invited to an interview, please make your requirements known when contacted by Human Resources.

Chief Administrative Officer

Trent Lakes is a cottage country municipality located north of Peterborough. The Municipality has agriculture, aggregate business and is a popular tourist destination. We are unique in that we have two Provincial Parks, the Trent Severn Waterway, high seasonal tourism. We boast various communities where our increasing permanent residents live in harmony with seasonal cottagers. Trent Lakes is a great place to live, work and play!

Council is seeking a qualified, experienced Chief Administrative Officer to provide professional leadership and direction for the Municipality. You will be responsible for ensuring that Council policies and programs are properly implemented, to provide information, advice and support, to develop policies, programs and strategies at Councils direction.

Ideally you are a proven leader with a successful track record as a team/relationship builder, mentor, succession planner and developer of talent. You will have strong written and oral communication skills, keen listening skills, be a critical and strategic thinker, an efficient problem solver, a collaborator and an innovator. As you continuously strive for excellence in public service you will demonstrate respect for the public, Council and staff.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years experience as a CAO or Senior Manager in municipal government complimented by a University degree in a related discipline.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. To explore this exciting opportunity in strict confidence, e-mail your resume to or call Janice Platt at 705-977-4496. This posting will be closed on July 11, 2018.

We thank all applicants and advise only those to be interviewed will be contacted directly.

Information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001, S.0. 2001, c.25 and will be used to facilitate the hiring and recruitment process. Personal information will be protected in accordance with Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Questions about the collection of personal information should be directed to the Human Resources Coordinator.