Trochu February 26, 2014

The Town of Trochu
Director of Corporate Services

The Town of Trochu with a population of 1072 is an agriculturally based community with rural oilfield development. The Town is host to a large meat processing plant owned by Sunterra Foods. Trochu is located on Hwy 21, Highway 585 and close to the junction of Highway 27. It is within easy driving distance to major centers such as Olds, Red Deer and Calgary. The Town of Trochu has an excellent working relationship with Kneehill County, the Town of Three Hills and the Villages of Carbon, Acme, and Linden. The Town of Trochu Council supports Regional Collaboration. The Town of Trochu is in the Three Hills RCMP detachment area and hosts a joint School Resource Officer Program with the Villages of Elnora and Delburne. For more information on the community and for a job description, please visit our website at
The Town of Trochu has a total of 12 full-time employees with an experienced support staff in Administration, Public Works, Utilities and Protective Services. The community operates an Arena and Swimming Pool as well as an Arboretum. The Town is eagerly seeking a new position which is the Director of Corporate Services.
Reporting to the CAO, the Director of Corporate Services is a key member of the Town of Trochu's Executive Team. The Director of Corporate Services provides strategic leadership to the Corporation and contributes toward corporate mission, vision and values, culture, policy, direction and decision making. The position participates on the Executive Team in the establishment of strategic direction and coordinated planning of departmental priorities and programs which align with corporate goals and objectives. The Director of Corporate Services works with the CAO to prepare the agenda for Council meetings; researches by-laws, Policies and procedures and also prepares correspondence. The Director of Corporate Services oversees the financial operations of the Town and is responsible for the supervision, planning, and direction of this department and for the efficient and effective administration of the financial affairs including; accounting, financial statements, reports, investments, taxation, the collection of all revenues, grants, and levies; the coordination and preparation of operating and capital budgets and long-term planning documents; and the development of financial and material management policies and procedures; administers the employee pay and benefit programs; is responsible for the tangible capital assets of the municipality ; works with the Town of Trochu auditor to prepare for the annual audit and the assessor of the Town of Trochu to oversee the preparation of the annual assessment; and supervises the administrative support staff. This position is also responsible for human resources and information technology. Please reply in writing to the Town of Trochu at Box 340, Trochu, AB, T0M 2C0 or by email to This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is hired for the position.

Open House for
Maureen Chalack's Retirement from CAO of the Town of Trochu

Feb 28, 2014 7:30 PM • Trochu Community Centre