RM of Torch River Administrator Resigns

(Last Updated On: September 8, 2018)

RM of Torch River Administrator, Nathalie Hipkins has tendered her resignation, with her final day being Friday September 7th, 2018. 

Assistant Administrator, Tracy Whitrow will assume Hipkins duties until a new Administrator is hired. 

Hipkins stated in an informal discussion that she will be taking a position working as administrator for the RM of Nipawin and the Village of Codette, a position much closer to home for her. 

The position for a full time Administrator for the RM of Torch River was posted to the SARM website on August 31, 2018

ADMINISTRATOR – R.M. of Torch River No. 488 – The Rural Municipality of Torch River No.488 invites applications for a full-time Administrator. Qualifications:

* Applicant must possess a minimum Rural Class “C” Certificate in Local Government Administration.
* Applicant must possess strong communication, analytic and leadership skills.
* Experience with financial operations, operating and capital budgeting and the entire assessment and tax process, tax enforcement procedure and general office management.
* Working ability to use the MuniSoft software program and MS office software programs.

The Administrator will report directly to Council, and work cooperatively with council to develop policies and apply best practices in the general management and operation of the municipality.
A benefits package, municipal employees’ pension plan and competitive salary will be offered in accordance with qualifications, experience and using the SARM suggested Salary Schedule as a guideline.

Source of Job Posting details – SARM Employment Listings 

Rural Municipal Administrators’
Association of Saskatchewan – Employment Opportunities

“Due to the retirement of municipal administrators or their movement to other fields of endeavour, openings for new people withing to enter this field of employment occur frequently. Persons interested in employment should check with their local rural municipality as to the possibility of training in that or another municipal office.”http://rmaa.ca/employment

Post Author: Joanne Francis

Joanne Francis is the Editor and Journalist for Nipawin News