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Chief Administrative Officer

Town of View Royal

View Royal is looking for its next Chief Administrative Officer, following the retirement of the incumbent. You are visionary person who is ready to lead an amazing organization and accomplish big things. This position offers you a first-rate combination of an engaged staff group; diverse and interesting work; a stunningly beautiful environment; and a supportive Council. You have a vision of modernizing data for the Mayor and Council to move toward data driven decisions and are committed to public engagement.


The Town of View Royal is a growing residential community with a population of approximately 11,500. Ten minutes from downtown Victoria, View Royal’s central location provides highway access to the West Shore, the Saanich Peninsula, BC Ferries, and Victoria International Airport. The Town acknowledges with respect that it is within the unceded traditional territories of the Lekwungen peoples, known today as the Esquimalt and Songhees Nations, and that their historic connections to these lands continue to this day.


You are a leader who is passionate about public service, community building, and working collaboratively. You will report directly to Mayor and Council and be responsible for managing the Town’s day-to-day activities, following the Community Charter and related legislation. You have solid time management skills that ensure programs and services are carried out efficiently; and the people management skills to build, inspire, and motivate strong teams. You will ensure that significant policies and initiatives are effectively communicated to the broader community.


  • A level of education, training and experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in a related discipline such as Business Administration, Commerce, Engineering or Planning;
  • Minimum of 10 years of senior level experience preferably in the management of municipal government administration or services.


The CAO role offers a very competitive salary range and a comprehensive benefits package. A Supplementary Package can be obtained by request from the Consultant, which includes a complete job description and details of the benefits package.

Next Step

If you are ready to take on this challenging and rewarding leadership role, forward your resume and cover letter to the Consultant:

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