The Town of Lewisporte has an immediate opening for a Town/Clerk Treasurer.

The Town of Lewisporte is in the central region of Newfoundland and Labrador with a population of 3400.

Reporting to the Town Manager, the Town/Clerk Treasurer is a member of the Management Team and contributes to the effective management of the Town.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

Functions as Corporate Secretary to Council. Attends all Council meetings and other meetings as required. Records and ensures safe preservation of the minutes, documents and resolutions of Council and is responsible for their filing, maintenance, and safe preservation.

Arranges for the safekeeping of all funds and securities, receipt of all monies, and the disbursement of funds in accordance with General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

Keeps and maintains records for all financial transactions and of all assets and liabilities of the municipality in accordance with General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

Acts as ATTIP Coordinator and performs all duties associated with this position in compliance with the ATTIP Act.

Receipts and responds to written representation made to Council.

Is the returning Officer for the Municipal Elections and will carry out the requirements of the Municipalities Act in this regard.

Prepares and manages the annual budget and provides financial analysis as needed.

Ensures taxes are collected on a timely basis to ensure adequate financial management of Council.

Direct management responsibility for overseeing administrative staff including accounts receivable and accounts payable clerks.

Education and Training:

Successful completion of an undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline (i.e., business administration, accounting, finance, etc.) or successful completion of a diploma in a relevant discipline; equivalencies will be considered based on combination of education and experience. Experience in a municipal government would be considered an asset.

Experience, Attributes and Skills:

Proven experience with financial management and accounting is a requirement. Excellent customer service skills and ability to maintain discretion in a confidential environment with a high level of attention to detail. Strong organizational skills to effectively complete/deliver and prioritize assigned tasks and responsibilities within established timelines. Effective inter-personal, management, written and oral communication skills. Ability to manage contracts and ensure they are carried out in a timely professional manner.

Other Requirements:

Must possess a valid Class 5 Newfoundland and Labrador Driver’s License. Clear certificates of conduct including a RCMP Criminal Record Check and a Provincial Court Check, is a condition of employment.


This a full time, permanent position with employment benefits including a pension plan and health care. Salary range is between $50K – 60K.

Please submit your resume and covering letter clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications to the above address, by fax 709-535-2695 or by e mail to info@lewisportecanada.com

Closing Date is April 16, 2021 at 4:30 pm.


The Town of Lewisporte thanks all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.