Brief description

The position of city treasurer consists of directing municipal financial activities, such as planning, procurement, and investments.


  • Analyze and review budgetary and financial data and prepare quarterly reports;
  • Control and authorize expenditures in accordance with established limitations;
  • Develop and prepare the annual budget as required;
  • Maintain contact with external agencies to exchange information;
  • Manage the city utility and customer service;
  • Monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods;
  • Negotiate and resolve significant and controversial issues;
  • Prepare monthly claim expenditures for review by the Council;
  • Provide annual statement of investment policy and quarterly investment reports to city council;
  • Retrieve data from existing spreadsheet models, database files and other automated or manual sources.

Qualifications and requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent;
  • Ability to identify complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions;
  • Ability to use logic and reason to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions;
  • Ability to consider the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.


Competencies (in order of importance)

  • Integrity — Job requires being honest and ethical.
  • Cooperation — Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
  • Analytical Thinking — Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems.
  • Attention to Detail — Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
  • Dependability — Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.

Lines of communication

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Working conditions

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