York Region's municipalities are recruiting experienced professionals for appointment to their 2018-2022 Municipal Elections Joint Compliance Audit Committee.
The Committee is independent of the municipalities and are required by the Municipal Elections Act, 1996 to consider applications requesting audits of candidates' campaign finances. Committees may be required to appoint auditors and determine if legal proceedings are required as a result of the auditors' reports.
Applicants with a background in accounting, auditing, law, election administration, and/or public administration are preferred. Applicants should:
- have an understanding of municipal campaign finance provisions;
- demonstrate analytical decision-making and excellent communication skills;
- have experience working with or as a member of government boards, task forces and/or quasi-judicial bodies; and
- have flexibility to attend meeting during daytime and evening hours.
Applicants cannot be candidates in the 2018 Municipal Election nor can they have committed to providing professional advice to any person running for office in any York Region municipality. Applicants also cannot be Members of Council or current employees of any York Region municipality.
The Committee's term of office is four years, beginning in 2018. Successful applicants will receive a retainer of $400 and a per diem of $350 (plus mileage).
The application deadline is Friday, February 16, 2018.
Application Form (Please note by clicking this link, it takes you to the Town of Richmond Hill website)