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Employment Opportunity - Director of Works and Operations (Full Time Permanent Position)

Posted: February 14, 2018


Employment Opportunity – Director of Works and Operations



Job Type:  Full-Time Permanent


The position shall remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.


Job Summary:

The R.M. of De Salaberry invites applications for the permanent position of Director of Works & Operations. Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the successful candidate will provide experienced management to the Public Works Department (which includes the municipality at large, the LUD of St. Malo and two utilities) in the delivery of municipal infrastructure services, maintenance of municipal facilities and in the management of infrastructure programs and projects.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepares for approval, implements and monitors annual Department operating and capital budgets ($2 - $3 Million)
  • Prepares for approval, implements and monitors By-laws, Policies and Procedures for the operation of the Department
  • Manages the public works employees in the performance of duties and work assignments
  • Prepares, implements and monitors standards for service delivery, facility maintenance and equipment purchase including
  • Ensures compliance with operation standards and health and safety practices, along with adhering to appropriate building codes and other related standards
  • Manages infrastructure and facility projects and programs (design, construction, implementation)
  • Participates as a member of the R.M.’s Management Team
  • Prepare operations reports and recommendations for the Chief Administrative Officer, as required.
  • Interacts with consultants, government departments/agencies, developers and the public on matters relating to the Department


Credentials and Experience:

  • Management experience (Municipal environment preferred)
  • Valid Province of Manitoba driver’s class five (5) licence (minimum).
  • Understanding of heavy equipment, road construction, mowers/large scale grass cutting, and/or landfill operations would be an asset.
  • Previous municipal work experience would be an asset.


Preference given to those candidates that possess the following:

  • Certified Engineering Technologist, or related certification, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Level 1 Water Treatment & Distribution, Level 1 Wastewater Collection and Level 1 Wastewater Treatment
  • Education and experience providing staff management infrastructure operation/development, facility operation/maintenance



Salary Range: $65,000 to $80,000


Apply to:

RM of De Salaberry

Box 40

St. Pierre-Jolys, Manitoba R0Z 1V0

Email: info@rmdesalaberry.mb.ca


The RM of De Salaberry thanks all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only those individuals considered for an interview will be contacted.