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Employment Opportunity - Manager of Public Works (Full Time Permanent Position)

Posted: October 5, 2018


Employment Opportunity – Manager of Public Works

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 Manager of Public Works. The Manager of Public Works, under the general direction of the Chief Administrative Officer, is responsible for planning, organizing and implementing the functions of the Public Works Department, in the Rural Municipality of De Salaberry including the Local Urban District of St. Malo, the St. Malo Water and Sewer Utility and the Otterburne Sewer Utility.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the operation of the Public Works Department and participates in the long term planning of infrastructure requirements related to the Municipality.

  • Ensures that safety procedures and standards are followed by personnel throughout the department.

  • Develops procedures and programs for accomplishing approved objectives, including the development of methods, standards, scheduling and reporting systems for an effective delivery of municipal services.

  • Participates in the development of policies related to all areas of public works and recommends changes to existing policies for improvement of programs or to comply with current requirements.

  • Responsible for the maintenance of all infrastructure of the municipality within the jurisdiction of the department.

  • Participates in the annual formulation of the budget including the 5-year capital budget and longer term planning where required.

  • Prepares written reports (for council committees, LUD, utility, public works, etc.), tenders and requests for proposals/quotes as required or directed by the Chief Administrative Officer.

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, landfill and/or utility operations.

  • 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, GIS, GPS and laser technology.

Salary Range: To be negotiated.


Apply to:

RM of De Salaberry

Box 40

St. Pierre-Jolys, Manitoba R0Z 1V0

Email: cao@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.