Public Works Superintendent ID: 62273

Deadline Date: 2019/11/22

Location: Manitouwadge

The Township of Manitouwadge is a Northern community, nestled in the Canadian Shield, located 450km West of Sault Ste. Marie and 400km East of Thunder Bay, Ontario, serving a population of approximately 1,800 residents. We are currently seeking applications for a motivated and skilled professional, to assume the role of Public Works Superintendent.

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 Reporting to the CAO/Clerk-Treasurer, the successful candidate will be proficient at leading a team and provide ongoing performance management, leadership and direction to supervisory and support staff. The Public Works Superintendent will be responsible for administering and directing the Public Works Department in all areas of construction, maintenance and long-term planning of public roads, storm water management, municipal drains, transportation infrastructure, municipal water and sewer operations and municipal cemeteries. Project management experience is an essential skill necessary for this position. Sound financial knowledge will be required to prepare and analyze annual operating and capital budgets based on trends and future requirements. This position will offer advice and guidance to Council on the development of plans, priorities and policies for designated areas within the Public Works department.
 - Community College Diploma in a related field, minimum 5 years of experience (preferably municipal) in a supervisor/management role;
- Road management knowledge through a Certified Roads Supervisor (CRS) designation (senior level) or ability to obtain;
- Knowledge of relevant legislation including, WSIB, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Highway Traffic Act etc.;
- Completion of the Drainage Superintendent Course through OMAFRA would be considered an asset;
- Proficiency in the use of computer applications such as GIS and Microsoft Office software applications are required;
- Excellent supervisory experience in a unionized environment;
- To oversee compliance of all water and wastewater systems with all governing regulatory conditions and requirements.
 The Township of Manitouwadge offers a competitive compensation package that will be commensurate with experience and qualifications and includes a comprehensive benefits package and pension plan.
Closing Date/Apply by:
 2019/11/22 by 2:00pm
How To Apply:
  Applications are being accepted until 2:00 pm on Friday, November 22, 2019.
Resumes submitted electronically will only be accepted in Word or PDF formats.
Please forward your confidential resume detailing current qualifications along with a covering letter to:
Owen Cranney, Acting CAO
Township of Manitouwadge 1 Mississauga Drive
Manitouwadge, ON P0T 2C0
Fax: 807-826-4592
We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, personal information is collected, and will only be used for the purpose of candidate selection. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
 Owen Cranney
Position Title:
 Acting CAO
Company Name:
 Township of Manitouwadge
 1 Mississauga Drive
Postal Code:
 P0T 2E0
 Fax 807-826-4592
Web Address:

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