Public Works Working Superintendent

An employer in Sprucedale is looking to hire a Public Works Working Superintendent

For more about this job please call 1-800-461-5541

Application Deadline: OCT/9/2020
Hours of Work: 40+ Monday-Friday, various seasonal hours
Wages: $27.41-$33.31
Duties & Qualifications:
• Post-secondary education in a related discipline or an acceptable combination of education and related experience. Minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible senior roads/infrastructure management experience
• Good working knowledge of provincial legislation and standards governing municipal public works operations.
• Good managerial, mechanical and technical skills acquired through education, training and experience.
• Thorough understanding of fleet maintenance management practices.
• Good working knowledge of provincial health and safety regulations.
• Class “A” driver’s license preferred with a good driving record.
• Effective inter-personal, written and oral communication skills
• Strong organizational skills.
• Physically fit as evidenced by a pre-employment medical

• Provides advice and guidance to Council on the development of plans, priorities and policies for effective public works services, service standards and costs. Advises Council concerning the availability of provincial grants and subsidies.
• Provides effective supervision of departmental human resources. Plans, schedules and oversees work schedules, assignments and procedures to maximize operational effectiveness and efficiency.
• Oversees the performance of all public works related contracts and agreements entered into by the Township; ensures that all contractual obligations are fulfilled in a satisfactory manner; and provides reports to Council of any shortfalls or discrepancies.• Oversees operations at the Township’s Landfill site to ensure the site is operated in conformance with Township policies and provincial standards.
• Responsible for grounds maintenance at the Township’s Cemeteries.
• As required, operates all Roads Department equipment in the performance of roads/maintenance activities. Operates Plow and Sander during winter season.
• Ensures that all Operations services are performed in a safe manner and in compliance with provincial safety legislation (e.g. Ministry of Labour and the Occupational Health and Safety Act).
• With the assistance of the Clerk-Treasurer, develops and recommends the annual Departmental operating and capital budgets to Council based on planned operational and maintenance priorities and human resource, equipment and material requirements.
• Monitors approved budget allocations to ensure they are efficiently and effectively managed in accordance with Council’s direction and the Municipality’s by-laws and procedures.
• Maintains liaison with the Municipal Clerk-Treasurer for budgeting, budget information and budget performance reports.
• Recommends the purchase or rental of new and replacement fleet equipment and directs the purchase/rental of such, as approved by Council and in compliance with Township purchasing policy and procedures.
• Manages the Township’s fleet maintenance management program to minimize breakdowns and safety hazards.
• Performs other duties, as assigned.

Please see full job description on Township website

Requirements:
Education/Experience/Skills
Post-secondary education in a related discipline or an acceptable combination of education and related experience. Minimum five (5) years progressively responsible senior municipal roads/infrastructure management experience.

Municipal Pit & Quarry Certification, Chain Saw License, Propane Certificate and MTO Traffic Control Course Certificate.

Skills:
– Good working knowledge of provincial legislation and standards governing municipal public works operations.
– Good managerial, mechanical and technical skills acquired through education, training and experience.
– Thorough understanding of fleet maintenance management practices.
– Good working knowledge of provincial health and safety regulations.
– Class “A” drivers License preferred or Class “D” driver’s license with “Z” endorsement. Good driving record required.
– Physically fit as evidenced by a pre-employment medical.

Please see full job description on Township website

 
Job Type: Full-Time
Full Time Hours Per Week: 40+
Advertising Method: General Ad


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