The County of Forty Mile No. 8 is currently inviting applications for a highly motivated individual with a desire and ability to excel as the Director of Operations. The position is located at the Consolidated Operations Center in the Village of Foremost. This is a full-time position with a forty (40) hour work week (8 hours per day) Monday to Friday.
The County of Forty Mile No. 8 is located in southeast Alberta and centered between the cities of Lethbridge and Medicine Hat. The municipality has a population of 3759 residents and has eight hamlets, the Village of Foremost and the Town of Bow Island as well as Forty Mile and Golden Sheaf Parks within its municipal boundaries. The municipality covers 7,283 square kilometers of slightly rolling hills and coulees, the major land uses include large areas of pasture, dry cropland and extensive irrigated areas. Residents and tourists alike can enjoy sights in the South Saskatchewan river valley, Red Rock Natural area, Milk River valley, Kennedy Coulee Ecological Reserve and environmentally significant and sensitive areas.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the successful candidate will be responsible for:
Reports on the activities of Departments in the Operations Division to the CAO and Council.
Coordinates and directs the preparation of long-range operational and capital plans. Provides direction and control related to the preparation of annual operational and capital budgets of the Departments.
Provides mentorship, coaching, conflict resolution skills and able to handle difficult or sensitive situations regarding staff, taxpayers, stakeholders and Politian's.
Provides expertise in the design, construction and management of municipal infrastructure including roads, bridges, drainage and utilities.
Prepares presentations for elected officials, staff and stakeholders.
Preparation of contract proposals and tender documents in conjunction with the Director of Finance.
Plans, organizes, directs and controls the Operations Division for the purpose of accomplishing the goals and priorities of the municipality.
Performs such other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the CAO from time to time.
Requirements for this position are:
Post-secondary education in business administration, engineering or related study. Civil Engineering Technologist is preferred.
5 years of municipal experience in a municipal transportation setting and utilities environment is preferred.
Knowledge of the Highway Safety Act, Municipal Government Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act and other relevant legislation.
Effective leadership, management and communication skills.
Proven competency with Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook).
Working knowledge of GIS tools is preferred.
Class 5 Alberta Driver’s license with an acceptable abstract is required.
An acceptable police record check or a police information check may be required as a condition of employment.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Position Type: A full list of the position information and required skills and abilities can be found on the County of Forty Mile No. 8 website at 40mile.ab.ca The County of Forty Mile No. 8 offers a competitive compensation package including medical, dental, extended health and LAPP. Competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Interested applicants are invited to submit their resume including relevant work experience, education/training and salary expectation to: Keith Bodin, County Administrator County of Forty Mile No. 8 Box 160, Foremost, Alberta, T0K 0X0 Phone: 403-867-3530 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted Date: Dec 13, 2022
Closing Date: Jan 13, 2023