Director of Transportation & Infrastructure
Competition # 1913 | Closes June 17, 2019
Picture yourself reflecting on your accomplishments as the surf washes the sand from your feet as you walk Devonshire
Lesser Slave River has an abundance of natural beauty and man-made opportunity to offer anyone with an open mind
and an adventurous spirit. Across our organization, municipal employees enjoy rewarding careers, close-knit
communities, true work-life balance, and an unparalleled back yard.
In Lesser Slave River you'll discover a place of rugged beauty. A place of real people. A place you'll never want to leave.
Key Responsibilities Include:
The Municipal District of Lesser Slave River is currently seeking a Director of Transportation & Infrastructure to
progressively manage and coordinate all planning, construction, maintenance and repair of municipal roads and
vertical infrastructure. This critical role will develop innovative ideas and approaches to improve transportation
and vertical infrastructure to support alignment with the Municipality’s strategic goals. The successful candidate
will report to the Chief Administrative Officer and work as part of a team that makes recommendations on key
This role is intended to have a forward focus. The Director will participate in setting the future directions of the
Municipal District by providing the CAO with strategies and recommendations with respect to core service levels,
sustainability, construction initiatives, project management, new developments, and contract administration. The
Director will be called upon to present briefs and recommendations to the CAO and to Council.
The ideal candidate will possess a post-secondary education in Management, Administration, or Civil Engineering
and have at least 10 years supervisory or management experience, preferably in a local government setting.
Consideration may be given to candidates who have an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Must have a strong background in road construction practices, vertical infrastructure, and applicable provincial
and federal legislation. The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, public, and
elected officials is essential.
The successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitive salary and benefit package, a variety of
developmental opportunities, as well as the opportunity to make a real difference within a growing and dynamic
organization. Interested applicants should forward their cover letter and resume in confidence, on or before 4:30
pm Monday, June 17, 2019. We sincerely thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only those
selected for an interview will be contacted. For further information visit www.mdlsr.ca.