The Municipal District of Bonnyville is currently seeking a dynamic individual to fulfill the role of General Manager of Infrastructure Services.
Our rural community (www.md.bonnyville.ab.ca) is a thriving municipality in northeastern Alberta, 2.5 hours northeast of Edmonton. The M.D. has a fantastic community base of 12,000 residents, and an excellent, growing economy consisting largely of agriculture and oil-related industries.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Reporting to the CAO, the General Manager of Infrastructure Services is responsible for the coordination of all activities related to water treatment & distribution, wastewater treatment & collection, storm water management, standard engineering design, road infrastructure, capital project planning and design, facility, and fleet maintenance. This position oversees three direct reports, 55 full-time staff, approximately 30 seasonal, and is responsible to manage an estimated annual budget of $50M.
Other duties include:
Demonstrate leadership and direction to the Transportation and Infrastructure Managers, Transportation and Utilities Foreman, and all staff within the department.
Form an integral part of the executive team to provide guidance on overall organizational strategic planning and growth strategies.
Set organizational performance measures and subsequent evaluation methods in collaboration with the executive team.
In consultation with the CAO, ensure the goals and objectives of Council are achieved.
Provide expertise, guidance, and recommendations to the CAO, executive team, and organizational leaders in all aspects of Infrastructure Services.
Manage the approved operating and capital budget and remain compliant to municipal policy.
Manage infrastructure pertaining to capital project planning, design, and construction.
Manage the departments’ projects ensuring the mechanisms have been identified to measure, monitor, and report activities in relation to transportation and infrastructure.
Plan, establish and direct an effective system to monitor fleet and facility maintenance.
Supervise the maintenance, repair and operation of the water and wastewater systems.
Ensure through staff or consultants, the inspection, and evaluation of all bridges, and other major drainage structures within the municipality’s infrastructure.
Develop terms of reference for required consultant services, solicit and evaluate proposals with a recommendation for consultant activities.
The ideal candidate will possess a post-secondary education in Civil Engineering, Infrastructure Management, or an equivalency in a related field as well as excellent leadership and proactive skills.
A competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package is available. Specifics will be discussed in a personal interview.
All interested candidates are invited to submit their resume, in confidence to: