Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the General Manager of Infrastructure and Planning Services is responsible for managing, directing, coordinating and supervising the delivery of service in the areas of Transportation, Public Works, and Planning. The area of Transportation includes the County roadway infrastructure, bridge structures, Jasper/Hinton Airport and the County drainage system. The area of Public Works includes water treatment and distribution systems, wastewater collection and treatment systems, solid waste management including the West Yellowhead Regional Landfill Authority, and physical plants. The area of Planning includes all land planning and development functions.
The incumbent works reasonably independently within established guidelines and parameters on a variety of assigned tasks and must have a strong working knowledge of the maintenance and operation of a variety of field equipment, water treatment and sewage lagoon facilities, transfer sites, as well as land planning and development. The incumbent must be fully conversant with road construction and maintenance practices. The incumbent is required to prioritize workloads and apply a general knowledge of the department to respond to general and routine inquiries regarding the department’s operation.
The boundaries of Yellowhead County are situated one hour west of the City of Edmonton and extend west to Jasper National Park and surround the towns of Edson and Hinton. With a population of just over 10,000 people, Yellowhead County offers an uncluttered mix of agricultural, industrial/commercial, residential and recreational uses.
This position has a residency requirement. Due to the nature of the position the successful candidate is expected to live within 1 hour of the Administration Office (Edson).
The salary range is $135,603 - $171,637 per year. At Yellowhead County, we value our employees and are committed to providing a great work environment to our employees including a competitive benefits package.
Closing date June 3, 2022.
To apply please submit resumes online, on our web page https://yhcounty.ca/jobs/