The Municipal District of Ranchland No. 66 is one of the most historic and picturesque areas in southern Alberta. Encompassing nearly 2,500 km2, the municipality consists of forest reserves, protected areas, creeks, streams and open rangeland. It hosts a provincial park, wildland provincial parks, and natural areas. Approximately 75 percent of the municipal land base is Crown owned in addition to large holdings of privately-owned ranch land and provincial grazing leases. The iconic Cowboy Trail (Hwy 22) bisects the municipality from north to south. The municipality shares its borders with Foothills County, the Municipal District of Pincher Creek, Municipal District of Willow Creek, Municipality of Crowsnest Pass and Kananaskis Improvement District. The Council, staff and ratepayers are unwavering in their dedication to protect and preserve Alberta’s native ecosystems and heritage ranching. Much of the land in the municipality is unbroken and not accessible by roads, which provides a distinct form of environmental conservation. This municipality is unique in the Alberta municipal sector with a population of approximately 90 people residing on secluded ranching operations, and no urban settlements within our boundaries, requiring residents to travel outside the municipality for goods and services. Our municipal Shop and Administration building are located on Highway 22 near Chain Lakes Provincial Park requiring a commute to work depending on the selected candidate’s choice of residence.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Public Works Manager is a member of the senior management team. Working with the CAO and other Department Manager you will help ensure the consistent application of Council’s goals, objectives, bylaws and policies.
The selected individual will have a post-secondary education in a related discipline such as Civil Engineering with a focus on transportation and/or a combination of education and experience. A minimum of 3-5 years of related and progressive management experience in a municipal public works setting would be an asset. You will have a high degree of personal initiative, integrity and professionalism with the ability to utilize your leadership skills to coach, mentor and motivate staff. You will enjoy project management and have worked with a variety of stakeholders to ensure projects are accomplished on time and within budget. You will have excellent organizational and problem-solving skills and are committed to continuous improvement.
Potential applicants are invited to investigate the job description, municipal values, philosophy and activities by exploring our website at www.mdranchland.ca.
The closing date for applications is November 15, 2019. Please submit your resume along with a cover letter electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org. The M.D. of Ranchland thanks all applicants in advance for their interest, however, only those being considered will be contacted.
Additional Job Information:
Posted Date: Nov 01, 2019
Closing Date: Nov 15, 2019