This position will be responsible for supervising 15 - 20 municipal employees involved in water distribution, waster water collection, maintenance shop, garbage collection, parks, recreation facilities and road maintenance.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Report to and provide advice, support to CAO and Council
Supervise and direct contractors and staff
Maintain public works shop and oversee equipment maintenance and purchasing
Oversee maintenance of all municipal infrastructure
Respond to public inquires and complaints regarding public works issues
Follow and implement the Town’s Health and Safety Policy
Superior Customer Service/Communication Skills with the ability to build strong relationships with both the public and staff.
The ability to stay current with engineering practice and technology specific to road building and maintenance.
Motivation combined with practical and hands on experience
Any relevant certification/education considered an asset
ie: Safety certificate, water ticket, engineering certificate, trade ticket
Competency with Microsoft Office considered an asset
3 – 5 years’ of professional, technical and management excellence in the field of road construction and/or maintenance (private or public sector) with Water and Sewer knowledge.
Exciting Opportunity to work in a team-based, supportive environment
Fulfilling and Challenging position
Medical / Dental benefits & Pension
Positive working environment
Family oriented community located only 40 minutes from Medicine Hat
Bow Island is a quiet town in the middle of a very diverse agricultural area. The town is surrounded by irrigated farming which encompasses a variety of different crops such as beans, potatoes, sugar beets, dill, spearmint, and a very progressive dry land farming economy.
Visit www.bowisland.com to check out our community and our lifestyle.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.