The Transportation Supervisor oversees the supervision and work of the Equipment Operators, Labourers, Technicians, and Engineering Summer Students. This position has a focus on drainage and is responsible for directing and coordinating such activities in relation to the approved budgeted programs. Provides above average customer service to residents, contractors, and internal stakeholders. In addition, holds the responsibility of ensuring sufficient resources are in place and that activities are conducted in a safe and efficient manner.
• Coordinate and participate in the recruitment of new and seasonal staff.
• Review and direct the activities of direct reports.
• Assign daily work tasks for staff and conduct follow up inspections to ensure task completion and task quality control.
• Establish professional development plans for staff.
• Provide on-going job performance feedback, mentoring, and coaching.
• Attend, participate, and lead staff meetings.
• Review and approve time reports of direct reports.
• Monitor field activities for applicable legislative compliance (ie. OHS, Water Act, Migratory Bird Act).
• Recommend personnel actions to the Drainage Operations Supervisors, in accordance with the HR policies.
Plan and Monitor Day to Day Work:• Prepare a monthly activities plan.
• Prepare a weekly progress report of activities.
• Monitor and evaluate equipment, materials and operator requirements.
• Coordinate with utility owners and landowners for approvals pertaining to projects.
• Report on performance measures.
• Ensure equipment is used in an efficient and effective manner.
• Ensure staff and contractors are competent (adequality qualified, suitably trained, and has sufficient experience) prior to work being carried out.
• Ensure time and record keeping is accurate.
• Answer emergency calls to correct dangerous road conditions.
• Conduct field inspections.
• Participate in the “On Call” program.
• Order necessary materials and equipment for assignments.
• Coordinate with other Transportation Supervisors in the effective use of County resources.
• Coordinate contractor services to aid in operational requirements.
• Make small purchases and participate in financial approval process.
Client Service/Public Relations:
• Facilitate public engagement with respect to the Transportation operations and projects.
• Navigate Sturgeon County’s Customer Relationship Management (CRM) System.
• Respond to CRM initiated information request and service requests.
• Handle public inquires and complaints with respect to activities supervised by the incumbent.
• Participate in project budgeting.
• Participate in the planning for current and future maintenance of the County’s roads (paved or gravel) and assets (bridges, drainage ditches and signs).
• Participate in design reviews.
• Develop and implement preventative maintenance programs.
• Assist in the preparation of the department’s business plan.
• Assist in the planning, developing and reviewing of operating and capital budgets (including equipment).
• Monitor material/labor utilization and budget expenditures and report variances.
• Work in collaboration with other departments on County initiatives and project as required.
• Required to interact with County employees, citizens, contractors in an appropriate manner as guided by Sturgeon County Values.
• Adhere to applicable responsibilities and accountabilities as outlined in the Sturgeon County Health and Safety Management System.
To be successful the incumbent must have leadership and management skills which include: excellent public relations, written and verbal communication skills; experience in personnel management; ability to make recommendations and decisions; negotiation skills; strong critical analysis and critical thinking skills; technical knowledge of rural municipal drainage design; a general knowledge of applicable legislation to municipal systems and water management; knowledge of budgeting and monitoring expenditures to ensure compliance to the budget; ability to plan, organize and supervise maintenance programs in a timely and efficient manner. Must have good computer skills. Physical job requirements include: occasional lifting 15kg, and extended periods of sitting while operating vehicle.
• High school diploma.
• 5 years’ operating equipment in a municipal setting.
• Alberta Public Works Association Level 2 Public Works Supervisor Program.
• 5 years’ supervisory experience.
• Experience in a technical municipal public works setting
• Technical background in road construction and materials.
• Technical background in survey and blueprint reading.
• Valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence.
• Defensive Driving.
• Ground Disturbance Safety Training Level 2 – For Supervisors.
• Standard First Aid with CPR.
• Safety training in the following areas: Pre-trip Inspection, Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS), Fire Extinguisher, Overhead Powerline, Alcohol and Drug Awareness Supervisors, Customer Service.
Additional Job Information:
Salary Range: $ 84,493.00 - $ 111,186.00 per annum
Position Type: Permanent Full Time
Posted Date: Mar 17, 2022
Closing Date: Mar 28, 2022
Job ID: J0322-0997