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Title:Director, Engineering
Organization:City of St. Albert

Director, Engineering


Closing Date  

Competition #          
City of St. Albert
Engineering Services

5 St. Anne Street, St. Albert
$118,532 - $144,212 per annum
May 7, 2017
The City of St. Albert, home to more than 64,000 residents, is a beautiful growing community adjacent to northwest Edmonton. Known as the Botanical Arts City, St. Albert offers more than 80 kilometers of trails, 400 hectares of green space, state of the art facilities, and hosts numerous special events and festivals. In recent years, St. Albert has ranked at the top of several national surveys recognizing us as a great place to raise a family, with an excellent quality of life and a strong sense of community. Our employees are passionate about delivering high-quality programs and services to our residents and are proud to contribute to making St. Albert one of the best places to live in Canada.
The City of St. Albert is seeking an experienced and motivated individual to assume the position of Director of Engineering Services. The successful candidate will oversee the efficient, professional and coordinated delivery of municipal engineering services, capital project construction and project management, transportation, oversight of the development engineering function including engineering standards, and City infrastructure asset management/lifecycle programs.

This position serves as a member of the City’s Leadership Team and has responsibility for a large, diverse complement of staff which includes 27 FTEs, 7 term employees, contractors and consultants. As Director, you are responsible for short and long term department planning, stakeholder relationship management and liaison with City Council. You will oversee significant capital and operating budgets. You will lead your team in effectively managing resources to provide high quality, cost-effective public service to St. Albert residents.
This position requires a strategic thinker and problem solver with sound judgment, and the ability to inspire others to perform. The role also requires an individual with strong writing abilities and presentation skills. Well developed interpersonal, communication and influencing skills are essential to success, as a Director must build trusted relationships with their team and at all levels throughout the organization.
  • Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering or a Masters in Engineering. Considerable related experience combined with education may be considered as equivalent. 
  • P. Eng or PL(Eng.) through APEGA or C.E.T through ASET
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is preferred.
  • Significant related experience in a municipal engineering environment with extensive experience in infrastructure management, personnel and financial management and strategic planning.
  • Fully conversant in the use of Microsoft Office applications. 

This position works 40 hours per week (Monday to Friday) and receives 1 Earned Day Off per month. There is a requirement for extra and evening hours.

$118,532 to $144,212 per annum. In addition, the City of St. Albert offers a generous and comprehensive flexible benefit package.

The successful applicant will be required to obtain a satisfactory police information check.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit their cover letter and resume via the City of St. Albert Employment website.

May 7, 2017

We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Location:St.Albert, AB
Date Posted:Friday, April 21, 2017 at 9:21:53 AM (PST)
Posting Expires:Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 4:30:00 PM (PST)