Director of Infrastructure Services 

Thorhild County

Employment Opportunity

Director of Infrastructure Services 

Thorhild County invites applications for the position of Director of Infrastructure Services. The Director reports directly to the Chief Administrative Officer and is responsible for the oversight and management of all Public Works, including roads, water and wastewater utility, solid waste services, facility maintenance, agricultural services, and the municipal owned natural gas distribution system. This position requires an individual who is self motivated, can identify and evaluate risks and maintain high level of efficiency and productivity. Strong leadership and political acumen skills, logical decision maker, self-starter and strong management skills are required for this role. The Director is a member of the leadership team.

Thorhild is located approximately one-hour northeast of Edmonton. Hamlets/urban service areas within its boundaries include: Abee, Egremont, Long Lake, Newbrook, Opal, Radway and Thorhild. The County has a population of over 3,200 and offers all amenities, including excellent education facilities. The County Office is situated in the Hamlet of Thorhild. Thorhild County will be particularly attractive to outdoor enthusiast and one of the greatest amenities is Long Lake Provincial Park.

As the ideal candidate, you are a proven senior team leader, with strong communication skills, as well as strong people skills. You are comfortable making decisions and being seen in the communities. You are a strategic thinker that is able to align organizational efforts to maximize efficiency. You demonstrate honesty and integrity and will instill these values in your team. You are an innovative leader who can motivate and inspire your team in working towards a common vision. Your demeanor and attitude are reflective of a positive disposition and outlook. You have a creative and innovative management style that has  produced results  and earned the respect of your fellow employees.

Information about Thorhild County is available at hhtp://

Candidates should possess a Civil Engineering Technology Diploma or equivalent. Experience in rural road construction and maintenance is required. Preferably a minimum of five years experience working in a municipal environment. Excellent organizational and time management skills are a necessity as well as a good knowledge of modern technology.

Qualified candidates are requested to submit a cover letter, detailed resume outlining experience, qualifications, references and salary expectations in confidence to Doug Lagore, CLGM, Senior Consultant at  Transitional Solutions Inc. at or call 780-913-5786 for additional information if required.

The closing date for this competition is Friday, December 13th, 2019

Organization: Thorhild County

Location: Thorhild, AB
Region: Athabasca / Grande Prairie
Professional Categories: Engineering
Posted: November 12, 2019, 11:07 am
Expires: December 13, 2019, 4:30 pm

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