Manager, Transportation Services

Sturgeon County

Manager, Transportation Services

Competition #:  62-2018

WE ARE HIRING!

Why work for us?

We are a thriving, vibrant rural community sharing one of our borders with Edmonton and St. Albert. Our organization is dedicated to improving the quality of life for our residents and we make that happen through our family culture, a strong spirit and progressive attitude.

Reporting directly to the General Manager Municipal Services…

…you will lead a large team focusing on the department’s operations and strategic plans. To be successful in this position, you will be experienced in managing large teams responsible for the organization’s construction and maintenance of municipal roadways as well as the County’s drainage and brushing programs. Service level attainment is an essential metric of this position.
 
  • Develop strategic goals for the department within the context of corporate priorities.
  • Direct the completion of all programs outlined in the annual department business plan and report outcomes to the General Manager.
  • Develop, monitor, and report department service levels utilizing appropriate systems.
  • Recommend new programs or program improvements, prepare applicable policies and procedures, and submit to the General Manager of Municipal Services for approval.
  • Ensure the department activities are adequately resourced by preparing, monitoring, and controlling the annual department budget; propose service enhancements when required.
  • Accountable for hiring decisions, performance management process, compensation recommendations, establishing performance expectations, and development plans for all staff members in the department, within an overall corporate context.
  • Respond to internal and public inquiries while maintaining good public relations.
  • Expected to coach and manage the behavior of the department staff so that there is consistent improvement in its ability to successfully serve customers, gain efficiencies, and meet department goals.
  • Develop, monitor, and report department service levels utilizing appropriate systems.
  • Recommend new programs or program improvements, prepare applicable policies and procedures, and submit to the General Manager of Municipal Services for approval.
  • Provide advice and guidance to other Sturgeon County departments regarding transportation matters.
  • Prepares tenders, contracts, and proposals for the effective provision of service in the Transportation Department.

This position requires

An engineering degree or diploma with ten years of experience directly related to the construction, operations, and maintenance of roadways, drainage, and brushing programs. 5 years’ experience with a strategic focus on administration activities in a senior management capacity. A combination of education, training, and experience may be considered.
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal skills, and ability to mentor, coach, and train others.
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong report writing and presentation skills.
  • Proven experience presenting to Council and/or executive leadership.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and supervise relevant projects ensuring completion in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Experience setting and adhering to KPI’s and service levels.
  • Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Office programs. Experience with job scheduling software, Dynamics, Maintenance Manager etc.

More Details:

Position Type: Permanent Full Time
Rate of Pay: $116,904 - $153,837
Hours of Work: 8:30 am- 4:30pm
Competition Close Date: August 24, 2018 @1:00pm

Please submit your resume and cover letter by email quoting the competition number in the subject line to:
hr@sturgeoncounty.ca
 
Sturgeon County
9613-100 Street Morinville, AB
T8R 1L9
780-939-4321

Thank you to all applicants for their interest, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Sturgeon County is an equal opportunity employer

The personal information you provide will be used for the purposes of determining whether you are suitable and qualified for a position within Sturgeon County and is collected under the authority of Section 33 (c ) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act. If you have any question about the collection, use, and disclosure of this information, please contact the Access and Privacy Coordinator at 9613-100 Street, Morinville, Alberta, T8R 1L9 or phone 780-939-4321 or email foip@sturgeoncounty.ca
 

Organization: Sturgeon County
Location: Morinville, AB
Region: Edmonton
Professional Category(s): Transportation & Highways
Posted: August 2, 2018, 1:47 pm
Expires: August 24, 2018, 1:00 pm

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