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Senior Manager of Public Works

City of Camrose

Senior Manager of Public Works

The City of Camrose is looking for a dynamic, proven leader to fill the role of Senior Manager of Public Works. Reporting to the City Manager, the Senior Manager of Public Works is responsible for executing the Public Works department’s vision and mandate through leadership of all aspects of Public Works services and infrastructure maintenance, including water, sewer, drainage, fleet and roads services.

The Senior Manager of Public Works provides strategic and technical advice to City departments, Council, related working units and committees on a variety of operational matters. This position will play a significant role in overseeing and managing the operating and capital budgets, establishing best practices in managing public works operations and promoting a team focused workplace designed to service the community with respect and accountability.

  • Post-secondary Education in Engineering, Business Administration, Public Administration, or a transportation-related discipline. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.
  • 10+ years of leadership experience at a management level.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and experience in municipal operations, specifically related to project management, roads, underground infrastructure, transportation and procurement is required.
  • Supplementary certificates or designations in local government programs, project management, water or wastewater or related field considered an asset.
  • Experience with managing organizational change initiatives, and determining and setting goals and priorities based on organizational mandates and initiatives.
  • Experience in the preparation, management and execution of operational and capital budgets and strategic plans.
  • Demonstrated decision-making and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with a wide variety of people, including senior management, private and public officials, business and community leaders, advisory boards, union officials, staff and the general public.
  • Fully experienced in the use of MS Office with advanced computer skills.
  • The successful candidate will be required to produce a satisfactory Driver’s Abstract and Police Information Check.  

Hours of work are generally 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.  Management duties will require work outside of the core hours as part of this role.
The City of Camrose offers a competitive salary, attractive benefits, and a positive work environment.  The starting salary for this position will be based upon the experience and qualifications of the successful candidate. 

Qualified applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter and current resume via e-mail or to the address below. Competition will remain open until suitable candidate is found. We appreciate and consider all applications; however only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

City of Camrose
Attention: Human Resources
Mailing Address: 5204 – 50 Avenue, Camrose, AB T4V 0S8
P: 780.672.4426 | F: 780.672.2469 | E: | W:

Organization: City of Camrose
Location: Camrose, AB
Region: Camrose / Drumheller
Professional Category(s): Engineering, Public Works & Operations
Posted: July 27, 2020, 3:21 pm
Expires: August 27, 2020, 4:30 pm

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