Commissioner, Community Infrastructure - Town of Oakville
Town of Oakville
Commissioner, Community Infrastructure
The Town of Oakville is a sought-after place to live and work. With a growing population of 211,000, Oakville takes pride in being a well-connected community that’s at the centre of it all. Bordered to the south by Lake Ontario, the Town of Oakville has a rich history, a thriving cultural community, abundant green space and an active and engaged population.
Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer in this newly created role, the Commissioner, Community Infrastructure will play a strategic role in shaping the mobility strategy and developing and fostering initiatives that will improve services overall and address the infrastructure and transportation needs of the community. They will oversee a team of approximately 400, managing the activities and operations of four key departmental units – Engineering & Construction, Roads and Works, Oakville Transit and the newly created Asset Management.
The ideal candidate is a Professional Engineer with at least ten years of progressively responsible senior management experience in the relevant portfolios. You have led large teams, ideally within a unionized environment, and have developed and administered complex operating and capital budgets. You are known for your ability to forge productive relationships and are persuasive and skilled at negotiating agreements with multiple parties. You are politically astute, having worked at the highest levels of your organization and directly with elected officials. You pride yourself in providing excellent customer service and forging consensus on highprofile initiatives that have a lasting impact on communities.
Town of Oakville is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessible Canada Act, 2019 and all applicable provincial accessibility standards, upon request, accommodation will be provided by both Odgers Berndtson and Town of Oakville throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.
To explore this opportunity further, please contact Margaret Vanwyck at Odgers Berndtson at 416-850-6341 or submit your resume and letter of interest online to https://www.odgersberndtson.com/en/careers/16844 by December 4th, 2020.