Commissioner, Public Works - Region of Peel

Region of Peel

Commissioner, Public Works
Regional Municipality of Peel​​​​​​​

Delivering a wide range of resident focused services across the Region, Peel serves more than 1.4 million residents and approximately 173,000 businesses in Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga. Rapid population growth and commercial development have transformed what was primarily a rural area of farms and villages into a dynamic blend of urban, industrial and residential areas that is known for its large and vibrant newcomer community. The Region of Peel’s 20-year vision is Community for Life”, where everyone enjoys a sense of belonging and has access to the services and opportunities they need to thrive throughout each stage of their lives.

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, you will be a member of the Executive Leadership Team and responsible for working in partnership to lead, drive and execute the Region’s mandate to deliver quality programs and services to the residents and businesses of Peel. Through innovation and a continuous improvement mindset the Commissioner will modernize service delivery standards with defined outcomes, targets and measurements to support the delivery of public works services that are client focused, protective of the environment, efficient and agile to meet the changing needs of clients and communities. You will manage and develop relationships with stakeholders and represent the position of the Region on organizational and operational issues to the public, the media, and other key stakeholders within and outside Peel. Most critical to your success however is how you inspire people. As a leader, you are respected for your approach to coaching, inspiring and supporting your team.

In addition to your post graduate degree in business, public administration or related, along with a minimum of 15 years of progressive work experience, you have a broad range of business exposure in a municipal or government setting and strong senior leadership skills. You have demonstrated the leadership capability to develop and convey a compelling vision, inspire confidence and advance a strategic agenda across a complex organization. You have proven your superior political awareness, business acumen and track record of achieving measurable results when executing complex and transformational initiatives. Respected as an accomplished and experienced critical thinker with a high level of integrity and standard of ethics, this is your opportunity to provide strategic leadership and direction and make a difference for the Region of Peel.

The Region of Peel is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005), upon request, accommodation will be provided by both Odgers Berndtson and the Region of Peel 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 or submit your resume and letter of interest online to by December 20, 2020.

Organization: Region of Peel
Location: Brampton, ON
Region: Zone 4
Professional Category(s): Executive / Administrative Management
Posted: November 19, 2020, 1:25 pm
Expires: December 20, 2020, 4:30 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree
Job Experience: 5 years or more

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