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Director of Public Works & Utilities Employer: Rural Municipality of Portage la Prairie Location: Portage la Prairie, MB Application Deadline: March 21, 2019

Job Description:

The Rural Municipality of Portage la Prairie is looking for a highly motivated, experienced individual for the position of Director of Public Works & Utilities.

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, this position is an integral part of the management team and has responsibility for hands on leadership of all aspects of Public Works services and infrastructure maintenance, including staff management, budgeting, roads, drainage, engineering and water and sewer.

A more detailed job description is available on the RM’s website

The ideal candidate should possess a Professional Engineering Status in the Province of Manitoba and a minimum of 3 years management experience in some related aspect of civil engineering, budget control, and personnel management, within a municipal government setting. Superior leadership, interpersonal and communications skills are essential as the individual in this role is accountable for advising Council and the CAO on priorities with respect to Public Works operations.

The RM of Portage la Prairie offers a comprehensive benefits package and pension plan. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Interested applicants are invited to forward a cover letter, resume and references by 4:00 p.m. Thursday, March 21, 2019 by email to

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Direct Applications To:

Andrea McCabe, CMMA
Assistant Chief Administrative Officer


Tel: 204-857-3821 Ext.5

Application Deadline: March 21, 2019