The Town of Winnipeg Beach is seeking interested applicants for the Position of Public Works Manager within the Public Works Department. Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer and/or Committees of Council, the Public Works Manager is responsible for the direction, co-ordination, efficient operation, construction, maintenance, and repair of the municipal infrastructure within a unionized working environment. The Public Works Manager develops plans and proposes a budged for the department and supervises and coordinates the work of a variety of labourers, trades people, professionals, and contractors.
Typical responsibilities include:
-Establishes performance standards, monitors, and evaluates achievements for the various programs and staff within the Public Works Department.
-Ensures that the overall operations of the Public Works Department are conducted in compliance with all statutory requirements, regulations, and internal standards.
-Analyzes demands for service, projects, programs, and ensures that approved activities are undertaken in accordance with approved budgets.
-Ensures roads, crossings, roadsides, culverts, and signage are properly constructed/installed/maintained and oversees the proper operation/maintenance of the water drainage systems.
The ideal candidate should be a graduate from a recognized engineering and/or construction program offered by a post-secondary institute and must possess a thorough knowledge of the operation, maintenance, and repair of a broad range of construction equipment. Demonstrated experience in directing the activities of a variety of occupations working in the field. Strong financial management capabilities are also required. Must possess and maintain a valid Class 1 Manitoba Driver’s License with air brake endorsement. Interested candidates should submit a detailed application by no later than 4:30 p.m Friday, September 24th, 2021. To assist in the application process applicants may obtain, in person, by email or by fax, a copy of the Public Works Manager position description from the Town of Winnipeg Beach Municipal Office during normal working hours.