Employment Opportunity: Public Works Manager

June 27, 2022

The Town of Clarenville is presently accepting applications for the position of Public Works Manager (permanent/full time) to be located at the Town’s Public Works Depot.

Responsibilities
The successful candidate will report directly to the Director of External Operations and will be responsible for the direct supervision of the Town of Clarenville public works and water treatment plant unionized workforce. The Public Works Manager will be responsible for all operations and maintenance activities related to the water treatment plant, water distribution system, sewage collection/disposal system, road infrastructure, and winter operations. He/she will be responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the daily operation of personnel and equipment related to all water, sewer, and road maintenance and project activities within the Town of Clarenville.

The incumbent will be responsible for ensuring the quality of the Town’s water supply is kept at the highest possible standard and ensure that a constant and reliable supply is provided to the citizens of Clarenville. It is expected that the Public Works Manager must have a good understanding and knowledge of the Town’s water treatment plant and water distribution system.

The incumbent will be responsible for the winter maintenance program ensuring all Town roads, sidewalks and Town-owned facilities are properly cleared of snow and ice. This shall include, coordinating and approving snow clearing schedules and assigning shifts in accordance with the Town’s collective agreement with its unionized employees, coordinating call-outs of work crews and snow clearing operations (in season), and developing routes and protocols to ensure efficient snow clearing operations.

He/she will also be responsible for appropriate control of inventory for vehicles, equipment, tools, and supplies related to public works operations including implementation of a fleet management program.

Qualifications
The successful candidate must have completed a Civil Engineering Technology program or an equivalent program of studies and must have at least five years of management and supervisory experience in a municipal environment or related field. General knowledge and understanding of municipal and public works operations, including water treatment, underground infrastructure, road maintenance, snow clearing/ice control, occupational health and safety, and other essential municipal services are critically important. Working knowledge of modern computer technology and software packages such as GIS-based technology is required for this position. Candidates must have a valid Class 05 Newfoundland and Labrador driver’s license. An equivalent combination of education and experience may also be considered.

Hours of Work: 40hrs Per Week

Qualified and interested individuals are requested to send their cover letter and resume including three professional references to rick@clarenville.net or by mail to 99 Pleasant Street, Clarenville, NL, A5A 1V9.

The Town of Clarenville thanks all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Last modified: June 27, 2022

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