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Director of Infrastructure Services
Local Authority: Town of Hinton
Location: Hinton, AB
Closing Date: 7/24/2019

The Town of Hinton (www.hinton.ca) is a regional hub for recreation, health care, and retail in the west

Yellowhead region, also serving neighbouring Grande Cache, Jasper, and Edson. With a population of

approximately 10,000, it is located 270 km west of Edmonton and 80 km east of Jasper along the twinlane

Yellowhead Highway (Hwy 16). Within a short 15 minute drive to the Jasper National Park boundary,

there are plentiful adventure and outdoor options available to suit any enthusiast across all seasons

including: cross-country and downhill skiing, hiking, camping, mountain biking, golfing, kayaking, canoeing

and boating activities, quadding, snowmobiling, fishing and hunting…to name a few.

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), the Director of the Infrastructure Services provides

strategic leadership and direction to several essential and important public services. This role ensures

that residents receive municipal services which align with the Town’s strategic priorities and Council’s

vision. There are four supervisors reporting to the Director and nearly 30 union and non-union FT staff

within the department. The overall operating budget for the department is over $780K.

The successful candidate will possess the following:

* A Civil Engineering Technology Diploma from a recognized institution and eligibility for CET designation, and/or a minimum of ten years of experience in construction/maintenance and utilities, ideally in a municipal urban setting.

 * Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with staff, elected officials, contractors and consultants, as well as the general public.

 * A demonstrated track record of strong leadership and direction with prior senior management experience within a municipal setting.

* A solid understanding of the budgeting process and the ability to stick within the set budget.

 * Excellent organizational and time management skills.

 * Knowledge of Microsoft office is essential. Knowledge of Worktech asset management program would be beneficial.

 * Experience in implementing development plans, capital works and infrastructure improvement programs.

For further information please visit our website, or contact:

James Davies
Managing Director
DCG Executive Search Services Ltd.
(780) 758-9796

james@daviescg.com

www.daviescg.com

This employment opportunity has been circulated by the Society of Local Government Managers of Alberta. The Society has been providing this service to all municipalities and its members since 1993.

The cost for a single job posting is $157.50. If multiple postings are submitted within 24 hours then the cost structure would be:

  • First Post: $157.50
  • Second Post: $141.75
  • Third, Fouth, Fifth, etc. Post(s): $131.25