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Manager, Transportation Services
Local Authority: Sturgeon County
Location: MORINVILLE, AB
Closing Date: 8/24/2018

Reporting directly to the General Manager, Municipal Services, you will lead a large team focusing on the department’s operations and strategic plans. To be successful in this position, you will be experienced in managing large teams responsible for the organization’s construction and maintenance of municipal roadways as well as the County’s drainage and brushing programs.   Service level attainment is an essential metric of this position.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop strategic goals for the department within the context of corporate priorities.
  • Direct the completion of all programs outlined in the annual department business plan and report outcomes to the General Manager.
  • Develop, monitor, and report department service levels utilizing appropriate systems.
  • Recommend new programs or program improvements, prepare applicable policies and procedures, and submit to the General Manager of Municipal Services for approval.
  • Ensure the department activities are adequately resourced by preparing, monitoring, and controlling the annual department budget; propose service enhancements when required.
  • Accountable for hiring decisions, performance management process, compensation recommendations, establishing performance expectations, and development plans for all staff members in the department, within an overall corporate context.
  • Respond to internal and public inquiries while maintaining good public relations.
  • Expected to coach and manage the behavior of the department staff so that there is consistent improvement in its ability to successfully serve customers, gain efficiencies, and meet department goals.
  • Develop, monitor, and report department service levels utilizing appropriate systems.
  • Recommend new programs or program improvements, prepare applicable policies and procedures, and submit to the General Manager of Municipal Services for approval.
  • Provide advice and guidance to other Sturgeon County departments regarding transportation matters.
  • Prepares tenders, contracts, and proposals for the effective provision of service in the Transportation Department.

Qualifications:

An engineering degree or diploma with ten years of experience directly related to the construction, operations, and maintenance of roadways, drainage, and brushing programs. 5 years’ experience with a strategic focus on administration activities in a senior management capacity.  A combination of education, training, and experience may be considered.

  • Strong leadership, interpersonal skills, and ability to mentor, coach, and train others.
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong report writing and presentation skills.
  • Proven experience presenting to Council and/or executive leadership.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and supervise relevant projects ensuring completion in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Experience setting and adhering to KPI’s and service levels.
  • Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Office programs. Experience with job scheduling software, Dynamics, Maintenance Manager etc.


For full job advertisement details and on how to apply, please refer to our website:

www.sturgeoncounty.ca 

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