• Director of Operations

    Posted: 09/24/2023

    Select People Solutions is pleased to be working with the Town of Fort Macleod in their search for a Director of Operations. This person will oversee all functional service areas, including roads, water distribution, wastewater systems, equipment/facility maintenance, and planning development. If you have a background in Engineering and experience with municipalities with a strong ability to achieve through the people you lead, we want to hear from you!
    What’s in it for You?

    • Benefits
    • Wellness program
    • Strong economic growth
    Compensation & Hours:
    • The rate of pay will be $90-$115K
    • This will be a full-time and permanent position
    • Must reside or be willing to relocate within 50kms of Fort Macleod
    Position Summary:
    • Directing and supporting Facilities, Plants, Public Works Foremen
    • Creating job descriptions/manuals for all Operational Service positions
    • In consultation with Department Foremen, evaluate, promote, train, and discipline staff in Operational Services positions
    • Overseeing maintenance, safety, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness of operational services, ensuring legal requirements are always met
    • Evaluating facilities, equipment, & maintenance programs and suggesting improvements, repairs, deletions, or acquisitions to the Town Council 
    • Developing and monitoring approved budgets
    • Building, implementing, and maintaining the Health & Safety Program
    • Reporting on and recommending changes to policies or bylaws
    • Keeping up to date with trends and legislated requirements
    • Serving as a Technical Advisor to Town Council, management, staff, and the public
    • Fostering positive relationships with government agencies and professional organizations
    • Utilizing data from research, evaluations, and consultations with Foremen, CAO, and Town Council, formulate plans to meet current and future needs of the community
    • Managing projects and initiatives across divisions to ensure projects remain aligned with division goals and objectives
    Required Qualifications:
    • Post-secondary education
    • 5 – 7 years of proven management experience in a unionized environment; familiarity with collective agreements, bargaining, and negotiations 
    • 5+ years experience working in municipal government as a public works foreman, operations superintendent, or other applicable role
    • Working knowledge of government legislation, bylaws, regulations, and policies
    • Flexibility while working with a variety of departments and deadlines
    • Capable of lifting 50lbs (equipment/supplies) and using PPE when required
    • Ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines and frequent interruptions
    • Diplomatic demeanor when interacting with customers, employees, contractors, developers, and government representatives
    • Respect for and commitment to confidentiality
    Bonus Points For:
    • Degree in civil engineering
    How to Apply:
    • Go to our website at https://jobs.selectrecruiting.ca/ and click “Apply Online.”
    • Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, we will not be able to consider your job application.