Employment Opportunity - Public Works Manager

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West Nipissing is a progressive bilingual community with a population of 14,500 which is strategically located on the northern shore of Lake Nipissing between North Bay and Sudbury. It comprises a mix of both urban and rural living which is ideal for a public works practitioner with a broad range of experience.

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer you will call upon your experience and leadership capabilities to direct the Public Works Department by developing work plans, and implementing maintenance standards. An exceptional organizer, communicator and administrator, you will plan, design, monitor, construct and maintain municipal infrastructure. As an active member of the management team, you will establish the long-term direction for the department, in concert with the overall goals of the corporation. You will also keep the Chief Administrative Officer and Council abreast of developing areas of concern.

You bring to the position at minimum a diploma in Civil Engineering Technology and a minimum of five years progressive experience in a municipal or construction environment. You also have an excellent track record working in a unionized environment. Experience with municipal water systems is a definite asset. As a key requirement of the position is to deal with the public, the successful candidate must be bilingual.

The Municipality of West Nipissing offers an excellent compensation packages including salary and benefits.

A complete job description is available upon request. Please forward your resume in confidence by Monday, July 25th, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. to:

Jay Barbeau
Chief Administrative Officer
Municipality of West Nipissing
225 Holditch Street, Suite 101
Sturgeon Falls, Ontario P2B 1T1

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While we appreciate all applications received, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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