Director of Works and Engineering

Municipality of Port Hope

The Municipality of Port Hope is a remarkably picturesque community located on the shore of Lake Ontario and nestled in the Northumberland Hills, approximately 100 Km east of Toronto.  With a population of 16,500, the Municipality is an active, vibrant, healthy, and caring community, offering a wonderful blend of rural and urban lifestyles and magnificent historic architecture.  Learn more about us at

Responsible to: Council


The Director of Works and Engineering is responsible for the effective planning, administration and management in the divisions of Transportation; Water (Treatment and Distribution); Wastewater (Treatment and Collection); Engineering; and Planning in accordance with best practices and all applicable Municipal, Provincial and Federal Acts, Regulations, Policies and Standards. As a member of the Labour Relations Committee, works with the Directors to address Corporate and employee and labour relations matters.

  • University degree in Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Technologist designation or equivalent required; a Licensed Professional Engineer preferred.
  • A minimum of eight (8) years municipal experience in Public Works with five (5) years management experience. Management work experience in a unionized environment required.
  • A skilled people manager with leadership skills, including coaching, team building and employee development.
  • Demonstrated communication skills, both verbal and written; customer service focused; interpersonal skills; long term and proactive planning skills; analytic, problem solving and decision making skills.

For more details on this position, and to apply please visit the Municipal website at, in the Careers section. (Click on Careers; Apply)

Hours:   Thirty–five (35) hours per week (some requirement for work outside of the office hours)
Compensation: $100,955 – $122,722 per annum
Benefits: Group Health, Dental and Life Insurance benefit plan after three months and OMERS Pension Plan as of date of hire.

Application process: Please submit your resume on or before Sunday January 14, 2017 


Mail: Human Resources Manager
Municipality of Port Hope
56 Queen St.,
Port Hope ON  L1A 3Z9     
Fax:          905-885-7698  Phone:     905-885-4544

The Municipality of Port Hope thanks all applicants for their interest in the position; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and is used to determine eligibility for potential employment.  The Municipality of Port Hope is an equal opportunity Employer.  Work accommodations are available, upon request, in the recruitment process for applicants with disabilities.

Director of Works and Engineering Port Hope Ontario

Expiry Date: 2018-01-14
Date Posted: 2017-12-15
Province: Ontario