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Manager of Public Works

Municipality of Bluewater

Position Description:

The Municipality of Bluewater is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual to fill the position of Manager of Public Works. Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Manager of Public Works will be part of the Senior Management Team and will be responsible for planning and directing road and bridge maintenance and construction, street lighting, sewer and water systems, landfill sites, recycling and other municipal infrastructure.


The preferred candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Knowledge and skills in municipal public works acquired through a diploma or degree in civil engineering technology or related field.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in public works or construction, with at least two years’ management experience.
  • Strong knowledge of Provincial legislation and policy that affects the operation of Municipal public works.
  • Proficient in computer applications such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and asset management software.
  • Valid Ontario Driver’s License, Class G, is required.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, function well under pressure, and respond to frequently changing demands and lead a team.

Salary Range: The 2016 salary range for this position is $77,168-$89,523.20, based on a 40-hour work week. The Municipality of Bluewater offers excellent benefits and a competitive compensation package.

To Apply:

For a job description of this position, please visit Interested candidates are invited to submit a covering letter and resume by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, February 17, 2017 to:

Kyle Pratt, Chief Administrative Officer
Municipality of Bluewater
14 Mill Avenue, P.O. Box 250
Zurich, ON, N0M 2T0

All applicants are thanked for their interest in this position.  Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Municipality of Bluewater is an equal opportunity employer. Disability related accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance. Personal information for this position 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.

Manager of Public Works Municipality of Bluewater Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-02-17
Date Posted: 2017-01-27
Province: Ontario
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