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Director of Public Works

Municipality of Dutton Dunwich

The Corporation of the Municipality of Dutton Dunwich is a progressive rural community with a population of approximately 4000, ideally located directly off the 401 close to the north shores of Lake Erie in close proximity to London and St. Thomas. The Corporation of the Municipality of Dutton Dunwich is a growing and revitalized community with new subdivisions, Business Park and many small commercial, tourism related and agri-businesses.

Position Description:

Dutton Dunwich is currently seeking an experienced and highly motivated individual for the position of Director of Public Works.  The successful candidate will report to the Chief Administrative Officer and is responsible for the administration and management of the Roads, Building Maintenance, Parks, Landfill, and Waste Management/Recycling operations.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Must have one of the following designations: University Degree in Civil Engineering, Certified Engineering Technician or Certified Engineering Technologist.
  • Knowledge of all Provincial legislation, regulations and guidelines pertaining to roads (including Ontario Traffic Manual Book 7); building maintenance, parks, landfill, and waste management/recycling operations; sports fields and turf maintenance.
  • Proven management experience, preferably in a government setting.
  • Proven mechanical and technical skills acquired through training in a progressive civil engineering environment.
  • Ability to analyze problems, respond quickly and decisively to emergency situations.
  • Excellent project/time management, organizational, problem-solving and staff leadership skills.
  • Excellent public relations and verbal/written communication skills.
  • Strong understanding of computer programs and MS Office and software related to all operations of this position.
  • Valid DZ driver’s license with a clean record.
  • A criminal records check is required.

A detailed Job Description is available at the Municipal Website.

Compensation: The Municipality offers a compensation package based on qualifications and experience. The position is based on a 44 hour work week with evening meetings as required.  

How to Apply:

Interested and qualified candidates are requested to submit a detailed resume and cover letter marked CONFIDENTIAL no later than Friday, June 2, 2017 by 4:30pm to:

Kate Morreau, Human Resources. 
Municipality of Dutton Dunwich
199 Currie Road,
Dutton ON N0L 1J0

All applicants are thanked but only those selected for an interview will receive further notice.

The Municipality of Dutton Dunwich is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs. Accommodation may be provided in all parts of the hiring process.
In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, the information gathered is collected pursuant to the Municipal Act and will be used for the purpose of candidate selection.

Director of Public Works Municipality of Dutton Dunwich Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-06-02
Date Posted: 2017-05-12
Province: Ontario
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