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Public Works Manager 

Township of Adelaide Metcalfe

Due to an upcoming retirement, the Township of Adelaide Metcalfe is seeking a Public Works Manager with strong leadership skills to join our team.  Reporting to the CAO/Treasurer, the Public Works Manager is responsible for:

  • management, maintenance and construction of municipal roadways, bridges and sidewalks
  • fleet and equipment purchase and maintenance
  • supervising landfill operations and curbside collection
  • giving effective advice to Council in developing and implementing departmental policies, municipal objectives and budgets
  • providing effective leadership to staff, directing the human, financial and physical resources of the Public Works Department.

The ideal candidate will bring to the position:

  • Certified Engineering Technologist or equivalent; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Certified Road Superintendent with AORS
  • Minimum five years’ experience in a related management position
  • Demonstrated skills in preparing and monitoring capital and operational budgets, employee supervision and public relations;
  • Effective interpersonal, oral and written communication, time management, report writing and information technology skills.
  • Working knowledge of all applicable legislation and regulations

The full job description can be seen at or by contacting the Township Office at 519-247-3687.  The Township of Adelaide Metcalfe offers an attractive compensation and benefit package which are currently under review.

Submit a cover letter and resume marked “Confidential – Public Works Manager” by regular mail, personal delivery or e-mail (Word or PDF format only) no later than noon on Thursday, July 6, 2017 to:

Cathy Case, Treasurer/Acting Administrator
Township of Adelaide Metcalfe
2340 Egremont Drive, RR 5
Strathroy, ON  N7G 3H6

We thank all applicants and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  Accessibility accommodations are available for all stages of the selection process. Applicants must make their needs known in advance.  Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.



Public Works Manager Adelaide Metcalfe Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-07-06
Date Posted: 2017-06-09
Province: Ontario
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