Superintendent of Public Works

Superintendent of Public Works

Superintendent of Public Works

Township of Lanark Highlands
Location: Lanark, Ontario
Posted: January 12th 2018
Deadline: February 2nd, 2018
Salary: $71,370 to $82,738 per year

Nestled in the heart of the Ottawa Valley, the Township of Lanark Highlands covers over 1,000 square kilometres, making it the largest municipality in Lanark County. Bordered to the north by Renfrew County and to the west by Frontenac County, Lanark Highlands is situated approximately 20 minutes north of Perth.

The population of Lanark Highlands is 5,128. Lanark Highlands is home to several dozen lakes and rivers. Lanark Highlands also offers picturesque vistas of rolling hills and Canadian Shield topography, combining with the abundant water bodies to form prime cottage country.

The Township of Lanark Highlands is seeking an experienced municipal manager to fill the position of Superintendent of Public Works.  This position will involve managing all road-related functions, waste management operations and building maintenance.

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The Township is seeking a motivated and results oriented individual to join our team with solid knowledge of municipal legislation and practices, excellent communication/interpersonal skills and working knowledge of MS Office suite software. The ideal candidate will have acquired related postsecondary education and be a Certified Engineering Technician or Technologist and have a minimum of three (3) years suitable management experience in a municipal setting would be considered an asset.

Candidates with a Certified Road Supervisor designation, combined with a demonstrated commitment to continuing education in public works and asset management, together with relevant experience will also be considered. The candidate will also have specific experience in road maintenance, construction and design (preferably in a rural environment), working knowledge and experience with G.P.S. units for current PSAB requirements, producing tender documents, budgeting, policy development and will exhibit excellent planning and communication skills.

Waste Management operations, facilities, household hazardous waste and M.O.E. Regulations related knowledge is also part of this role.

Statement of Qualifications

Additional Information

The full job description is available on the Township website. The 2017 salary range is $71,370 to $82,738 (for a 37.5 hour work week) and a competitive benefit package makes this an attractive full-time position for the right candidate.

Applications will be held in strict confidence. Please ensure that we receive your cover letter and detailed resume by mail or email no later than 4:30 p.m. Friday, February 2nd, 2018.

Please note "Superintendent of Public Works Search" in the subject line of your email or reference it in your written cover letter.                     

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest. Only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.  We are an equal opportunity employer. Personal information collected from applications is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, and will be used to determine qualifications for employment. Questions about the collection of Information should be directed to the Clerk/Administrator at the address indicated above.

Contact Information
Allison Vereyken, Clerk/Administrator
Township of Lanark Highlands
75 George Street, P.O. Box 340
Lanark, Ontario, Canada
K0G 1K0

Phone: 613-259-2398 Ext. 222
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