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Director of Operations and Infrastructure - Full Time / À Temps Plein

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Township of Leeds & Thousand Islands

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Industry Sector: Other / Autre

Organization Description:

The Township of Leeds and the Thousand Islands (Township) is a vibrant, diverse
community in Eastern Ontario. We have the world renowned 1000 Islands and St.
Lawrence Seaway along our southern boundary and the UNESCO designated
Rideau Canal on our north. We are conveniently located within hours of two of the
largest metropolitan areas of Canada as well as the eastern seaboard of the USA.
We have 9,500 permanent residents, thousands of seasonal residents and
welcome tens of thousands of visitors to our region every year. The Township
offers its citizens a great lifestyle; with the perfect balance of heritage, culture,
services, outdoor activities, and contemporary living.

Job Listing #5894

Director of Operations and Infrastructure • Full Time / À Temps Plein

Date Posted: 31 Jul 2020

Application Deadline: 28 Aug 2020

Location: Leeds and Grenville

Category: Other / Autre

Hours Per Week: 40

Pay Rate: Hourly Wage / Rémunération Horaire $95,782 - $126,359

Language Requirements: English / Anglais

Job Description:

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Director of Operations &
Infrastructure (the ‘Director’) provides the overall strategic leadership,
administration and operation of the public works portfolio. The incumbent will
demonstrate a high degree of integrity and maintain and project an image of
trust and service to the public.
This position is responsible for leading the Operations and Infrastructure
Department, including strategic planning, leadership, management and
administration of a broad portfolio including all municipal infrastructure, roads,
parks, facilities, fleet maintenance, capital projects, water and waste water,
drainage and waste management. The Director is also an appointed role in the
Community Emergency Response Plan.
The Director is a senior management position and will develop, manage and
support strategies, plans, budget coordination, asset management planning
and needs assessments to achieve organizational goals and objectives. The
incumbent is also responsible for performing statutory duties under the Ontario
Municipal Act, Drainage Act, Public Utilities Act, Highway Traffic Act, Safe
Drinking Water Act, Water Resources Act and all other related legislation. The
incumbent will also develop, implement and ensure compliance to Township
policies, procedures and industry best practices.

The salary range for the position is $95,782 to $126,359 commensurate with your
experience and qualifications. The Township offers a comprehensive benefits
package and participation in the OMERS plan.

For more information and to view a detailed job description, please visit the
career section of the Township’s website. https://www.leeds1000islands.ca/

Please submit your covering letter and detailed resume in confidence to
hr@townshipleeds.on.ca by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, August 28, 2020. Please quote
“Competition No. 02-20” in the subject line of your email.

The Township is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all candidates for their
interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of
Information and Protection of Privacy Act. In accordance with the Accessibility for
Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005), accommodation will be provided upon
request throughout the selection process.

Qualifications:

Bachelor of Engineering or other relevant discipline from an accredited
University;
Registered or licensed as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) in the Province of
Ontario.
Seven (7) years’ experience at a senior management level in a municipal
public works environment;
Experience preparing/analysing, and administering capital and operating
budgets;
Experience working with a unionized workforce.
Thorough working knowledge of municipal roads, facility management,
water, wastewater and solid waste management operations;
Working knowledge of design concepts, provincial grant processes,
applicable legislative/ regulatory standards, labour relations principles and
practices and local government functions/ responsibilities;
Thorough working knowledge of health and safety legislation, and safe work
practices.
Excellent analytical, problem solving, organizational, public relations,
communication, project management, strategic planning, leadership and
supervisory skills;
Ability to deal effectively with all levels of staff and government, elected
officials, consultants, developers, contractors, the general public and
community organizations;
Availability to attend evening and/or weekend meetings and community
events/programs;
Valid Class 'G' Driver's licence;
Driver’s Abstract in good standing required to operate Township vehicles.

Additional Requirements: Drivers Abstract

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