The Regional Municipality of York works to provide residents and businesses access to a broad selection of services and resources. York Region consists of nine local municipalities, with a diversity that's reflected in its geography, economic development and population. Consistently recognized as a top employer, York Region offers fulfilling and diverse career opportunities.
York Region is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process, and as we grow, it's important that our workforce reflect the citizens we serve. At the Region, we respect, encourage, and celebrate our diversity.
District Manager, Roads Maintenance
Salary $102,618 - $120,727 annually
Position Purpose Reporting to the Manager, Roads Maintenance, is responsible for managing, planning, budgeting and scheduling, through external and internal resources, a roads maintenance program for the Regional road network contained within the service area of an assigned Patrol District; assisting the Manager in strategic planning and quality assurance activities; responding to inquiries and complaints from public, elected officials, contractors, etc.; deploying resources to address identified road maintenance problems; developing contracts, tenders and specifications; reviewing road maintenance aspects for development applications; and managing inspections for internal and external contract compliance.
Successful completion of a University Degree in Civil Engineering or Business Administration or related field or approved equivalent combination of education and experience.
Minimum three (3) years experience in roads maintenance, roads engineering or roads operations environments with responsibilities for planning, operating procedures, technical analysis, project management and demonstrated supervisory or leadership experience.
Understanding of business development, information systems and organization.
Knowledge of budget preparation and financial management of operational programs/projects.
Knowledge of Road Asset Management best practices concepts, risk management, business processes and strategic maintenance management concepts and techniques.
Valid Ontario Class "G" driver's licence, free of serious offences under the Highway Traffic Act.
Knowledge to interpret Engineering road related drawings, development proposals and plans.
Demonstrated knowledge of relevant Standards, Acts, Regulations and roads maintenance services.
Understanding of KPI's and their application to roads maintenance activities.
Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including customer service, communication, team work, initiative/self-management, accountability, and flexibility/adaptability.
Management competencies including results/achievement, HR and financial management, leadership, business planning, decision making/judgment, representation, professionalism and job knowledge.
Computer literacy utilizing MS Office software applications.
Demonstrated project management skills to lead a project work group, organize numerous tasks, set priorities and meet deadlines.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to respond to enquiries and complaints and reach agreement with contractors, elected officials, public, Regional staff and other stakeholders.
Contemporary staff supervisory skills including knowledge of collective agreement administration and interpretation, labour relations principles and practices, and relevant employment legislation.
Ability to work outside regular business hours, as required.
Ability to work on rotating shifts to provide stand-by response, as required.
How to Apply Please apply on-line by February 5, 2014, quoting competition #15634. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Draw on your passion. Shape our community. York Region is one of Canada's fastest growing municipalities and as part of our diverse and highly engaged team, you'll have the opportunity to work on innovative projects that further a sustainable environment, enhance our public services and promote a healthy community. York Region is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process and as we grow, it's important that our workforce reflect the citizens we serve. At the Region, we respect, encourage, and celebrate our diversity. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise if you require accommodation.