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Director, Infrastructure and Public Works, Municipality of West Grey

Organization Name Municipality of West Grey Municipality of West Grey
Industry Municipal Government
City Durham
Province/State Ontario [ON]
Country Canada [CA]
Organization Overview / Background

The Municipality of West Grey, Ontario is seeking a robust, hands-on, and dynamic Director, Infrastructure and Public Works, who is accountable for the strategic leadership, administrative management, and overall operations of the department.

Located in Grey County, and serving a population of approximately 13,000+, the Municipality of West Grey is a combination of rural, farm communities, friendly urban centres, and quaint villages.

With a quintessential ‘small-town Ontario’ vibe, and calming, yet breathtaking scenery, and recreation for every season, West Grey is a truly welcoming place to call home.

Position / Responsibilities / Requirements

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Director of Infrastructure and Public Works leads a multi-faceted department including transportation infrastructure, engineering, land development, storm water management, public works, water treatment and distribution, wastewater collection and treatment, fleet management, solid waste management, and municipal facilities.

You will work with dedicated, professional staff, contribute to a collaborative, supportive corporate culture and meet some of the most amazing volunteers and community leaders anywhere.

Position Profile

The ideal candidate will possess a post-secondary education in Engineering or similar discipline and will be a Registered Professional Engineer or Certified Engineering Technologist (CET) designation, in good standing. You must have a minimum five years of progressive supervisory/leadership experience overseeing administration of public works function, including transportation, planning, operations, water supply and distribution, sanitary sewage and treatment, storm water management and land development, preferably in a municipal or public sector environment.

Additionally, you will possess a thorough understanding of the legislation and policies that affect the department, including familiarity with municipal law, insurance, and employee relations.

Experience developing, managing capital and operating budgets. Strong technical knowledge of the Municipal Act, Drainage Act, Public Utilities Act, Highway Traffic Act, Safe Drinking Water Act, Water Resources Act, Occupational Health & Safety Act and other applicable legislation is a must.

The ideal candidate will have superior leadership, organizational, interpersonal relations, oral and written communication skills and a proven ability to work with council/elected and non-elected officials and staff at all levels.

Search & Application Process

If you wish to be considered for the position, please forward a cover letter and your resume by email to Kartik Kumar at Kartik Kumar at by August 15th, 2022 @ 11:59 pm. Please be assured that any information shared with Legacy Partners will be treated with the strictest confidence and shared only with the client for the purposes of this search.

To view a detailed Position Profile, please click here.

Legacy Partners and the Municipality of West Grey are committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognizes that a diverse staff is essential to organizational excellence. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals and encourage members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity to confidentially self-identify at time of application. In accordance with the provincial legislation, accommodation will be provided by Legacy Partners and the Town throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, upon request, to applicants with disabilities.

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