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  Director of Operations and Environmental Services
Organization Name Town of Ajax FOPAC
Industry Municipal Government
City Ajax
Province/State Ontario [ON]
Country Canada [CA]
Organization Overview / Background

The Town of Ajax, situated on the northern shore of Lake Ontario, is an innovative municipal sector leader that provides a variety of services to one of the fastest growing communities in Ontario. With over 120,000 residents, Ajax's rich heritage and culturally diverse community make it a great place to work and live.

Position / Responsibilities / Requirements

Reporting to the CAO, the Director of Operations and Environmental Services is accountable for the overall management, leadership and strategic direction of Operations and Environmental Services.  This position is responsible for the management of municipal assets and the direct delivery of services in the following areas: Infrastructure, Asset and Project Management, Road Maintenance, Parks and Open Space Maintenance, Fleet Maintenance, Town Facility Construction and Maintenance. This position is a member of the Management Committee which is responsible for moving forward the objectives of the CAO and Council.

You have a University Degree in Civil Engineering, Planning or Environmental Studies and over 12 years of progressively responsible experience with a minimum of 6 years senior leadership experience or a combination of training, education and experience as deemed equivalent. As a leader, you encourage a culture of innovation, collaboration and champion new ideas. You are experienced in managing capital and operating budgets and major divisional projects. You have exceptional conflict resolution skills with the ability to effectively deal with elected officials, staff, union executives, general public, advisory committees, stakeholders.

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Search & Application Process

To express your interest in this key leadership opportunity please submit your resume and related information in confidence to

The application deadline is Friday, July 10th, 2020.

We sincerely thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Application Notes

The Town of Ajax is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and accessibility within the workplace where all employees feel valued, respected and supported. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005), upon request, accommodation will be provided by both Legacy Executive Search Partners  and The Town of Ajax throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.


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