Manager, Operations

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Posted On: Jan 9, 2018
Closing Date: Jan 26, 2018
The Township of Oro-Medonte
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The Township of Oro-Medonte is a picturesque and progressive municipality on Lake Simcoe with a population of 21,500 and a land area of 61,000 hectares that includes a number of settlement areas that continue to grow and urbanize. Oro-Medonte provides residents and visitors alike with unparalleled year-round recreational opportunities, the riches of life in a rural setting with the convenience of being just a short drive to Barrie, Orillia and the Greater Toronto Area. As one of Ontario’s premier quality of life communities, the Township is committed to its strategic goals including: balanced growth, an inclusive and healthy community and an employer of choice.
The Township is currently seeking an experienced municipal professional, with the knowledge, skills and abilities to manage municipal operations in the full time position of Manager, Operations.
Reporting to the Director, Operations and Community Services, the Manager, Operations is responsible for the overall management of the operations and maintenance of roads, parks, and facilities to ensure levels of service and legislative standards are upheld in a safe and economical manner and; shall provide leadership, guidance and oversight to division staff ensuring exceptional customer service.
The applicant must have knowledge of municipal operations, along with strong technical knowledge of roads, bridges, forestry, sidewalks, parks and playground infrastructure and applicable legislation and regulations. This achieved through a degree or diploma in Civil Engineering/Technology or equivalent combined with a Certified Engineering Technologist Designation. A minimum of 7 years related Municipal experience (with 5 years supervisory experience within a unionized environment). A background in general engineering construction as well as post-secondary training in business administration, supervisory skills and knowledge of municipal administration is required. The position requires proficient oral and written communication skills, a solid knowledge of and experience with Word, Excel and PowerPoint; a working knowledge of GIS and AutoCAD; and strong organizational and time/project management skills to effectively meet multiple deadlines.
The ideal candidate will have a proven ability to think critically and strategically, effectively build and maintain partnerships and relationships with diverse groups of internal and external stakeholders while fostering an environment of accountability, innovation/continuous improvement and empowerment to anchor the Township’s commitment to Public Service Excellence.
This is a Management position and offers a salary commensurate with experience and education (Salary range $84,035 to $102,108), plus a competitive and attractive benefit package. Please address your resume to the attention of Tamara Obee CHRL, Manager Human Resources/Health & Safety, and deliver by 12:00 noon, Friday, January 26th, 2018.
Township of Oro-Medonte
148 Line 7 South, Oro-Medonte, ON L0L 2E0
Phone (705) 487-2171 Fax (705) 487-5569
A detailed job description is available on our website
The Township of Oro-Medonte is committed to an inclusive, barrier free environment. Accommodation will be provided in all steps of the hiring process. Please advise the Township of Oro-Medonte Human Resources Department if you require any accommodations to ensure that you can participate fully and equally during the recruitment and selection process.
We thank all applicants; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted. Personal information is collected pursuant to The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, and will be used for the purpose of the candidate selection. Questions about this collection should be directed to The Manager, Human Resources/Health & Safety