Director of Public Works & Engineering

engineering public works
Posted On: Sep 13, 2018
Closing Date: Oct 5, 2018
The County of Renfrew in the Ottawa Valley stretches from the outskirts of Canada's capital, the City of
Ottawa, along the shores of the historic Ottawa River to the northern tip of Algonquin Park's wilderness in
the West. The County offers diversity of cultures, recreational opportunities, and lifestyle choices.
The County of Renfrew is seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic people manager who possesses strong leadership, coaching, and team-building skills to lead the Department of Public Works & Engineering into the future. Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, this position is responsible for all facets of leadership of the Public Works Department, as well as the management and administration of the County of Renfrew’s Public Works infrastructure, including 815 km of urban and rural roadways, drainage systems, 250 bridges and traffic control devices, as well as operation of the civic addressing and 911 systems.
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Technically strong, preferably with the equivalent to a university degree in Civil Engineering.
  • Senior management level experience, preferably in the municipal environment.
  • Broad range of experience in a variety of areas including all disciplines of Civil Engineering, administration and management, finance and accounting, statute, contract and common law, fleet procurement and management, and computer applications to engineering and management.
  • Strong communication skills, capable of liaising/communicating with residents, contractors, professionals, and senior levels of government.
  • Valid Class G Driver's License
In addition to a competitive salary ($124,226 —$141,764 per annum) and a comprehensive benefit package, the County of Renfrew offers exemplary values, strong community spirit, a rural quality of life, well maintained infrastructure and an outdoor recreation paradise, all of which help to create a productive environment for personal growth and success.
Please send your resume, stating Competition #18-92, by 4:00 p.m., October 5, 2018 to:
Human Resources, County of Renfrew
9 International Drive, Pembroke, ON K8A 6W5
EMAIL: (in MS Word or pdf format)
Thank you for your interest, however, only applicants considered for an interview will be contacted. Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the selection process. Applicants must make their needs known in advance. Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.