Director of Public Works

public works engineering
Posted On: Nov 27, 2019
Closing Date: Dec 19, 2019
The Township of North Glengarry is currently
accepting applications for the position of
Director of Public Works
The Township of North Glengarry is a full-service municipality with over 10,000 residents, within an hour of both Ottawa and Montreal. Headquartered in the Town of Alexandria, North Glengarry offers a perfect mix of rural lifestyle, impressive cultural and recreational amenities and easy access to larger centres. The Township is poised for growth with major infrastructure projects leading the way and already thriving agricultural, industrial and cultural economic sector. North Glengarry is a perfect place to raise a family, build a career, or enjoy your retirement years.
Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Director of Public Works is the key Director in all matters related to roads, bridges, sidewalks, water, sewer, environmental services, drainage and fleet.  The Director of Public Works is responsible for strategic leadership, administrative management and overall operations of the Public Works Department.
The preferred candidate should have:
  • Post-secondary education or university degree in a field related to infrastructure management.  A degree in civil engineering or engineering technologist would be an asset.
  • Minimum of five (5) years related experience at a supervisory or senior management level, preferably at a municipality. 
  • Knowledge of provincial regulations and municipal by-laws relating to infrastructure.
  • Strong knowledge and demonstrated experience with budgeting.
  • Well-developed leadership skills, with the ability to gain the support of Department Heads and Council.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including superior report writing and presentation skills. Ability to present complex financial information in an understandable format and manner to non-financial stakeholders.
Salary range of $92,793 to $109,139 plus a comprehensive benefits package.
Resumes will be accepted in strict confidence through email until 4:30pm on Thursday, December 19, 2019 to
A copy of the draft job description and this ad can be found at:
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Township of North Glengarry is an equal opportunity employer.  Accommodations are available for the recruitment process.  Applicants are requested to make their needs known in advance. 
In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001, and will be used only for the purpose of candidate selection for this position.