Manager of Public Works


Manager of Public Works

Town of Petawawa
Location: Petawawa, Ontario
Posted: August 30th 2023
Deadline: September 11th, 2023
Salary: $48.68 - $57.27 per hour

The Town of Petawawa is the largest community in Renfrew County with more than 17,000 residents. Located along the Ottawa River, the municipality is home to Canada's largest army base. Hosting festivals, events and programming year-round, Petawawa is an active community with recreation and culture programs for residents and visitors alike.

The Town of Petawawa is currently recruiting an experienced professional to fulfill the position of Manager of Public Works. This is a full-time position.

Reporting to the Director of Public Works, the Manager of Public Works will be responsible for the operation, maintenance, and rehabilitation of municipal infrastructure, including roads, sidewalks, waterworks, wastewater, stormwater, culverts, street lighting, facilities, and fleet. The Manager of Public Works is responsible for developing, recommending, and implementing department programs, policies, and procedures to deliver effective and efficient systems and processes that optimize the use of labour and resources.

This position provides effective leadership to the public works operations team and facilitates the provision of excellent customer service. The Manager of Public Works is responsible for planning, developing, implementing, and monitoring safety, security, maintenance, and management programs for municipal infrastructure and fleet. This role will assist the Director of Public Works with the planning, development, and administration of departmental capital and operating budgets. 

Detailed Job Description

  • Applicants must possess at a minimum post-secondary education in engineering technology or a closely related discipline
  • At least five years of operational and supervisory experience in a municipal or related environment
  • The following designations and/or certifications are considered assets:
  • professional designations through the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists
  • professional designations through the Association of Ontario Road Supervisors
  • provincial operator certification in waterworks and licence in wastewater
  • training and certification in risk assessment and management, project management and/or asset management
  • The successful applicant must also maintain a valid Ontario driver’s licence
  • A DZ licence is considered an asset
Additional Information

Compensation is based on qualifications and experience. Overtime and/or weekend work may be required to fulfill departmental responsibilities. The town offers an excellent benefits package.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and detailed resume, in MS Word or PDF format, indicating the job title in the subject line, in confidence by 12:00 noon on Monday, September 11, 2023.

The Town of Petawawa is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the Town of Petawawa will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform the Town of Petawawa of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require with respect to any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Contact Information
Human Resources, County of Renfrew
Town of Petawawa
Petawawa, Ontario, Canada

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