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Town seeking Director of Public Works and Engineering

Posted on July 3, 2018

The Town of Kentville is seeking qualified and experienced applicants to fill the position of Director of Public Works and Engineering.  The position is responsible for providing leadership and strategic advice in the areas of infrastructure, engineering, capital asset management, municipal water distribution, waste water collection, and street maintenance.

The main functions of the Engineering and Works Department include engineering, public works, water treatment and distribution, and sewer collection.  Engineering Services facilitates and manages the Capital and Operating Budgets for the Town’s Transportation Services, Roads Transport Program, Environmental Health, Sanitary Sewer, and Water Utility. Road programs include; Town streets and parking lots, sidewalks, storm sewer, street cleaning, snow & ice removal of streets and parking lots, street lighting, traffic services and signs.  Download a full description of services provided by the PW & E department: Public Works – Service Description

The successful candidate will be a leader capable of directing public works and engineering initiatives, planning and directing capital works projects, providing oversight for the town’s public works operations, communicating effectively with a strong work ethic, and directing a workforce while dealing with personnel issues.  The candidate will also be the primary liaison with the town’s engineering consultants, contractors, funding partners, various government departments, and other agencies involved with engineering.

Download the full job posting including necessary qualifications and the process by which to apply: 2018-07-03 Director of PW Job Posting