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Transportation Supervisor

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Sturgeon County is recruiting for a permanent Transportation Supervisor.

What a Supervisor does:

  • Coordinate and participate in the recruitment of staff.
  • Review and direct the activities of direct reports.
  • Assign daily work tasks for staff and conduct follow up inspections to ensure task completion and task quality control.
  • Establish professional development plans for staff.
  • Provide on-going job performance feedback, mentoring, coaching.
  • Attend, participate and lead staff meetings.
  • Review and approve time reports of direct reports.
  • Recommend personnel actions to the Paved Road/or Gravel Roads Operations Supervisors, in accordance with the HR policies.
  • Prepare a monthly activity plans and weekly progress reports.
  • Monitor and evaluate equipment, materials, and operator requirements.
  • Report on performance measures.
  • Ensure equipment is used in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Ensure staff and contractors are competent (adequality qualified, suitably trained, and has sufficient experience) prior to work being carried out.
  • Ensure time and record keeping is accurate.
  • Answer emergency calls to correct dangerous road conditions.
  • Conduct field inspections.
  • Participate in the “On Call” program.
  • Order necessary materials and equipment for assignments.
  • Coordinate with other Transportation Supervisors in the effective use of County resources.
  • Adhere to applicable responsibilities and accountabilities as outlined in the Sturgeon County Health and Safety Management System.
  • Facilitate public engagement with respect to the Transportation operations and projects.
  • Navigate Sturgeon County’s Customer Relationship Management (CRM) System.
  • Respond to CRM initiated information request and service requests.
  • Handle public inquires and complaints with respect to activities supervised by the incumbent.
  • Participate in the planning for current and future maintenance of the County’s roads (paved or gravel) and assets (bridges, drainage ditches and signs).
  • Develop and implement preventative maintenance programs.
  • Assist in the preparation of the department’s business plan.
  • Assist in the planning, developing, and reviewing of operating and capital budgets (including equipment).
  • Monitor material/labour utilization and budget expenditures and report variances.
  • Work in collaboration with other departments on County initiatives and project as required.

What are we looking for?

  • 5 years’ experience operating equipment in a municipal setting.
  • Alberta Public Works Association Level 2 Public Works Supervisor Program.
  • 5 years’ supervisory experience.
  • Technical background in road construction and materials.
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License and a Defensive Driving Certificate.
  • Ground Disturbance Safety Training Level 2 – For Supervisors.
  • Standard First Aid with CPR.
  • Safety training: Pre-trip Inspection, Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS), Fire Extinguisher, Overhead Powerline, Alcohol and Drug Awareness Supervisors, Customer Service.

How to Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter by email quoting the competition number in the subject line to: 

competition #: 26-2018

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Salary Range:
$80,513 - $105,949
Applications Taken Until:
February 20, 2018

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