Manager - Utilities


Organization : Leduc County
Job Category : Water and Sewers: Stormwater
Job Type : Full Time
State/Province : AB
City : Leduc
Salary and Benefits : $99,552 - $124,440


The opportunity

Leduc County is looking for an experienced and highly motivated Manager - Utilities to join our team.
Reporting to the Director – Engineering and Utilities, this exciting opportunity provides leadership to, and
is accountable for, the delivery of municipal water distribution, wastewater collection and treatment,
waste management and storm water systems. As a leader within the Utilities department, the manager is
a key contributor to the achievement of the department’s strategic and operational objectives.

About us

The safety of our staff and citizens is our primary concern and we are dedicated to providing and
maintaining a healthy work-life balance and environment for our employees.
Leduc County’s mission is to lead the way for people and business to thrive. Our vision is to create a
caring and growing community at the centre of industry and agriculture. Leduc County’s operations are
guided through our values of:

? Accountability – we look after the best interests of Leduc County citizens.
? Integrity – we follow through on our commitments.
? Passion – we believe in the good that local government can provide and will carry out our roles in
a way that shows the importance of local government.
? Responsiveness – we act quickly to provide local programs, services, facilities and amenities that
our citizens require.

About you

You are a team and relationship builder who promotes a safe, collaborative and professional work
environment. You are committed to continuous improvement, customer service, innovation and
supporting Leduc County’s vision of growing a vibrant and spirited community.
Your team leadership, project management and communication skills are outstanding, and, if developing
and managing budgets, preparing and presenting reports, and sound decision making and maintaining
confidentiality is second nature to you, keep reading because we want to hear from you!

What you will do

? Develops and delivers appropriate service area plans, strategies, directives and
processes to align with the department’s operational plans, ensuring compliance
with relevant legislation.

a. Manages the operation of the municipal water,
wastewater, storm water systems and waste
management facilities.

b. Develops and administers the periodic review, update, approval and implementation ofthe long-range water distribution, wastewater collection, wastewater treatment, stormwater systems, and waste management infrastructure programs.

c. Prepares appropriately to minimize the impact of unanticipated operational service

? Manages and supports staff in the implementation of service area deliverables, delegates
responsibilities appropriately and provides guidance and motivation to achieve outcomes.
? Develops, recommends and maintains the budget for utilities in alignment with departmental
? Develops and recommends administrative directives and procedures, ensuring adherence to
applicable legislation.
? Plans and implements projects that fall within the work group’s functions.
? Researches and carries out special projects, studies and reports as assigned.
? Strives to continually enhance the quality and delivery of services through efficiencies and
? Adheres to guidelines as set out in Leduc County’s policies and administrative directives.
? Accountable for the work group’s compliance with the Alberta Occupational Health and Safety
Act, Regulation and Code and participation in the Health, Safety and Wellness Program.
? Performs related duties as required.

What you need to succeed


A diploma or designation in civil engineering or a related discipline along with ten (10) years of
experience as a Direct Responsible Charge operator with certification of Water Distribution III,
Wastewater Collection III and Wastewater Treatment I in the province of Alberta. Must be eligible for, or
maintain a Certified Engineering Technologist, Professional licensee, Engineering (C.E.T. P.L. Eng).

Nice to have

Experience in the planning, design, project management, Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition
infrastructure and principles and/or construction of utility infrastructure projects, as well as a thorough
knowledge of the principles and practices of municipal water, wastewater storm water, and waste
management and their related legislation, regulations and codes of practice is an asset. Familiarity with
municipal governance, operations, and knowledge of rural communities is also asset.

What’s in it for you

Our leadership team values your voice, input and is committed to your growth and success. We are
committed to be our best and hire the best!

We offer a competitive annual salary of between $99,552 - $124,440, municipal pension plan, threeweeks vacation allocation with an additional five compensated days in lieu, and an employer-paid comprehensive benefits package.

The opportunity is permanent full-time and is 35hours per week scheduled Monday to Friday, with some
extended hours to meet operational requirements. The office is located at 101-1101 5 St. Nisku, AB.

How to apply

Applications must be submitted on our website at to be considered. This
opportunity will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
We thank all applicants however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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