The Assistant Manager Public Works and Planning Services holds a key leadership position in the Public Works and Planning Services Department for the City of Melville. Working in close collaboration with the Director assists and is responsible to plan, direct, manage and oversee the infrastructure, activities and operations of the Public Works Department, including roadways (streets, lanes, sidewalks), water, sewer and storm utilities, pest control/spraying, airport, landfill and ensures safe operations and maintenance of the Department. The Assistant Manager will coordinate assigned activities, administer contracts for construction and maintenance with other departments and outside agencies; and provide highly responsible and complex support to the Director. Works closely and maintains strong relationships between Community Services to ensure a seamless coordination of equipment and services.
Minimum of 3 years experience in the construction, maintenance and operation of utilities, streets, transportation and equipment related to municipal operations.
Minimum of three years experience in a supervisory capacity with progressively more responsible positions
Valid Water Distribution 2, Wastewater Treatment 1, Wastewater Collection 2 certification or ability to obtain same.
Valid Drivers License with air brake endorsement
Computer Skills required
High School Diploma or equivalent
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Proven ability in the operation of Municipal equipment
Salary will be dependent upon qualifications and experience. Current salary grid for this position is $60,600 - $70,252.01.
A complete job description can be found on the City of Melville website.
Skills and Abilities
Area of Planning Specialization
- Community or neighbourhood
- Long range planning
- Public participation and conflict resolution
- Rural area
- Waste management
- Municipal government
- Significant use of memory
- Continuous learning
- Computer use
- Finding information
- Job task planning and organizing
- Critical thinking
- Decision making
- Problem solving
- Working with others
- Oral communication
- Document use
- Reading text
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
- Driver's License