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Public Works Foreman

Job Type: 
Management / Administration
Village of Foremost
Job Description : 

The Village of Foremost is small, family orientated community located 110 km east of Lethbridge on the Red Coat Trail (Highway 61) and 102 km southwest of Medicine Hat. This is a small but dynamic community with a wide variety of amenities as well as a diverse number of recreational and cultural activities available.

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Village of Foremost

Public Works Foreman

This ‘Hands On’ position will be responsible for operation of the water treatment/distribution system and the wastewater collection/treatment system as well as the operation of the recreation facilities, cemetery and swimming pool.


  • Report to and Provide Advice, Support and Assistance to the Administrator
  • Operation of the Water Treatment & Distribution System (new state of the art facility set to open January 2018) and the Wastewater Collection & Treatment System
  • Operation of the Recreation Facilities and Cemetery
  • Coordinate and Operate all Village Equipment and Vehicles
  • Supervise and Direct Contractors and Public Works Staff of two
  • Maintain Public Works Shop and Oversee Equipment Maintenance and Purchasing
  • Respond to Public Inquires and Complaints Regarding Public Works Issues
  • Follow and Implement the Health and Safety Policy
  • On-Call Responsibility for Emergency Situations


  • Superior Customer Service/Communication Skills with the ability to build Strong Relationships with both the Public and Staff
  • Combination of Supervisory and Hands On Experience
  • Water and Sewer knowledge or the ability to Obtain the following Certification:  Water Treatment I, Water Distribution I, Waste Water Treatment I & Waste Water Collection I
  • Competency with Microsoft Office and Excel considered an Asset
  • WHMIS, Confined Space, First Aid and/or Pesticide Application all considered an Asset
  • Must reside in the Village of Foremost

We Offer:

  • An Exciting Opportunity to work with a Progressive-Minded Employer
  • A Team-based, Supportive Environment
  • Fulfilling and Challenging position
  • Medical / Dental Benefits & Pension
  • Positive Working Environment
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Family-orientated, Safe Community with a Low Cost of Living

Visit foremostalberta.com to check out our community and our lifestyle.

Closing Date: 
January 15, 2018
Application Return: 

We thank all applicants for their interest, however; only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Only e-mail or on-line applications accepted.

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