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Public Works Superintendent

Job Type: 
Management / Administration
Town of Athabasca
Competition Number: 
Job Description : 

The Town of Athabasca is a vibrant rural community in which to live, work and relax.  Located in the picturesque Athabasca River valley, just 150 km north of Edmonton on Highway 2, Athabasca has a population of 2965 people and is growing. The Town is home to Athabasca University as well as three public schools providing education from kindergarten to Grade 12. The Town is also home to the Athabasca Healthcare Centre, which provides a full range of both acute care and continuing care. The Town offers an affordable lifestyle and first-class recreational opportunities including the Athabasca Regional Multiplex Fitness & Aquatic Centre, a championship golf course, ski trails, camping, fishing, and hunting.  

The Town of Athabasca is seeking a dynamic individual who is organized, innovative, knowledgeable in the Public Works field and have excellent people and management skills to fill the position of Public Works Superintendent.

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Public Works Superintendent shall direct and coordinate the operations of Public Works and Utilities in accordance with guidelines, policies, plans and programs approved by the Chief Administrative Officer. They are responsible for the preparation of tenders or contracts in consultation with the Chief Administrative Officer. The Superintendent will assist the Chief Administrative Officer in the legislative decision-making process by providing all information, advice and guidance as required for all Public Works and Utilities projects. They shall keep informed about governmental and job-related affairs, standards, regulations and trends. The Public Works Superintendent is responsible for the preparation and submission of the Capital and Operating budgets for both departments in consultation with the Chief Administrative Officer.

A full position description is available on the Town of Athabasca website at www.athabasca.ca 

Closing Date: 
July 15, 2020
Application Return: 

Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume to:

Town of Athabasca
4705 – 49 Avenue
Athabasca AB   T9S 1B7
Attention:  Human Resources

Email: hr@athabasca.ca

Phone:   780-675-2063
Fax:       780-675-4242

Successful candidates will be required to submit a criminal record check and a driver’s abstract.

The position will be filled once a suitable applicant is found. Please note that only those people to be interviewed will be contacted, however we thank all applicants for their interest.