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Road Supervisor, Whitecourt

Job Type: 
Maintenance / Trades
Woodlands County
Competition Number: 
Job Description : 

The position is responsible for:

  • Staff supervision and assignment of daily activities
  • Assessing road conditions and prioritize maintenance to ensure safety
  • Road building, shoulder pulls, erosion control, culvert installations, beaver control, bridge repairs, re-graveling, general maintenance of asphalt, gravel and cold mix roads
  • Responding to public concerns and complaints
  • Safety meetings, monitoring cost control, staff scheduling and assigning overtime when required
  • Monitoring and approving road use agreements and overweight permits
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Material purchasing
  • Hiring and coordinating contract equipment
  • Maintenance of facilities
  • Supervise the pick up and disposal of hamlet waste

Requrements & Qualifications:

  • Able to communicate effectively with the public
  • Work cooperatively across departments
  • Problem solving, decision making, and negotiation skills in a complex environment
  • Able to interpret engineer drawings
  • Able to understand and implement design standards
  • 5+ years supervisory experience in infrastructure/ public works, deploying  infrastructure resources, and developing and managing budgets
  • Public Works Supervisor certification, considered an asset
  • Microsoft Office Suite, intermediate level
  • Valid First-Aid/ CPR and Ground Disturbance II, considered an asset
  • Valid Class 5 driver's license
  • Bondable
Closing Date: 
January 31, 2020
Application Return: 

Submit your cover letter and resume by referencing the competition number:


In-Person/ Mail:
PO Box 60
#1 Woodlands Lane
Whitecourt, AB T7S 1N3

We thank all applicants for their interest.  Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.