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Transportation & Utilities Foreman

Job Type: 
M.D of Bonnyville No.87
Job Description : 

The Municipal District of Bonnyville No. 87 invites applications for the position of Transportation & Utilities Foreman. This position is required to assist with field inspections and supervise assigned staff in accordance with approved personnel policies.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Plan, organize, assign and supervise work of T&U employees. Discuss plans and priorities with the Manager of Transportation and/or the General Manager of Infrastructure Services.
  • Oversee all road maintenance and provide guidance to operators on the repair and maintenance procedures of gravel roads, cold mix roads and hot asphalt roads.
  • Provide supervision on the installation of culverts and other drainage issues.
  • Receive direction and guidance from the Manager of Transportation regarding programs and projects. Discuss operations, priorities, personnel matters and policies.
  • Coordinate brush cutting and snow removal services to ensure safe driving conditions.
  • Ensure road shoulders are properly maintained and free of weeds for proper surface drainage. Make any necessary resources available to control bush and noxious weeds on the roadside.
  • Regularly inspect and repair advisory and regulatory signs on the M.D. road system, while maintaining a log of inspections.
  • Supervise the work of outside contractors and trades people on special construction and repair projects and report progress to the Manager/G.M.
  • Patrol roads on a regular basis in conjunction with other staff, noting deficiencies and conditions.
  • Perform on-call duties.
  • Respond to complaints and inquiries from the public and maintain good public relations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Secondary school diploma or equivalent high school diploma and/or experience.
  • Good level of supervisory, mechanical and technical skill.
  • Good leadership and communication skills, with the ability to problem solve, analyze and provide recommendations.
  • Good public relation skills.
  • Ability to respond quickly and decisively to stressful situations.
  • Ability to operate necessary equipment.
  • Good knowledge of equipment and maintenance.
  • Good knowledge of road maintenance techniques.

Please visit http://www.md.bonnyville.ab.ca/jobs.aspx for a full job description.

Closing Date: 
December 1, 2019
Application Return: 

All interested applicants are invited to submit their resume, in confidence to:

Municipal District of Bonnyville No. 87
Human Resources
Postal Bag 1010
Bonnyville, Alberta T9N 2J7

Fax: (780) 826-3775
Email: hr@md.bonnyville.ab.ca

Closing Date: Open until a suitable candidate is found.