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Career Opportunities

Requires a Full Time Operations Manager

To manage the operation of all outside operations (Public Works, Parks/Cemetery and Airport Operations) and various municipal infrastructure projects.

The successful applicant shall be responsible for:

  • Provides leadership and direction to supervisory and supporting staff in the implementation of all operations maintenance activities.  Trains, schedules and assists in evaluating staff in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Administers maintenance programs for the public works, parks/cemetery and airport.
  • Conducts regular inspections of maintenance activity.  Investigates problem areas and ensures that maintenance crews are carrying out planned and scheduled work according to desired quality levels.
  • Manages maintenance operations within approved budgets.
  • Manages inventory of equipment, supplies, vehicles required for construction and maintenance programs, ensures all equipment is maintained and repaired promptly to eliminate breakdown and safety hazards.
  • Performs administrative duties including maintaining accurate employee, equipment and fuel records (i.e. hours of work, inspection records, daily log, minimum maintenance standards, review fuel quality inspections and paperwork associated to fuel storage and sales).
  • Involved in supervising the work of outside contractors and trades people on special construction and repair projects.
  • Investigates and conducts prompt follow-up on questions and complaints from the public.  Submits reports on all enquiries related to claims or complaints to the appropriate authority.
  • Ensures that occupational health and safety practices are observed and implemented.

 The job requires:

  • Thorough knowledge of construction and maintenance techniques and equipment and heavy machinery operation.
  • Strong supervisory and administrative skills to assist in planning, organizing and implementing maintenance construction activities.
  • Good understanding of and ability to interpret policies, regulations, acts and guidelines pertaining to all operational maintenance functions.
  • Sound technical knowledge of all Public Works services including sewers, roads, tree removal and maintenance, winter maintenance and sidewalk maintenance.
  • Sound knowledge of all parks maintenance and landscaping activities and safety procedures.
  • Knowledge of CSA Standards for playgrounds
  • A general knowledge of horticulture
  • Knowledge of Cemetery Act and Cemetery Board rules and regulations
  • Considerable knowledge of all aspects of aviation
  • Knowledge of Federal and Provincial policies and funding programs
  • Knowledge of Aeronautical Act and Transport Canada Regulations

 The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Diploma in Engineering Technology or equivalent, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Certified Road Supervisor (CRS) would be considered an asset
  • Valid Class ‘G’ Driver’s license
  • Drivers Abstract in good standing to operate corporate vehicles and DZ licence

Rate of pay for this position is $35.26-$41.99/hour (2019 Rate).  The Town of Goderich offers a productive team environment for personal growth and success.

Qualified candidates are invited to mail or drop off their letter of application and resume in confidence to the following address or email one PDF document to, by 4 PM,  Tuesday, March 31, 2020.

Town of Goderich – Human Resources

57 West Street


N7A 2K5

Only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. Information is collected solely for the purpose of job selection under the provisions of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. The Town of Goderich is an equal opportunity employer.

The Town of Goderich is committed to fostering a positive and progressive workforce that is representative of the citizens we serve.  We will provide equitable treatment and accommodation to ensure barrier-free employment.

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Town of Goderich's Integrated Accessibility Standard, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of the Town's hiring process.

To avoid any delays in the recruitment process, if you require accommodation to apply or if selected to participate in an assessment process, we will work with you to meet your needs.


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