The Government of Alberta, Specials Areas Board Hiring for Director, Municipal Services



The Government of Alberta, Special Areas Board is currently looking for a Director, Municipal Services to join their busy and diverse team.  If you are looking for a challenging yet exciting opportunity, look no further and apply now!

Reporting to the Chair of the Special Areas Board, the Director of Municipal Services is responsible for the overall administration and management of infrastructure, service provision, and policy development related to rural municipal services. The diverse and broad scope of this position includes infrastructure, services, and policy related to 8 key areas: transportation, emergency & protective services, water/wastewater, waste management, hamlets, municipal parks, legal survey and dam safety. Significant in-depth knowledge of each operational area is required.

The incumbent will manage the provision of all transportation infrastructures, including the construction and maintenance of 6380 km of local roads. They will be responsible for the supervision of 177 permanent and seasonal employees at the Youngstown Service Center, which interfaces with the public and delivers services for the Special Areas relating to transportation and infrastructure. Management of $225 million dollars of capital assets and $5 million of inventory assets are managed through an array of reporting programs and require technical expertise and an in-depth understanding of organizational goals. Effective coordination with external partners is key for successful service delivery.

The Director, Municipal Services will oversee a team of professional and technical staff for the delivery of urban municipal services to 17 Hamlets including: legal surveys, water/wastewater treatment.  The incumbent will also manage the provision of emergency & protective services for the Special Areas, including: Fire, Community Peace Officers, and Disaster Services, as well as coordination with multiple internal and external stakeholders.

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