Director of Infrastructure and Public Works

engineering public works
Location: Town of Paradise, NL
Type: full-time
Posted On: Mar 1, 2019
Closing Date: Mar 15, 2019

Paradise employment

Director of Infrastructure and Public Works
(Permanent Position)
We are seeking a qualified and passionate senior management team member to provide leadership and expertise in the Infrastructure and Public Works Department.
Located on Newfoundland’s Avalon Peninsula, the Town of Paradise (population 20,000+) is one of the fastest growing municipalities in the Atlantic Provinces.  Bordering the cities of Mount Pearl and St. John’s, Paradise is strategically situated to take advantage of the bustling resource driven economy of eastern Newfoundland. Boasting the youngest average age of all municipalities in the Province, Paradise is a community of expanding residential neighbourhoods with a growing commercial and industrial sector.  The successful applicant for this position will encounter a fast paced and varied work environment and the opportunity to be involved in shaping the future of a progressive community.
Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), the successful candidate will be responsible for providing strategic direction and leadership in all aspects of the Town’s Infrastructure and Public Works Department including engineering services, capital works programs, road maintenance and environmental services management. The incumbent will also be responsible for long term planning for the department and setting appropriate goals and objectives in alignment with the Town’s Strategic Plan.
This position is responsible for providing advice to the Council, CAO and other Senior Management on all facets of the Department; direct and indirect supervision of staff including the administration of the collective agreement as well as, preparation of the department’s annual and long term operational and capital budgets.
  • Graduation from an accredited institution with a Degree in Engineering;
  • Professional Engineering Designation (licensed or eligible for licensure with PEGNL) with ten (10) years’ experience;
  • Supervisory Experience;
  • A clear Driver’s Abstract and
  • Experience in working in a unionized and municipal environment would be an asset.
The Town of Paradise provides a competitive salary of $105,091-$131,363 with an exceptional benefits package, which includes a defined benefit pension and a group insurance plan.
Apply in confidence by forwarding your resume to:
Human Resources
Town of Paradise
28 McNamara Drive
Paradise, NL A1L 0A6
F: (709) 782-2643 or E:
Closing Date:  March 15, 2019
Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.