Manager of Engineering Services

engineering building & property
Posted On: May 22, 2018
Closing Date: Nov 21, 2018
Town of High River
Invites applications for a
Permanent, Full-time
Manager of Engineering Services
$54.14 to $60.90 per hour
 “Doing it better, being innovative, and daring to be different.”
The Town of High River is seeking a Manager of Engineering Services to provide oversight and direction to the Engineering Services division. As a member of our Engineering team, you will have the opportunity to work on important projects that are helping to shape the future of the town. You can enjoy working and living in a community with a small town lifestyle with convenient access to larger centers; High River is a vibrant and thriving community that offers an inclusive social environment and locally-owned dynamic businesses.
We strive to provide a culture that’s open, welcoming, supportive, and respectful; where the health, safety and security of our employees is a priority. We offer a positive, friendly and healthy work environment where each employee’s contributions make a difference and work/life balance is valued.
In this hands-on, working management role, you will be actively involved in the day-to-day activities and decisions of the division. The division consists of a diverse team of Engineering Services, Safety Codes, Infrastructure Planning, and Parks Planning. Reporting to the Director of Engineering, Planning & Operational Services, the primary responsibility of the manager is managing, leading, planning, coordinating, and administering the operations and programs related to each unit of team. The manager provides technical information, advice and assistance to other departments within the organization, external stakeholders, and the public. Other duties may include: overseeing engineering reviews of development proposals, conducting reviews on challenging developments, etc. This position provides the opportunity to mentor and assist in the development of staff around the core competencies required for their respective areas of expertise.
For this position, you possess a degree in Civil Engineering or related Engineering discipline with a P.Eng Designation from APEGGA with eight years related experience or a Certified Engineering Technologist (CET) with 10 years related experience. You have five years experience in a municipal or land development role combined with a minimum three years experience in a management or leadership role. Additionally, you have well-developed project management competencies and working knowledge in developing budget estimates and evaluating programs/services. Your ability to provide innovative, strategic, and forward thinking will help to ensure your success in this role.
To explore this career opportunity, or to find additional information, please visit our website at, click on Careers and apply through our online application process. This position will remain open until filled, however, our first review of applicants will take place on June 15, 2018. Questions or inquiries can be emailed to
We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.