Employment Opportunity: Public Works Foreman

The District of Sparwood is a friendly and welcoming community of approximately 3,800 people, nestled in the heart of the Elk Valley in the Southeast Kootenays. Sparwood offers year‐round recreational opportunities including trail systems for hiking, biking and cross‐country skiing as well as world class hunting and fishing. We are looking for a self‐motivated Public Works Foreman to join our team on a full‐time permanent basis.


PRIMARY FUNCTION:
Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Public Works Foreman manages the day to day coordination of the Public Works Department and is responsible for the safe and efficient delivery of services provided by the Public Works Department. Oversees the work of external contractors and other contracts. Provides advice and technical guidance to the Director of Operations regarding infrastructure.

Assists with the development of the annual work plan, department budget and ensures compliance with policies and plans approved by Council as well as provincial and federal legislation.

The Public Works Foreman is an effective team member whose contributions assist in the achievement of department and organization objectives.

This position also includes the role of Chief Water Distribution Operator and will also be part of the weekend on‐call rotation.

This posting will remain open until filled, interested candidates are invited to submit their resumes to:

Tyler Madsen, AScT
Director Operations
District of Sparwood
Email to: tmadsen@sparwood.ca