Public Works Manager

  • CompanyChippewas of Kettle & Stony Point First Nation
  • Job TypeSupervision/Management
  • Required ExperienceMinimum two (2) years of relevant experience managing community infrastructure.
  • Education / CredentialsEngineering, Planning, Science or Technology related degrees or diplomas an asset.
  • ResumeRequired
  • Cover LetterRequired
  • Application Deadline02/16/2024

Job Description

PUBLIC WORKS MANAGER

PROGRAM AREA: PUBLIC WORKS
POSITION TITLE: PUBLIC WORKS MANAGER
REPORTING PROTOCOL: REPORTS TO FIRST NATION MANAGER/CEO

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Public Works Manager will be responsible for providing leadership for the successful management of the community’s infrastructure services and special projects which include, public facilities, water, wastewater, roads, solid waste, and other key infrastructure assets. Knowledge of First Nation government administration processes, systems and Indigenous Services Canada regulations and procedures. This role ensures that all infrastructure programs and services are developed, enhanced, and managed in an effective and efficient manner that provides for a better quality of life for all members of the Chippewas of Kettle & Stony Point First Nation.

EDUCATION/PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
▪ Engineering, Planning, Science or Technology related degrees or diplomas an asset.
▪ Minimum two (2) years of relevant experience managing community infrastructure.
▪ Certification in Wastewater collection, distribution & treatment current certification an asset or willing to train in.

SKILLS REQUIRED:
▪ Technology skills: proficient in Microsoft Word applications, Report writing, Excel Spreadsheets.
▪ Proficiencies: Excellent Verbal and Written Communication.
▪ Experience with asset, project, and portfolio management.
▪ Experience in procuring and managing major infrastructure projects.
▪ Experience working with Asset Management & Project Scheduling software systems.
▪ Leadership and team building, able to motivate team members and coaching skills;
▪ Analytical, problem solving and decision making skills;
▪ Stress and time management skills;
▪ Valid Driver’s License and own transportation.
▪ Driver’s licenses: DZ is an asset.
▪ Teamwork skills: development of High Performing Teams
▪ Understanding and appreciation for First Nation Culture, history, language.

PREFERENTIAL HIRING REQUIREMENTS:
▪ KSPFN encourages all qualified individuals to apply. However, preference will be given to qualified First Nations people in accordance with KSPFN’ General Principles of the Human Resource Management Policy, section 16 of the Canadian Human Rights Act, sub-section 24(1)(a) of the Ontario Human Rights Code, and section 7 of the Employment Equity Act. First Nations candidates who wish to qualify for preferential consideration can self-identify themselves in their cover letter.
▪ Successful applicant must provide a current and up to date CPIC and vulnerable sector background check upon hiring.
▪ Successful applicant must provide a copy of their Diploma and other related certificates.
▪ Applicants must consent to a full background check upon hiring.

PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR SEALED APPLICATION, COMPLETE WITH A DETAILED RESUME AND A MINIMUM OF THREE (3) WORK RELATED REFERENCES, CLOSING DATE – FEBRUARY 16TH, 2024 AT 4:00PM

TO: Chippewas of Kettle & Stony Point First Nation,
ATTN: HR – PUBLIC WORKS MANAGER
Email to: hr.assistant@kettlepoint.org
Mail to: 6247 Indian Lane, Kettle & Stony Point First Nation, ON N0N 1J1
Fax: 519-786-2108
A full Job Description is available: contact the HR assistant at hr.assistant@kettlepoint.org
Interviews will be scheduled shortly after the closing date.
ONLY THOSE APPLICANTS WHO MEET THE QUALIFICATION STANDARDS AND REQUIREMENTS WILL BE INTERVIEWED. AN UPDATED CPIC AND A REFERENCE CHECK WILL BE REQUIRED FOR THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE PRIOR TO FINAL CONFIRMATION OF EMPLOYMENT