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General Manager, Infrastructure & Planning

Job Type: 
Management / Administration
Organization: 
City of Fort Saskatchewan
Competition Number: 
201825
Job Description : 

General Manager – Infrastructure & Planning

Competition #201825

The City of Fort Saskatchewan has an exciting opportunity for an energetic, results orientated, progressive leader. Reporting to the City Manager, the General Manager of Infrastructure & Planning is a member of the City’s Leadership Team and provides visionary, strategic leadership for the organization and the division.  This position leads the Infrastructure & Planning Division which includes four departments: Planning & Development, Project Management, Infrastructure Management, and Economic Development; as well as, accountable for the provision of land management and intergovernmental relations.  The successful candidate will provide strategic advice to the City Manager and Elected Officials in the establishment and acts as a primary liaison for a number of regional stakeholders.

The General Manager of Infrastructure & Planning will have a “systems thinking” perspective along with an advanced level of communication and interpersonal skills.  This person will be a Champion for the City’s governance process and lead the development of major strategic initiatives while demonstrating high political acumen and diplomacy.  This position requires the completion of a post-secondary degree, supplemented with extensive management and leadership training.  A minimum of eight years of professional leadership experience at a senior level, as well as, significant knowledge in municipal operations and an advanced understanding of the Municipal Government Act is required. 

The City of Fort Saskatchewan offers a competitive compensation package with a salary range of $153,094 to $180,102 per annum.

Closing Date: 
February 19, 2018
Application Return: 

Qualified applicants are invited to apply in confidence no later than Monday, February 19, 2018 stating competition #201825 to:

The City of Fort Saskatchewan

People Services Department

10005 – 102 Street

Fort Saskatchewan, AB T8L 2C5

Fax: 780.992.6625

E-mail: hr@fortsask.ca

The City of Fort Saskatchewan is a vibrant economic and cultural hub located just 15 minutes northeast of Edmonton on the banks of the North Saskatchewan River.  Home to more than 25,500 people, the City proudly manages state of the art recreation, culture and historic amenities including 75 km of outdoor trails, a performing arts theatre and fitness centre within the Dow Centennial Centre, and the 1875-1885 NWMP Fort representation in historic downtown.

For more information on employment with the City of Fort Saskatchewan, please visit our website at: www.fortsask.ca

The City of Fort Saskatchewan thanks all applicants for their interest and advises those applicants under consideration will be contacted.