Manager, Transit Operations
Public Works Department
The Manager, Transit Operations, oversees a fast-paced team of operations, planning and support staff. This charismatic and visionary leader is responsible for setting the tone and pace of changes while leading transit operations into the future within the Regional Municipality Wood Buffalo. This would include implementing master plan data, driving technological change, providing and developing leadership growth opportunities and staff cohesion while fostering positive working relationships at all levels within transit, the rest of the Municipality, and the community. Working closely with the Senior Manager, Transportation, and Facilities, the manager establishes departmental objectives, budgets, and safety metrics to ensure employees are carrying out the proper functions to ensure the branch provides efficient service delivery.
Departmental Management: Assists with overall program service delivery. Manages through direct involvement in daily operations, budgeting, and strategic planning of the overall design and deployment of all department initiatives. Ensures all programs are developed according to legislation, industry standards, and best practices.
Leadership: Takes a lead role in developing and implementing innovative and practical approaches to department initiatives to ensure all employees are working proficiently and effectively in a productive environment. Recruits, trains, and mentors staff. Leads staff in the delivery of advice, recommendations, and decision support.
Implementation of Strategies: Analyzes data and information to forecast community and partner needs. Remains aware of current and emerging industry trends that drive service and provides recommendations that benefit municipal operations, staff, and the community. Consults and liaises with internal stakeholders, government, other municipalities, local organizations, the non-profit sector, and other community groups in relation to transit operations. Monitors issues and provides information and support to community groups.
This position is primarily based in an office environment; however, some field visits, extended hours, and business travel within the region may be required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
As an employee of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, the incumbent is responsible and accountable for knowing and working in accordance with the Health and Safety Directive. As per section 2 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, the incumbent shall ensure while in the employ of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo the health and safety of employees, contractors, and the public. This position is employed in a supervisory capacity. As such the employee is required to obtain additional safety training in accordance with municipal procedures and directives.
Requisition ID: 500
Position Type: Permanent Full Time
Number of Openings: 1
Bi-weekly Working Hours: 70 hours bi-weekly
Department/ Branch: Public Works, Transit
Job Location: Fort McMurray
Salary Range: Competitive Salary
COLA: Bi-Weekly – $480
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Posting Type: Internal and External
To apply: Please visit our website at jobs.rmwb.ca
We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however, only those individuals
selected for interviews will be contacted. Late applications will not be accepted.