The Township is seeking a Public Works Lead Hand who will, as part of the Public Works Team, provide a variety of supervisory, maintenance and construction services for municipal roads, facilities and public works infrastructure. The Lead Hand will assist the Manager of Public Works to lead, direct and coordinate the Department along with Waste Services while working with prevailing legislation, Township policies and budget and best practices.

Qualified applicants will possess the following:
– A minimum of 3 to 4 years of related Public Works experience including the ability to operate all equipment. OGRA Road School would be considered an asset.
– 1 to 3 years of experience in an on-site Public Works supervisory capacity is required.
– Proven ability to use computers and technology.
– This position also requires qualified candidates to have a Class “A” or “D” driver’s licence with “Z” endorsement.

The ideal candidate will be expected to supervise and direct the work of others, while using initiative and good judgment in carrying out the duties of the position. The person must be flexible, adaptable and possess excellent organizational and communication skills, both written and verbal. A proven ability to oversee several projects simultaneously is a must. This position requires the incumbent to act as a team leader and supervise assigned staff in a respectful and professional matter.

The present (2020) salary range for this position is ($64,969.14- $76,434.28) based on a 40-hour work week. This position also has a comprehensive benefits package.

Lead Hand Job Description (pdf – 85KB)

Qualified candidates are invited to apply via cover letter and resume by 12 noon, Monday, October 26th, 2020:

Martina Chait-Hartwig, Temporary C.A.O
Township of Douro Dummer
894 South Street, P.O. Box 92
Warsaw, Ontario K0L 3A0
E-mail M. Chait-Hartwig
705-652-8392 x 210

We thank all applicants, but only those invited for an interview will be contacted. Personal information is collected and will be administered in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, R.S.O., 1990, and will be used for employment purposes only.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Accommodation for accessibility purposes is available upon request during the recruitment process. Applicants submitting a resume containing references are thereby granting the Township of Douro-Dummer permission to check these references.

Lead Hand Job Description Ad (pdf – 307KB)