Utilities/Drainage Superintendent – Southwest Middlesex

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Job Overview

As a member of the Public Works Management Team reporting to the Public Works Manager, the Utilities and Drainage Superintendent is responsible for directing and coordinating the municipal drainage program as Drainage Superintendent. Responsibilities also include assisting the Public Works Manager with residential and commercial development proposals and assisting OCWA, Ontario Clean Water Agency with the operation of water, storm and sanitary sewer systems. This position also backfills for the Public Works Manager during absences, and assists the Public Works Manager with day-to-day transportation activities.

The successful candidate will have appropriate post-secondary education in a related field, and at least five years’ experience guiding drainage and utility operations. The successful candidate will provide advice to Council through written reports and be a key member of the Municipality’s asset management team.

Project planning and management will be a key skill for the position, as will be providing guidance and oversight to operations staff, contractors, and consultants. An accomplished verbal communicator, the Manager must have a commitment to excellent customer service. 

Southwest Middlesex combines rural and urban living, world class agri-business, and manufacturing with an international reach, local cultural attractions, with easy access to the benefits of Southwestern Ontario’s urban areas and vacation spots.

The Municipality offers a comprehensive and competitive salary and benefits package.

See the full job description at www.southwestmiddlesex.ca or at the municipal office. 


Qualified applicants are invited to submit any questions and their applications marked Confidential – SWM Utilities & Drainage Superintendent no later than 12:00 noon Friday, January 10, 2020 to: Greg Storms, Public Works Manager, at gstorms@southwestmiddlesex.ca or by regular mail at Municipality of Southwest Middlesex, 153 McKellar Street, Glencoe, ON N0L 1M0

The Municipality of Southwest Middlesex is an equal opportunity employer. Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance. We thank all applicants for their interest and only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. Information is collected solely for the purpose of job selection and is subject to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Job Detail
  • Offered SalaryN/A
  • Career LevelOthers
  • ExperienceLess than 2 years
  • SECTORMunicipal Government
  • QualificationAssociate Degree
  • Application Closing Time10.01.2020 22:33
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