Assistant Roads Superintendent – City of Red Deer – Red Deer, AB

The City of Red Deer is always on the hunt for talented and success driven people. We offer a great work environment with the opportunity to work with a dynamic and dedicated team of likeminded professionals.

We are currently seeking the right person to fill the position of the Assistant Roads Superintendent. This position is responsible to the Roads Superintendent for the operation of all aspects of construction and maintenance of roads and sidewalk installations and repairs. Responsibilities include supervision of a large number of work crews engaged in the maintenance of existing roads, sidewalks, and signage as well as some minor new construction projects. This position assumes the position of Roads Superintendent during his absence.

As our preferred candidate you will have:

Diploma in Civil Technology or other post-secondary College/Institute suitable with the proper combined education and experience to meet the minimum competencies required for this position.
Four years’ experience in municipal roads programs related to construction, maintenance and repair at progressively more responsible levels including the supervision of others.
Thorough knowledge of materials, methods, techniques, tools and equipment used in road and sidewalk construction, maintenance, repair work, signs and line marking.
Thorough knowledge of the occupational hazards involved and the safety precautions necessary to the safe conduct of heavy manual work and equipment operations.
Knowledge of recent developments, current literature and sources of information in municipal Public Works as related to road and sidewalk construction and maintenance.
Knowledge of union contracts and ability to deal with related problems including disciplining staff.
Knowledge of respectful workplace practices and the experience to resolve conflict situations.
Ability to plan, organize, supervise and coordinate the work of a number of work crews engaged in a wide variety of complex maintenance, construction and repair activities.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with contractors, hired equipment, suppliers, other employees, subordinates and the general public in the course of the work.
Ability to prepare correct estimates.
Ability to prepare and manage construction and maintenance contracts.
Ability to deal directly with public complaints.

What we offer:
In addition to the very competitive salary of $75,543 to $94,428 and an excellent benefit package, we offer a great work environment with a dynamic and dedicated team of likeminded professionals.

If you think this is the job for you; come build your career with The City of Red Deer. We are committed to a healthy, vibrant, and sustainable community. Our employees are the cornerstone of our organization and working with us will provide you with the opportunity to work in an ever growing environment and to work with an awesome group of people.

We welcome applications until November 6, 2015.

For more information and to apply online, please visit us at or email your application to
Location: Red Deer, AB
Profession(s): Public Works & Operations
Date Posted: Friday, October 23, 2015 at 3:46:01 PM (PST)
Posting Expires: Friday, November 6, 2015 at 4:30:00 PM (PST)

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