General Supervisor, Mobility Network Maintenance Job Number: 31234
Are maintaining transportation networks in excellent state of repair a passion for you? Bring your passion and leadership to the City of Edmonton as the General Supervisor, Mobility Network Maintenance.
The City’s vision for our transportation system is one that efficiently moves people and goods, supports healthy, active lifestyles, and addresses user safety contributing to Edmonton’s livability. The General Supervisor, Mobility Network Maintenance has the opportunity to positively impact our community by leading the unit that is responsible for the state of repair of all parks and roads assets that support mobility (sidewalks, trails, bike lanes, roads, etc). The General Supervisor, Mobility Network Maintenance will oversee the delivery of maintenance projects ensuring they meet all customer expectations (citizens, Council) and that they are aligned with the City’s goals and objectives.
Maintenance projects within this unit involve maintenance, repair and rehabilitation of asphalt surfaces (roads, alleys, paths, rail crossings, rural roads and parking lots), concrete surfaces (sidewalks, curbs/gutters), among others.
The General Supervisor, Mobility Network Maintenance supports the Director of Infrastructure Maintenance by running all aspects of the mobility network maintenance business - from budget accountability, to safety oversight, to research and development of new processes. The General Supervisor is also responsible for creating a positive work culture that promotes diversity and inclusion with the goal of increasing employee engagement.
With a focus on client satisfaction, the General Supervisor, Mobility Network Maintenance provides supervision, leadership, guidance and oversight to a team of approximately 3 senior staff (Supervisors/Program Managers) and approximately 200 full time employees (permanent, seasonal, in-scope and out of scope positions).
Working in an integrated business model, the General Supervisor, Mobility Network Maintenance is accountable for:
Leading a team of professionals and specialists executing maintenance projects
Ensuring that all City and OH&S safety standards and guidelines are implemented and enforced.
Ensuring the prudent and effective use of financial and human resources in the delivery of maintenance work
Developing and managing approximately $28 Million of operating budget
Overseeing portfolio, program, and project management on the delivery of maintenance projects
Liaising with other Departments, Branches, Sections, Units and external stakeholders to build relationships and ensure a fully integrated approach to project management
Reviewing and approving recommendations from Supervisors/Program Managers related to project delivery methods
Overseeing labour, equipment and materials to deliver mobility network maintenance projects
Ensuring robust and proactive stakeholder engagement and communications plans, activities and processes are implemented in collaboration with Communications & Engagement
Ensuring that the public is well informed of project impacts and concerns are addressed
Collaboratively reviewing and approving standard operating procedures (SOPs) as per frequency schedule and ensuring adherence to the SOPs approved by the leadership team
Contributing to the development of City policies related to the assets maintained by this unit
Developing and/or approving business cases to support growth and changes in maintenance levels
Contributing to the design, implementation and continuous improvement of section level processes and practices to deliver the business of the section (eg. use LEAN methodologies to optimize workflow and performance improvement)
Leading, establishing and exemplifying the desired culture throughout the unit, that supports the City Operations Vision, Mission and Commitments, as well as the Corporate Leadership Principles
Engaging and supporting staff in developing action plans to enhance internal communication, solve problems creatively, promote integration and support excellence
Assuring the effectiveness of unit systems through timely, comprehensive, accurate and transparent reporting (eg. weekly and monthly progress reporting to management and subordinates)
Provide technical support to the program/project management staff to enable them in making responsible, timely, and professional decisions
Establishing, demonstrating and holding others accountable to the commitments of the Department, Branch, Section and Unit (eg. frequent expectation setting and performance appraisals for employees)
Monitoring and managing risk to the projects as well as to the City and its reputation
Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Engineering or a related discipline
A Master’s degree in a related field is considered an asset
PMP certification, a directly related professional designation or coursework/training in project management is considered an asset
Recognized certification in Roadway or Infrastructure Maintenance, Asset Management or other related certification is considered an asset
Additional certification or coursework/training in financial management; public administration; change management; or other leadership training is considered an asset
Membership with APEGA or ASET is considered an asset
A minimum of seven(7) years progressively responsible experience in a leadership role within a large, complex unionized organization
Demonstrated senior level knowledge in program/project management with experience overseeing projects related to the maintenance of roads and multi-mode infrastructure
Experience working with large seasonal operations and staff change over would be an asset
Demonstrated leadership and team building skills
Proven ability to deliver projects on time, on budget, with high quality
Ability to analyze complex technical information and make timely decisions using solution based problem solving
Strong verbal communication and interpersonal skills, with an ability to interact well with a diverse group of executives, colleagues, staff and citizens
Demonstrated ability and willingness to develop strong relationships and work in a collaborative, integrated manner
Understanding of financial management principles including; budgeting, cost estimating and variance reporting
We are an equal opportunity employer We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals
Hours of Work: 36.9 hours per week, Monday - Friday
Salary: $110,091.00 - $137,618.00 (Annually)
Recruitment Consultant: JM/IS
Classification Title: General Supervisor Posting Date: Nov 27, 2017 Closing Date: Dec 11, 2017 11:59:00 PM (MST) Number of Openings (up to): 1 - Permanent Full-time Union : Management Department: Infrastructure Maintenance (City Operations) Work Location(s): Central Maintenance Yard - Pavement Office, 10517 - 95 Street Edmonton T5H 2C2