Manager of Technical Services and Infrastructure

Township of South Frontenac


Manager of Technical Services and Infrastructure




Are you interested in working for a progressive and growing rural municipality in Eastern Ontario? Are you seeking a lifestyle that balances access to urban amenities with all the benefits of world class outdoor recreation opportunities?

The Township of South Frontenac wants to hear from you!

With over 75 lakes, the Frontenac Arch Biosphere, and the Rideau Canal UNESCO World Heritage Site – and all just a 10 minute drive north of the City of Kingston, ON – the Township of South Frontenac offers a spectacular landscape and growing community in which to apply your qualifications and experience.

The Manager of Technical Services and Infrastructure is a newly created position that will play a central role in supporting and managing development pressures as the Township embarks on a significant growth curve.

Leading a small team, and working closely with a dynamic management group in the Public Services Department, the Manager of Technical Services and Infrastructure will oversee internal engineering services, linear asset capital works and the Township’s robust asset management program. This position will also provide technical support to the Township’s Development Services Department (Building/Planning) and play an important role in capital budgeting and procurement activities.

The Manager would typically be involved in or oversee capital works valued at between 7-10 million dollars annually, and will be expected to apply their skills to exciting projects including the future reconstruction of the important Highway 38 corridor and joint construction initiatives with the City of Kingston and other rural neighbors, to name a few.

The ideal candidate for this position will have:

  • Post-secondary education in the form of a Degree or College diploma in Engineering or a related field of study.
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer (P. Eng.) OR registration as a Civil Engineering Technologist (CET) together with a combination of skills, experience and demonstrated leadership capacity.
  • 5+ years of relevant supervisory or managerial experience in a municipal environment or related public or private sector role.
  • A thorough understanding of the Ontario Provincial Standards Specifications (OPSS) and Drawings (OPSD) and advanced knowledge of applicable software including AutoCAD, GIS, digital communication tools and other related databases.
  • Knowledge of asset management principles and practices, and experience budgeting for and managing municipal capital infrastructure projects.

The salary range for this position is $96,158.40 - $114,462.40. The Township offers a comprehensive benefits package including enrollment in the excellent OMERS pension plan, potential for flexible scheduling, and a progressive and supportive professional development policy.

For a complete job description please visit our website at under Town Hall/Careers.

We look forward to hearing from you by 4:00 pm on Monday, March 8th, 2021.


Resumes and cover letters may be emailed in confidence to:


Jillian McCormick, Human Resources/Legislative Compliance Officer

Township of South Frontenac, Sydenham at:


Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process on request.


Information collected will be used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the purpose of candidate selection.