City Engineer & Corporate Leader, Environmental Protection & Infrastructure Services

City Engineer & Corporate Leader, Environmental Protection & Infrastructure Services

City of Windsor

Location: Windsor, ON.

A thriving city, surrounded on three sides by water, the City of Windsor is one of Ontario’s best kept secrets, sitting within a day’s drive of over half of the North American population and only 30 minutes from downtown Detroit, Michigan. Windsor boasts world class entertainment, unparalleled waterfront parks and gardens and an innovative workforce with demonstrated capacity in automotive, advanced manufacturing, education and tourism. Known as the Automobility Capital of Canada, the Windsor region’s culturally diverse population of over 335,000 benefit from housing and land costs that are among Canada’s most affordable, and the City continues to experience rapid population growth thanks to its flourishing economy and growing labour force. 

Due to the retirement of the incumbent, the “Rose City” is seeking a new City Engineer & Corporate Leader, Environmental Protection & Infrastructure Services.

Reporting to a new and dynamic Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), the City Engineer is a member of Windsor’s Corporate Leadership Team and provides strategic direction for all the human, financial and material resources of the Office of the City Engineer. You will oversee a talented team in the design, planning, programming, budgeting, organizing, and maintenance of all engineering, infrastructure, environmental and Transit operations throughout the City. You will exercise creativity in leadership and direction that ensures the efficient and effective operation of a diverse array of portfolios that seek to deliver the highest possible quality of services to the residents of the City of Windsor. 

 

As an ideal candidate, you possess a university degree in Engineering with over ten years of senior management experience and excellent project management, financial, team leadership, public relations and government relations skills. Licensed by the Professional Engineers of Ontario and highly valued for your strong business acumen, forward thinking and bias to action, you bring a proven ability to leverage technology, drive operational synergies and inspire innovation and continuous improvement in the administration, management and coordination of activity across a diverse array of departments and divisions. You are an outstanding communicator who consistently displays the highest levels of integrity and diplomacy as you build strong and effective values-based relationships with your peers, Council and the public. You are a collaborative and empowering leader, adept at building and motivating teams to deliver excellence while you boldly shape strategies, policies, joint initiatives and partnerships that will best serve the citizens and stakeholders of Windsor.

 

To apply for this position, please submit your application and related materials to rrankin@boyden.com and state the title of the position in the subject line of your e-mail.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration for the role will be contacted.