Director, Transportation & Environmental Services

The Corporation of the County of Bruce 

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Director, Transportation & Environmental Services - Walkerton, Ontario 


"Bold and beautiful Bruce County ... a healthy, caring community of prosperity and innovation." 

Join our team powered by innovation and shared values where explorers turn obstacles into opportunities and individual challenges into shared solutions.  You will discover a lifestyle that provides endless opportunity for exploration at work and after.  Your adventure with Bruce County starts here.   


Bruce County is located in mid-western Ontario and is home to the Bruce Trail and the Bruce Peninsula National Park, one of the largest protected areas in southern Ontario and the core of UNESCO's Niagara Escarpment World Biosphere Reserve. The second largest nuclear complex in the world, Bruce Nuclear Generating Station is located on the Lake Huron Shoreline between the towns of Kincardine and Saugeen Shores, providing Bruce County with a large, stable employer and significant economic spin-off benefits throughout the region. The County is a destination for vacationing, cottaging, hiking and eco-tourism due to its picturesque, rural landscape, dramatic limestone cliffs, sandy beaches, rolling farmland and miles of Lake Huron and Georgian Bay shoreline. Governed by an eight member Council made up of the Mayors of eight lower-tier municipalities, the County delivers a range of services to 66,000 residents, including land use planning, highway and bridge maintenance, social housing, human services, long term care, library, museum services and paramedic services. 


As a result of a retirement Bruce County is currently seeking a Director, Transportation & Environmenta Services to join the Senior Management Team.  Reporting to the CAO, the Director serves as the head of the Transportation & Environmental Services department. The Director is responsible for leading the planning, design, construction, maintenance, and the administration requirements of the County road system. The Director develops and implements resource management strategies and ensures the sustainable management of Bruce County Forests and trails. The incumbent also leads and organizes the County’s responsibilities for waste management and will support the development of strategies related to active transportation and transit.  The Director serves as a member of the senior management team in setting and monitoring strategic implementation plans and operational policy. 


Minimum Requirements 

  • Post-secondary Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering   

  • Professional Engineer licence  

  • Seven years of previous work experience in a related field  

  • Ability to delegate, set expectations, and monitor progress of all direct reports  

  • Ability to identify issues and implement creative and strategic solutions  

  • Ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret goals and objectives 

  • Demonstrated experience coordinating strategic and engagement-planning initiatives  

  • Demonstrated experience developing and implementing strategic initiatives  

  • Experience with budget preparation and management  

  • Experience with coaching and development of management-level employees  

  • Proven experience with resource management  

  • Sound analytical thinking, planning, prioritization, and execution skills  

  • Sound understanding of risk management  

  • Valid Class G Driver’s License  


Interested applicants can review the entire job posting and apply online via our website at  Deadline for applications is Sunday November 21, 2021. 

Personal information contained in applications will be used for recruitment purposes and collected as per the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chapter M.56. 

The Corporation of the County of Bruce is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process.  If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation. 

We thank all applicants in advance, but regret that only those selected for interviews will be contacted.