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Job Details: Manager, Development Engineering

Job Details
Open Date Jan 10 2022 - 09:00:00 AM Close Date Jan 23 2022 - 11:59:00 PM
Position Title Manager, Development Engineering Posting Type Regular Full Time
Posting Status Active Position Length Regular
Department Group Engineering Services Hours per Week 35
Department Integrated Planning & Public Works Openings 1
Education Bachelor's Degree Experience 7 years
Competition 22-05
Salary Range $109,866 - $137,334
Union Position No


Position Description:
Reporting to the Director of Engineering Services, you will lead the development and implementation of processes and programs within the Development Engineering Section to ensure careful delivery of engineering review services and capital projects. You are an accomplished and motivated leader and will apply these attributes as you manage the performance of all staff in the Development Engineering team.

• Supervise the technical review of subdivision and site plan design submissions for greenfield and infill projects
• Guide problem solving for storm water management, servicing, grading and project management in all aspects of subdivision and site plan development
• Uphold the applicable technical standards of the City, Province and Region for land development
• Conduct monitoring and preparation of budgets in consultation with the Director and the City’s Finance Division
• Participate in meetings with liaison and technical standards committees
• Actively collect metrics and performance measures for the section
• Conduct review and editing of staff reports
• Attend Council, project information and technical committee meetings as required
• Complete annual performance appraisal of staff within the section
• On a day-to-day basis, manage, support, mentor and develop staff within the section
• Resolve disputes between developers, consultants, landowners and contractors
• Apply all applicable City and Provincial requirements for health and safety as it relates to the operation of the Development Engineering Section
• Undertake special projects as assigned by the Director
• Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:
• Post-secondary degree in Civil Engineering with a minimum of seven years of experience in engineering and construction including three years of progressively senior level experience, preferably in a municipal environment
• Minimum of five years experience demonstrating effective preparation, implementation and monitoring of business plans and multi-million dollar capital and operating budgets
• Designation as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) in Ontario
• Sound working knowledge of DGSSMS, OPS, MOE, MEA, GRCA and OBC standards
• Proven success in delivering results through developing and implementing effective strategies policies, programs and systems for project delivery in municipal engineering
• Positive track record of leadership; participation in shaping a positive team culture by assisting and developing others
• Excellent customer service skills and demonstrated superior written and oral communications and presentation skills and experience with a variety of audiences including the general public, stakeholders groups and City Council
• Superior problem solving and negotiation skills
• Excellent organizational skills and experience in coordinating and managing multiple activities and projects to successful conclusions
• MTO ‘G’ class driver’s licence in good standing with access to reliable transportation for business use purposes is required to perform the job
• A satisfactory Police Criminal Records and Judicial Matters Check will be required as a condition of hire

COVID-19 Vaccination:
In accordance with the City of Waterloo’s Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, new City of Waterloo employees (or employee’s re-hired after a minimum of 3 months) are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of hire, subject to accommodations required in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Application Process:
Interested and qualified candidates are invited to submit their resume and cover letter in one document through the online application process. 

Be You @ Waterloo:
At the City of Waterloo, we are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the community we so proudly serve. All interested and qualified candidates, including Indigenous persons, Black persons, non-Black racialized persons/persons of colour, women, persons with disabilities, 2SLGBTQ+ and those interested in joining our team are encouraged to apply.

The City of Waterloo is committed to creating and maintaining a workplace that is welcoming, inclusive, and barrier-free. Accommodations in accordance with the Human Rights Code and other applicable legislation are available throughout all stages of the recruitment process. For accommodation during the application process, applicants are requested to make their needs known via email at recruitment@waterloo.ca, quoting the position and competition number. Applicants advanced through to subsequent stages of the recruitment process will be provided with additional opportunities to make their needs known.

We’ve Got You Covered
The City of Waterloo strives to be an employer of choice for strong talent dedicated to serving our community, and offer the following:
- Flexible work schedules to support and nurture work-life balance;
- Competitive wages and a fulsome employer paid benefits package, including paid sick leave, long-term disability, OMERS pension and an Employee and Family Assistance Program;
- A staff team dedicated to fostering and advancing action to support the organization’s ongoing commitment to Indigenous Initiatives, Anti-Racism, Accessibility and Equity;
- Substantial internal and external training and development opportunities;
- Compassionate and caring organization that promotes and embraces a culture of health, safety and wellness;
- Strong commitment to providing and maintaining a psychologically safe workplace that is respectful, inclusive, and where all individuals are valued;
- Paid vacation and personal days, paid float holiday(s), and an overtime bank;
- Employee Purchase Programs (Corporate Cell Phone plans, Computer Purchase Plan, etc.);
- Dress-down Fridays, and optional Wednesdays in partnership with the United Way fundraising campaign;
- City of Waterloo Staff Recreation Pass;
- Anniversary milestone gifts, starting at 5 years of service for regular part-time and full-time staff; and,
- So much more!