The Town of Drumheller

Surface Works Foreman

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The Town of Drumheller is one of our community's largest employers.  As a municipal operation we have our fair share of challenges ranging from the sheer geography of the Valley to the challenges that every organization faces in every municipal location in Canada.  It’s the differences that set us apart from our peer communities as we are unquestionably recognized as a major tourism destination and regional economic hub. 

We are the Dinosaur Capital of the World, there’s no doubt about it. 

Join us, ROAR with us and be a part of our great future.  

Posted On:
Closing On:
Tuesday, 27th November 2018
Thursday, 27th December 2018
Category: Skilled Labor
Department: Maintenance
Location: Drumheller
Pay Rate: $37.16
Duration: DOE

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for planning, initiating and supervising various maintenance and construction projects including roadways, signage, sidewalks, trails and drainage systems.  Responsible for carrying out the Town’s Snow Removal Policy.  Prepares work plans and directs staff with regards to these projects.  Assists in the preparation, monitoring and controlling of department budget.

Preferred Skills:


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Minimum Grade 12 or GED.  Must have or be willing to take supervisory courses from the Canadian Public Works Association or equivalent courses.  Preference given to those with post secondary education in engineering, surveying or related courses.  Minimum three (3) years of related supervisory experience, preferably in a municipal environment.

Must be physically fit with the ability to work in all working conditions.  Perform all duties with a minimum of supervision under variable work loads.  Demonstrated experience with construction surveying and road projects.  Strong verbal and written communication skills.  Hands-on application and use of computer systems and applications, including Microsoft Office applications.  Valid class 3 driver’s license with Air Brake endorsement.  May be required to take training related to the duties of this position.

Hours per Week: 40 hours – Monday to Friday.  Will be required to assume On-call duties on a rotational basis

Benefits: As per the Town’s HR policy and CUPE 135 Collective Bargaining Agreement.

A full description of the position Surface Works Foreman is available upon request.


Resumes may be submitted to

HR Department:

224 Centre Street, Drumheller, AB T0J 0Y4

Fax: (403) 823-7739

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We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those invited for an interview will be contacted.