Bow Island, AB
Town of Bow Island

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Town of Bow Island

Public Works Manager

This position will be responsible for supervising 15 - 20 municipal employees involved in water distribution, waster water collection, maintenance shop, garbage collection, parks, recreation facilities and road maintenance.


  • Report to and provide advice, support to CAO and Council
  • Supervise and direct contractors and staff
  • Maintain public works shop and oversee equipment maintenance and purchasing
  • Oversee maintenance of all municipal infrastructure
  • Respond to public inquires and complaints regarding public works issues
  • Follow and implement the Town’s Health and Safety Policy


  • Superior Customer Service/Communication Skills with the ability to build strong relationships with both the public and staff.
  • The ability to stay current with engineering practice and technology specific to road building and maintenance.
  • Motivation combined with practical and hands on experience
  • Any relevant certification/education considered an asset
    ie: Safety certificate, water ticket, engineering certificate, trade ticket
  • Competency with Microsoft Office considered an asset
  • 3 – 5 years’ of professional, technical and management excellence in the field of road construction and/or maintenance (private or public sector) with Water and Sewer knowledge.

We Offer:

  • Exciting Opportunity to work in a team-based, supportive environment
  • Fulfilling and Challenging position
  • Medical / Dental benefits & Pension
  • Positive working environment
  • Competitive compensation
  • Family oriented community located only 40 minutes from Medicine Hat

Bow Island is a quiet town in the middle of a very diverse agricultural area. The town is surrounded by irrigated farming which encompasses a variety of different crops such as beans, potatoes, sugar beets, dill, spearmint, and a very progressive dry land farming economy.

Visit to check out our community and our lifestyle.

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

Only e-mail or online applications accepted.