Website Township of White River

(Full Time)

The Township of White River is located within the District of Algoma along Trans-Canada Highway 17 in Northern Ontario. The Township is seeking a Infrastructure Superintendent to provide sound leadership and management of all municipal infrastructure.

The Infrastructure Superintendent plans, organizes, supervises, implements, and performs activities related to the physical operations of the Municipality. These activities are vital to the Asset Management, Health and Safety of the community’s programs and services, and include but are not limited to roads, cemeteries, streetlights, waste collection, landfill site, animal control, Water, Waste Water, lagoon site, public works and municipal buildings and equipment.

The Infrastructure Superintendent will demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills, be capable of independent judgement and possess a strong sense of initiative and leadership. These skills will be required to supervise subordinates, build a positive work environment, manage contractors/consultants and develop strong inter-department relations. The Infrastructure Superintendent also responds to concerns and complaints by residents in a positive and courteous manner.

The Infrastructure Superintendent is responsible for organizing safe and efficient day-to-day operations of the public works department. The Infrastructure Superintendent provides supervision, direction and operational planning and will be responsible for purchasing goods and services related to specific projects. The Infrastructure Superintendent will also develop and manage a working inventory of materials required for routine maintenance of community infrastructure.


The successful candidate should have:

  • Above average management, leadership, excellent communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in budgeting, forecasting and financial management skills. A valid driver’s license.
  • This position requires the ability to anticipate needs, think critically, and offer solutions to problems with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality.
  • 5 Years supervisory experience and or have held a position with experience in public works, construction and maintenance activities.
  • Post Secondary Degree or Equivalent with supplemental specialized courses.
  • Knowledge of applicable legislation such as Municipal Act, Minimum Maintenance Standards, Environmental protection Act, Safe Drinking Water act, MECP regulations and design standards, Occupational Health & Safety Act and any other associated regulations.
  • Computer literacy skills including Microsoft Office applications and various work management or asset management software.

Interested candidates are required to submit a cover letter, a resume and an employment application no later than Thursday, March 30th, 2023 at 1:00 pm to: Township of White River, 102 Durham Street, PO Box 307, White River, Ontario P0M 3G0 Email: _ or via fax to 807 822 2719.

For more information call (807) 822-2450 x206

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

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