Manager, Infrastructure Planning and Asset Management

Requisition #: 22/07
Job #: J0122-0272
Job Title: Manager, Infrastructure Planning and Asset Management
Job Type: Permanent Full Time
City, Province, Country: St. Albert, Alberta, Canada
Job Category: Engineering
Number of Positions: 1
Posting Date: January 7, 2022
Posting Closing Date: February 6, 2022
Salary/Wage: 111,114.00 - 134,814.00/Year
Department: Engineering
Location: 5 St. Anne Street
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Cultivate your Career:

As Alberta's 'Botanical Arts City', St. Albert is a community renowned for its botanical arts, its commitment to a green lifestyle and the cultivation of activities that provide for a well-rounded quality of life. Our employees provide more than 66,000 residents with high-quality programs and services and are proud to contribute to making St. Albert among the best places to live in Canada.

The Opportunity:

Are you excited to be part of a dynamic organization in a role that offers a variety of challenges? Would you like to be involved in advancing infrastructure planning for the next 30 years in light of the recent annexation in the City of St. Albert, supporting corporate financial planning with the identification of all new growth and upgrades to existing infrastructure and setting the path for corporate asset management future? If so, this position is right for you! We are seeking someone with a proportionate share of education and work experience in municipal infrastructure design combined with management experience, preferably in a municipal setting.

The Engineering Department is currently accepting applications for the Manager, Infrastructure Planning & Asset Management opportunity. Reporting to the Director, Engineering, the Manager is accountable for the creation and implementation of all Infrastructure related strategic plans and Engineering business plans that ensure the long-term sustainable growth of the City of St. Albert in addition to managing the corporate municipal infrastructure asset management portfolio. The Manager will liaise with other department heads, private developers, consultants, contractors, external agencies and utility providers to ensure that municipal infrastructure is developed in a manner that supports the growth imperative using sound engineering and fiscal management practices.

This position provides the lead direction in evaluating all infrastructure opportunities that support the Council directed growth initiatives for the City, as well as provides insight and implementation strategy on how the existing infrastructure assets owned and operated by the City can be best managed in a sustainable way.

The Manager will attend City Council and committee meetings as required to provide information and advice to Council regarding issues and opportunities related to long-range municipal infrastructure growth planning and the Off-Site Levy Framework.

The Manager directly oversees several staff and will provide direction, guidance and feedback to their team. The position ensures branch staff receive the training and mentorship required to carry out their responsibilities, and that services continue to be provided to the community at large in a prompt and professional manner.


• Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering with a minimum of ten (10) years combined experience in management and municipal engineering with extensive experience in infrastructure management and long-range planning. Preference will be given for a Master’s degree in Engineering or Business.
• Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) registered with, or eligible to register with, APEGA.
• Significant understanding of the development industry and practices employed to serve municipal growth are an asset.
• Understanding of municipal asset management concepts and experience in leading or contributing to corporate AM team would be an asset.
• Excellent computer proficiency in terms of the Microsoft Office suite, project management software, ArcGIS and knowledge of CMMS software.
• Knowledge of advanced computer modeling applications is essential, such as for water, sewer, storm and transportation assets.
• A valid Class 5 Drivers License and a personal vehicle for work use is required.

Hours of Work:

We offer a compressed work schedule of 72 hours bi-weekly (Monday – Friday, with a regular day off [RDO] every two weeks).

Please note the incumbent must be able to work extended hours to meet deadlines and urgent requirements.


$111,114 – 134,814 per annum. In addition, the City of St. Albert offers a generous and comprehensive flexible benefit package.

• Please submit a cover letter and resume to express interest in this opportunity. These will need to be uploaded as two separate documents.
• Applications will only be accepted to 10:00 p.m. (Mountain Standard Time) on the closing date.
• This competition may be used to fill future vacancies for similar positions.
• Please note that the City will be conducting video conference or phone interviews to minimize the potential spread of COVID-19.

• To keep our employees, their families and the public safe and healthy, the City has decided to apply the Provincial Restriction Exemption Program standards with some modifications for employees. Employees joining the City of St. Albert must be fully vaccinated. Proof of vaccination provided by Alberta Health Services will be required prior to start. Exemptions may be considered but will need to be reviewed and validated before commencing work with the City of St. Albert. Those with approved exemptions will be required to submit negative test results twice a week before entering a City worksite.
• The successful applicant will be required to obtain a satisfactory police information check.
• The successful candidate will be required to provide proof of educational and professional credentials.
• A Class 5 driver’s license and personal vehicle are required for this role.

We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. The City of St. Albert will no longer accept applications in person, via fax, email or by post.

Please answer all of the following questions before applying

* Question numbers in red and with an asterisk indicate mandatory questions (answer is required).

*1. Are you legally eligible to work in Canada?
*2. In order to comply with COVID Provincial Restrictions and to keep our employees, their families and the public safe and healthy, the City requires new employees to be fully vaccinated or request an accommodation because they are unable to be vaccinated based on a protected ground/area. Although we do not require proof of vaccination for candidates, we require you to confirm the following: I am aware of the City’s requirements for vaccination and in the event I am offered a position with the City of St. Albert I will provide proof of full vaccination or will request an exemption (that may/may not be available based on the nature of the work responsibilities.)
*3. Do you have previous experience overseeing land developers and their agents on deep utilities and road infrastructure design requirements?
*4. Do you have experience in planning and/or designing/construction for deep utilities (sanitary, storm and water) or road/transportation infrastructure projects?
*5. Do you have experience managing and supervising a very diverse team of minimum 5 people?
*6. Do you have experience/training in municipal infrastructure asset management?

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