Manager Roads Maintenance

Salary and benefits

$110,947 – 191,897 per annum

Organization name

City Of Calgary


If you are committed to public service, enjoy collaborating with others, share our values and have a desire to learn and grow, join The City of Calgary. City employees deliver the services, run the programs and operate the facilities which make a difference in our community. We support work-life balance and offer competitive wages, pensions, and benefits. Together we make Calgary a great place to make a living, a great place to make a life.

As the Manager, Roads Maintenance, you will lead a 24/7 operation, managing the team responsible for the safety, condition and maintenance of City roadways and infrastructure (sidewalks, roads, bridges, tunnels, pathways, noisewalls, boulevards). Reporting to the Director, Roads, this position is a member of the Corporate Management Team and works closely with elected officials and unions.

Primary duties include:

  • Develop and determine the goals and objectives in alignment with the Transportation department’s business plan, budget, and Council priorities.
  • Administer road maintenance services, including concrete, asphalt, gravel roads/lanes, sound fencing construction and repairs, and biodiverse boulevards and pedestrian supportive maintenance.
  • Direct services for seasonal maintenance as well as special weather events, including Snow and Ice Control (SNIC) maintenance, emergency response and spring clean-up (street sweeping).
  • Inspect field activities, manage and mentor both union and non-union staff, and deliver technical training programs for workforce optimization, SNIC Plan, Salt Use Plan, weather system scanning, employee and contracted callouts, and fleet usage.
  • Respond to inquiries, as a designated media spokesperson, and liaise with internal and external stakeholders to address issues related to Roads maintenance, flow, and design.
  • Ensuring a safe team environment – building trust, encouraging respectful conversations, and prioritizing a safety mindset by promoting physical and mental wellbeing.


  • A degree supplemented with a minimum of 10 years of road maintenance experience, including strategic leadership in an operational environment.
  • Current licensure as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng) is considered an asset.
  • Significant experience in managing capital and operating budgets, and major divisional projects.
  • Thorough understanding of environmental requirements (chloride/salt storage, storm system issues), and road maintenance techniques and activities (including health and safety policies and procedures).
  • You demonstrate a proven record in:
    • Identifying operational efficiencies and generating cost-savings;
    • Leveraging technology and change management processes to address business improvements; and
    • Excellent communication (including presentation skills and media relations), and well-developed political acumen.
  • Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.
Pre-employment Requirements
  • Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications. 


How to Apply


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