Job Opportunity

Public Works Foreman


Job Title:                  Public Works Foreman

Reports to:               Chief Administrative Officer

Salary:                       As per collective agreement

Hours of Work:       Regular hours of work are Monday to Friday, 7:00 am to 3:30 pm with a half-hour lunch break.

Location:                  Municipality of North Cypress (Carberry Shop)


Position Responsibilities:

Maintaining all municipal roads, vehicles and shops to ensure providing safe conditions year-round by supervising all Municipality of North Cypress-Langford public works employees:


In accordance with these responsibilities the following duties are performed:

  • Supervising Public Works equipment, facilities, vehicles and personnel
  • Scheduling and dispatching graders, snow plows and other work when necessary
  • Coordinate all municipal equipment and personnel so as to achieve the best possible allocation of resources and maximize efficiencies
  • Coordinating road conditions in conjunction with the operators to ensure that school bus routes are cleared
  • Coordinate beaver control including beaver permits and license holders
  • Required to work closely with Transportation/Public Works Committee
  • Any other related duties assigned by the CAO
  • Obtaining Tenders/Request for Proposals/Quotes as required.
  • Responsible for daily work sheets/logs


Desired Qualifications:

  • To be familiar with the operation of the following machinery:
  • Graders/Dozers
  • Service Truck
  • Tractors
  • Mower
  • Other job-related machinery/equipment
  • Efficient in emailing and communication
  • Ability to prioritize and delegate works and maintain records
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Make on the spot decisions
  • Ability to maintain an adequate support of parts for machinery and keep a record of all inventory
  • Report monthly to council at their regular meetings



  • Must have a Class 1 with air
  • Must have a valid Manitoba Driver’s License
  • Must have an education or related experience in the operation of the road maintenance equipment
  • Minimum Grade 12 education or equivalent of
  • Experience in welding, surveying, signage, road inspection, waste management and trapping would be assets


For more information, or to apply, please contact:


Trish Fraser

CAO, Municipality of North Cypress-Langford




This posting is open to all interested candidates; however, preference will be given to current Municipality of North Cypress-Langford employees.


We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.


This competition will close at 4:00 p.m. on January 8, 2021