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Dam Safety Manager, Government of Alberta (en anglais)

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Dam Safety Manager, Government of Alberta

Job Title: Dam Safety Manager

Location: Edmonton

Full or Part-Time: Full Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Ministry: Environment and Parks

Scope: Open Competition

Closing Date: Open until suitable candidate found

Classification: Senior Manager 1

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Alberta Environment and Parks has an exciting opportunity for a technical leader to join their senior management team.

You will lead and develop the Dam Safety team of 9 professionals who are primarily responsible for the administration of Water Act, Water (Ministerial) Regulation-Part 6 and Alberta Dam and Canal Safety Directive pertaining to dam and canal safety regulatory framework. Your team’s primary responsibility includes regulating the dams and canals and monitoring compliance for risk management/mitigation to factors at risk including public, property and environment due to potential failure of the structures. The team is also responsible for providing technical services to regional operations teams regarding safety management of dam and canal infrastructure owned by the Department and operated and maintained by the Water Infrastructure and Operations Branch (WIOB). Organizationally, the position reports to Director, Infrastructure Technical Services and for its technical services role. Uniquely, the position also reports directly to the Department’s Executive Committee on dam safety regulatory issues to ensure the committee is aware on provincial dam safety matters.

As the successful candidate, you will apply your effective interpersonal and communication skills to provide inclusive leadership, effectively motivate, engage and develop staff, and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders.  Your ability to foster and build relationships across the department is necessary to deliver strategic advice and recommendations to department leaders and government officials assisting the Government of Alberta in meeting their key mandates, goals and initiatives.

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