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Public Works Shop/Fleet Supervisor

Job Type: 
Maintenance / Trades
County of Vermilion River
Job Description : 

The County of Vermilion River is seeking a highly motivated individual to join our safety-oriented team as a Public Works Shop / Fleet Supervisor. Reporting to the Infrastructure Manager, the Shop / Fleet Supervisor is responsible for the safe, efficient, and cost-effective operation of the Public Works Shop. 


  • Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic
  • Minimum 5 years in a supervisory capacity
  • Ability to lead a team of mechanics, technicians, and parts personnel
  • Trouble-shooting and problem-solving expertise
  • Leadership, coaching and time management skills
  • Finance and budgeting skills are an asset (invoices, cost controls, estimates, etc.)
  • Experience with warranty documents,
  • Must possess a valid class 5 Driver’s license


  • Supervision of shop personnel, and assign mechanics and technicians to the appropriate job duties
  • Fleet management of heavy and light equipment, and vehicles
  • Provide technical expertise for equipment procurement
  • Development and review of equipment tender specifications
  • Procurement of parts, tools, inventory items
  • Monitor work orders for accuracy, efficiency, and completion
  • Ensure quality control, check equipment history, assist and advise technicians
  • Repair and maintain equipment
  • Coordinate external contractor repairs
  • Monitor shop supplies for waste, purchase consumables
  • Maintain inventory of parts and supplies
  • Ensure accurate and timely reporting of operational activities
  • Ensure a safe work environment; be an active participant in the County Safety Program
  • Create a team environment through open communication and leadership

A competitive salary and comprehensive municipal benefits package is available.  The successful candidate will be required to provide a criminal record check and drivers abstract.  We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.  This position is only open to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

Closing Date: 
October 29, 2021
Application Return: 

Applications clearly marked: “CONFIDENTIAL – PW SHOP / FLEET SUPERVISOR” can be submitted by FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2021 to:

Human Resources Manager
County of Vermilion River
4912 – 50 Avenue, Box 69
Kitscoty, AB  T0B 2P0

Email: hr@county24.com        
Fax: 780.846.2716