Manager, Transit

The City of Cornwall is a progressive community of 47,000 people situated on the banks of the St. Lawrence River in Eastern Ontario. Cornwall boasts a modern economy led by forward thinkers and offers an extensive array of urban amenities, making it an excellent place for a career and raising a family. 

 The City seeks a progressive leader to serve as the Manager, for Cornwall Transit. Reporting to the General Manager of Infrastructure and Municipal Works, you will be responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and overseeing operational functions of the transit division, which includes conventional buses, specialized transit and the transit maintenance garage which is responsible for all City emergency (police, fire and EMS) as well as a fleet of 15 conventional buses and 10 specialized buses. This will include establishing objectives, managing the annual budget and recommending operational and capital expenditures, formulating policies, and assuring implementation for the City's transit system.

 Our ideal candidate will be a role model for the City of Cornwall’s values of leadership, integrity, collaboration, inclusiveness, and diversity. Our candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of leadership and operational experience within unionized environments, along with post-secondary education in a related field. Familiarity with applicable federal, provincial and municipal legislation, acts & regulations, industry standards and best practices as well as familiarity with all available transit funding sources is required. Candidates must also possess excellent interpersonal skills including communication with the public, peers, superiors, and Council and be experienced in mentoring, coaching, and leading a dynamic team. With Cornwall’s rich history in both official languages, bilingualism will also be considered beneficial.

 The City of Cornwall offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.

 The deadline for submissions is May 19, 2021. Please submit your resume in confidence to:

To apply, fill out the application form online quoting File: 21-72 – Manager, Transit

 The Corporation of The City of Cornwall is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

 We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.  Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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