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Current Opportunities

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The Town of Paradise regularly has openings for a range of employment opportunities. We are an equal-opportunity employer that encourages applications from all qualified individuals.

For questions regarding employment opportunities or to submit your resume, please contact the Human Resouces division.

Director, Infrastructure and Public Works (Full-Time, Permanent)

We are seeking a qualified and passionate senior management team member to provide leadership and expertise in the Infrastructure and Public Works Department. 

Located on Newfoundland’s Avalon Peninsula, the Town of Paradise (population 20,000+) is one of the fastest growing municipalities in the Atlantic Provinces.  Bordering the cities of Mount Pearl and St. John’s, Paradise is strategically situated to take advantage of the bustling resource driven economy of eastern Newfoundland. Boasting the youngest average age of all municipalities in the Province, Paradise is a community of expanding residential neighbourhoods with a growing commercial and industrial sector.  The successful applicant for this position will encounter a fast paced and varied work environment and the opportunity to be involved in shaping the future of a progressive community.

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), the successful candidate will be responsible for providing strategic direction and leadership in all aspects of the Town’s Infrastructure and Public Works Department including engineering services, capital works programs, road maintenance and environmental services management. The incumbent will also be responsible for long term planning for the department and setting appropriate goals and objectives in alignment with the Town’s Strategic Plan.

This position is responsible for providing advice to the Council, CAO and other Senior Management on all facets of the Department; direct and indirect supervision of staff including the administration of the collective agreement as well as, preparation of the department’s annual and long term operational and capital budgets.


  • Graduation from an accredited institution with a Degree in Engineering;
  • Professional Engineering Designation with ten (10) years’ experience;
  • Supervisory Experience;
  • A clear Driver’s Abstract and;
  • Experience in working in a unionized and municipal environment would be an asset.

The Town of Paradise provides a competitive salary of $105,091-$131,363 with an exceptional benefits package, which includes a defined benefit pension and a group insurance plan.

Closing Date:  March 15, 2019

Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Apply in confidence by forwarding your resume to:

Human Resources, Town of Paradise
28 McNamara Drive
Paradise, NL   A1L 0A6