Town of Drumheller

Capital Project Manager


Permanent Full time

There is no place like Drumheller, and we work hard to keep it that way. Drumheller is a major tourism destination, the Dinosaur Capital of the World, and an amazing economic hub for central Alberta. As a municipality, Drumheller not only encompasses the Town of Drumheller, but also the outlying river valley and its communities from Nacmine to East Coulee.

Our team members enjoy short commute times even in rush hour, free parking and the ability to walk or bike to work, going home for a healthy lunch, as well as comprehensive employee health and wellness benefits.

We are a talented, diverse and customer service focused team that prides itself on transparency along with swift, accurate and thorough communication. We believe in efficiency and human connection. We believe in growing our talent and investing in continuous learning at all levels of the organization. We value loyalty, commitment to getting it right the first time and accountability. Our Team is the core of our community, and we believe in providing the best programs and support for our Team Members.

If this sounds like the kind of organization you want to work with…..

The Town of Drumheller is seeking a Project Manager to join our Projects Team to support multiple Capital Projects spanning facilities’ upgrades, utility, road and surface work, and natural sites development.

The Project Manager reports to the Director of Infrastructure Services and works closely with the Project Team while independently plans, leads and manages capital projects for the development and improvement of Town assets and amenities.

The Project Manager will oversee entire projects starting at the initial concept through planning and construction, until completion and handover. The project manager is the one responsible for ensuring that the project is delivered on time and on budget, which involves stakeholder involvement, client meetings, communications, and administrative tasks

Overseeing and directing workers and/or contractors to ensure the alignment of procedures and workflows; creating and monitoring benchmarks; checking materials and allocating resources according to the budget; and negotiating contracts with suppliers and sub-contractors are typical duties of the position.

The Project Manager will create and produce documents for internal and external use, and conduct internal and public communications and meetings.

The Project Manager develops and monitors project budgets and schedules.


The ideal candidate is a Civil or Mechanical Engineer, or Civil or Mechanical Engineering Technician, and has completion of Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.

A minimum of 2 years recent and directly related experience in project coordination or project management is required. Experience leading and coordinating others is required to be successful in this job.

Equivalencies may be considered.


  • Self directed and ability to work independently
  • Critical thinking, and problem-solving skills
  • Effective decision-making skills
  • Experience developing and monitoring budgets
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, including ease with public speaking and presentations
  • Excellent organizational and multitasking skills
  • Customer focused
  • Can work effectively with variable and time-sensitive workloads
  • Performs other duties as required

Benefits: Participation in the Town’s benefit and pension plans effective date of hire

Deadline for Applications: Until a suitable Candidate is found

Please submit your resume via the CAREERS section on our website.

The Town of Drumheller is an equal opportunity employer and strongly supports diversity in the workplace; all candidates who are authorized to work in Canada are welcome to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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