Manager, Green Fleet and Equipment – City of Burnaby (Burnaby, BC)

Manager, Green Fleet and Equipment

Competition No.: 2020-160
Duration: Regular Full Time
Salary: $, plus competitive benefits
Last Updated: 1/4/21 1:46 PM

As the third largest City in British Columbia, the City of Burnaby is committed to creating and sustaining the best quality of life for our entire community.  As a City, we provide facilities and services that support a safe, connected, inclusive, healthy and dynamic community.  With this in mind, comes great responsibility – we seek likeminded individuals who are passionate about the community, work with integrity and respect, and are innovative when it comes to the work and services Burnaby provides to our citizens.

Reporting to the Director, Corporate Services, the Manager, Green Fleet and Equipment provides strategic oversight to transition the City to a green fleet and equipment.  The Manager develops, recommends and implements the corporate green fleet and equipment policy; provides expertise and advice to Directors and other City staff; researches, analyses, evaluates and responds to the needs and priorities of departments, Committees and Council.

The Manager, Green Fleet and Equipment reviews departmental business case analysis in planning asset addition and/or replacement approvals and budget changes in relation to transitioning to green fleet and equipment; leads and reports on city-wide fleet initiatives including financial and environmental initiatives related to greening and respective business case analysis. Collaborates with departmental staff and supports best practices for vehicle procurement and operations related to greening, provision of appropriate item specs, and reduction and tracking of Green House Gas (GHG) emissions. Coordinates and monitors fleet supply chain processes to ensure that assets are procured, fitted and disposed of in a timely, efficient manner related to greening and reducing GHG emissions, ensuring operational needs are met. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with internal staff, associations, institutions and businesses; participates in the Centralized Coordinating Fleet Committee (CCFC) and influences decisions; directs external consultants, as required. Provides direction and guidance to staff members including recruitment, performance management, training and coaching; conducts investigations and administers discipline; represents the division at grievance hearings, arbitrations and labour management meetings. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include Bachelor’s degree in sustainability, planning, environmental science, business, public administration or a related discipline and five years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is an asset. The role requires considerable knowledge of: sustainability principles, practices and techniques; fleet management; general principles of municipal government structure and processes, including regulations concerning GHG and Climate Action; organizational, conceptual and analytical skills. This role requires the ability to supervise, coach and motivate; to develop solutions to business problems based on strategic and analytical problem solving; to anticipate trends and create innovative strategies and flexible plans; identify and recommend funding opportunities and negotiate and administer related agreements; to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Experience with Hansen, SAP Plant Maintenance, and GEOTAB is an asset. Driver’s Licence for the Province of British Columbia is required.

Please apply online by January 15, 2021.

Copies of relevant professional certificates or degrees will be required at the time of the interview.
We thank all candidates for applying, but only those short listed will be contacted.

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