Manager of Facilities – Village of Nakusp (Nakusp, BC)

Manager of Facilities

The Village of Nakusp is located on the shores of the Upper Arrow Lakes, and is surrounded by spectacular mountains, clear lakes and rivers, and breathtaking scenery. Nakusp is a community of 1700 offering the amenities of a much larger center.

The Village is excited to announce a new opportunity for a position of Manager of Facilities. Reporting to and under the direction of the CAO, this exempt management position is responsible for the Village’s asset management plan, ensuring that Village facilities are being maintained, and, first and foremost, responsible for obtaining capital grants for completion of projects. The Manager is responsible for reviewing current asset operating practices and providing options to the CAO to improve performance and/or reduce asset operational costs. The Manager is responsible for accomplishing departmental infrastructure objectives and goals.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in facility management, engineering, business administration or relevant field; a minimum of five years’ experience in construction, maintenance and project management; must possess exceptional grant writing skills and experienced with completing applications for capital grants; successful experience in developing short and long-term plans; proven ability to manage projects on budget and on time; proven ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships and demonstrate skill and aptitude in dispute resolution; proven ability to plan, organize and implement preventative maintenance programs; ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines; ability to seek and innovative solutions for problems and exercise judgement and action in performance of all duties; demonstrated computer skills in Microsoft Office suite, including Outlook, Word, and Excel; thorough knowledge of WorkSafe BC and BC Building Code regulations; and possess a valid BC Driver’s License. Local government experience is not a requirement but considered an asset.

The position offers an attractive salary and benefit package. To view the Manager of Facilities Job description in its entirety, please click on this link. If you have any questions about the Manager of Facilities role in Nakusp or would like more information about the community, please feel free to contact Cheryl Martens, CAO at 250-265- 3689 or email at cao@nakusp.com

Applications, including a cover letter and your salary expectations, must be sent by email only to cao@nakusp.com by Friday, March 13, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. Applications will be acknowledged when received.

The Village of Nakusp thanks all applicants for their interest, however, only those shortlisted for interviews will be contacted.

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