Manager of Operations – Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District (Port Alberni, BC)

Manager of Operations

The Alberni Clayoquot Regional District(ACRD) is situated in the heart of Vancouver Island. It includes the municipalities of Port Alberni, Tofino, and Ucluelet, the Treaty Nations of Huu-ay-aht, Uchucklesaht, Toquaht and Yuułuʔiłʔatḥ and six electoral areas, all-encompassing the West Coast’s most dramatic and majestic landscapes.

The ACRD is seeking a highly motivated, self-starting individual with strong leadership abilities to fill the role of Operations Manager directly reporting to the General Manager in the Community Services Department. The department is a small team that utilizes a combination of staff and contractors for the provision of multiple services throughout the region including water, solid waste, airports, transit and parks. The ACRD is willing to consider candidates who do not have extensive technical experience in operations but demonstrate the key competencies required for success in this role including; excellent work planning, analytical writing, public speaking, contract management, organizational and supervisory skills.

The ideal candidate will have local government operational planning and management experience, combined with problem solving and communication skills. This individual will be a natural leader and team-player, committed to fostering engagement with internal and external stakeholders. The successful candidate will ensure the region’s infrastructure is managed in a safe, effective, efficient, and sustainable manner and help to implement the new regional strategic plan.

This exempt position offers an attractive salary and comprehensive benefits package. Visit the Regional District website at to view a copy of the full job description for this position. The office is located in Port Alberni, which offers quality affordable housing in the heart of world-class recreational and outdoor opportunities. Applicants are invited to forward their resume by 4:30 pm on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 to:

Wendy Thomson,
General Manager of Administrative Services
Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District
3008 Fifth Avenue,
Port Alberni, BC V9Y 2E3
Phone: (250) 720-2706
Fax:  250 723-1327

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest, however; only those under consideration will be contacted.

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