The “Natural Place to live, work, play and invest,” the City of Pitt Meadows is a picturesque community of just over 18,500 residents, boasting a small town atmosphere with all the urban amenities, beautiful outdoor environment, and a great quality of life, located just one hour east of downtown Vancouver.
Manager of Operations
We are seeking to fill a senior role in our Engineering and Operations Department. The Manager of Operations oversees a wide and varied portfolio managing the operations of our Public Works area. We are seeking someone with a team-oriented leadership style, outstanding organizational and interpersonal skills, and a broad range of technical and administrative experience.
Reporting to the Director of Engineering and Operations and acting as their staff advisor, this position has oversight to ensure delivery of essential services to our community. Wide ranging areas of responsibility will include diking, drainage, municipal infrastructure and equipment, roads, bridges, fleet, solid waste, water and wastewater systems and storm sewer maintenance and replacement. Generally, duties will include budgetary responsibilities for all public works areas, setting department goals and objectives, developing a strong safety culture, and managing a variety of projects while providing excellent customer service to residents and other stake holders. You will have input into hiring and overseeing work performed by staff, and consultants, and ensuring adherence to quality control standards.
Preferred candidates will possess a Diploma of Technology in an appropriate discipline and sound related municipal engineering, public works and/or related construction experience. We are interested in candidates with at least five years supervisory experience in a related discipline and sound knowledge of municipal infrastructure systems. You should be registered as, or eligible to be registered as, an Applied Science Technologist in the Province of BC.
The City offers a competitive and comprehensive remuneration and benefits package. This is an excellent opportunity to join a team dedicated to creating a vibrant, sustainable, complete and livable community.
For more information and a complete job description visit our website.
Closing date: January 6, 2021
It is suggested you submit your application at your earliest convenience as we will be screening applications during the posting period.
We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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