Parks and Roads Manager – City of Campbell River (Campbell River, BC)

Parks and Roads Manager

The City of Campbell River is seeking a full-time Parks and Roads Manager

Why Campbell River?
Campbell River offers a rare combination of a welcoming small town feel with large city amenities. From summer markets and street events to an active arts and culture community to year-round, world class recreational opportunities, the Campbell River lifestyle is unparalleled. We are 45 minutes from the summer and winter recreational opportunities of Mt. Washington and just minutes from over 100 km of all levels of mountain biking and hiking trails. Bordered by the ocean, an estuary and lakes for kayaking, paddle boarding, whale watching, fishing and more, Campbell River has it all!

Working with the City of Campbell River!
At the City of Campbell River, we believe our employees are the cornerstone of our organization and play an important role in creating and sustaining a vibrant, healthy and safe community for our residents. We provide a respectful, collaborative and inclusive workplace where employees are appreciated and recognized for their contributions.

The Job!
Reporting to the Operations Manager (Parks & Roads), you will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of both the Parks and Roads departments. You will plan, develop, schedule and implement comprehensive work programs in support of the community’s road, pedestrian, and bicycle networks, and municipal parks, sports fields, green spaces, urban forestry and cemeteries. In addition, you will supervise and provide leadership to the staff in both departments. Areas of responsibility include Parks and Roads operations and maintenance, safety, minor capital works construction projects and emergency preparedness.

This position calls for a results oriented professional with exceptional leadership, teambuilding, communication, and organizational skills. The ideal candidate will be committed to building and fostering cooperative and collaborative relationships within the City. Proven ability to manage projects related to the construction, operation and maintenance of parks and/or roads infrastructure in a related environment is also essential.

In addition, the ideal candidate will have:

  • A post-secondary diploma from a recognized educational institution in Civil Engineering, Parks Planning, Management or Administration or a related field.
  • Five (5) years recent, progressive, well rounded experience in overseeing roads and/or parks operations, including experience in the planning, construction and maintenance of roads and/or parks infrastructure.
  • Three (3) years recent progressive supervisory experience, preferably in a unionized environment.
  • Three (3) years recent experience in the civil construction field in the role of directing field work and crews, and/or field inspection (QA/QC).
  • Supervisory/Leadership training
  • Project management experience and/or certification.
  • A valid BC driver’s licence.

The rewards!
This exempt position offers a competitive salary, commensurate with qualifications and experience, as well as an attractive benefit and vacation package.

Please see the attached job description for more information on duties and the necessary qualifications for this position. Please include verification of your education and certifications with your application.

This posting closes on Sunday, March 7, 2021

Please send your resume with covering letter, quoting Competition EXT-21-14 to:

Human Resources Department, City of Campbell River
301 St. Ann’s Road, Campbell River, BC   V9W 4C7
Fax: (250) 286-5760

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those short listed for interviews will be contacted.

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