Parks Operations Supervisor – City of Port Alberni (Port Alberni, BC)

City of Port Alberni 
Parks Operations Supervisor

The City of Port Alberni is a vibrant community of 17,500 people. Located centrally on Vancouver Island, Port Alberni is a well-serviced municipality that offers residents affordable west coast living, as well as proximity to oceanfront, lakes, rivers and mountains.

We are currently looking for a Parks Operations Supervisor to join a progressive and dynamic organization that provides a full range of programs and services to taxpayers.  Reporting to the Director of Parks, Recreation and Heritage, this position involves skilled supervisory, project planning and administrative work.

Responsibilities:
This position is responsible for all functions related to maintenance operations and development of new infrastructure for City parks and green spaces.  Specific responsibilities include:

  • Supervisory, technical and administrative duties associated with planning, coordinating and directing maintenance operations, and developing new infrastructure
  • Supervising the work of staff; training staff as required
  • Planning, coordinating priorities and setting timelines
  • Ensuring high standards of effectiveness within the department
  • Liaising with community user groups, organizations and the public
  • Developing and managing operating and capital budgets

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Post-secondary education (degree or diploma) in a field related to project management, horticulture, arboriculture or landscape architecture
  • A minimum of 5 years’ related experience, including demonstrated supervisory experience
  • Previous project management experience
  • Knowledge of municipal policies, bylaws, provincial and federal regulations as they apply to the working environment of parks operations
  • Thorough knowledge of occupational health and safety standards and practises
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize various computer applications
  • Ability to exercise independent judgement while working toward departmental objectives
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and team building skills
  • Valid unrestricted Class 5 driver’s license for the Province of British Columbia
  • An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered

This is an exempt position. A competitive salary is offered in addition to a comprehensive benefit package.  Please note that there is a residency requirement for this position.  Qualified individuals may apply by forwarding a resume and cover letter by 4:30 pm, Friday, December 11, 2020:

Attention:                    
Krista Bodin, Manager of Human Resources

By mail:                      
City of Port Alberni, 4850 Argyle Street, Port Alberni, BC  V9Y 1V8

Emailed to:                 
humanresources_resumes@portalberni.ca 

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and advise that  only those selected to be interviewed will be contacted.

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