BC Local Government Job Posting Service

District of Port Hardy

Director of Operational Services

Come “Live the Adventure” with us

Located on the northern most tip of beautiful Vancouver Island, Port Hardy is a wilderness paradise with tremendous outdoor assets including world-class diving, sports fishing, caving, kayaking and hiking. Affordable housing, clean air, and a welcoming community make Port Hardy a great place to work, play and live.

Due to a well-deserved retirement, the District of Port Hardy is seeking a results-oriented professional who is passionate about improving service delivery to our community. This is a senior management position reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer and a key member of the District’s management team. In this role, the incumbent provides strategic leadership; providing advice on the planning and operations of the District including, but not limited to: roads, water, sewer & storm systems, risk management, facility maintenance, solid waste, parks, playfields, recreational facilities and harbours.

Preference will be given to those candidates who are able to demonstrate:

  • 7 years’ experience related to local government operations, specifically including sewer and water systems, road design and maintenance, recreational facility maintenance, parks maintenance and fleet management;
  • 5 years’ experience in a managerial position or higher;
  • Project management and infrastructure planning;
  • Certifications in water and wastewater operations would be considered an asset.

The District offers a competitive compensation package that includes the opportunity for career and professional development.

Please visit our website for a detailed job description and required qualifications.

Applications will be welcomed until November 25, 2019.

Please forward your detailed resume with cover letter that reflects your knowledge, skills and abilities relevant to the position to: Allison McCarrick, Chief Administrative Officer, District of Port Hardy, PO Box 68, 7360 Columbia Street, Port Hardy, BC, V0N 2P0 or email: with the subject line: Director of Operational Services.

We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position and advise that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. The District of Port Hardy will conduct a criminal record check as a condition of employment.

Location: Port Hardy, BC
Region: North and Central Vancouver Island / Sunshine Coast
Professional Categories: Public Works & Operations,Project Management,Sewer & Wastewater,Water Services
Posted: October 29, 2019, 11:55 am
Expires: November 25, 2019, 4:30 pm