BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Fort St. John

City of Fort St. John

Competition No. 2019-91

Parks Manager - Regular Full Time Exempt

Excellent people.  Awesome Benefits.  Great Wages.

Join us in Fort St John – the Energetic City!  We are blessed with not only a strong economy but also a sense of community and a quality of life second to none.  Fort St. John is a haven for adventure at all times of the year, with various active sport and leisure clubs, special events, and a standing commitment to promoting and providing community and personal wellness appealing to a wide range of interests.

Reporting to the Director of Facilities and Grounds, the Parks Manager uses considerable independent judgment to organize, plan, schedule and implement budgeted maintenance, operation and/or construction programs for the parks, boulevards, trails, sidewalks, sports fields, and natural spaces within the Grounds Department.  The Parks Manager selects, hires, supervises, trains, evaluates and directs employees engaged in the day to day preparation, installation, maintenance and repair of various City infrastructure.  This includes parks, gardens, grounds, boulevards, ball diamonds, tennis courts, skating rinks, basketball courts, playground equipment, trails, sidewalks, cemeteries, waste receptacles (including solid waste collection), flags, banners, bus stops and other infrastructure as required/assigned.

Qualified candidates must have a bachelor’s degree with a major in Parks Administration or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Candidates must also have a minimum of five (5) years related management experience in Parks Operations or an equivalent combination of training and experience. 

We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package for this full-time exempt position. 

Interested applicants are requested to send their resume AND covering letter to the undersigned prior to 4:00 p.m., November 26, 2019.

HRIS Administrative Assistant, Tracy Konashuk
City of Fort St. John, 10631 - 100th Street, Fort St. John, BC V1J 3Z5
PHONE: (250) 787-8150 FAX: (250) 787-8181

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We wish to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Location: Fort St. John, BC
Region: Peace River
Professional Categories: Parks & Recreation,Facilities Management/Development
Posted: November 5, 2019, 10:30 am
Expires: November 26, 2019, 4:30 pm