BC Local Government Job Posting Service
Director of Works and Services
The Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine (RDKS) is seeking an individual for the position of Director of Works and Services. This full-time position offers a competitive salary and a full range of benefits based in Terrace, BC.
The region is vibrant with a rich cultural history. Terrace is a community with a regional population of about 18,000 people situated alongside the Skeena River in northwestern BC. It is the retail, business and medical hub for the region with immense outdoor recreational opportunities, such as skiing, fishing, golfing and hiking, along with a diverse arts and culture community. This area offers quality advanced education opportunities with both the Coast Mountain College and a satellite campus of the University of Northern BC.
The Regional District provides a variety of local government services to an area of 100,000km² in northwestern British Columbia. Services range from rural land use planning to community water systems, fire protection, library services, solid waste services, recreation facilities and programs. The Region is undergoing a period of growth with increasing demands for new services.
The Director of Works and Services will be a senior management team member, reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer. This individual will be a proactive visionary, highly professional with proven leadership skills and ability to adapt and lead change using superior interpersonal skills along with excellent verbal and written communication skills. The position will be responsible for a full range of capital projects and field operations. The individual will oversee the Senior Engineer, Utilities Manager, and Solid Waste Manager while determining priorities, ensuring operational requirements are met, engaging stakeholders, preparing annual budgets, and working effectively with RDKS staff and contractors.
The preferred candidate will possess the following education and competencies:
- A minimum of 5 years senior management experience in the operation of local government services, including water, wastewater and solid waste services;
- A minimum of 5 years related experience in construction and project management of local government infrastructure projects;
- A valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License.
The Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine wishes to thank you for your interest and advises that only candidates under active consideration will be contacted.
Interested individuals are requested to submit their letter of application and resume by mail, or email to the Regional District of Kitimat- Stikine by 4:00pm on Monday, February 3, 2020.
Regional District Kitimat – Stikine
Suite 300 – 4545 Lazelle Avenue
Terrace, B.C. V8G 4E1