The Corporation of the City of North Vancouver
Section Manager - Parks Operations

Regular Full-time

The City of North Vancouver is the urban core of the beautiful North Shore with convenient access to major regional and global centres.  As a west coast community of 50,000 and an award-winning municipality, we have a long-term vision to be a truly livable community, one that is safe, sustainable, prosperous and inspiring to all people.
The City of North Vancouver has an exciting and challenging regular full-time exempt Section Manager, Parks Operations position to work in the Engineering, Parks and Environment Department.
You will report to the Manager, Parks and Environment in this key position and will lead unionized staff who are responsible for all aspects of the operation and maintenance of city parks, natural areas, and public open spaces and landscape features, including sports fields, artificial turf fields, playgrounds, trails, tennis courts, park buildings, irrigation systems, drainage systems and lighting systems, waterplay area and streetscape features.  You will be responsible for an annual operating budget of approximately $3M and will work with the Parks Planning and Design team in the delivery of capital programs and projects.
Your keen awareness of the importance of City parks and open space to the community along with service delivery optimising social, environmental and economic factors will ensure your success in this position.
You are known for your strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities, project management expertise, superior communication and interpersonal skills and for your reputation as an excellent manager and leader.
You will have considerable related public works/municipal experience in a supervisory and administrative capacity ideally supplemented by a post-secondary degree or diploma in a related discipline such as landscape architecture, parks, natural resource management or similar.  Your demonstrated success in progressive leadership positions is essential along with an understanding of the principles of asset management, and outstanding organizational, planning and, strategic analysis skills.  Strong team leadership and superior communication and interpersonal skills, a high work ethic and the demonstrated ability to deal diplomatically and effectively with the public and City Council will ensure your success in this role. 
Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Asset Management software along with familiarity with GIS and AutoCad, along with a valid Class 5 BC Drivers license are required.
During the recruitment process, applicants will be requested to provide a current Police Information Check (PIC).
We offer an attractive remuneration and benefits package for this exempt position, including a compressed work schedule.
If you’re passionate about making the City of North Vancouver an even greater place to live, work and play, apply on-line through the Career Portal at prior to 5:00 p.m., Thursday, May 24, 2018.
Thank you for your interest in the City of North Vancouver.
POSTING:  2018-0052

Location: North Vancouver, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Parks & Recreation,Public Works & Operations,Facilities Management/Development
Posted: May 3, 2018, 1:00 pm
Expires: May 24, 2018, 5:00 pm