Manager of Operations

(Permanent full-time position)

Parksville is an active community of urban professionals, families with young children and retirees who have chosen to live in this community for a quality of life and the region's natural environment. Located on Vancouver Island’s sheltered east coast, 12,500 residents call Parksville home. We are committed to being the city of choice for ourselves and future generations in a clean, safe, friendly, economically viable and sustainable environment.   
The City of Parksville has an opening for a permanent full-time Manager of Operations.
We are seeking a qualified individual who wishes to work in a supportive and dynamic atmosphere leading the activities of the operations team within the Operations department. Reporting to the Director of Engineering and Operations, the Manager of Operations will be responsible for overseeing and managing the operation and maintenance of municipal infrastructure including roads, storm drainage, facilities, parks, open space, buildings, fleet and equipment.     
This role will provide the greatest satisfaction to a detail-oriented professional who thrives in a fast-paced environment, understands the complexities of local government and relishes coaching, team building, developing and leading staff to reach their full potential.  
As the ideal candidate, you will have successfully completed Grade 12, and graduated from a technical institute as a Certified Applied Science Technologist or Professional Civil Engineering designation; considerable experience related to municipal engineering and associated technical and operational functions (minimum 10 years); a minimum of five years’ relevant professional experience in a local government setting (preferably in British Columbia) in a managerial position or higher, managing staff in a unionized environment, demonstrating good leadership and supervisory skills and quantifiable experience in employee relations, planning, project management, budgeting and administrative management with extensive knowledge in public works operations. Experience in a unionized or public sector is preferred. In addition, registration as an Applied Science Technologist with the Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of British Columbia or Professional Engineer in good standing with the EGBC is required as well as post-secondary training/courses in management.
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. To view a complete job description and for more information on our community, visit
Please reply in confidence with a detailed resume and covering letter by 4 pm on Wednesday, June 20, 2018, to the attention of the Director of Human Resources and Occupational Health & Safety, City of Parksville, 100 Jensen Avenue East, PO Box 1390, Parksville V9P 2H3. Fax: 250 248-6650; email: 
N.B. The City of Parksville thanks all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Human Resources
City of Parksville
PO Box 1390,100 Jensen Avenue East
Parksville, BC V9P 2H3
Fax: 250 248-6650

We thank all those who apply; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
City of Parksville | 100 Jensen Avenue East | P O Box 1390, Parksville, BC V9P 2H3
Phone 250 248-6144 | Fax 250 248-6650 |

Location: Parksville, BC
Region: North and Central Vancouver Island / Sunshine Coast
Professional Categories: Engineering,Public Works & Operations
Posted: June 6, 2018, 1:08 pm
Expires: June 20, 2018, 4:00 pm