Director of Operational Services

The City of Fernie, located in a spectacular natural setting in southeastern British Columbia is seeking an experienced Director of Operational Services.  
Fernie is at the centre of one of the most unique and desirable regions in British Columbia. Located in the Rocky Mountains, the adjacent Fernie Alpine Resort provides some of the finest skiing in North America while the surrounding East Kootenay region provides world class outdoor recreation opportunities. Exceptional golfing, fly fishing, mountain biking, hiking and backcountry adventure can be accessed directly from town. Fernie offers an exceptional lifestyle and merges modern resort development with traditional industries and outstanding built heritage in a community that developed in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century’s. The City has a population of 5,300 with an area population of over 15,000. The municipality has a staff of approximately 50 and provides a full range of municipal services. 

The City of Fernie is looking to fill the position of Director of Operational Services, who, under the direction of the Chief Administrative Office, will primarily be responsible to authorize and organize the management of the Operational Services department and associated staff positions. This position will advise the CAO and elected representatives on policy questions and refer major policy matters to these representatives for final decision. The Director of Operational Services must possess the following:
  • PEng, A.Sc.T, MBA or an advanced degree in public administration or a related field
  • ten years of progressive experience in a management role, preferably in public administration
  • appropriate certifications or licences
Please see the job description for complete details on this employment opportunity.  
City of Fernie offers competitive compensation and career advancement opportunities. Qualified applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to:  
Norm McInnis, CAO no later than 4:00 p.m. MST, on Friday, July 27, 2018 at:  
City of Fernie 
PO Box 190, 501 – 3rd Avenue 
Fernie BC V0B 1M0 
250 423.2225 (E)  
The City of Fernie strives to ensure that its employment practices are free from direct and indirect discrimination and is committed to upholding the human rights of those participating in the hiring process. In pursuit of this commitment, City of Fernie will not condone or tolerate any acts of discrimination or harassment under any of the grounds protected under human rights legislation. This commitment extends to the hiring process and throughout the course of employment.

Location: Fernie, BC
Region: East Kootenay / Rocky Mountain
Professional Categories: Engineering,Public Works & Operations
Posted: July 13, 2018, 8:33 am
Expires: July 27, 2018, 4:00 pm