BC Local Government Job Posting Service

City of Prince Rupert

Assistant Operations Manager

Department:  Public Works
Union/Exempt:  Exempt Position
Hours of Work:  37.5 hours per week

The City of Prince Rupert requires a dynamic leader to join our management team as an Assistant Operations  Manager. Reporting to the Operations Manager, the oncumbent must have a high degree  of initiative, exceptional communication skills, and a proven ability to effectively manage people and projects rleating to the construction, operation and maintenance of infrastructure in a municipal or related sector.    

This role will provide the greatest satisfaction to a detail oriented individual who thrives in a multifaceted  environment,  understands  the  complexities  of  Local  Government  and  enjoys  coaching,  development and leading staff to reach their full potential.

As this is a visible position and requires considerable contact with the public, the successful candidate  must  be  someone  with  demonstrated  sound  judgement  and  a  high  degree  of  tactfulness  and  diplomacy at all times in dealing with customer complaints and difficult situations.  The incumbent must have a valid Class 5 BC Drivers Licence and the ability to obtain a RCMP Criminal Record Search  including a Vulnerable Sector Check. 

The ideal candidate will have: 
  • A post‐secondary diploma in Civil Engineering Technology (CET), or Environmental Engineering Technology (EET) plus 2 years prior job related experience or a combination of training and experience in civil works may be considered; 
  • Public Works experience related to Utilities, Sanitation, Landfill, Trades, Roads or Parks; 
  • Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) Certification as a Manager of Landfill Operations (MOLO) and/or Environmental Operations Certification Program (EOCP) would be an  asset; 
  • An ability to implement innovative techniques on the jobsite while ensuring operations are  safe, efficient and cost effective; 
  • Proven leadership ability and supervisory experience in a unionized environment; 
  • Demonstrated knowledge in project management, construction, inspection of infrastructure  and capital works projects; 
  • Good computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite, report writing and presentation skills; 
  • A strong management skill set to provide ongoing supervision and guidance to foster a team  environment through coaching, evaluating and disciplining as required.   

This full time exempt position offers a competitive salary, commensurate with qualifications and experience, supplemented by a comprehensive benefit package.  This is a challenging yet rewarding  position and we offer ongoing personal and professional development opportunities.

Please submit your cover letter, resume, and copies of relevant certifications and/or diplomas required  for this position to: 

Tanya Ostrom, Operations Manager 
424 3rd Avenue West
Prince Rupert, B.C. V8J 1L7

Application Deadline:  March 27, 2019   

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Location: Prince Rupert, BC
Region: North Coast / Nechako
Professional Categories: Engineering,Public Works & Operations
Posted: March 4, 2019, 4:03 pm
Expires: March 27, 2019, 4:30 pm