Wednesday, March 17, 2021

District of Port Edward looks for Manager for Public Works

A chance to take charge of the Public Works services for the District of Port Edward is now available, with the District posting the Managerial position to their website.

The to do list has many paths in the District, with the posting noting the following duties for the successful applicant. 

The Manager, Public Works reports to the Chief Administrative Officer and is responsible for the effective delivery of operations and maintenance functions for the District including water, sewer, fleet, solid waste, roads, parks, lawn maintenance and facilities. 

In addition to this function, the Manager will act as the District’s Building Official and will perform some Bylaw Officer duties. The successful candidate will be driven and have excellent communication skills and a demonstrated ability to effectively manage people and construction projects. 

The role will require experience operating and maintaining infrastructure, preferably in a municipal setting but comparable experience will be considered. This position requires regular interaction with the public in a variety of capacities, requiring excellent customer service and interpersonal skills. 

This position has four direct reports as well as other term, casual or summer student positions as required and will be required to participate in on-call rotations.

The position also comes with a range of required qualifications which include:

Certification in wastewater collection and treatment 
Certification in water distribution and treatment 
Civil Technologist Diploma or equivalent or combination of training and civil experience may be considered More than 5 years of management and leadership experience in a unionized environment 
Demonstrated technical literacy and proficiency in using a variety of computer programs including Microsoft Office, mapping and design software relevant to civil projects 
A good understanding of building construction and maintenance and willingness to take additional Building Official training 
Valid BC Drivers Licence with Trailer and Air Brakes Endorsement 
A RCMP Criminal Record Check and Driver’s Abstract will be required

The deadline for applications to the District is April 9th.

For more notes on the District see our archive page here.

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