CAREER OPPORTUNITY – PUBLIC WORKS MANAGER
Public Works Manager
Application Deadline: 4:00 pm Monday November 21, 2022
Located in the scenic Northern Rocky Mountain Trench 185 km north of Prince George, Mackenzie offers superb four-season outdoor recreation opportunities and an exceptional quality of life. Housing costs are among the most affordable in the province. Local recreation amenities include an arena, swimming pool, fitness center, ski hill and large multi-use trail network.
The District of Mackenzie has a Full-Time Public Works Manager employment opportunity. Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Public Works Manager will align and foster a positive team culture and position the department to meet operational guidelines. In this role, you will be responsible for leading the day-to-day operations of the Public Works department, staff training and development, and the health and safety of the team. This includes providing management in the areas of snow removal, road and sidewalk maintenance, water and sewer, airport services and all other functions in the department. In addition, you will shape key operational priorities for the department and develop operational plans and strategies based on Council’s direction. This position will participate in budget preparation and administration for the public works functions. The successful candidate must be someone with demonstrated sound judgement and a high degree of tactfulness and diplomacy in dealing with customer complaints and difficult situations.
In order to qualify for this position, you will have post-secondary education in a related field, proven progressive leadership/managerial experience preferably in a unionized and/or local government setting, a valid class 5 license, and must be able to provide a criminal record check. An equivalent combination of experience, education and training may be considered. This position is required to participate in rotational on-call.
This is a full-time position of 37.5 hours per week. If you feel your education and experience have prepared you for a position such as this, please submit your resume and covering letter detailing your work experience, education, and qualifications to:
District of Mackenzie
Bag 340 – 1 Mackenzie Blvd.
Mackenzie, BC, V0J 2C0
Attention: Kaleena Wilson, Human Resources Coordinator
The District thanks all interested applicants in advance, however only those short-listed will be contacted.