Facilities Manager

Job Title: Facilities Manager
Competition Number: 2020-67
Position Type: Exempt Regular Full Time
Department: Facilities
Salary: as per Exempt Salary Wage Grid
Posted Date & Time: October 20, 2020, 12:00 am
Closing Date & Time: November 24, 2020, 4:00 pm
Last Modified Date & Time: October 20, 2020, 12:17 pm
Status: Closed

Reporting to the Director of Facilities and Grounds, the Facilities Manager is a member of the Community Services management team and holds a wide range of responsibilities with managing assigned recreational facilities, setting departmental priorities, supervising and scheduling departmental staff within the Facilities Department. Specifics entail short- and long-range planning, organizing, and technical direction of the various activities of the City as it relates to recreational infrastructure. You provide professional advice to supervisors; make presentations to Council, supervisors, boards, commissions, civic groups and the general public. You will lead, mentor and coach a sizeable team of dedicated departmental professionals to ensure the very best customer service delivery to residents and visitors alike.

To qualify you will have post secondary education with a diploma or certificate in either business, recreation, public administration or related field coupled with five years experience in a similar environment in a managerial capacity preferably within a unionized environment. It is preferred to hold a 4th class power engineering certification or equivalent. Thoroughly conversant in the operation of recreational facilities including its related legislation and regulations, you are known as a team player respected for your ability to work effectively within the departmental management team and with mentoring employees in a union setting. Your forte is your ability to deliver exemplary customer service within the areas you have in your management portfolio.  You are a leader with superb people management skills, known as a communicator, you are respected for your strong problem solving ability, keen decision making and management skills.

This is a unique opportunity to become part of the vibrant future of the City of Fort St. John. Are you self motivated, enjoy both responsibility and accountability and ready for the challenges facing this progressive and sought after British Columbia municipality? For more information please call Grant C. Smith CHRP at (604) 806-7715 or to apply for this position, forward your resume in Microsoft Word format to: grantsmith@waterhousesearch.com

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