Manager Environmental Services

Cariboo Regional District

Manager Environmental Services                               


Located in the Cariboo/Chilcotin region of British Columbia, the Cariboo Regional District (http://www.cariboord.ca) includes the Cities and Districts of Quesnel, Williams Lake, 100 Mile House and Wells with a main office located in Williams Lake. The Regional District serves a population of approximately 63,000 represented through twelve electoral area directors and four municipal directors who govern the affairs of the region. The CRD provides region-wide library services, recreational facilities, and local fire protection and offers a balanced combination of residential housing, strong retail business, agriculture, construction, high technology, manufacturing and tourism, plus an abundance of recreational and cultural opportunities. The CRD is committed to excellence and professionalism and has set strategic priorities to deliver quality services to the residents of the region. To ensure the Cariboo Regional District delivers the very best of services to all of their residents and visitors alike, they are looking to attract a skilled professional to their management team as Manager Environmental Services

Leading a team of 13 technical staff, as Manager Environmental Services, the position is accountable for the strategic delivery of infrastructure and environmental services to residents within the Cariboo Regional District.  The services will include; recycling; solid waste management; landfill and transfer station operations; water treatment distribution systems, sanitary sewer collection and treatment systems and invasive plant management.  The Manager of Environmental Services must be able to manage staff resources and contracts for these services, ensuring employee/contractor performance and compliance meets service and quality standards. 

To qualify, you will have completed and hold a university degree/diploma in an environmental or civil engineering discipline, or equivalent experience and qualifications. Additionally, you bring a minimum of 5 years’ experience as a senior manager or department head in a local government setting coupled with proven contract administration and project management skills. Recognized for your leadership and communication skills, you bring expertise in solid waste management, water and sewer distribution and treatment systems as well as invasive plant management. You are respected for your strong interpersonal and leadership skills and ability to organize personnel and provide leadership in the achievement of goals and objectives. Your excellent organizational, written and verbal communication skills are your forte as well as your tactful communications manner. You can work independently, and prioritize your workload to accomplish the tasks within a reasonable time period.

You bring a strong customer service focus to the environmental services team and are skilled at capital and operating budget preparation and performance management systems and processes. You are well versed in PC based engineering technology.

This is a unique opportunity to become part of the Cariboo Regional Districts vibrant future.  Candidates whose credentials mirror the above requirement are invited to please forward your resume in confidence quoting assignment MESCRD to: grantsmith@waterhousesearch.com

We sincerely thank all applicants for their interest, however; only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

Organization: Cariboo Regional District
Location: Williams Lake, BC
Region: North Central / Cariboo
Professional Category(s): Engineering, Environmental Services
Posted: July 31, 2019, 1:14 pm
Expires: August 30, 2019, 4:30 pm

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