Utilities Superintendent

City of Port Alberni

City of Port Alberni

Employment Opportunity - City of Port Alberni

Utilities Superintendent


The City of Port Alberni is a vibrant community of 17,500 people. Located centrally on Vancouver Island, Port Alberni is a well-serviced municipality that offers residents affordable west coast living, as well as proximity to oceanfront, lakes, rivers and mountains.

We are currently looking for a Utilities Superintendent to join a progressive and dynamic organization that provides a full range of programs and services to taxpayers. The successful candidate will report to the Director of Engineering and Public Works.

Responsibilities:
This position is responsible for the safe and efficient management and oversight of the utilities operations at Public Works. Specific responsibilities include:
  • Supervising, directly and through subordinates, the work of crews engaged in the maintenance and repair of water supply and distribution, wastewater collection and treatment and related capital projects.
  • Planning, coordinating priorities and setting timelines
  • Preparing and managing operational budgets
  • Ensuring that all safety regulations and precautions are observed and enforced
  • Working closely with other departments, contractors, stakeholders and residents

Qualifications & Experience:
  • Post-secondary education in a related field as well as 10 years’ experience in municipal works with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in crew supervision. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.
  • Cross Connection Control Administration Certificate
  • Chlorine Handling certification
  • EOCP Certifications in Water Distribution, Water Treatment, Wastewater Collection and Wastewater Treatment (Level III preferred)
  • Knowledge of relevant municipal policies, bylaws, provincial and federal regulations
  • Thorough knowledge of occupational health and safety standards and practises
  • Demonstrated ability working in various computer applications
  • Ability to exercise independent judgement while working toward departmental objectives
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and team building skills
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license for the Province of British Columbia

This is an exempt position. A competitive salary is offered in addition to a comprehensive benefit package. Qualified individuals may apply by forwarding a resume and cover letter by 4:30 pm on October 25th, 2019:

Attention: Krista Tremblay, Manager of Human Resources
By mail: City of Port Alberni, 4850 Argyle Street, Port Alberni, BC V9Y 1V8
Emailed to: humanresources_resumes@portalberni.ca

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those selected to be interviewed will be contacted.


Organization: City of Port Alberni
Location: Port Alberni, BC
Region: North and Central Vancouver Island / Sunshine Coast
Professional Category(s): Public Works & Operations, Sewer & Wastewater, Water Services
Posted: September 27, 2019, 10:25 am
Expires: October 25, 2019, 4:30 pm

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