Manager of Street Operations

District of Saanich


Manager of Street Operations

Regular Full Time Position

The District of Saanich is seeking an experienced operational manager who will be responsible for leading a diverse team of unionized staff for the delivery of capital construction and maintenance program and is accountable for the provision of effective leadership, advice, and support on street operations matters.  Specific responsibilities include cost effective and efficient management of street assets such as:  roads, sidewalks, bridges, street lighting, traffic signals, signs, and road markings. Emphasis is on planning, directing and coordinating of the various stages of construction and maintenance, both within a single project and between several projects, to ensure efficient use of staff and materials.
The Manager of Street Operations will have professional knowledge and experience in the principles, methods and procedures applicable to construction and maintenance of above ground infrastructure; applies asset management principles and techniques in operations to ensure optimal value to the organization; will have a proven track record of innovative and strategic decision making, as well as experience in implementing change with new procedures and practices – developing, implementing and sustaining change; demonstrated ability to lead and supervise employees in a unionized environment; and significant hands on leadership in budgeting and accounting, specifically within the public sector environment. 
Requirements include a diploma in Civil Engineering Technology or related field supplemented by additional formalized training in administrative management and/or leadership, five years experience in Municipal, Provincial or Federal Government in Public Works maintenance and construction projects or similar private sector work and a valid B.C. Class 5 Driver’s Licence along with a personal vehicle available for use as and when required. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. 
Role profile and competition information can be found at This is an open until filled posting. Please apply quoting competition 181.18 to: Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7 (Fax 250-475-5550) or Email  As a component of the selection process, testing will be conducted.  We thank all applicants for applying. Only those under consideration will be contacted.

Organization: District of Saanich
Location: Saanich, BC
Region: South Vancouver Island
Professional Category(s): Engineering, Public Works & Operations
Posted: October 11, 2018, 2:40 pm
Expires: December 31, 2018, 11:45 pm

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