Parks Superintendent - City of Delta
One of the sunniest regions in BC's Lower Mainland, Delta embraces three unique communities - Ladner, North Delta and Tsawwassen. The City of Delta is looking for dedicated individuals to join our team and share in our commitment to lead the way in public service excellence.
Reporting to the Assistant Manager of Engineering Operations, the Parks Superintendent is accountable for the supervisory, technical and administrative work involved in the effective operation of the Parks Operations Department within the Engineering Operations Division at the City of Delta. The incumbent is responsible for the planning, assigning, inspecting and supervising, directly and through staff, the work of crews engaged in maintenance, installation, and repair tasks. Building strong relationships with a wide range of stakeholders both internal and external is vital to the role.
Skills and Knowledge
In addition to being able to demonstrate effective leadership skills in a team environment and a commitment to excellence in their day-to-day work, candidates must also demonstrate job knowledge through familiarity and understanding of job requirements, received through education and training, as well as practical hands on experience.
Strong communication skills, both oral and written, and the ability to function well under pressure are key attributes that successful candidates will already possess.
You have the ability to plan ahead in order to anticipate problems and meet changing needs, generate new ideas and develop alternate solutions to problems, and the ability to meet agreed-upon timelines. Promoting and monitoring workplace safety compliance is a must in this position, along with a demonstrated ability to provide advice and support to managers, supervisors, and employees.
Education and Experience
Preference will be given to candidates with a post-secondary diploma, degree, or certificate in Turfgrass Management.
A minimum of 10 years of parks related experience, preferably in a unionized municipal environment. This position requires a valid BC class 5 driver’s licence.
The City of Delta provides a competitive salary of $101,125 - $120,594 (commensurate with experience) and an excellent benefits package including Municipal Pension Plan as well as an earned-days-off system. Interested applicants are invited to apply on-line at www.delta.ca/employment quoting competition # 21-159 EX by October 17, 2021.
Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.
We thank all applicants for their interest; only those under consideration will be contacted.
Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets must be submitted with your application. Preferred candidates will be required to submit a Police Information Check.
City of Delta
Attention: Human Resources
4500 Clarence Taylor Crescent
Delta, BC V4K 3E2