Manager, Street Operations - District of Saanich

Engineering Department
Public Works Division



Permanent Full Time Position

The District of Saanich is seeking an experienced operational Manager to lead its Street Operations Section. This section is responsible for the delivery of above ground road infrastructure related maintenance, operations, construction and related programs. The Manager is accountable for the provision of effective leadership, advice and support as it relates to Municipal street operations matters.
The Manager will lead multi-disciplinary operations teams of certified trades and skilled workers to ensure maximum performance of the assets, establish and follow protocols to minimize public health risks, and conduct cost effective management of the municipal assets. Emphasis is on the planning, directing and coordinating multiple operational teams of the various stages of maintenance and construction to ensure the efficient use of staff, equipment and materials.
The successful candidate will have working knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering as applied in construction and maintenance of municipal street operations assets, snow and ice removal, traffic signals and road markings. They will be adept with Work Safe BC regulations applicable to employees and equipment working on a maintenance and construction sites and will possess technical knowledge and experience in the principles, methods and procedures applicable to construction and maintenance of street operations infrastructure. They will have a collaborative approach to leadership with a commitment to lifelong learning, organizational excellence, and knowledge development and have demonstrated ability to lead and supervise employees in a unionized environment.
As a qualified candidate you will hold a Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology or related field; eligibility for registration as a Technologist with the Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC (ASTTBC); six years of progressive managerial or supervisory and administrative experience in maintenance, construction and operations of municipal road networks and above ground assets; 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.
A competitive compensation package is offered for this exempt position. Job description and competition information can be found at This competition will remain open until the successful candidate is selected. Please apply by quoting competition 22128 to: Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7. 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: March 30, 2022, 12:00 pm
Expires: December 31, 2022, 11:45 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
Job Experience: 5 years or more

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