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District of Port Hardy 

Capital Project Manager

About the District of Port Hardy
Come “Live the Adventure” with us! Located on the northernmost tip of beautiful Vancouver Island, on the traditional territory of the Kwakiutl people, Port Hardy is a wilderness paradise with tremendous outdoor assets, including world-class diving, sports fishing, caving, kayaking, and hiking. Affordable housing, clean air, and a welcoming community make Port Hardy a great place to work, play, and live.
At the District of Port Hardy, we’re embarking on a transformative journey within our community. We’re searching for an exceptional leader who shares our passion for leading people to success. Our departments are a powerhouse of talent, boasting highly skilled employees who are deeply committed to delivering top-notch services to our vibrant communities.
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About the Opportunity
The District of Port Hardy has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Capital Projects Manager, based in Port Hardy, BC.
The Capital Projects Manager is responsible for planning, managing, and executing various capital improvement projects for the community. This role involves overseeing project budgets, schedules, and resources, ensuring that projects are completed on time and within scope. You will work closely with cross-functional teams and external stakeholders to deliver successful capital projects in line with our yearly objectives.
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop comprehensive project plans, including scope, budget, objectives, and timelines
  • Create and manage project budgets, ensuring cost control and resource allocation
  • Coordinate and manage a range of funding and grant agreements, ensuring the fulfillment of all obligations and commitments for timely access to funding streams
  • Allocate and optimize resources effectively for project efficiency
  • Lead and mentor cross-functional project teams, fostering a positive working environment
  • Oversee procurement, manage contractor relationships, and enforce compliance
  • Implement quality control processes, conduct inspections, and resolve quality issues
  • Develop and monitor project schedules, addressing delays and providing oversight
  • Maintain project documentation and provide regular updates to stakeholders
  • Ensure projects adhere to relevant municipal regulations and obtain necessary permits
  • Fosters and sustains collaborative and effective working relationships across jurisdictions with departmental staff, managers, consultants, contractors, builders, developers, utility companies, and the general public

More About You
In order to qualify for this role, you must have 5+ years of related experience, along with a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.

The following skills and experience will be strong assets:

  • Diploma or degree in civil engineering, planning, construction management or a related discipline
  • Experience in land development, design, construction, or contract administration
  • Experience working in a municipal setting

As our ideal candidate, you are highly organized, with an ability to think outside the box to utilize all resources and maximize efficiencies in our projects. You have a drive and desire to leave your mark on the community through spearheading successful projects in facility improvement, construction, and maintenance.
Above all, we value an adventurous attitude and entrepreneurial spirit, to drive our district forward while upholding our culture of collaboration.

About the Benefits
In exchange for your hard work and dedication, you will receive a competitive salary of $98- 110k/yr, negotiable dependent on experience, along with a great host of benefits, including:

  • Extended health care, dental, and vision
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Life insurance and AD&D
  • Employee Family Assistance Program
  • Access to TELUS Health
  • Pension plan
  • Legal advice and counsel for staff
  • 4 weeks’ vacation to start + time in lieu for council meetings
  • Relocation assistance
  • Regular holiday parties, various employee appreciation events, and more!

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