Manager of Sanitation, Recycling & Public Works Administration

From CivicInfo BC - February 23, 2018

The City of Nanaimo is a rapidly growing community with a population of approximately 89,000. Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, on the east coast of Vancouver Island, we are centrally located, about 1 hours from Victoria and 2 hours from Vancouver by ferry. With affordable housing, a university and well-developed parks, recreational, cultural and social amenities, Nanaimo is truly an extraordinary place to live.

Temporary Full-Time
Manager of Sanitation, Recycling & Public Works Administration
(Competition 18-29)

The City of Nanaimo is seeking a temporary full-time Manager of Sanitation, Recycling & Public Works Administration. The incumbent will ensure that productive and efficient services are provided for street sweeping, street side sanitation, municipal and/or contractor provided solid waste programs and services. The Manager directs and manages the provision of solid waste related public relations and education campaigns, plans and controls work functions, contractors, volunteers and staff involved in a broad spectrum of programs and services. Negotiates and manages service and equipment contracts and is accountable for ensuring services and associated amenities are delivered in accordance with legislated and/or operational and/or contractual requirements, City policy and environmental and safety legislations.

A bachelors degree in engineering or a diploma from an accredited technical institute in an engineering discipline is required. Applicants must have a minimum of 5 years experience in project management, budgeting, employee relations, planning and administrative management including extensive knowledge in solid waste, including 3 years in a management supervisory role. An equivalent combination of education and experience may also be considered.

Applicants must be eligible for membership in the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists (BC) or with Applied Science Technologists and Technicians (BC). Eligibility for membership in Canadian Public Works Association / Coast Waste Management Association is also required. A satisfactory Criminal Record Check is required as well as possession of a valid Class 5 BC Drivers Licence.

This is an Excluded position and a competitive salary is included. It is anticipated that this vacancy will be up to 14 months in duration.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates
selected for further consideration will be contacted.


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