Come work with us! Employment with the City of Beaumont offers an opportunity to make a positive difference in the community! We are a forward-thinking organization focused on continuous improvement, innovation, and exceptional customer service. Our Beaumont team is collaborative, professional, and passionate about supporting the vision of a growing, vibrant, and spirited community.
Are you a relationship builder and someone who is able to promote a culture of continuous improvement? Are you a strategic thinker? Are you a problem solver who can quickly adapt to changing situations and works well under pressure? If so, we want to hear from you! We are looking for a Manager, Operations Parks and Roads who will collaborate, support, and lead a dedicated team to focus on continuous improvement, fulfil service level requirements, as well as manage emergent concerns in an effective and efficient manner!
Reporting to the Director of Infrastructure, this position will oversee strategic planning, and operational decisions pertaining to two main areas: Roads and Drainage operations, and Parks operations. The Manager, Operations Parks and Roads will be accountable for all aspects of maintenance and operational activities on a year-round basis associated with assets including streets, roadways, roadside ditches, bridges, sidewalks, parks, playgrounds, and trails.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Key areas of responsibility include:
Ensure Council approved service delivery commitments are effectively and efficiently delivered for roads, trails, parking lots, sidewalk snow and ice control, parks playfields and open spaces maintenance
Provide leadership and collaboration to empower the team to deliver exceptional service
Ensure the efficient and effective operation and maintenance of Roads and Parks infrastructure such as roads, sidewalks, bridges and culverts, roadside ditches, parks, trails, playgrounds, and sports fields in alignment with the City’s priorities, commitments, and Strategic Plan
Accountable for the development and ongoing management of Parks and Roads operating budgets
Oversee and manage operations and maintenance contracts, projects, preventative maintenance plans, guidelines, standard operating procedures for all related assets
Develop specific business plans, operational costs, performance metrics, schedules, and ensure regular reporting
Support compliance with applicable master plans and ensure business plans and commitments to service levels are maintained to properly maintain the City’s essential infrastructure
Ensure that operations are compliant with Federal, Provincial, and Municipal regulations and legislation
Ensure processes and practices are in place to continually assess roads and parks operations to identify opportunities for improvement and ensure best practices and operational efficiencies are implemented
Lead and support various departmental and corporate initiatives toward continuous improvement
Contribute to corporate culture through the promotion and adherence to the City of Beaumont values statement
Promote health and safety across the corporation and ensure business practices adhere to City health and safety protocols and applicable Occupational Health and Safety legislation
As the ideal candidate, you have the following:
Related post-secondary education; a degree in a directly related field (e.g., Engineering, Technology, Business Administration, or similar). Equivalencies may be considered
5 years progressive supervisory and leadership experience with the ability to mentor, coach and inspire others
Previous experience in a municipal environment with Parks and Roads operations and maintenance is an asset
Experience successfully managing operating budgets in a municipal environment (or similar)
Demonstrated skills and the ability to balance multiple priorities to bring projects to completion using sound judgement and initiative
Exceptional communication and professional relationship building skills, demonstrating tact and diplomacy to establish trust and credibility building strong and successful working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders
Strong computer skills including but not limited to, Microsoft Office 365 Suite, budget, and other software programs. Experience with Cityworks would be an asset
Extensive knowledge of provincial policies and federal regulations for municipal infrastructure
Awareness of political sensitivities, excellent negotiation, facilitation, and conflict resolution skills
Practical knowledge and understanding of Municipal policies, procedures, and processes as well as a working knowledge of roads, drainage and parks infrastructure maintenance and construction management
Ability to mediate and problem solve multifaceted situations
Preference will be given to candidates who have experience with municipal government
This position offers a salary range of $97,734 - $125,521 (starting salary is negotiable within this range based on suitable experience and qualifications) and a competitive benefits package. Please submit your cover letter and resume, indicating the Job ID number 22-17 in the subject line, to firstname.lastname@example.org, by March 3, 2022.
Subject to a valid human rights exemption, a successful applicant for this position will be required to prove they have been fully vaccinated (as defined by public health authorities) against COVID-19, and to confirm they will receive future vaccinations or “boosters” against COVID-19 as required by the City, based on public health guidance.
We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Additional Job Information:
Posted Date: Feb 16, 2022
Closing Date: Mar 03, 2022