Director of Operations


Organization : Town of Oliver
Job Category : Director Public Works
Job Type : Full Time
State/Province : BC
City : Oliver
Salary and Benefits :

Director of Operations

The Town of Oliver has an opportunity for a motivated enthusiastic individual to fill the position of
Director of Operations. The Director oversees the Engineering and Public Works functions, including the
safe planning, development, operations, and maintenance of municipal infrastructure.

We are looking to someone to join our Senior Management Team who brings these qualities and abilities
to the table:

• Innovative thinking, creative problem solving, superior team-building and visionary leadership
• Exceptional communication skills
• Ability to budget and maintain financial control over Department operations
• Management experience including a good working understanding of Collective Agreements
• Ability to manage a large number of staff
• Relevant educational background and experience.

This is an exempt position reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer with a 35-hour work week and
offers an excellent benefit package. Given the nature of the position, flexible working hours will
occasionally be required. The salary of this position will be commensurate with qualifications.
Preference may be given to candidates with:

• Post graduate diploma from an accredited college or university in Civil Engineering or related
field with edibility for membership as an Applied Science Technologist (A.Sc.T.)
• Education in Public Administration or Business Administration, or certification in Project
Management, while those with a combination of similar training and experience will also be
• Level 2 Certification from Environmental Operators Certification Program in Water Distribution
and Treatment and Wastewater Collection and Treatment would be an asset
• Valid Class 5 Driver’s License
• Knowledge in applicable Federal, Provincial, and local laws and regulations pertaining to public
works and solid waste functions
• Knowledge of safe work practices

Oliver is known as Canada’s Wine Capital, and is home to 5,094 permanent residents and supports a
trading area of ~10,000. Oliver’s labour force, social services, infrastructure, lifestyle alternatives and
recreational assets provide for a healthy community and a strong base for sustained growth. For more
information visit

Qualified candidates interested in this exciting career opportunity are invited to submit their resume in
PDF format to the Town of Oliver.

A detailed role description can be found at
Resumes will be assessed as they are received and the position will remain open until filled.

Town of Oliver
6150 Main Street, Oliver, BC V0H 1T0
Tel: 250 485 6202
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for further consideration will
be contacted.

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