Director of Operations


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