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General Manager Engineering and Public Works job in Coquitlam

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Job Ref:  2013-101016
Organization:  City of Coquitlam
Job Category:  Director Public Works
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  Canada
State/Province:  British Columbia
City:  Coquitlam
Post Code:  V3B 7N2
Salary and Benefits:  Competitive

Coquitlam is home to over 128,000 people and is fast becoming a vibrant, regional urban center. We are committed to carefully managing the City’s future while continuing to deliver the highest level of service to the community through leadership, sustainability and innovation.

A vital leadership role in planning, organizing & directing engineering design & operations to meet the goals & objectives of the City:

General Manager, Engineering and Public Works

We require an experienced, professional individual to oversee all activities within the Engineering and Public Works Department. Specifically, you will lead and manage the Department which is responsible for City engineering Design and Construction; Environmental Services; Transportation Planning; Roads and Traffic Operations; Utility Programs; Utility Operations (Sewer/Drainage/Water infrastructure and utilities construction and maintenance); and Fleet Services.

Adept at providing guidance and leading others, you will oversee a staff of 170 in providing essential services to the existing and future residents of the City. You will also play a significant role in developing the annual work plans and budgets for the department as well as compiling related performance projections and reports. You will demonstrate a strong emphasis on communications and financial accountability. Comfortable in a public forum, you will represent the Department at Council, participate on Council Committees and be a part of a Management Team that provides overall policy direction. Meeting with peers from neighbouring municipalities and at the regional level to exchange information and to provide input into joint issues of concern will also be required.

Anticipate a lively and fast-paced environment, opportunities for personal and professional growth. We offer an excellent salary and benefits package. For further details please contact Ron Price @ 604-927-3072.

This posting will remain open until an incumbent is selected. Please submit a covering letter and resume, citing reference #2013-101016 to:

Human Resources City of Coquitlam 3000 Guildford Way Coquitlam, BC V3B 7N2 Fax: 604-927-3075 email: careers@coquitlam.ca website: www.coquitlam.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those shortlisted for interviews will be contacted.

The City of Coquitlam is an equal opportunity employer.

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