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Director of Operations job in Selkirk

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Organization:  City of Selkirk
Job Category:  Engineering and Technology
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  Canada
State/Province:  Manitoba
City:  Selkirk
Salary and Benefits:  The salary range is $90,168 - $99,360 and will be determined by qualifications and experience.

The City of Selkirk continues to be one of the greatest places in Canada to live, work and raise a family. With an abundance of natural beauty, activities for all ages and many great employment opportunities, people of all ages chose to make Selkirk their home.

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Director of Operations is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day delivery of services by the Department of Operations including the provision of leadership direction for Engineering Services, Public Works Services, Water and Wastewater Services, Municipal Building Maintenance Services, plus Equipment Purchasing and Maintenance Services.

As a Senior Management Official, the Director of Operations has the overall responsibility for a staff of 27 full-time employees, as well as casual employees and contractors, with an Operating and Capital Budget of approximately $4.5 million dollars.

As the successful candidate, you possess an in-depth understanding and ability to interpret policies of the Corporation along with an ability to effectively communicate with Council, Staff, Citizens, and Clients. The incumbent will exercise a high degree of independent judgement in policy interpretation and the delivery of services by the Department within the approved budget.

Primarily, the Director of Operations will:

Hire, train, develop and ensure evaluation of personnel within the Department.

Monitor work assignments of all divisions within the department.

Establish and ensure all safety procedures and standards are communicated to and followed by all personnel.Develop programs, policies, and operating procedures for achievement of approved corporate objectives.

Prepare, present, monitor and control the Department’s Annual Operating and Capital Budgets as approved by Council.

Prepare the Departments 5 year Capital Program.Contribute to the short and long term planning of the department.

Provide necessary reports and advice to Council, CAO, and other department heads.

Liaise with departments of senior/regional governments and other agencies.

Participate as a member of the Senior Management Team and the Municipal Emergency Measures Response Team.


Education & Experience

¬  Accredited Civil Engineering Degree or Civil Technologist Certification

¬  5+ years management experience (experience in a municipal setting is preferred)

¬  Demonstrated knowledge of a computerized Engineering Office Environment

¬  Valid Manitoba Drivers License

¬  Certification or enrollment in the Manitoba Municipal Administrators Certificate Program and Certification or course work in a Business Management Program or Management Training Program is desired.


If you would like more information about this position, please visit http://bit.ly/CS-DO or contact Paul Croteau, Managing Partner, Legacy Bowes Group at (204) 934-8821.

If you believe you can make a strong contribution to this organization as Director of Operations please submit your resume in confidence to paul@legacybowes.com quoting position # 133131.

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