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Section Manager - Parks Planning, Design & Development

Contribute to making the District of North Vancouver a great place to live, work and play for generations to come. Stretching from Deep Cove in the east to the Capilano River Canyon in the west, the District of North Vancouver is characterized by innovative municipal government that maintains and enhances the quality of life for its residents and businesses. Fuelled by the District’s award-winning Official Community Plan to build vibrant and sustainable communities for people of all ages and backgrounds, we are looking to fill this regular, full-time position. A flexible, family-friendly employer with an inclusive work place culture, the District offers exciting career options, professional development opportunities and a competitive salary and benefits package. Work for an employer of choice, help build this North Shore community, and leave a lasting legacy.

The District of North Vancouver is currently recruiting a Section Manager – Parks Planning, Design & Development to join our Engineering, Parks & Facilities Division.  Reporting to the Manager, Parks, this position involves the leadership, management and supervision of our Parks Planning, Design & Development groups.  As the successful candidate, you will assist in the effective delivery of development, capital, operations and strategic plans pertaining to the District’s green spaces, urban and natural park lands.

The successful candidate will be a sound communicator with proven organizational skills and be comfortable managing and supervising staff in a unionized environment.

This position will appeal to individuals with a minimum of seven (7) years related parks experience, preferably in Landscape Architecture, Parks & Recreation, Environmental, Engineering, Planning, or a related discipline.  Candidates who thrive in a team environment with strong communications and customer service skills are encouraged to apply.  Preference will be given to candidates with managerial experience in the public sector or with Crown corporations.

The salary range for this position is $107,891 to $119,944 and will be commensurate with education and experience.  We also offer a comprehensive benefits package and compressed work week.  

If you are keen to join a professional, innovative team and believe in public service, we want to hear from you. Please submit your résumé ONLINE ONLY at www.dnv.org/careers by Friday, February 16th 2018.

We thank you for your interest in employment with the District of North Vancouver and advise that only those shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.

District of North Vancouver
355 West Queens Road
North Vancouver, BC V7N 4N5
Suzanne Donald
(604) 990-2214
Project: Westminster Pier Park
Landscape Architect / Firm: PWL Partnership Landscape Architects Inc.
Location: New Westminster, British Columbia
Photo Credit: PWL Partnership Landscape Architects Inc.