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Manager of Park Operations

Are you passionate about parks and the environment? Do you love providing amazing park services to the community?

Saanich, the largest municipality on southern Vancouver Island, has a diverse parks system with over 170 parks and over 100 km of trails. Join our team to help enhance the many community benefits of our parks.

As part of the Parks Division management team, the Manager, Park Operations is responsible for all aspects of parks operations relating to Horticulture and Maintenance. The diverse portfolio of this position includes display beds, sportsfield and park amenity maintenance, irrigation, and more.

The Manager is also responsible for the development and management of the sections’ capital and operating budgets, equipment and staff resources and for all aspects of internal/external liaison functions and community engagement processes for the work of the section.

The successful candidate will provide direct supervision of the Supervisors in the section, indirect supervision for all maintenance and horticulture staff, and a variety of consulting specialists or contractors.

*Testing will be conducted

Please check out the website for the full position details and submission requirements.

Location: 
District of Saanich Parks Department
1040 McKenzie Ave
Parks office
Victoria, BC V8P 2L4
Canada
Education: 

Qualified candidates will have a diploma or university degree in Horticulture, Park Management or other parks related field; and possession of a valid BC Class 5 Driver’s License and a personal vehicle that meets the requirements described in the Transportation policy, available for use as and when required. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Experience: 

Applicants should demonstrate that they possess at least six years of related progressive experience in parks operations and management including three years experience in supervision and project management.

Contact: 
Human Resources
Phone: 
(250) 475-5494 x3528
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Project: Westminster Pier Park
Landscape Architect / Firm: PWL Partnership Landscape Architects Inc.
Location: New Westminster, British Columbia
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