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Parks Operations Supervisor

The City of Port Alberni is a vibrant community of 17,500 people. Located centrally on Vancouver Island, Port Alberni is a well-serviced municipality that offers residents affordable west coast living, as well as proximity to oceanfront, lakes, rivers and mountains.

We are currently looking for a Parks Operations Supervisor to join a progressive and dynamic organization that provides a full range of programs and services to taxpayers.  Reporting to the Director of Parks, Recreation and Heritage, this position involves skilled supervisory, project planning and administrative work.

Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for all functions related to maintenance operations and development of new infrastructure for City parks and green spaces.  Specific responsibilities include:

  • Supervisory, technical and administrative duties associated with planning, coordinating and directing maintenance operations, and developing new infrastructure
  • Supervising the work of staff; training staff as required
  • Planning, coordinating priorities and setting timelines
  • Ensuring high standards of effectiveness within the department
  • Liaising with community user groups, organizations and the public
  • Developing and managing operating and capital budgets
Location: 
City of Port Alberni
4850 Argyle Street
Port Alberni, BC V9Y 1V8
Canada
Education: 

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Post-secondary education (degree or diploma in a field related to project management, horticulture, arboriculture or landscape architecture
  • A minimum of 5 years' related experience, including demonstrated supervisory experience
  • Previous project management experience
  • Knowledge of municipal policies, bylaws, provincial and federal regulations as they apply to the working environment of parks operations
  • Thorough knowledge of occupational health and safety standards and practices
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize various computer applications.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgement while working toward departmental objectives
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and team building skills
  • Valid unrestricted Class 5 driver's license for the Province of British Columbia
  • An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered
Contact: 
Krista Bodin, Manager of Human Resources
Fax: 
(250) 723-1003
Phone: 
(250) 723-2146
Click to view background photo & credits
Project: Westminster Pier Park
Landscape Architect / Firm: PWL Partnership Landscape Architects Inc.
Location: New Westminster, British Columbia
Photo Credit: PWL Partnership Landscape Architects Inc.