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Employment Opportunity for Operational Services Manager

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The resort municipality of Osoyoos, BC located in the beautiful south Okanagan Valley, approximately 60 km south of Penticton on the BC/Washington State border, is seeking an Operational Services Manager. Osoyoos is situated in a unique and special environment that includes the warmest freshwater lake in Canada and the warmest annual temperature. It is Canada’s only true desert with the lowest annual precipitation and Sonoran Desert flora and fauna. Surrounded by stunning vistas, beautiful vineyards, fabulous golf courses and other outdoor amenities it is an extraordinary area to visit, play and live.

Osoyoos is seeking a motivated individual to coordinate, assign and review the work of 17 – 20 staff in the Operational Services Department. This position reports to the Director of Operational Services and will work cooperatively with diverse work groups in the organization and have the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with the public, external agencies and organizations and liaise effectively with other Departments.

This position plans and develops strategies for the most effective use of available resources to complete the numerous maintenance activities the Operational Services crew perform on a daily basis including Water Distribution, Sewer Collection and Treatment, roads and parks. The successful candidate will provide input on hiring of external contractors for various maintenance activities and administer the commissioning process for each capital asset and verifies that inspections, approvals, certificates, warranties, operating and maintenance manuals, and as-built drawings have been completed.

This position also provides input in the planning for future infrastructure needs and troubleshoots all aspects of public works operations.
The Operational Services Manager acts as the Director of Operational Services in the absence of the Operational Services Director.

If you hold the following qualifications, Osoyoos offers a challenging opportunity!

  •  Member in good standing with Applied Science Technologists & Technicians of BC (ASTTBC) or equivalent;
  •  Understand and apply methods and procedures of road/park works, water/sewer distribution systems installation and maintenance;
  •  Level 1 First Aid with transportation endorsement;
  •  Fluid in all WHMIS AND WorkSafe BC Regulations
  •  Understanding of the operations of the SCADA system;
  •  Minimum 5 years supervisory experience required;
  •  Ability to work on a number of concurrent tasks with deadline pressures;
  •  Provide quality customer service including courteously and expeditiously responding to enquiries;
  •  Demonstrated computer skills in Microsoft Office products - Outlook, Word,
  •  Current and Valid BC Class 5 Driver’s License.

This is a permanent full-time exempt position and offers a competitive salary and benefit package. For a copy of the detailed job description please click here. Qualified individuals are invited to submit a cover letter and resume along with expected wage rate, in confidence by 2:00 PM on Friday, December 7, 2018 to:

Janette Van Vianen
Director of Corporate Services
Box 3010, 8707 Main Street
Osoyoos, BC V0H 1V0

Position related questions may be directed to:
Jim Dinwoodie,
Director of Operational Services  250 495-4618

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Event date: 
Friday, 07 December, 2018
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While every reasonable effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this data, we are not responsible for any errors or omissions contained on these pages. Please verify any information in question with the Town of Osoyoos.   Town of Osoyoos
Box 3010, 8707 Main Street
Osoyoos, BC V0H 1V0
(TF) 1.888.495.6515
(T) 250.495.6515
(F) 250.495.2400


Mission Statement
To provide quality community services and facilities, which meet the needs of the current
and future residents of Osoyoos, in a socially, economically and environmentally sustainable manner.

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