Manager Operations

Company: City of Coquitlam
Location: Coquitlam, British Columbia

The City of Coquitlam is the sixth largest city in BC, home to more than 140,000 residents. Our municipality continues to grow through the development of our green spaces, arts and culture, urban design, and state-of-the-art transportation system. Our brand is built on managing our resources in a responsible and sustainable manner, while supporting a vibrant, growing regional urban centre.

The City of Coquitlam is currently seeking a Manager, Operations. This exciting opportunity is a newly created position in our Engineering and Public Works Department.

Reporting to the Director of Public Works, this position is an integral part of a dynamic senior management team and oversees the day-to-day operation of the Utility Operations Branch which includes the road, water, and sewer/drainage sections. The Manager participates as a key member of the management team in the formulation of goals and objectives, establishes priorities, and provides guidance and technical advice by facilitating resolutions to work issues and monitors work activities to ensure the standards of the sections are maintained.

Superior leadership, interpersonal, and communications skills are essential as the individual in this role is accountable for representing the Public Works Division on various internal committees, task forces, and in matters related to workforce management. If you thrive in a team-focused, fast-paced workplace designed to service the community effectively and have a track record of success in promoting a culture of respect and accountability; this opportunity may be for you.

In addition to academic accreditation and professional qualifications in engineering or technical equivalent, the ideal candidate brings 7–10 years’ of progressive related management experience, preferably within a municipal or regional government setting.

The high-level energy and the leadership demands of this position will be compensated with an attractive salary, excellent benefits, and a great deal of job satisfaction. If you possess the right blend of drive with a true affinity for public service and are passionate about contributing to the City, please apply online with a cover letter and résumé by 5:00 PM, March 25, 2018, at

The City of Coquitlam is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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