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Organization Overview

The City of Port Moody is a growing community of 34,000 residents located 30 minutes east of downtown Vancouver at the head of the Burrard Inlet and just steps from seaside parks, mountain trails and lakes. To achieve our mission of providing services that enhance the quality of life for all of our residents, we are looking for motivated individuals to complement our team.

Title Superintendent
Job ID 13-38
Job Class Regular Full-time
Employment Group Management
# of Vacancies 2
Posting Period June 28 - July 7, 2013
Position Overview
Reporting to the Manager of Operations this position is responsible for leading employees in the workplace by clearly communicating expectations for employee job duties, responsibilities and performance. The Superintendent must work effectively as a team player and promote productive and coordinated teams. 
The Superintendent will supervise, plan, direct and co-ordinate the activities and operations of a variety of areas within the Public Works and Parks divisions. This incudes day-to-day operational requirements, developing work plans and cost-effective initiatives and programs. As an experienced leader you will encourage workplace productivity and a positive environment, you will build and support effective relationships with reporting supervisors, employees, colleagues and the public. Your responsibilities will also include training staff, managing performance, ensuring the safe operation and utilization of equipment. You will participate in establishing long-range plans, create cost estimates, monitor budget expenditures, formulate and implement work procedures and policies, and prepare and maintain records, statistics, reports and correspondence.
A valid driver's license. Please note that employment at the City of Port Moody is subject to receipt of a satisfactory police records search and driver’s abstract.  Please submit your online application @ by the posting close date.

Basic Qualifications
  • post-secondary education, plus a minimum of five years of work experience, preferably in a municipal or civil engineering field;
  • effective leadership skills and ability to function with a high level of independence;
  • a minimum of three years of supervisory experience, conflict resolution and interpersonal skills;
  • effective written and verbal communication skills;
  • an understanding of city operations and unionized environments, and knowledge of diverse multidiscipline fields, such as water, sewer, roads, drainage, solid waste and fleet;
  • experience effectively managing operational budgets; and,
  • proficiency with system applications such as MS Word, Excel and Maintenance Management.
Date Added 6/27/2013
Branch/Location Office Works Yard
City Port Moody
State/Province British Columbia [BC]
Compensation & Benefits Overview The City of Port Moody strives to be an employer of choice and offers an excellent compensation and benefits package as well as professional development opportunities.
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