The City of Fort Saskatchewan is seeking a confident, proactive, results orientated professional to join our Public Works Department. Reporting to the Director of Public Works, the Manager, Parks Services is a proactive team member providing leadership and guidance to a team of support staff and analyzes the effectiveness of processes and procedures related to the Parks Services business unit. This position is responsible for the timely and effective delivery of service to both internal and external customers; ensures that appropriate resources are allocated to the section; and manages the section’s financial budget effectively.
The Manager reviews options, assesses risks, provides advice and makes recommendations on the planning and development of parks and open spaces. This position integrates the human, equipment, material, budget, and contractor resources required for operational projects, capital projects, and maintenance projects. The Manager will supervise the timely and effective delivery of operation and maintenance services, as well as, will maintain, assess, and recommend service levels in the maintenance and operations of the Parks Services business unit. This position reviews and provides feedback and directions on documents and drawings for the development of Parks and Open Spaces.
This position requires a minimum of a diploma from a recognized institution in a related field, a combination of education and experience may be considered. Education in the field of Parks Planning and Development is an asset. A minimum five years of directly related experience in the management of Parks, cemeteries and recreational facilities, preferably in a government setting, is required. The successful candidate will have a minimum five years supervisory experience with the ability to manage large work groups; and have a demonstrated ability to motivate, mentor and coach staff. It is essential that this person have a high degree of computer literacy, including extensive experience in Microsoft Office tools such as Microsoft Project, Outlook, Publisher, PowerPoint, Access, Excel and Word. The ability to communicate constructively in a positive, confident and respectful manner (written and oral) to internal and external stakeholders is essential.
The City of Fort Saskatchewan offers a competitive compensation package with a salary range of $97,227 to $114,445 per annum.
Qualified applicants are invited to apply in confidence no later than Thursday, March 14, 2019 stating competition #201936 to:
The City of Fort Saskatchewan
People Services Department
10005 - 102 Street
Fort Saskatchewan, AB T8L 2C5
The City of Fort Saskatchewan thanks all applicants for their interest and advises only those applicants under consideration will be contacted.