• Full Time
  • Abbotsford, BC
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Website City of Abbotsford

The Hub of the Fraser Valley

The City of Abbotsford has recently announced an exciting organizational and leadership change that will further enhance our customer service delivery and achieve Council’s vision for the City. As part of this strategic direction, our Engineering Department is transitioning to a more customer service and process driven org-structure that incorporates an enhanced alignment of staff functions and duties with the vision for the City and the direction of the Official Community Plan. Within this org-structure we have created four new divisions that will plan, implement, operate, and maintain infrastructure and deliver on our customer service goals.

Now, we are seeking individuals to join this realigned team, and bring their expertise, passion and strategy to our organization. If you are a forward thinking leader of tomorrow, we want to hear from you!

Be part of the story. Join our team today and help build the City’s future together.

The Utilities Operations Division of the Engineering and Regional Utilities Department is responsible for the construction, maintenance and operations of the City’s underground infrastructure including, but not limited to: Water Supply and Distribution, Wastewater Treatment and Collection, and Drainage, Dyking and Irrigation for the City and Regional Utilities. This Division will ensure that the City’s infrastructure is safe, well managed, efficient, effective and meets all regulatory and legislative requirements in accordance with Council’s vision of the City “…to be the Hub of the Fraser Valley.” This Division will also help to shape the future of the City and is viewed as a steward of the community that will attract and retain people to live, work and play in the City of Abbotsford.

We are seeking a key member of our Utility Operations leadership team for the position of Manager, Drainage and Utilities Support. Reporting to the Director, Utility Operations, the Manager is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the drainage, dykes, irrigation and flood protection infrastructure throughout the City. As the Manager, the scope of your role includes: Drainage Infrastructure, Flood Control Infrastructure, Irrigation Infrastructure, Dykes, and other drainage infrastructures including sediment/soil traps, roadside and driveway culverts, and storm pipes and manholes. Your role will also provide operational support for the Water Supply and Distribution, and Wastewater Treatment and Collection utility divisions, by coordinating the implementation of new Operations, Corporate and Legislative initiatives. You have the ability to motivate, mentor, coach and lead a diverse team of operational and maintenance staff as well as strong communication and interpersonal skills allowing you to build credible and trusted relationships with your team and throughout the organization.

As the Manager, you will have:

a Degree in Engineering or Diploma in Technology, or other related discipline;
a Professional Designation as a P. Eng. or AScT; and
a minimum of five (5) years of progressive related experience, with a minimum of three (3) years in a leadership role.
At the City of Abbotsford we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive.  We offer ongoing personal and professional development opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.  To apply, please visit us online at www.abbotsford.ca/careers

Closing Date: December 9, 2018