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Solid Waste Operations Manager
Municipality: City of Abbotsford This posting closed on

April 19, 2017
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 17-015 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Engineering & Regional Utilities
Job Description: The Project Management Division of the Engineering and Regional Utilities Department is instrumental in delivery of all capital projects for the City, including leadership of Solid Waste and Environmental Services, Geomatics and Inspections/Permits. This Division leads the procurement strategy and delivery approach of each project in order to support infrastructure investment in the City and Council’s vision of the City “…to be the Hub of the Fraser Valley.” This Division is viewed as a builder of not just infrastructure, but more so of a 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 Project Management Office leadership team for the position of Solid Waste Operations Manager. Reporting to the Senior Engineer, Solid Waste and Environmental Services, the Manager provides leadership and insight in overseeing the daily operations of the City’s Solid Waste collection team and collection contractors. As the Manager, the scope of your role includes working in collaboration with Engineering staff to implement technological changes and new collection programs throughout the City. You will plan and coordinate route changes, boundaries and mapping, as well as collate, analyze and benchmark data for cost comparison, mapping and route structuring.

You have the ability to motivate, mentor, coach and lead a diverse team of operational and maintenance staff and contracted service providers. You see your work through an environmental lens, and are always seeking ways to maintain sustainable solid waste management practices and ensure the City leads by example. You have strong communication and interpersonal skills, allowing you to build credible and trusted relationships with your team, with contractors, and throughout the organization, and provide expert advice, support and guidance to City residents.

As the Manager, you will have:

 Diploma in Technology, Operations Management, or other related discipline.
 Certified Technologist or Technician with ASTTBC.
 Minimum of 5 years of progressive related experience, with a minimum of 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

Closing Date: April 19, 2017
Web Address:
Address: City of Abbotsford
32315 South Fraser Way
Abbotsford BC V2T 1W7
Opening Date: March 30, 2017 08:30 AM
Closing Date: April 19, 2017 04:30 PM