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General Foreman
Municipality: District of Hope
Department: Operations (Public Works)
Job Description: As a key member of the District’s management team, under the direction of the Director of Operations, the General Foreman will supervise the construction, maintenance and operational activities of roads, utilities, buildings, parks and other assets of the District. This position provides direct supervision to crew members including planning, scheduling, monitoring and reporting on tasks/projects that have been assigned, processing invoices, participating in the yearly budgeting process, writing reports, memos and policies, and building effective working relationships with stakeholders both internal and external to the organization. The General Foreman is responsible to develop and execute the annual Operations Department plan for the, maintenance and repair of municipal infrastructure. The General Foreman shall be knowledgeable in budgeting requirements and able to perform a high level of administrative duties, including report writing and presentations. Assignments and responsibilities are performed under minimal supervision in accordance with established routine.

A breakdown of the job responsibilities are described in the attached job description.

Educational Requirements: We require a community oriented person who thrives in a fast-paced environment with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills; desired qualifications include:
• Completion of Grade 12 supplemented with post-secondary education in the construction, civil engineering or related field.
• Completion of a Certificate in Civil Engineering Technology or Public Works Supervision, supplemented with formalized training in administrative management, project management and leadership skills or equivalent (preferred).
• Significant experience in municipal infrastructure operation, maintenance and construction and the safe operation of related tools and equipment.
• Minimum 5 years experience supervising in a Public Works environment, experience working in a municipal and/or unionized environment will be considered an asset.

Salary: The salary range for this position will be dependent on qualifications and experience; also includes an excellent benefit package.

Additional Information: The District of Hope thanks all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Address: District of Hope
325 Wallace St.
Hope, BC V0X 1L0
E-mail: dbellingham@hope.ca
Fax: 604-869-2275
Opening Date: June 12, 2017 08:30 AM
Closing Date: July 10, 2017 12:00 PM

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