Current Job Postings

 DEPUTY OPERATIONS MANAGER

Are you looking for a new challenge in your life? Do you want an affordable, active lifestyle in a safe and caring community? Then we invite you to take advantage of this opportunity in a unique part of British Columbia.  Kitimat is looking for a top notch Deputy Operations Manager with an outstanding track record. The successful individual will be responsible to the Municipal Operations Manager for the effective management of the District’s Public Works Department.

This is an exciting opportunity to work and live in BC’s Northwestern Coastal area. Communities in the area include Prince Rupert and Terrace. An extraordinary abundance of natural wonders surround this well planned and carefully designed town of 10,000. The residential areas have a variety of homes and the town business core is efficient and centralized. The median price of a single family dwelling is $318.000. 

Kitimat was a planned community designed in the early fifties in response to the construction of an Aluminum and Hydro Electric project. It shows additional potential in a variety of ways including a natural gas terminal and major port serving Asian markets.

The many amenities include an 18 hole golf course, two ice rinks, recreation and cultural centre. Curling rink, and numerous groups and facilities. The area is surrounded by rugged mountains, rivers and waterfalls for outdoor adventure.  A stunning additional feature is access to pristine ocean inlets, fiords, and islands with world class fishing, boating, sailing, and kayaking.  There is also a long history of First Nations people making this a rich and diverse place which adds to the rich cultural and artistic diversity for which Kitimat is known.

For further in depth information see www.tourismkitimat.ca

The ideal candidate will have a Civil Technologist Diploma, five years of experience and a demonstrated proficiency at senior level management. Experience in the Municipal Sector is preferred, although a background in other public institutions will be considered. The job will be challenging and will require an innovative individual which will be reflected by the generous compensation package.  A comprehensive sewer and water background are essential to the success of the candidate.

Under direction of the Operations Manager, the Deputy assists in the planning, implementing, and tracking of all aspects of the municipal sewer and water facilities, and oversees thir maintenance and operation. Responsibilities also include roads, signage and sidewalks.

Please contact the undersigned to receive an information package including job description, the generous compensation and benefit details, plus an organization chart:

James R. Craven & Associates Ltd., e-mail: craven@teus.net, Telephone: 250-744-9455.

Closing date for this position is Monday, January 5th, 2015 at 5pm.  We thank applicants for their interest in the position, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

LEISURE SERVICES CLERK (Temporary Part-time position)

The successful candidate will be able to pass Microsoft Word and Excel tests.  Previous customer service and cash handling experience an asset.  Will be required to work evening, day and weekend shifts.  Application forms are available online or at the District of Kitimat main office, Riverlodge or Tamitik.  Please return application form with a resume to the District of Kitimat, 270 City Centre, Kitimat, BC, or e-mail dok@kitimat,ca.  Only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.