Sumas First Nation is a progressive community situated in the heart of the Fraser Valley and are seeking a qualified professional to lead our Capital, Housing & Public Works department. This is a full time position with excellent benefit package.
We believe the success of our community and our administration relies on dedicated employees who are inspired to support our members in becoming a self-sustaining and prosperous community. That in turn deserves our ongoing support and encouragement. We believe that doing so requires laying the foundation for a respectful and positive work environment
The Capital, Housing & Public Works Manager is responsible for the planning, organization, direction and integration of the community’s capital projects, public works, housing programs and services.
The Capital, Housing & Public Works (CHPW) Manager reports directly to the Sumas First Nation (SFN) General Manager (GM), and must develop and maintain effective working relationships with other staff and SFN members
The CHPW Manager works as part of the SFN Executive Management Team; as such each team member contributes towards the leadership, planning, direction and vision of the organization, ensuring clarity around organizational priorities and goals, and collaboration for shared goals.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of principles of project management; Knowledge of regulations and standards for construction and on-going maintenance of major facilities.
Knowledge of financial management, principles and practices, budget preparation, ongoing financial planning for multi-year activities, processes for purchasing and the maintenance of records and administration
Ability to provide effective leadership through management, supervision and direction to facilitate a comprehensive community infrastructure maintenance and operation program
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in construction management, engineering, or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience. or
10+ years of increasingly responsible project management experience in public sector construction management, public works maintenance management, or related activity including three years of management and administrative responsibility in a municipal setting or a First Nation community.
Valid BC Class 5 Driver’s License
HOW TO APPLY
If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding opportunity and you believe you meet the requirements to be successful in this role, please submit a cover letter, your resume.and 3 references
We thank all applicants for applying, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $90,870.00 to $129,000.00 /year