Assistant Operations Manager -

Kamloops North, BRITISH COLUMBIA | 17 days | Deadline: 11 Apr 2021
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Job Summary

Kamloops North
City of Kamloops;

Job Description

Closing Date: April 11, 2021

At the City of Kamloops, we believe in progressive and barrier free recruitment for everybody everyday. This means employment opportunities for all in a safe, inclusive and diverse workplace. We know our city is stronger when we hire qualified individuals from different backgrounds with diverse experiences, cultures and perspectives.

All applicants are considered, regardless of race, colour, ancestry, place of origin, religion, family status, marital status, physical and mental disability, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, political belief or conviction of a criminal or summary conviction offence unrelated to their employment.

Persons with a disability or in need of assistance with the application process are encouraged to contact the Human Resources Department at 250.828.3439 or

We are focused on creating the highest levels of service excellence, based on an organization-wide community culture that celebrates our employees who make it all happen. We are known as Canada’s Tournament Capital and are famous for our hospitality and community spirit, traits that make us a leader! Recreation, sports, arts and culture, health care, social activities, volunteerism, and affordable housing all meld to form a unique blend of big city amenities with small-town ambience. This is Kamloops!

Let’s make Kamloops shine! Join our team today.

Job Description

An exciting and challenging opportunity exists for a Permanent, Full-Time Assistant Operations Manager to join the City of Kamloops team! The Assistant Operations Manager is accountable for the planning, organizing and supervision of staff involved in the preparation, administration, construction, inspection and project management of infrastructure projects included in the annual capital budget specifically construction by City work forces and contracted work, local improvements and utility installations. This position is also responsible for the tenders of equipment and reviewing budgets for projects.
Typical duties of this position include:

  • Provides construction supervision and project management of internally constructed roads and utilities projects.
  • Provides contract administration or project management, as required, for externally constructed capital projects.
  • Develops construction specifications and standards.
  • Monitors capital projects scheduling and budgets; reports status of projects and budget on a regular basis to the Manager and/or Director.
  • Establishes and supervises a complex system for cost control, including approving invoices, reviewing and consolidating budgets and seeking approval for re-assignment of funds as required.

The successful candidate must have the following qualifications:

  • Minimum seven years’ experience in a Municipal Operations Environment.
  • Minimum five years’ experience in Municipal Construction or Inspection.
  • Completion of courses related to construction inspection and project management.
  • Previous supervisory experience, specifically of staff engaged in the construction of diverse capital projects.
  • Previous experience preparing and administering complex estimates, contracts and cost control systems and budgets.
  • Extensive experience in scheduling, ordering, field supervision, quality control, and production of all phases of construction, as well as the construction industry.
  • Extensive theoretical and practical knowledge of the construction industry and maintenance of all above and below-ground works typically encountered in a municipality.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of project management and civil engineering principles and practices as applied to the planning, design, construction and maintenance of municipal infrastructure.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of applicable legislation, including WorkSafe regulations, Master Municipal Contract Documents (MMCD) and the Construction Lien Act.
  • Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License.

  • For new hires, and for those working in designated positions of trust, including those working directly with vulnerable persons, no formal offer of employment will be made until an applicant completes a police information check. A comprehensive benefits package is included with this position.

    Hours & Days of Work:
    Monday – Friday: 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (summer) 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (winter)

    Hours per Week:

    City of Kamloops -> Civic Operations

    Position Type: 
    Permanent, Full-Time

    Reports To:
    Director of Civic Operations

    Close Date:
    April 11, 2021

    External job postings are open to everyone. We accept applications online only; be sure to carefully read the application instructions for each job you apply to.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please note that persons with disabilities who require assistance with the application process may contact the Human Resources Department at (250) 828-3439.

    To apply for this position, please visit our website at

    Employment Type: Full Time
    Employment Length: Permanent
    Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
    Job Experience: 5 years or more

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