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Reporting to the Environmental Services Manager, the Field Services Foreman will provide project management support, fulfill procurement requirements, develop operational maintenance plans for assets, develop employee work and safety plans, and provide leadership in the field.
This position, based out of the PRRD Warehouse in Dawson Creek, is also accountable for managing Regional District and contractor delivered services, including: maintenance of PRRD solid waste and recycling infrastructure; water and sewer operations; parks maintenance; community hall maintenance; rural recreation facilities maintenance; Regional District buildings maintenance; and vehicle and equipment repair and maintenance.
The hours of work are Monday to Friday, from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, with one hour for lunch.
The ideal candidate will have five (5) years’ experience in the public works field at a management or leadership level. An Environmental Operators Certification Program (EOCP) for small waste water systems is desirable. The successful incumbent will have the ability to communicate effectively both written and orally, as well as be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel and the interpretation of data.
A Class 5 Driver’s Licence is required, while heavy trailer endorsement is an asset.
An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.
Additional Salary Information: This exempt position offers a competitive salary, benefits package and an excellent team. If you are interested in this challenging and rewarding career opportunity and want to be a leader amongst our professionals in this bountiful and opportunity filled area, considering making the Peace Country your community and the Peace River Regional District your team!
About Peace River Regional District
Join the Peace River Regional District team in northeastern BC – world renowned for our friendly people, sunny winter skies, spectacular outdoor recreation and linkages to the Yukon and Alaska. The Peace River Regional District is the largest geographical regional district in British Columbia, covering a vast 120,000 square kilometers. It encompasses four electoral areas and seven member municipalities, with a total population of approximately 62,000.
From alpine skiing to river boating - the outdoor activities here are endless. Our region also offers a plethora of indoor recreation amenities; such as, swimming pools, indoor riding arenas, skating arenas and more. We boast our one-of-a-kind UNESCO Global Geopark, where you can stand side-by-side with dinosaurs discovered in our own back yard. To indulge your cultural side, our region offers art galleries, performing art centres and cultural centres for your enjoyment. A world-class events centre features renowned international artists and events on a regular basis; such as, Carrie Underwood and the World U17 Hockey Challenge. Our region has two school districts and multiple top-notch private schools. The Northern Lights Coll...ege provides a great variety of post-secondary programs - from trades to business. There are also two regional airports that offer direct flights to Vancouver, Prince George, Edmonton and Calgary.
The vast rural areas provide pristine nature and the opportunity to set down your roots in an oasis away from it all, while enjoying desirable services; such as bussing, solid waste disposal and elementary schools within and outside of municipal boundaries. With such diverse inclusion within our regions’ boundaries, there is truly a place for you - whatever your lifestyle.
The main Peace River Regional District office is located within the municipality of Dawson Creek. Our staff showcases strength through teamwork and fosters a respectful environment. We are a high-performance organization recognized for our commitment to open and collaborative processes.