• Village of Telkwa

Employment Opportunity: Public Works Foreman

Updated: Oct 28

The Village of Telkwa is seeking a qualified Working Foreman to join its Public Works Department.

Reporting directly to the Director of Operations, the successful candidate will be an integral part of the Public Works team and will be responsible for the day-to-day operation and maintenance of a unionized Public Works Department. You will provide leadership to the Public Works team consisting of four full-time crew members, and seasonal staff in the provision of services related to roads, water/sewer systems, solid waste management, fleet maintenance, facilities, parks, and the cemetery. In addition, you will be responsible for overseeing/monitoring operations and maintenance programs, Occupational Health and Safety, providing recommendations in relation to policies and bylaws, performance management, contract administration, and budgetary considerations.

The ideal candidate will have significant supervisory experience, preferably in local government services; will demonstrate strong leadership skills; possess superior verbal and written communications skills; have experience in the water distribution and treatment system process; and have the ability to maintain effective working relationships with staff, stakeholders, and members of the public.

In addition to the appealing lifestyle existing in the region, the Village of Telkwa offers an attractive benefits and remuneration package. This is a CUPE position. The full job description can be found in the PDF below:

Working Foreman 2022
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Applicants can submit a resume and cover letter with three relevant references to the attention of Lev Hartfeil, Director of Operations:

E-mail: directorofoperations@telkwa.ca

Telephone: (250) 846-5212

Fax: (250) 846-9572

Mail: Box 220, Telkwa, BC, V0J 2X0

Closing date is Thursday, November 3rd, 2022 at 4:00 pm.

Thank you for your interest. Only those candidates shortlisted for interviews will be contacted.