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Streets Operations Manager South

Surrey, BC
Full Time
3 days ago

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Employment Status

Exempt - Regular Full-Time


The Streets Operations Manager is responsible for providing municipal roads and drainage maintenance services throughout the City of Surrey. As a member of the Engineering-Operations Management Team, the Streets Operations Manager will demonstrate business acumen in the development of business plans, policies, programs, continuous improvement initiatives, all related to the delivery of municipal roads and drainage related maintenance services.


    • Leading and managing a team of field staff in carrying out scheduled and on-demand maintenance works within the City's engineering right-of-way including, but not limited to, the following:
      • Road and sidewalk repairs • Boulevard maintenance • Street sanitation including street sweeping, litter and illegal dumping clean-up • Inspections of development works within the City right-of-way • Vegetation control • Ditch and culvert maintenance and service connections • Drainage main and components inspections and repairs
    • Ensuring safe and reliable service is provided and that emergency response plans are prepared, ensuring conformity to appropriate statutes, and enforcing appropriate by-laws; • Assist with developing, monitoring and controlling the City of Surrey's annual Streets budget; • Implementing innovative roads and drainage maintenance related solutions that embrace environmental, economic and social sustainability; • Performing various management functions, such as: dealing with disciplinary matters and grievance hearings, maintaining responsibility for financial matters pertaining to division activities, ensuring compliance with Worker's Compensation Legislation, Human Rights Legislation, safety regulations and safe work practices, and maintaining positive working relationships with employees at all levels of the organization, external contacts and the pub lic.


    • Completed an undergraduate degree or Diploma of Technology from a recognized university, or a combination of related education and experience • A minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible management experience, including experience at a management level in a unionized environment • A combination of equivalent education and experience will be considered • Demonstrated administrative and negotiation skills as well as knowledge of financial management processes and business systems • Sound knowledge of labour relations and collective agreement practices and experience in contract preparation and administration, relevant statutes, by-laws and policies, and knowledge and understanding of the occupational hazards, safety precautions, regulations and procedures that is applicable to the area of work • A valid BC driver's license with a clean driving history is required

Other Information

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Conditions of Employment

This position requires completion of a Police Information Check.

Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.

Please note: All City of Surrey employees are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination to the City of Surrey. Employees without proof of vaccination are required to participate in the City's Rapid Testing Program and are responsible for all associated costs.

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Closing Date

This job will be posted until filled.

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