Make a difference and become a part of the Capital Regional District’s vibrant future! Located in one of the world’s premier places to live, work and visit, the Capital Regional District (CRD) strives to create liveable, vibrant communities, practice exemplary environmental stewardship and build a prosperous and sustainable economy. We are an outcome driven, high performance organization respected for its commitment to the citizens we service and the services we provide.
This position has overall responsibility for the safe and effective operation of the Hartland Landfill, Recycling and Transfer facility as measured by the environmental, economic and social bottom line and regulatory compliance.
Key Accountabilities / Position Outcomes
Provides world class facility levels of service - optimizes facility operations to minimize operating and maintenance costs while delivering the highest level of service to customers.
Ensures operational needs are met – liaises with other CRD departments to coordinate capital works and maintenance to meet the needs of the facility. Identifies and implements minor capital projects. Coordinates the work of contractors and consultants and ensures compliance of contractors through contract administration.
Ensures regulatory compliance – liaises with other CRD departments to provide technical review assistance and guidance to ensure relevant legislation and guidelines are met, recommends improvements to monitoring programs and suggestions for capital works. Responds to emergencies and liaises with emergency response personnel as required.
Responsible for overall site safety – conducts routine safety meetings and inspections to assure the safety of all staff, contractors, consultants and customers.
Provides supervision and guidance – creates a team environment, coaches staff, evaluates performance and imposes discipline as necessary.
Ensures policies, structures, systems, resources and management practices are in place and effective to support facility operations.
Uses diplomacy, tact and strong written/verbal communication, presentation and relationship building skills to maintain strong relationships with partners, regulatory authorities, elected officials, environmental agencies, community groups the general public, and other internal and external groups supportive of Hartland’s objectives.
Follows all policies, procedures and standards of the CRD
Performs other related duties as required.
A Bachelor of Science degree plus 10 years of relevant experience demonstrating career progression including at least 5 years in a full supervisory capacity or an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. A minimum AScTBC Certification and a Certified Landfill Managers Certificate (SWANA).
Role-specific Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge and experience in the application and interpretation of Federal, Provincial and Municipal Act, regulations and guidelines specific to solid waste management.
Operational knowledge of WCB regulations and the ability to plan and coordinate projects to ensure safety of employees, contractors, consultants and the public.
Excellent verbal and written communication, presentation and public speaking skills with the ability to prepare comprehensive technical reports and specifications and write legal/contractual reports and documents, e.g., Solid Waste Management Operating Plan, and develop ISO 14001 EMS compliance and certification, etc.
Demonstrated knowledge of provincial and federal waste management regulations, local bylaws, WCB regulations, collective agreements and the rules and regulations governing the operation and programs of the Solid Waste division.
Knowledge of procedures and practices used in administering and operation of a landfill facility, including HHW facility, gas collection/utilization facility, cover systems, transfer station, recycling centre, reforestation and leachate management.
Knowledge of environmental programs and issues to effectively interface with other Parks and Environment departments, politicians, neighbours and other professionals.
A valid BC driver’s license is required
To apply for this exciting opportunity, please submit your resume and covering letter online at www.crd.bc.ca under “Careers”.
The CRD thanks you for your interest and advises only those candidates under active consideration will be contacted.
Internal Number: 19/195
About Capital Regional District
The CRD is a diverse organization united by a common purpose: to serve the public good and build a vibrant, livable and sustainable region. The work we do has a lasting impact and our employees are key to our success.
The capital region is known for its beauty, climate, recreational activities and lifestyle. The awe of the Pacific Ocean, old growth rainforests, outdoor adventure, world-class culinary experiences and a vibrant arts and culture scene attract newcomers to our growing and vibrant region.