Operations Manager – U740

Job title: Operations Manager – U740
Posted on: November 25, 2020
Job Description:

Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations, programs and staff related to Construction, Housing, Water/Wastewater and Building and Grounds Maintenance departments (including emergency after-hours services), including all related facilities and equipment. This position provides direct supervision to the Water/Wastewater team, Construction Site Supervisor, Overall Responsible Operator, Housing Coordinator and Building and Grounds Maintenance Supervisor and Administrative Assistant to the Operations Manager.
. Manage day to day activities of operations staff and ensure adherence to program and HR policies and procedures
. Provide training and coaching for operations staff in the completion of their tasks and working towards departmental objectives
. Train and encourage staff to learn new tasks and take responsibility and accountability
. Foster, encourage and promote staff teamwork and effective communication
. Document employee issues and concerns
. Provide supervision, direction, coaching, counseling, evaluation and support to Public Works Managers and Supervisors, Program Providers, Service Providers and contract employees
. Oversee management of contractors, service providers and sub-trades for the provision of Public Works supplies and services and manage related issues
. Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate operations policies and services such as signage, cleaning, gas services, maintenance, parking, safety inspections, security, landscaping, snow removal, construction projects and water/wastewater treatment
. Develop, direct and oversee the preventative maintenance programs, installation, maintenance and repair of infrastructures including machinery, equipment, electrical and mechanical systems
. Oversee the purchase of operations supplies and equipment
. Oversee the preparation of progress reports and issue progress schedules to MSIFN members, Council, Contractors and Service Providers
. Assist direct reports when requested and/or required with performance management of their staff
. Monitor and affect regular staff attendance in areas of responsibility
. Monitor the implementation and reporting procedures of programs
. Oversee, direct and evaluate programs and oversee budgets in cooperation with Managers, supervisors and program and service providers
. Provide policy support and policy directives to direct reports
. Ensure Health & Safety compliance for all Public Works employees/contractors/visitors and Chair Workplace Health and Safety Committee
. Responsible for approving daily routine administrative procedures for direct reports (i.e.: timesheets, Leave of Absence Requests, Purchase Orders, invoices, etc.) and monitoring time off
. Act as a liaison and public relations officer in matters of operations
. Direct the development and implementation of Public Works goals, objectives, policies and procedures of the MSIFN and work with staff to implement decisions of Council
. Oversee Public Works funding agreements and contracts
. Ensure new construction for code compliance, renovation improvements, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) programs, such as RRAP and Section 95
. Research and provide advice on new technology and methods of construction and capacity development
. Liaise with Overall Responsible Operator to monitor, troubleshoot and report to Council on all wastewater treatment plant/OCWA technical bulletins and water/waste water treatment results and make recommendations to Council as to how the MSIFN can make improvements to water/waste water quality (Wastewater Treatment Plant is currently operated by a 3rd. party operator)
. Act as a liaison with the WWTP Operator, and oversee the project management of MSIFN Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant from the perspective of developing and maintaining the interests of the MSIFN
. Liaise with the IT Administrator regarding Wastewater Treatment Plant security system, camera system and internet issues
. Attend Steering Committee, Wastewater Treatment Plant and other meetings as required
. Conduct monthly Public Works staff meetings/information sessions
. Attend Monthly Water/Wastewater meetings and oversee necessary follow-up
. Liaise with Finance Manager and service providers to ensure Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and other financial and reporting requirements are met.
. Ensure submission of program work plans, reports, funding agreements and statistics
. Attend and engage fulsomely in monthly Management Committee and Council Meetings
. Assist designated staff in setting and achieving professional development goals
. Ensure completion of probationary and annual performance appraisals for operations staff as defined in policy
. Accompany Health & Safety Committee on annual inspection of operations buildings
. Prepare and manage operations budget in consultation with direct reports
. Manage Capital Assets Inventory System including all reporting requirements
. Manage Capital Assets Management System including all reporting requirements in consultation with the Ogemawahj Tribal Council
. Oversee MSIFN Housing Policy
. Review and Prepare Environmental Screening Reports (ESR)
. Develop, manage and oversee the overall assets of the MSIFN and develop a maintenance management program
. Monitor the performance of designated Public Works staff
. Liaise with MSIFN members/public on Public Works issues; assist with troubleshooting problems
. Participate in interviewing, hiring, orientation and training of senior Public Works staff
. Participate on internal and external committees as approved by Council
. Special projects assigned tasks and additional regular duties as required by Council
. IC3 Computer Certification, Health and Safety Certification required within the first year of employment
. Involve relevant departmental staff in Operations issues as required.
PAY RANGE: $51.50/hr. – $59.11/hr. (Job Level A)
($93,730.00 – $107,580.20/yr. based on a 35-hour work week)
Lieu Time Policy applies to additional hours beyond 35 hours per week.

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Employment Type:
Field of Work: Other
Required skills:

. Completion of University degree in project management, electrical, civil or mechanical engineering, or in a discipline related to construction, facility operation and/or maintenance plus a minimum five years related senior management work experience and 10 years total work experience
. Valid driver's license and $1M liability insurance
. Demonstrated knowledge of federal and provincial legislation governing First Nations, including Health and Safety Legislation
. Initiative and ability to work independently to meet deadlines
. Ability to analyze problems, recommend and implement solutions
. Good interpersonal skills to communicate with First Nation residents
. Project Management knowledge and experience
. Knowledge of Aboriginal Water and Wastewater Association of Ontario (AWWAO)
. Knowledge of Fuel Systems Management Circuit Rider Program
. Sound knowledge of MS Office Programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Microsoft Project
. Demonstrated advanced written and verbal communication skills
. Demonstrated people management and conflict management skills
. Business negotiation skills
. Budget development and analysis skills
. Advanced planning and organizational skills
Considered an asset:
. Professional engineering status, construction trade certification
. Health and Safety Certification
. Knowledge and understanding of Native culture, traditions, teachings, community dynamics
. Water and Wastewater Operator Certification and experience
. Project Management Certification
Preferred experience:
. Management experience in Facilities/Grounds Operations or Maintenance, Construction, Housing and Water and Wastewater Treatment
. Project Management Experience
. Work experience with a First Nation or Aboriginal Organization

Company information

City: Port Perry
Additional information:

Monday to Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Friday 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Some flexibility required to work evenings and weekends to meet community and emergency needs, per the Lieu Time and Hours of Work Policies.

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