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Director, Facilities Capital Projects

The City acknowledges that it resides on the ancestral lands of the Coast Salish Peoples, specifically, the shared traditional territories of the səl̓ilw̓ət (Tsleil-Waututh), sq̓əc̓iy̓aɁɬ təməxʷ (Katzie), xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), Stó:lō and kʷikʷəƛ̓əm (Kwikwetlem) First Nations.

The City of Coquitlam is one of BC’s Top Employer and is home to more than 150,000 residents. The municipality continues to grow through innovative urban design, inspiring arts, culture and recreation programs, and state-of-the-art transportation systems. Its brand is built on managing our resources in a responsible and sustainable manner, while supporting a vibrant, growing regional urban centre.

Reporting to the General Manager, Parks, Recreation, Culture, and Facilities, the Director, Facilities Capital Projects is responsible for managing the City’s major capital construction portfolio and offers an exciting opportunity for a candidate possessing in-depth knowledge of construction projects. The Director participates in the development of the City of Coquitlam, a municipality striving to create innovative facilities to support its growing community. The Director will have the opportunity to lead and advance the North East Community Centre development amongst several exciting and large-scale capital projects.
The successful candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Civil Engineering, or related field, as well as 7-10 years of experience as a leader, preferably within a municipal or regional government setting. An equivalent combination of technical skills, experience and education will be considered. A Project Management Professional (PMP) credential is beneficial, and registration in an accredited organization such as APEGBC and ASTTBC is considered an asset. A valid BC Driver’s License is required.
The City offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package. Applicants under consideration will be required to undergo a police security clearance evaluation and may need to complete a police information check. This position is based in Coquitlam with some flexible, remote work options available. The City has a vaccination policy that is currently suspended. However, should the policy be reinstated, it will be a requirement for all current and future employees.

  • Municipal experience
  • Project management
  • Negotiation
  • Capital assets
  • Financial management
  • Communication
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Community engagement
  • Adaptability
  • Relationship building

Letter of Introduction & resume via email to Harbour West Consulting

The City of Coquitlam is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
Should you be interested in learning more about this unique opportunity with the City of Coquitlam, please contact Harbour West Consulting at 604-998-4032 or forward your resumé, a letter of introduction and the names and contact information for  three references, in confidence, to [email protected]

Organization: City of Coquitlam
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Engineering, Project Management, Facilities Management/Development, Executive / Administrative Management, Architecture
Posted: January 25, 2023, 11:46 am
Expires: February 25, 2023, 4:30 pm
Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree
Job Experience: 5 years or more