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Revelstoke School District
Job Location
Revelstoke, BC
Posting active until
December 15, 2017

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Job Description

Revelstoke Board of Education
Manager of Operations
Applications are invited for the position of Manager of Operations for School District No. 19 (Revelstoke).

Revelstoke is located on the Trans-Canada Highway adjacent to the Okanagan and Kootenay regions. This area offers year round recreation opportunities with some of the best downhill skiing in North America, first rate cross country skiing, back country skiing, snowmobiling, hiking, fishing and biking. In addition to outdoor pursuits, Revelstoke is a hub for artistic and cultural activities. It is a family friendly community with excellent services and programs for children. Our school district serves approximately 970 students and offers an outstanding education program.

The Manager of Operations is a key member of the senior management team. The Manager supports the education system within the following areas of specific responsibility:

• Facilities Operation and Maintenance;
• Student Transportation;
• Project Planning;
• Occupational Health and Safety;
• Custodial Services; and
• Department Leadership.

The ideal candidate will have:

 Formal post-secondary education and training in building technology and maintenance, such as a journeyman certificate or diploma in building technology;
 Demonstrated knowledge of Building, Fire, WorkSafe, Municipal, and related codes, standards, regulations, and requirements.
 Minimum of five years of progressive management experience with evidence of overall operational and people management excellence and innovation in a unionized facilities environment.
 Experience in project management including preparation of budgets, project specifications, estimates, scheduling, quality assurance, resource allocation and cost control.
 Experience with construction, goods and service bid tendering.
 Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and positively with district staff, stakeholders, clients, independent trades, and contractors.

The closing date for applications is Friday, December 15th, 2017 at 4:00 pm PST.

For further information on this position, please contact Mike Hooker, Superintendent of Schools, at 250-837-2101.

The application package must include a cover letter, resume, relevant documentation, and three supervisory references including phone numbers. Applications may be submitted in person at 501 11th Street, Revelstoke, by email to or mailed/delivered to School District No. 19 (Revelstoke) Bag 5800, 501 11th Street, Revelstoke, BC, V0E 2S0 to the attention of Mike Hooker, Superintendent of Schools.

Only those applicants being interviewed will be contacted.