Park Facility Coordinator

Req ID:  775
Business Unit:  Parks Recreation and Environmental Servi
Division:  Regional Parks
Shift:  Regular
Rate of Pay:  $45.76 - $51.85 per hour
Hours of Work:  70 hours bi-weekly
Posting Date:  Jun 30, 2024
Closing Date: 

Req ID: 775 

Business Unit: Parks Recreation and Environmental Services 

Division: Regional Parks

Regular/ Auxiliary: Regular

Pay Grade: CAN/05/02/J17 

Rate of Pay: $45.76 - $51.85 per hour 

Hours of Work: 70 hours bi-weekly

Posting Date: May 3, 2024 

Closing Date: This position will remain open until filled  

Summary

This position is responsible for leading park facility capital projects, identifying capital investment priorities and developing facility management plans for critical park infrastructure.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provides capital investment recommendations for park facilities to meet strategic recreation goals and park management plan commitments, promote sustainable service delivery, and align with CRD Board priorities.
  • Assists with the development of short and long term design and development plans for critical park infrastructure (including dam, bridge, and building infrastructure).
  • Coordinates capital projects, including the construction or new infrastructure or the rehabilitation of existing infrastructure, from project initiation to completion.
  • Leads procurement processes and coordinates the tendering of capital projects, evaluates and recommends contract awards.
  • Tracks contract progress, monitors contractor performance, and overseas the administration of contract budgets, with an emphasis on efficient contract delivery.
  • Oversees construction projects, ensuring projects are delivered effectively, adhere to CRD’s policy on the protection and conservation of archaeological resources, and meet environmental standards and facility development best practices, including universal accessibility standards.
  • Establishes project cost estimates and controls, conducts cost/benefit analyses.
  • Coordinates the preparation of conceptual plans, detailed design plans and specifications, and construction ready drawings, in collaboration with CRD engineering services.
  • Provides input into impact and risk assessments, including the identification of regulatory requirements for major park infrastructure.
  • Provides expertise on major park infrastructure maintenance management practices.
  • Conducts site visits and condition assessments, compiles site inventories and asset lifecycle data analyses.
  • Assists project teams in preparing park facility plans and supports the development of asset management plans for major park infrastructure.
  • Identifies procurement opportunities and develops business cases for facility projects, researches and seeks funding opportunities, and prepares funding applications.
  • Participates in First Nations, government, and public engagement processes for facility planning initiatives in collaboration with other CRD staff.
  • Prepares draft staff reports.
  • Follows all policies, procedures and standards of the CRD.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Additional Information

  • None

Key Skills & Abilities

  • Experience using asset criticality in capital planning and infrastructure financial forecasting processes.
  • Experience coordinating complex facility projects, with a proven track record to plan, initiate, and complete large, high value projects.
  • Experience using contract management tools, techniques, templates, and processes.
  • Working knowledge of engineering and construction techniques in park facility development.
  • Knowledge of civil and structural engineering components and landscape design principles and concepts.
  • Experience with infrastructure and facilities maintenance management.
  • Knowledge of asset management principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of impact assessments, land-use planning, and outdoor recreation management.
  • Knowledge of environmental protection regulations and other associated laws as they relate to park facility planning and construction.
  • Experience using AutoCAD and geographic information systems, with a good knowledge of current survey and data capture techniques.
  • Proficiency and experience with word processing (MS Word), spreadsheets (MS Excel), presentation (MS PowerPoint), MS Project, SharePoint, GIS and AutoCAD software.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written), interpersonal and customer service skills are required.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective and harmonious working relationships with internal and external clients.
  • Ability to work effectively, efficiently dealing with multiple priorities.
  • Ability to facilitate and conduct effective meetings with strong time management and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to present complex and technical information in a manner that is concise and at a level that is consistent with the audience.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work productively with minimal supervision and exercise initiative.
  • Ability to deal with complex situations involving the exercise of utmost tact, diplomacy and judgment.

Qualifications

  • Degree in a related discipline
  • A minimum of 3 years' directly related experience

Certifications

  • Valid BC Driver's Licence

APPLICATIONS

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please click "Apply now" to submit your resume and covering letter online.

We welcome all qualified applicants to apply and may consider a combination of experience, education and/or training where possible.

The Capital Regional District wishes to thank you for your interest and advises that only those candidates under active consideration will be contacted.

 


We value the diversity of the people we hire and serve. In our commitment to bring differing perspectives to our workplace, and to deliver the best possible service to our customers, we encourage and welcome applications from all people with diverse backgrounds, abilities, and lived experiences.

Accommodations will be provided upon request during the selection process.

If you require assistance, please email us at careers@crd.bc.ca