Senior Project Manager, Civic Buildings

Competition No.: 2019-136
Duration: Temporary Full Time
Salary: $, plus competitive benefits
Last Updated: 5/10/19 4:47 PM


As the third largest City in British Columbia, the City of Burnaby is committed to creating and sustaining the best quality of life for our entire community.  As a City, we provide facilities and services that support a safe, connected, inclusive, healthy and dynamic community.  With this in mind, comes great responsibility – we seek likeminded individuals who are passionate about the community, work with integrity and respect, and are innovative when it comes to the work and services Burnaby provides to our citizens.

We have an exciting opportunity for a professional to leave a lasting legacy within the City of Burnaby. If this is what drives you, then this may be the job for you! Reporting to the Manager, Civic Building Projects the Senior Project Manager is responsible for major civic initiatives ranging from construction to major renovations throughout the City. Key responsibilities include guiding the development and implementation of major civic projects while working closely with key stakeholders. This role requires thorough knowledge of architectural design and construction principles and practices and engineering practices and procedures; building costs, materials, methods and practices; B.C. Building Code, zoning and related municipal legislation. The Project Manager oversees schedules and directs the work of technical staff, architectural and engineering consultants, and contractors therefore strong interpersonal skills, time management and organizational skills are a must.

Requirements include a degree in Architecture or Engineering (P.Eng) supplemented by courses in management and leadership plus considerable experience relating to the construction industry with developed skills in design, construction, supervision and inspection. A valid driver’s licence is also required as this position will conduct site visits. The ability to work collaboratively while still meeting deadlines is critical.

Hours of work: 70 hours bi-weekly; 8:00am to 4:45pm with a nine-day fortnight schedule.

We invite applications to be submitted online no later than June 7, 2019 with first consideration given by May 27, 2019. 

Copies of relevant professional certificates or degrees will be required at the time of the interview.

We thank all candidates for applying, but only those short listed will be contacted. 

Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.


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