General Manager, Liquid Waste Services

Metro Vancouver, Burnaby, BC

DATE POSTED: April 7 - May 5, 2017

Metro Vancouver

General Manager, Liquid Waste Services

You may be challenged, but you won’t be daunted by the size and scope of this regional leadership mandate. Your people leadership and technical skills will allow you to inspire the performance of more than 500 employees while optimizing operating and capital budgets that exceed $400 million. Metro Vancouver is a collaborative partnership of 21 municipalities, one Electoral Area and one Treaty First Nation that plans and delivers regional services including drinking water, wastewater treatment and solid waste management.

The long-term vision for liquid waste management in Metro Vancouver is efficient recovery of all elements of liquid waste as energy sources, nutrients, water and other usable material, or else return it to the environment as part of the hydrological cycle in a way that protects public health and the ecosystem. You can lead Liquid Waste Services at an exciting and pivotal time when Metro Vancouver is investing in infrastructure to accommodate and encourage growth in the region. Currently underway is an innovative new wastewater treatment plant and pumping station, both scheduled for commissioning in the short term.

As General Manager, Liquid Waste Services, you will report directly to the CAO and join the Senior Management Team in this strategic and operational leadership role. Metro Vancouver takes pride in serving nearly two and a half million people. You will ensure that the region’s extensive network of sewers and treatment plants are operated, maintained, expanded and upgraded to keep pace with population growth. In a progressive workplace, you will keep motivation high and drive innovation wherever it promises to improve efficiencies or processes. The face and voice of the department, you will work with multiple stakeholder groups to set priorities, prepare cross functional budgets and shape cost recovery.

Likely a P.Eng. with senior level experience in a complex municipal role, you will bring both technical and business management expertise to Liquid Waste Services. Lead an accomplished team of high performers and work collaboratively to get even better.

To express your interest in this opportunity, please submit your resume and related information online on or before May 5th, 2017 at http://www.odgersberndtson.com/en/careers/13919 or contact Shannon Cooper at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Esther McGregor at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.



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