Project Coordinator - Fleet and Solid Waste Services

Competition Number: 23032

Category: Engineering and Public Works

Job Title: Project Coordinator - Fleet and Solid Waste Services

Department: Fleet and Solid Waste Services - Public Works - Engineering

Position Type: Permanent Full Time Position (CUPE Local 2011)

Salary: $42.96/hr and an excellent benefits package

Posted Date: January 28, 2023

Closing Date: March 26, 2023

Last Modified: March 7, 2023, 4:03 pm

Status: Open


Do you want to be part of a great team with an exciting future? Employing more than 1500 members across 10 departments, our greatest asset is a high performing workforce. The District of Saanich provides a welcoming environment and maintains a healthy, dynamic and safe workplace that consistently attracts top-quality people and enables them to perform at their best. Our culture holds true to our motto “Populo Serviendo” – this is latin for “Serving the People”. We are looking for a Project Coordinator to join our team!

The Public Works Division is seeking a Project Coordinator in Fleet and Solid Waste Services to perform project management functions related to the fleet management, fleet procurement and solid waste initiatives. This position is responsible for developing formal reports, data analysis and tracking, coordinating pilot programs and trials, monitoring emerging technologies, developing specification documents, continuous improvement of preventative maintenance programs and communicating with a broad range of stakeholders.  These duties are all carried out in alignment with the District’s Fleet and Solid Waste strategic goals and industry best practices.

Qualified candidates will have a diploma in Mechanical Engineering Technology or other relevant engineering discipline; Project Management Institute accredited training; five years of related fleet or solid waste experience; strong verbal and written communication skills; knowledge of industry standards, regulations and best practices; valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence and proficiency using Microsoft office programs including Word and Excel.  Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

The successful candidate will work Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

*As a component of the selection process, testing will be conducted.*

This posting has been extended until March 26, 2023.

Important Information:

The District of Saanich is recognized as one of BC’s Top Employers for 2023. 

As an equitable and inclusive employer, we value diversity of people to best represent the community we serve and provide excellent services to our citizens.  We strive to attract and retain passionate and talented individuals of all backgrounds, demographics, and life experiences. 

If you require any adjustments to enable participation at any stage of the recruitment process, please contact in confidence