Posted 07 Feb

Operations Manager

General Waste Management/Yukon Water Services
Whitehorse Full Time

Employment Opportunity

General Waste Management/Yukon Water Services

Operations Manager

LOCATION:Whitehorse, Yukon

POSITION STATUS: Full time - Permanent

SUPERVISOR:General Manager


The Operations Manager through effective management skills is responsible for all day to day operations and fleet maintenance with taking into consideration efficiency, cost control, employee development and safety standards.


  • Direct management and accountability for all assets, equipment and inventory used for the operation of GWM/YWS
  • Assisting with developing the annual budget for GWM/YWS including capital requests
  • Directing and managing staff (up to 20 employees)
  • Ensuring all vehicles in the fleet are properly maintained with the assistance of the Mechanic
  • Overseeing 3 shops and ensuring that cleanliness and maintenance are done by staff
  • Responsible for creating, implementing, and enforcing safety policies/processes with staff on a day to day basis
  • Developing and seeking out new business opportunities that will suit and strengthen the division
  • Collaborating & communicating with the General Manager to complete tenders & daily activities of the division
  • Interacting, communicating effectively and professionally to all current & future clients
  • Training & staff development of all current & new staff
  • Communicating all financial requirements in the field with General Manager

    Professional Competencies:

  • Strong abilities to lead and/or manage personnel in a positive manner
  • Willingness to work towards the long-term success of an overall organization
  • Familiar with an annual budget process and monthly financials
  • Strong oral and written skills
  • Experience working with equipment required to operate GWM/YWS
  • Must have good problem solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Must be a team player
  • Willingness to travel on occasion
  • Ability to make deadlines, and work under pressure
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and identify information that should remain as such
  • Knowledge and Technical Skills:

  • Mechanical and welding skills
  • Valid drivers license (Class 3 and/or 1)
  • Knowledge of transportation and safety regulations
  • Knowledge of equipment used in the everyday function of GWM/YWS
  • Basic computer skills (Work, Excel, Outlook)
  • Education and Work Experience:

  • 5-10 years of management experience
  • Experience with dangerous goods is an asset
  • Experience driving all types of vehicles and trucks
  • Mechanical experience
  • Air brakes ticket
  • Standard First Air/CPR
  • TDG Certificate
  • The salary for this position will depend on experience and qualifications.

    Resumes and cover letters should be sent no later than Friday February 10th, 2017 vie email to:

    Desiree Balderas

    Human Resources Manager

    Tle’ Nax T’awei Group

    4230 F 4th Avenue

    Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 1K1

    Fax: 867-456-4807


    Tle’ Nax T’awei Group (TTG) is affiliated with the

    Teslin Tlingit Council (TTC). The TTG encourages TTC citizens and their spouses and family

    to take advantage of the TTG’s preferential hiring policy.

    Additional Application Instructions

    Please send resumes with cover letters no later than Friday February 28th, 2017 via email to: Attention to: Desiree Balderas Human Resources Manager

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