Northeastern British Columbia



Thursday, April 05, 2018


Date Posted:

April 05, 2018-Until Filled

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District of Chetwynd
Chetwynd, BC

Job Title:

Director of Engineering & Public Works

Starting Date:



A competitive salary in the range of $94,000 to $99,000 and an extensive benefit package is offered. Additional incentives include relocation expenses; and five paid flex days in addition to an annual vacation allowance.


Have you thought about making a positive change in your life, about going to work for a progressive and growing community in northern British Columbia, or is it time to take a step up that corporate ladder?

If you have the skills and attitude that we are looking for, join us at the District of Chetwynd – we are currently looking for an energetic and focused individual to fill the role of Director of Engineering and Public Works. The successful candidate will be self-motivated and have proven experience in a local government setting. This candidate will also display demonstrated skills in both engineering and community planning roles.

  • The preferred candidate will have Certification as an Engineering Technologist, together with a minimum of five years’ experience in a management and supervisory role in a municipal public works or similar setting.
  • The successful candidate will display knowledge of municipal engineering and operations; including construction and operation of such services as streets, drainage systems, sewage collection systems and water distribution systems; airport and cemetery operations; and understand land development approval processes, as this position also performs the function of Approving Officer.
  • The successful candidate will have strong organizational, leadership, interpersonal and communication skills; ability to work effectively with elected officials and appointed staff in a team environment.

This position reports directly to the Chief Administrative Officer. As a key member of the Management Team, and working with a very positive and progressive Council, the Director provides strategic leadership to the Engineering and Public Works divisions. The Director is responsible for the overall supervision of the workforce assigned for maintenance operations of the community and for community development and planning.

How to Apply:
We offer employees tremendous opportunities to apply and enhance their skills in a positive environment. If you are seeking a challenging and rewarding career opportunity, please submit your application to:
  • Human Resources Officer
    District of Chetwynd
    5400 Hospital Road, PO Box 357
    Chetwynd, BC V0C 1J0
  • Fax No.: (250) 401-4101
  • Email:
Closing Date:

Until Filled