Northeastern British Columbia



Friday, March 02, 2018


Date Posted:

March 02-22, 2018

Job Order #



District of Chetwynd
Chetwynd, BC

Job Title:

Director of Engineering & Public Works

Starting Date:



A competitive salary in the range of $90,000 to $95,000 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 by 4:30 p.m. on March 22, 2018 to:
  • Human Resources Officer, District of Chetwynd
    5400 Hospital Road, PO Box 357, Chetwynd, BC V0C 1J0
  • Fax: 250-401-4101
  • Email:
Closing Date:

March 22, 2018 at 4:30pm