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Manager of Engineering

The City of Port Alberni

Port Alberni, BC V9Y 8M1
4 Jan 2018
  • Engineering / Architecture / Quality
The City of Port Alberni
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Manager of Engineering
Employment Opportunity
City Of Port Alberni

The City of Port Alberni is looking for a Manager of Engineering to join a progressive and dynamic organization, leading our Engineering team. Reporting to the Director of Development Services, this position will work closely with Operations to ensure the delivery of effective municipal systems. This position is responsible for supervisory, administrative and engineering work, including maintaining an effective municipal infrastructure plan.

The City of Port Alberni is a community of 17,500 people. Located centrally on Vancouver Island, Port Alberni is a well-serviced municipality that offers residents affordable west coast living, as well as proximity to oceanfront, lakes, rivers and mountains.

Plan, coordinate and supervise the work of the Engineering team, providing leadership and technical support as required
Prepare and manage annual Engineering Department and Capital Plan budgets
Oversee and manage the long-term infrastructure plan for the City
Oversee design work for engineering projects
Coordinate and manage engineering work undertaken by consultants
Oversee engineering record keeping, mapping, GIS and engineering-related permits

Qualifications & Experience
University degree in Engineering or diploma of Technology in Civil Engineering
Registration as a Professional Engineer or an Applied Science Technologist in the Province of British Columbia
Minimum of 10 years' experience in municipal engineering, including design work and administrative responsibility, or a commensurate combination of education and experience
Proven experience in a supervisory role
Strong interpersonal, communication, leadership and teambuilding skills
Experience in contract management and administration
Knowledge of civil engineering principles, administrative practices and techniques as applied to municipal engineering
Ability and desire to work in a collaborative manner with a wide range of stakeholders
Valid driver's license for the Province of British Columbia

This is an exempt position. A competitive salary is offered in addition to a comprehensive benefit package.  For additional information, including a full job description, please go to

Qualified individuals may apply by forwarding a resume and cover letter by February 5, 2018:

Attention: Krista Tremblay, Manager of Human Resources
By mail: City of Port Alberni, 4850 Argyle Street, Port Alberni, BC V9Y 1V8
Emailed to:

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those selected to be interviewed will be contacted

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