Manager, Utilities

City of Nanaimo

Discover What’s Possible
The City of Nanaimo is a rapidly growing community with a population of approximately 98,000. Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, on the east coast of Vancouver Island, we are centrally located, about 1½ hours from Victoria and 2 hours from Vancouver by ferry. With a university and well-developed parks, recreational, cultural and social amenities, Nanaimo is truly an extraordinary place to live.

Permanent Full-Time 

Manager, Utilities 

(Competition 19-116)

Position Overview
The City of Nanaimo is seeking a permanent full-time Manager, Utilities. Reporting to the Director, Public Works the Manager, Utilities plans, manages and controls the construction, operation, maintenance and repair of water distribution, water supply, storm drainage and sanitary sewer infrastructure for the City of Nanaimo. The Manager, Utilities coordinates work with other agencies and City departments, negotiates and manages service and equipment contracts, and ensures services are delivered in accordance with services are delivered in accordance with municipal operations and capital budgets, associated levels of service, collective agreements, contracts, city policy and environmental and safety legislation.

Applicants must have a degree in Civil Engineering or related discipline. A minimum of 5 years’ related experience in water distribution and collection, hydraulic control systems, chlorination and de-chlorination procedures, and water system safety and environmental processes, including 3 years in a management supervisory role. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Membership or eligibility in the Association of Professional Engineering and Geoscientists of BC or Applied Science Technologist and Technician of BC and British Columbia Water and Wastewater Association is required. Applicants must possess a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check.

Additional Information
This is an excluded position and a competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package is included.

Posting Date
Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Application Deadline
Monday, November 18, 2019
4:30 p.m.

Contact Information
Human Resources
City of Nanaimo
2nd Floor, 455 Wallace Street
Nanaimo, BC V9R 5J6
Phone: (250) 755-4406
Fax: (250) 755-4449

The City of Nanaimo is an inclusive employer and invites applications from all qualified individuals. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. If you are unsuccessful, please accept our appreciation for your interest. This position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

To apply for this opportunity, please submit a resume and cover letter to referencing the specific competition 19- 116 by the application deadline. For detailed information on this position and for more information on our community, please visit our website at

Organization: City of Nanaimo
Location: Nanaimo, BC
Region: North and Central Vancouver Island / Sunshine Coast
Professional Category(s): Engineering, Water Services
Posted: October 30, 2019, 2:26 pm
Expires: November 18, 2019, 4:30 pm

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