Public Works Foreman

Village of Zeballos

Village of Zeballos

Public Works Foreman

PO Box 127
Zeballos, BC V0P 2A0
Phone: (250) 761-4229
Fax: (250) 761-4331

*NOTE: previous advertised as a Temporary position,

the Village of Zeballos is now looking for a Permanent, Full Time Public Works Foreman.
Located on the northwest coast of Vancouver Island and nestled among towering mountains, Zeballos sits at the head of the Zeballos Inlet, gateway to Nootka Sound, world-famous for its gold mining history, world-class salmon fishing, kayaking, hiking, and other outdoor adventure opportunities.
Reporting to the CAO, the Public Works Foreman is a working supervisor responsible for organizing the safe and efficient day-to-day operations of the Public Works Department. The Public Works Foreman is also the Chief Water Distribution Operator.
You are a motivated individual with great interpersonal skills. You have a can-do attitude and are a team player. You practice confidentiality and professionalism at your job.


Based on direction provided by the CAO, the Public Works Foreman is responsible to develop and execute the annual Public Works department plan for the operation, maintenance, and repair of the following services:

  • Municipal Roads and Bridges;
  • Municipal Parks and Lands;
  • Municipal Facilities and Structures (including the Municipal Cemeteries);
  • Municipal Vehicles (including firefighting vehicles);
  • Storm Drainage;
  • Water Supply and Distribution;
  • Sanitary Sewer; and
  • Public Works Department tools and equipment.


  • Completion of Grade 12
  • Must possess and maintain a Class 5 Driver’s License
  • The following EOCP certifications, with a willingness and ability to upgrade within 2 years:
    • Small Water Systems
    • Level 1 Wastewater Collections
  • Certificate in Public Works Supervision; OR an equivalent in education, training and experience; including the successful completion of a course (accredited course or a course of 25 hours or more in duration from an accredited school or program) in one of the following:

    • Management & Leadership Skills
    • Project Management
  • Must possess a willingness to participate in training sessions to develop or enhance required skills.

If you are ready to take on this challenging and rewarding leadership role, forward your resume and cover letter with a minimum of three (3) related references to James R. Craven & Associates, by 5:00 pm on Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018.
A Supplementary Package can be obtained from the consultant, which includes a complete job description, benefits plan, and details of the competitive compensation. Please feel welcome to request the package by email, and following that to discuss the position with the undersigned:

Jim Craven
James R. Craven and Associates Ltd. 250 -744-9455

Organization: Village of Zeballos
Location: Zeballos, BC
Region: North and Central Vancouver Island / Sunshine Coast
Professional Category(s): Public Works & Operations
Posted: June 5, 2018, 10:09 am
Expires: July 3, 2018, 5:00 pm

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