Line Manager

City of Nelson


Line Manager

Regular Full time - Posting # 61EX18

Nelson is traditionally known for its beautiful setting, vast array of recreational activities, pristine parks and vibrant downtown. It is a year-round playground for outdoor enthusiasts and those who love the arts, culture and preserved heritage buildings.  The City boasts an 18-hole golf course with spectacular views of the City and lake from almost every hole. You will also find some of the best powder or “pow”, as the locals call it, at the many ski destinations in the area. The local ski hill is a short 20 minute drive from downtown Nelson.  You will enjoy, hiking, mountain biking, snowmobiling, Nordic skiing, dirt biking, canoeing, kayaking and fishing - all just outside your own back door.  Nelson has a population of approximately 10,800 people and is the envy of many for its amazing culture, beauty and amenities.

The City of Nelson and Nelson Hydro are currently seeking to fill the position of


As a member of the Management Team for Nelson Hydro, the Line Manager will play a key role in the coordination of the line crew activities and strategic direction of Nelson Hydro. Reporting to the General Manager, the Line Manager is responsible for the overall planning, operation, maintenance and safety of the Nelson Hydro transmission and distribution system.  The Manager will demonstrate leadership skills that will assist the Department in achieving safe, efficient utilization of crews and equipment and will be responsible for all aspects of the job including ongoing employee evaluations, training plans, hiring and disciplinary action as required.  This in turn will assist Nelson Hydro and the City of Nelson to provide our community with the exemplary service and help us to become the number one municipality in Canada based on Value for Service!


  • Grade 12 graduation or GED (general equivalency diploma)
  • Power Line Technician – Red Seal or Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, including Professional Designation
  • Five years recent related experience in a supervisory capacity
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to interact with employees and the public in a tactful and courteous manner
  • Excellent problem solving and technical skills.
  • Proven ability to lead, manage and develop people and to build collaborative relationships.

This posting along with a detailed job description can be found on our website at Applications in the form of a resume and cover letter detailing qualifications and experience relative to this position will be accepted until 3:00 pm Thursday, October 25th, 2018.  

Human Resources
City of Nelson
101-310 Ward Street, Nelson, BC V1L 5S4

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted. The City of Nelson is committed to employment equity.  We encourage all qualified applicants to apply.

Organization: City of Nelson
Location: Nelson, BC
Region: West Kootenay / Boundary
Professional Category(s): Engineering, Electrical/Electronic Services
Posted: October 2, 2018, 7:20 am
Expires: October 25, 2018, 3:00 pm

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