City Engineer

City of Williams Lake

City of Williams Lake

City Engineer

For lifestyle, Williams Lake (  is a mixture of frontier charm and urban living can’t be beat.  The city is well known for their very affordable housing with residential options ranging from modern urban subdivisions and townhouses to large rural properties. The attractive mix of enviable lifestyle and surrounding pristine wilderness playground makes Williams Lake a great place to live, work, play, and raise a family. Williams Lake offers year-round opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts. In the winter, the Cariboo offers world class snowmobiling and amazing cross-country ski trails, as well as snowshoeing and ice fishing. Known across North America as the “Shangri-La of Mountain Biking”, it boasts the largest mountain bike park in the British Columbia’s interior.  Additionally, the “lake city” is a great base for hiking, camping, four-wheeling, waterskiing, swimming, golfing and sport fishing.  The Cariboo Memorial Recreational Complex offers a brand-new leisure pool with waterslide, new lap pool, steam room, sauna, massive swirl pool along with two arena ice sheets, and a new fitness centre. Recognizing the importance outstanding engineering services plays in ensuring the very best of service delivery to the City’s residents and visitors alike, the city looking to attract a professional engineer to round out their professional management team.

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer and a key management team member, the City Engineer supports the ongoing growth of the city. This position is responsible for providing engineering design services and advice to the CAO and Council on a broad range of technical subjects pertaining to development and infrastructure of the community.

Ideally, you will be a Professional Engineer or Engineering Technologist coupled with 3 to 5 years in a senior leadership role in water, sewer, roads, systems, and infrastructure design construction, operations and maintenance within the municipal sector. Alternatively, you may have many years experience working within a consulting engineering firm whose client base was municipal. You are a big picture leader, practical problem solver, deal effectively with competing priorities and are well respected for your ability to work well under pressure. You are an experienced strategic leader known for your ability to execute and deliver results. You have experience working with diverse teams in a unionized environment and are well respected for your professionalism, commitment and passion in your leadership role. You see yourself as accountable and known for setting work objectives that are aggressive yet realistic.  Your public speaking abilities and impeccable people and communication skills are your trademark and you deal effectively with all levels of clients both internal and external, staff and Council.

This is a unique opportunity to become part of the vibrant future of the City of Williams Lake. Candidates seeking a rewarding career opportunity with one of western Canada’s most beautiful and sought-after communities are invited to submit their resume online quoting project CE1018 to

Waterhouse Executive Search Ltd
Suite 300 – 1055 West Hastings Street
Vancouver B.C.
V6E 2E9
Direct: (604) 806-7715

We sincerely thank all candidates for their interest; however; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Organization: City of Williams Lake
Location: Williams Lake, BC
Region: North Central / Cariboo
Professional Category(s): Engineering
Posted: October 24, 2018, 1:27 pm
Expires: November 23, 2018, 4:30 pm

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