Current Postings


City of Kamloops

Utilities Engineer

Engineer (Permanent, Full-Time) – 1040

Close Date
June 18, 2023

At the City of Kamloops, we believe in progressive and barrier-free recruitment for everybody every day. This means employment opportunities for all in a safe, inclusive and diverse workplace. We know our city is stronger when we hire qualified individuals from different backgrounds with diverse experiences, cultures and perspectives.
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Let’s make Kamloops shine! Join our team today.

Position Overview
The City of Kamloops is recruiting for a Utilities Engineer to join our team. The Utilities Engineer is responsible for ensuring that the sanitary sewer, municipal water systems and drainage systems are planned and expanded in a manner such that the medium- and long-range utility development plans for the City of Kamloops are properly accommodated. This position provides professional engineering services to support Civic Operations and the City's capital works program. If you are someone who shares our corporate values and are Trusting, Health Conscious, Cooperative, Inclusive, Purposeful, and Resilient and someone who wants to contribute to the development of their community in a meaningful way, then the Utilities Engineer position may be a great fit for you!
The successful candidate must have the following qualifications:

  1. University Degree in Engineering with a specialization directly relevant to municipal water, wastewater, and stormwater systems.
  2. Registered as a Professional Engineer in the Province of British Columbia.
  3. Minimum five years municipal engineering experience, either in government and/or in a private consulting capacity.
  4. Minimum two years of supervisory experience.
  5. Minimum two years of experience relevant computer modelling.
  6. Strong organizational and public relations skills.
  7. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  8. Positive, dynamic, results-oriented engineer that possesses exceptional people skills.

For new hires, and for those working in designated positions of trust, including those working directly with vulnerable persons, no formal offer of employment will be made until an applicant completes a police information check. A comprehensive benefits package is included with this position. This is an exempt management position.

This position has a starting salary of $123,084.00 annually, with a performance-based progression through a step-based process to $133,341.00 annually. The City has a comprehensive benefit package including generous vacation and an Earned Days Off program.

Hours & Days of Work
Monday - Friday:
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM (winter)
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM (summer)

Hours per Week
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