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4 Jan 2022

Full-Time Director of Public Works & Engineering

Town of Hay River –  Hay River, NT

Job Description

Town of Hay River

is accepting applications for the position of


The Town of Hay River is looking for a Director of Public Works & Engineering. This position reports to the Senior Administrative Officer and is a member of the Town’s senior management team. The Director is responsible for the management of engineering services and maintenance of municipal roads, bridges, culverts, drainage and water/wastewater operations. The Director also provides support to other Departments for troubleshooting and design of infrastructure and facilities.

The Director develops long-term capital plans and ensures appropriate preventative maintenance plans are in place to support public works assets. The Director is accountable for the preparation and monitoring of the Public Works & Engineering Department’s annual operations and capital budgets.

The Director prepares and delivers reports to Council on public works matters.

The Director of Public Works & Engineering would normally attain the required knowledge, skills and attitudes through completion of post-secondary education in a related engineering discipline and five years’ experience as a Professional Engineer, preferably in a civil/municipal context. Equivalencies will be considered.

This senior management position offers a comprehensive benefits package, pension plan, and continued professional development.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying on this position, please submit a detailed resumé and cover letter to the Town of Hay River in person or via email.

For additional information please contact:
Town of Hay River
Phone: 867-874-6522

The Town of Hay River is the Hub of the North. An ideal location for those who appreciate a lifestyle that encapsulates a family friendly environment with recreational activities that capture the spirit and zest for life in a dynamic and vibrant community. The option of walking or biking to work within minutes of where you live creates time benefits with your family. An ability to fully participate in activities that include golf, swimming, camping, fishing, water sports in the rivers, lakes and beaches, gardening, arts & cultural venues, and countless winter activities. The Town of Hay River offers a generous benefit package, and a rewarding lifestyle.

Open until filled. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-Time. Advertised until: 2022-02-03

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