Director of Engineering & Public Works


Closing Date: Will remain open until filled

Competition Number: 17-75

Job Summary

The City of Nanaimo is seeking a permanent full-time Director of Engineering & Public Works. Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Director is responsible for the services and programs provided by the Engineering and Public Works Departments. The Director of Engineering and Public Works is responsible for the day-to-day and long term planning and coordination of the departments’ operations, capital programs and associated levels of service in accordance with approved policies and procedures.  The position will provide leadership and technical expertise on the implementation of capital projects including municipal engineering and project management. The incumbent is required to liaise with all levels of government and external agencies and maintain a working relationship with City Council, Administration and all departments within the corporate structure as well as with local community groups and businesses.

Duties and Responsibilities

Please see the attached pdf job description below.


Applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree in a related discipline (e.g. Civil Engineering, Business Administration or Public Administration) and 8 years progressively responsible related experience, including 4 years in a management supervisory role and proven experience with project management. An equivalent combination of education and experience may also be considered. A valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence and satisfactory Criminal Record Check are required.

Project Management Professional Certification (PMP) and membership in Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists (APEG) in a field related to municipal engineering is preferred.

Compensation and Benefits

This is an Excluded position and a competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package is included.


This posting will remain open until filled.  Resumes with cover letters referencing the specific competition 17-75 should be directed to:

Human Resources

City of Nanaimo

455 Wallace Street, Nanaimo BC  V9R 5J6

Fax: (250) 755-4449

Drop off in person: 2nd Floor, City Hall (455 Wallace Street)


We thank all applicants for their interest; however,

only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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