Manager, Utilities

Department: Recreation & Culture

Closing Date: Nov 18, 2019 4:30 PM

Competition Number: 19-116

Job Summary

The City of Nanaimo is seeking a permanent full-time Manager, Utilities. Reporting to the Director, Public Works the Manager, Utilities plans, manages and controls the construction, operation, maintenance and repair of water distribution, water supply, storm drainage and sanitary sewer infrastructure for the City of Nanaimo. The Manager, Utilities coordinates work with other agencies and City departments, negotiates and manages service and equipment contracts, and ensures services are delivered in accordance with services are delivered in accordance with municipal operations and capital budgets, associated levels of service, collective agreements, contracts, city policy and environmental and safety legislation.

Duties and Responsibilities

Please see the attached PDF job description below.


Applicants must have a degree in Civil Engineering or related discipline.  A minimum of 5 years’ related experience in water distribution and collection, hydraulic control systems, chlorination and de-chlorination procedures, and water system safety and environmental processes, including 3 years in a management supervisory role. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Membership or eligibility in the Association of Professional Engineering and Geoscientists of BC or Applied Science Technologist and Technician of BC and British Columbia Water and Wastewater Association is required.  Applicants must possess a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check.

Compensation and Benefits

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


To apply for this opportunity, please submit a resume and cover letter to referencing the specific competition 19- 116 by the application deadline. For detailed information on this position and for more information on our community, please visit our website at

The City of Nanaimo is an inclusive employer and invites applications from all qualified individuals.  We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.  If you are unsuccessful, please accept our appreciation for your interest.  This position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

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Resumes and cover letters must be submitted in either ".docx" or PDF format. File types ".doc" will not be accepted.


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