Manager, Engineering

City of White Rock

The City of White Rock is a unique, ocean-side community of 20,000 citizens known for its sunny weather, expansive beach, historic pier, delightful restaurants, and sense of community. The City is located half an hour south of Vancouver, BC on the shore of Semiahmoo Bay.

The City is experiencing rapid growth and development with an unprecedented number of major public and private capital projects underway or in the planning stages.  These are exciting times and we have an excellent opportunity for an innovative and technically savvy engineer to make a meaningful impact on urban growth and development of our ‘City By The Sea’.  If you are an emerging leader, are poised to expand your engineering career and eager to lead diverse teams, this opportunity may be the one for you.

We are seeking an emerging leader who is accountable and confident, driven, high energy, and consistently exercises sound judgment. White Rock provides the opportunity for the hands on Engineering and Operational experience key to the development of an Engineer preparing for the most senior roles in Municipal Engineering.  Additionally, there will be the opportunity to lead and deliver some of the approximate $40M in capital projects scheduled for 2018.

The position of Manager, Engineering is an integral member of the Engineering & Municipal Operations Department management team. Reporting to the Director, you are responsible for leading the Engineering Services Division, which includes Land Development Engineering, Capital Program, Master Planning, Permit Approvals and Facilities Management. In this role, you will oversee and provide technical expertise for a wide variety of municipal infrastructure projects and programs related, but not limited to, transportation, utilities and building maintenance, including the implementation of a facilities prevention and maintenance program. You must have the ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with your staff, other City departments, contracted services and a diverse group of stakeholders

The position requires a degree in civil engineering, or related field, and registration or eligibility for registration as a professional engineer in BC supported by sound knowledge of engineering principles and practices.  The right person will be a natural leader within a unionized work environment supported by excellent communication and conflict resolution skills.

White Rock offers a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefit package.  If your career to date has prepared you for success in this role, you are looking to progress and are committed in supporting a respectful, healthy and safe environment, we invite you to apply. Please submit a cover letter and resume by the application deadline.

Application Deadline : 4:30pm Monday, January 15, 2018

Apply online at
Subject Line : 2017-51

Thank you for your interest, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Manager, Engineering White Rock British Columbia

Expiry Date: 2018-01-15
Date Posted: 2018-01-02
Province: British Columbia