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General Manager, Infrastructure Services/Regional Engineer

Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD)

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Known for its mild winters, beautiful surroundings, arts, culture, and friendly people, the Sunshine Coast is a preferred tourist destination and a great place to live.   A short ferry ride from West Vancouver, this thriving community of about 30,000 residents is situated on a peninsula between Howe Sound and Jervis Inlet in the traditional territory of the Sechelt and Squamish First Nations. 

Competition # V1005

Position Description:

The Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) is inviting qualified individuals to apply for the recently vacated position of General Manager, Infrastructure Services/Regional Engineer. 


This is a full-time, exempt senior management role reporting to the CAO, and responsible for planning, co-ordination and control of the activities and business affairs of the Infrastructure Services department that includes water treatment, supply and delivery; waste water collection and treatment; transit; fleet maintenance; solid waste management, waste diversion and refuse collection; corporate and community sustainability. 

  • As the ideal applicant, you are an effective communicator and collaborator with the proven ability to inspire, strengthen, mentor, and empower a high-performing team. 
  • A warm, personable, and ethical professional, you conduct yourself with integrity and diplomacy even under pressure. 
  • You possess strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills, and you are able to accurately interpret financial statements and other statistical data and to produce and present detailed reports, including budgets, to a Board of Directors. 
  • Along with your bachelor’s degree in Engineering, you are registered as, or eligible for registration as, a Professional Engineer (P. Eng.) with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of B.C. 
  • Completion of post-secondary education in public or business administration is desirable. 
  • You have at least ten (10) years of increasingly responsible relevant experience, preferably inclusive of experience in local or regional government. 
  • You also have considerable experience in project management, public consultation processes, and in the development and administration of capital and operating budgets.

The SCRD offers a competitive salary and a full benefit package commensurate with experience. This is a full-time, exempt position.

To Apply:

To apply for this position, please include a current resume and a cover letter quoting the competition number, and submit in confidence to:
Gerry Parker, Senior Manager, Human Resources via email at: by the closing date & time: 4:30 pm on Friday, February 24, 2017.  

Applications may also be mailed or dropped off in person to the administration office to the attention of:
Human Resources,
1975 Field Road,
Sechelt, BC, V0N 3A1
Fax: 604-885-7909. 
A complete job description is available on the SCRD website at .

We thank all candidates for their interest; however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

General Manager, Infrastructure Services/Regional Engineer Sunshine Coast Regional District British Columbia

Expiry Date: 2017-02-24
Date Posted: 2017-02-06
Province: British Columbia
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