Manager, Bylaw Services – City of Surrey (Surrey, BC)

City of Surrey
Manager, Bylaw Services

Surrey is situated on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of the Salish Peoples, including the q̓ic̓əy̓(Katzie), q̓ʷɑ:n̓ƛ̓ən̓(Kwantlen), and Semiahma (Semiahmoo) land-based nations

The City of Surrey is one of the fastest growing, culturally diverse cities in Canada. Our collaborative and innovative approach to serving more than 517,000 citizens has made us a globally recognized leader in building vibrant, sustainable communities. We are proud to be recognized as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People for nine consecutive years, Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for 2019 & 2020, Canada’s Greenest Employers for 2020, and the only municipality to be named among Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures for 2018. Join a team that is driven by meaningful work that will build a world-class city that enhances the quality of life for our growing population. Build a City. Build a Future at the City of Surrey.

Reporting to the General Manager, Corporate Services, the Manager, Bylaw Services leads the overall operations of the Bylaw Services Division, including oversight of Bylaw Community Enforcement, the Surrey Animal Resource Centre, Business Licensing and Bylaw Administration. The Manager, Bylaw Services is accountable for building effective programs/initiatives and constructive community relationships, in support of Council directions, key municipal objectives, Surrey citizens’ needs, and community best practices, to ensure Surrey achieves its vision of a thriving, green, inclusive city. The ideal candidate will have a degree or diploma from a recognized university with a minimum of 10 years’ experience of related work experience preferably in the Bylaw services field. The role requires excellent interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills, with a high degree of judgement and political acumen. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered.


  • Public sector enforcement
  • Bylaw services
  • Community relations
  • Sound decision-making
  • Political acumen


  • Leadership
  • Service-orientated
  • Effective communication
  • Values relationships
  • Delivers results
  • Trustworthy
Should you be interested in learning more about this unique opportunity with the City of Surrey, please contact 604-998-4032 or forward your resumé, a letter of introduction and the names and contact information for three references, in confidence, to All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. We will respond to all who express interest.

Letter of Introduction & resume via email:

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