Operations Manager – Utilities – City of Campbell River (Campbell River, BC)

Campbell River offers a rare combination of a welcoming small town feel with large city amenities. From summer markets and street events to an active arts and culture community to year-round, world class recreational opportunities, the Campbell River lifestyle is unparalleled. We are 45 minutes from the summer and winter recreational opportunities of Mt. Washington and just minutes from over 100 km of all levels of mountain biking and hiking trails. Bordered by the ocean, an estuary and lakes for kayaking, paddle boarding, whale watching, fishing and more, Campbell River has it all!


The City of Campbell River is seeking a full-time Operations Manager – Utilities.

Reporting to the Director of Operations, you will be responsible for overseeing the daily operation of the Water and Wastewater/Storm Drainage Departments. This position will also focus on the short and long-term planning for theses departments, and will be the lead/liaison for capital works projects related to these areas.

Complementing your undergraduate degree in Civil, Environmental or Mechanical Engineering, Environmental Sciences, or a related discipline, you will also:

  • Be registered or immediately eligible for registration with Engineers and Geoscientists BC as a Professional Engineer; or as an Applied Science Technologist with the Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC.
  • Possess seven (7) years of recent, progressive experience, in a municipal water and/or wastewater environment
  • Possess seven (7) years of recent applied experience with municipal engineering projects, including the design and construction of municipal works and services.
  • Have five (5) years of managerial experience including three (3) years of direct supervisory experience, preferably within a municipality.

This exempt position offers a competitive salary, commensurate with qualifications and experience, as well as an attractive benefit and vacation package.

For a detailed job description that lists all the necessary qualifications for this position, please visit the “Employment Opportunitiessection of our website at www.campbellriver.ca.

Please include verification of your education and certifications with your application.

This posting closes on Sunday, January 24, 2021.

Please send your resume with covering letter, quoting Competition EXT-20-42 to:

City of Campbell River
301 St. Ann’s Road
Campbell River, BC V9W 4C7
Email: careers@campbellriver.ca

We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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