BC Local Government Job Posting Service

City of Maple Ridge

Director of Engineering


Job Id: 19-111
Department: Engineering                                
Closing: August 11, 2019                        

Founded in 1874, Maple Ridge is one of BC’s oldest communities, but it’s also one of the fastest growing Cities in Metro Vancouver. This tremendous pace of growth creates opportunities for professionals like you to bring your passion and talents to our organization to build our future, your career and your family in one of the most incredible natural settings in BC. Your skills and talents are the essential element in helping our organization meet the challenges and opportunities of our community. This is a place where you can make a difference, serve your community with pride and professionalism and work with our elected representatives to turn their vision for our community into action. Are you ready to choose your own adventure?

The City of Maple Ridge is a place where people have built distinguished careers in public service. Our organization has a strong focus on succession planning and like a lot of private and public sector organizations; key management team members have reached the age of retirement. We are embracing the opportunity to reach out into the marketplace to find strong candidates to bring their experience and unique voice to our team.

Take the road towards a rewarding career by applying to the
Director of Engineering position

The City of Maple Ridge is seeking applications from accomplished, results oriented professionals to serve in the capacity of Director of Engineering.  Reporting to the General Manager of Engineering Services, the Director of Engineering is a highly visible professional responsible for directing the execution of a wide variety of municipal engineering initiatives and projects in accordance with applicable legislation, objectives, policies and sound engineering and administrative practices.  You will be responsible for oversite of all engineering work of the City and act as technical expert to City Council and other City officials on engineering matters.

The job involves significant contact with contractors, developers, the local business community, industries and government agencies.  Your will have considerable knowledge of the principles and practices affecting municipal services, infrastructure networks, significant civic facilities, and structures. You will be responsible for managing the overall operations, budget planning, and expenditures of the engineering department.  

The successful applicant will have five or more years of increasingly responsible experience in public or private sector in engineering services including experience in a management capacity.  Your proven track record in engineering services will be supplemented by a degree in Civil Engineering plus training in business or public administration.

What we offer you:
Maple Ridge is a great place to work with competitive compensation packages that include the municipal pension plan, a strong employee wellness program and the opportunity for professional career growth. As one of the fastest growing Municipalities in the region, this management position presents an amazing opportunity for an individual who wants to help shape a growing community.

The successful candidate will be required to complete a Police Information Check as a condition of employment. (Note – not required a part of the application process; however, will be required upon consideration for employment)

All required licenses, certificates and registrations associated with this competition must also be valid and current at the time the postings close and must be attached with your application. Please have these documents ready to upload when you apply.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.


Location: Maple Ridge, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Engineering
Posted: July 12, 2019, 1:35 pm
Expires: August 11, 2019, 11:59 pm