BC Local Government Job Posting Service

District of Lillooet

615 Main Street ● PO Box 610 ● Lillooet, BC V0K 1V0
P. 250.256.4289 ● F. 250.256.424288
Lillooet sits on the banks of the Fraser River in a beautiful valley rich with agriculture, and surrounded by forested mountains.  Adjoining valleys host rivers, creeks and lakes creating a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts.

Those who choose to live and work here enjoy a wide variety of outdoor activities, as well as proximity to both Whistler and Kamloops.  If you seek mountains of opportunity, where you can build your career and be proud to be part of the community you live, work and play in, Lillooet awaits!

Director of Public Works and Utilities

The District seeks a new Director of Public Works and Utilities to lead a crew of seven dedicated full- time employees, annually supplemented with four Summer Students, to operate and maintain:
  • A water treatment (new 5,000m3 per day PALL micro-filter) and distribution system;
  • A sewage collection, treatment and disposal system;
  • An extensive road and sidewalk network;
  • A community cemetery;
  • An extensive parks and trails network;
  • A 3000’ airport runway; and
  • A residential solid waste collection program;

The successful applicant will have an extensive public works background; post-secondary education in a related field; experience with budgeting, project planning and project management and preferably hold certification with BCWWA.

Reporting to Lillooet’s CAO, the Director will form part of a new Senior Management team aimed at fulfilling Council’s goals of transparent, affordable and accountable government.

If you are ready for that next step in your career, if the best part of your job is working with positive people to achieve significant results, if you enjoy life in a small town with regional facilities (hospital, high school, recreation centre) and if the outdoors is your natural playground, then this opportunity is for you.

To be considered for this excellent opportunity, please send a cover letter and resume by 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 28, 2019 to Tom Day,
We thank all interested individuals for their applications for this position; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Location: Lillooet, BC
Region: Thompson / Shuswap / Columbia
Professional Categories: Engineering,Public Works & Operations
Posted: November 6, 2019, 3:28 pm
Expires: November 28, 2019, 4:30 pm