City of Surrey
Manager, Utilities 

Looking for a great place to work where your contributions are valued and you can help make a difference in a city of vibrant communities? This is an incredible opportunity to work for one of BC's top employers for six consecutive years and to contribute to the exciting evolution of the City of Surrey!

Guided by the core values of Community, Integrity, Teamwork, Innovation and Service, the City of Surrey provides municipal government services to the residents and businesses of Canada's 12th largest city. The City values the contributions of its 4000+ employees and is proud to be recognized as one of BC’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People. The City has created a culture that reflects a desire to work collaboratively with its Council, employees, residents and stakeholders.

Reporting to the General Manager, Engineering, the Manager, Utilities is responsible for the administration, leadership and operations of the utilities division and serves as a member of the City’s engineering management team in the development and implementation of council policies and projects. This position oversees the city’s municipal utility infrastructure, including: District Energy; Sewer; Water; Drainage & Environment; and is responsible for setting the Division’s vision, direction and priorities to support current and emerging infrastructure needs.

The successful candidate will have:
  • A bachelor’s degree in civil or municipal engineering from a recognized university.
  • Minimum 7 years’ management experience.
  • Registered with or eligible to register with the Engineers & Geoscientists of BC.

The successful candidate will have a demonstrated understanding of the principles, methods, and practices of utility planning, construction and engineering, within a dynamic municipal setting.
The role requires high emotional intelligence; excellent interpersonal, written and verbal skills; and effective problem- solving abilities.

Should you be interested in learning more about this leadership opportunity please contact Carol Robinson forward your resume, a letter of introduction and the names and contact information for three referees, in confidence, to We will respond to all who express interest.

Location: Surrey, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Engineering,Public Works & Operations,Sewer & Wastewater
Posted: September 5, 2018, 2:00 pm
Expires: October 2, 2018, 4:30 pm