BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Town of Sidney

Director of Engineering

As the gateway to Vancouver Island, the Town of Sidney is a picturesque seaside community with a population of just over 11,000.  The Town is seeking a progressive and innovative individual to lead its Engineering, Parks and Public Works Departments.  

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Director is accountable for the provision of effective leadership, advice and support on engineering, parks and public works related matters.  The Director is responsible for overseeing the overall maintenance, operations, design, planning and construction activities associated with municipal infrastructure and related programs. Specific areas of responsibilities include: traffic; street lighting; roads; drainage; sanitary sewer; water works; parks planning and maintenance; parks and facility use administration; fleet management; land development infrastructure; and waste management services.  The Director is supported by a Manager of Engineering, as well as a Manager of Works & Parks. 

The Town is seeking an individual an experienced and comfortable managing many different priorities concurrently, and is adept at moving agendas forward in a multi-stakeholder environment. The ideal candidate will be a Professional Engineer, with ten years progressively responsible supervisory experience in a municipal engineering environment. This is a full-time, exempt position offering a comprehensive salary and benefits package. A detailed job description is available on the Town’s website at

Interested candidates are invited to submit, in confidence, their resumes along with a covering letter indicating how your qualifications fit this role, by 4:00 p.m., Monday, January 21, 2019 to Attention:  Randy Humble, Chief Administrative Officer, Town of Sidney, 2440 Sidney Avenue, Sidney, BC V8L 1Y7 or email:

Location: Sidney, BC
Region: South Vancouver Island
Professional Categories: Engineering
Posted: December 18, 2018, 2:06 pm
Expires: January 21, 2019, 4:00 pm