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Water Resources Planning Engineer

Regular Full-Time
Competition File #:  21-E001

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Join a “Community of Communities” – the Township of Langley, home to approximately 135,000 residents, is committed to providing progressive business, housing, and recreational opportunities, while balancing its unique mix of urban growth and rural beauty.  A truly fun and beautiful place to work, the Township of Langley offers competitive salaries; excellent benefit packages; municipal pension plan; employee wellness programs; and, opportunities for professional development and career growth.

The Township of Langley is currently recruiting for a regular full-time Water Resources Planning Engineer to join our team of professionals in the Engineering Division, Water Resources and Environment Department. Reporting to the Manager, Water Resources and Environment, in this exempt position you will be responsible for the overall management of surface water functions as it relates to water resources and the environment.

The successful candidate will oversee the management of watershed and floodplain studies, identification of infrastructure upgrades, review of development applications and the development and implementation of innovative policy, bylaws, standards and design criteria for storm water resource management. Working across all departments, this position requires a high level of creativity and leadership and energy.

Your education will include a Master’s Degree in Water Resources or Environmental Engineering with a minimum of 5-10 years of related professional experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Membership as a registered Professional Engineer in the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC is required. With strong interpersonal skills, you are enthusiastic, well organized and able to communicate effectively with internal contacts, the community, consultants and contractors.  Extensive computer familiarity is required with proficiency in visual presentations, Microsoft Office and spreadsheets, and the successful candidate will have knowledge and experience with local government, institutional processes and relevant legislation/bylaws. You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be able to demonstrate excellence in leadership, problem-solving, analysis and implementation skills. Supervisory experience is considered an asset.

In order to be considered for this position, you must have a valid BC Class 5 (full-privilege) Driver’s License or equivalent driver’s license for where you reside.  You must include with your application a current Personal Driving Record (select the 5 year option if obtaining online) that has been obtained within 6 months of the closing date of this competition. The Personal Driving Record must be uploaded with your application and in order for your application to be complete.  To obtain a copy of your Personal Driving Record, please contact ICBC directly or the driving authority where you reside.

Any other required licenses, certificates and registrations associated with this competition also must be valid and current at the time the job competition closes and must be attached with your application. Applications without the attached required documents will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered.

A competitive salary commensurate with experience is available with this Exempt position. If you wish to pursue this exciting career in a growing community, please visit to apply.

The closing date for this competition is: January 21, 2021

We appreciate all applications; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Organization: Langley (Township)
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Engineering, Environmental Services, Water Services
Posted: January 7, 2021, 9:00 am
Expires: January 21, 2021, 4:30 pm
Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: Master’s degree
Job Experience: 5 years or more