Manager, Water Services (Extended)

environmental services engineering
Location: City of Nanaimo, BC
Type: full-time
Posted On: Apr 12, 2018
Closing Date: Apr 20, 2018

Located on Vancouver Island’s beautiful central east coast, the Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN) is one of the most attractive areas in British Columbia to live and work. The RDN provides a variety of local and regional services to four municipalities and seven rural communities on Central Vancouver Island. Established in 1967, the RDN is British Columbia's fifth most populous Regional District, of 28 throughout the province, and home to more than 155,000 people.
The Regional District of Nanaimo is seeking a Manager of Water Services to join our team. Reporting to the Director of Water and Wastewater Services, the successful candidate will be responsible for the development, implementation, management and coordination of plans, policies and programs, and the operation and maintenance of facilities associated with the Water Services Department. The Water Services Department includes 9 water systems, 7 sanitary sewer collection systems, 2 storm-water detention functions, 8 street lighting systems and the delivery of various programs related to the Regional Drinking Water and Watershed Protection Program. The 9 water systems are relatively small (largest has 2190 connections; smallest has 5 connections) and are groundwater-based for the most part. The utility infrastructure managed by the Water Services Department is located in and serves semi-rural communities.
Qualifications include an undergraduate degree in environmental studies, engineering or related field, plus six years of related experience in a local or regional government setting, including three years in a supervisory capacity; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Experience in the areas of wastewater collection, water supply and distribution, drinking water and watershed protection, project organization and project management is preferred as well as membership or eligibility to register with ASTTBC or EGBC.
This permanent full time excluded position offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. Visit ‘Employment Opportunities’ on the Regional District of Nanaimo website at for a complete job description and more information on the Regional District.
A complete resume of experience, qualifications and references will be accepted until 4:00 pm, April 20, 2018, to James R Craven and Associates LTD., at Please visit or call 250-744-9455 for more information.
Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those under consideration will be contacted.