Website NVanDistrict District of North Vancouver

Organization Type: Public
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The District of North Vancouver respectfully acknowledges that it lives and work on the traditional and unceded territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

Home to vast parkland and attractions including Grouse Mountain, Lynn Canyon and Capilano Suspension Bridge, the District of North Vancouver is inspired by nature, and enriched by people. As one of BC’s Top Employers, the District offers exciting professional development opportunities and a competitive total compensation package including a compressed day off schedule (nine-day fortnight). This is an exciting time to join the District, as we embark on a range of initiatives to renew the built form of our community, transform digital service delivery, customer experience and our approach to climate action.

Reporting to the General Manager of Engineering, Parks & Facilities, the Deputy General Manager, Engineering Services directs the operations and programs of the Design, Engineering Services, Golf Operations, and Transportation sections of the Engineering Department. In addition, the Deputy General Manager supports the approval process, and works with District’s Development Approvals Department on Land Development matters as required. The Deputy General Manager is responsible for assisting with policy formulation, planning department programs and objectives, and supporting a variety of broad divisional matters.

This is an exciting leadership opportunity for a dynamic individual with a passion for public service, community, municipal engineering and infrastructure. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of ten (10) years of progressive experience in the public sector, with a degree in Civil Engineering. This position requires progressive supervisory, human resources and administrative experience in engineering services with extensive knowledge of municipal infrastructure and strategic asset management best practices. The preferred candidate will be registered with the Engineering and Geoscientists of BC and have extensive knowledge and familiarity with local government legislation, bylaws, and policies.

The salary range for the position is $185,000 to $196,000 commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Harbour West Consulting believes equity, diversity and inclusion are essential for the organizations we serve to achieve the business goals they strive for. We believe that everyone – no matter their gender, racialized identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, ability, religion, political beliefs, family status, socioeconomic status, citizenship status, or Indigenous status – should have equitable access to jobs and opportunities. We strive to ensure the recruitment process unfolds in a fair, transparent, timely and open manner to include individuals previously underrepresented or discouraged from participating.

Should you be interested in learning more about this exciting opportunity with the District of North Vancouver, please contact Harbour West Consulting at 604-998-4032 or forward your CV and letter of introduction, in confidence, to We will respond to all who express interest.

Time Commitment: Full-Time
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