Job Opportunity

Director of Public Works and Engineering

Position: Director of Public Works and Engineering
Number of Positions: 1
Application Deadline: October 15, 2021
Job Location: Hay River
Job Term: Permanent Full Time

The Director of Public Works & Engineering reports to the Senior Administrative Officer and is a member of the Town’s senior management team. The Director is responsible for the management of engineering services and maintenance of municipal roads, bridges, culverts, drainage and water/wastewater operations.  The Director also provides support to other Departments for troubleshooting and design of infrastructure and facilities.

The Director develops long-term capital plans and ensures appropriate preventative maintenance plans are in place to support public works assets. The Director is accountable for the preparation and monitoring of the Public Works & Engineering Department’s annual operations and capital budgets.

The Director prepares and delivers reports to Council on public works matters.


The Director of Public Works & Engineering would normally attain the required knowledge, skills and attitudes through completion of post-secondary education in a related engineering discipline and five years’ experience as a Professional Engineer, preferably in a civil/municipal context. Equivalencies will be considered.

This senior management position offers a comprehensive benefits package, pension plan, and continued professional development.


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Town of Hay River

Address: 100-62 Woodland Drive
City: Hay River
Province: Northwest Territories
Postal Code: x0e 1g1
Phone: 8678746522
Application Details: email cover letter and resume to
Apply via: Email
Contact Name: Glenn Smith
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 8678746522