Job Opportunity

Municipal Engineer

Position: Municipal Engineer
Number of Positions: 1
Application Deadline: May 26, 2023
Job Location: Yellowknife
Start_Date: May 26, 2023
Job Term: Permanent Full Time

The City of Yellowknife is an inclusive employer offering a dynamic and rewarding work environment that delivers valuable services to our residents. Working in Local Government provides many opportunities to not only develop your career but also to improve the lives of residents and visitors to Yellowknife! At the City, the diverse backgrounds of our employees help us to create a positive, safe and fun environment for us all. The City is committed to hiring a diverse and skilled workforce that is representative of the community, strengthening our ability to provide high-quality services and excellent customer service to residents.  In addition, the City of Yellowknife is committed to reconciliation and implementing actions intended to increase the number of Indigenous peoples who work for the City. The City of Yellowknife welcomes applications from all qualified candidates and encourages Indigenous persons, visible minorities, and persons with a disability to self-declare when submitting their applications.   We are currently seeking a professional and highly motivated individual to assume the challenging and rewarding role of Municipal Engineer with the Public Works and Engineering Department.


Under the general direction of the Manager, Engineering, the incumbent coordinates the planning, implementation and reporting of municipal services and programs according to City policy and directives.  Research and analysis regarding capital projects and operations is necessary.  A significant part of time is spent in managing multi-million dollar capital projects, including construction and contract management. All Municipal Engineer positions gain experience and work in all aspects related to the position for redundancy and coverage in the department.


The Municipal Engineer position requires an Engineering Degree in the municipal field from a recognized university, eligibility for professional designation in the NWT as an Engineer, and at least 3 years of field experience.  Equivalencies in education and experience may be considered. The incumbent requires effective interpersonal and organizational skills together with strong verbal and written communication skills.  It is required that the incumbent be skilled in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, AutoCAD, and Civil 3D.  A valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence is required.


The City of Yellowknife offers an attractive salary range of $96,810 – 117,669 as well as a comprehensive benefits package including $450.00 in monthly housing and vacation travel allowances, a defined benefits pension plan and relocation assistance. For further information or clarification of the job description, please contact Human Resources at:


Qualified applicants are required to apply no later than May 26, 2023.

Please visit the City of Yellowknife Website at: to submit your resume.


Please be advised that the City of Yellowknife requires all prospective employees to provide a criminal records check prior to employment.  We thank all applicants who apply, but advise that only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

Yellowknife, City of

Address: Box 580
City: Yellowknife
Province: Northwest Territories
Postal Code: X1A 2N4
Phone: 8679205603
Application Details:
Apply via: Email
Contact Name: Cathy Tumoth
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 8679205603