Assistant Public Works Manager (Exempt) – Permanent Full-time (Internal/External) Posting No. 2021-02


Development Services


January 8, 2021


4:30 pm, January 22, 2021




40 hours per week

The City of Dawson Creek invites applications for the position of Assistant Public Works Manager. This permanent full-time position reports to the Public Works Manager and is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Public Works Department which includes all of the City’s roads and utilities infrastructure.

The successful candidate will have at least three years supervisory experience, preferably in a unionized and local government setting, with experience  in monitoring and assessing job performance and abilities, creating work schedules and management of staff training. The successful candidate will also possess an EOCP Water Distribution Level II certification or higher, an EOCP Wastewater Collection Level I certification or higher and will have the ability and desire to achieve higher levels of each with the experience they gain from working in this position. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills will be important to aid cooperation with staff, contractors and the public. Demonstrated problem solving and project management skills will also be considered assets.

Experience with any of the following is considered an asset:

  • Water distribution & wastewater collection systems
  • Public Works operations
  • Fleet management
  • Developing and monitoring departmental operational and capital budgets
  • Safety supervision and compliance
  • Project management
  • Working in local government
  • Road/sidewalk/parking lot maintenance
  • Working with utility companies, government agencies and contractors

A complete job description is available upon request.

Candidates should submit a résumé to the Human Resources Department by emailing a pdf or word document to, with the job posting name and number in the subject line, no later than 4:30 pm on the closing date referenced above. The City thanks all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The City of Dawson Creek is committed to accommodating persons with disabilities whenever reasonably possible during the selection and employment process. You must be legally entitled to work for any employer in Canada to be eligible for this position. By applying for this position, you are giving permission for the City to contact your previous employers and references.