Manager, Water Operations (City of Surrey, BC)

As one of the fastest growing cities in Canada, City of Surrey is a globally recognized leader in building vibrant, sustainable communities through technology and innovation. City of Surrey employees are talented innovators, inspired by meaningful work and the opportunity to drive our city – and their careers – forward.

Guided by the core values of Community, Integrity, Teamwork, Innovation and Service, the City of Surrey provides municipal government services to the residents and businesses of Canada’s 12th largest city. The City values the contributions of our 4000+ employees and is proud to be recognized as one of BC’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People. The City has created a culture that reflects its desire to work collaboratively with City Council, employees, residents and stakeholders.

Reporting to the Manager of Operations, the Water Operations Manager performs supervisory and administrative work relating to the direction of water quality, water metering, water construction and maintenance work within the City of Surrey.

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree or Diploma of Technology from a recognized university or equivalent training and/or experience. The preferred candidate will have a minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible experience in the field of water operations, including experience in a management role in a public environment. The role requires excellent interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills. A valid EOCP Water Distribution License (minimum level 3) is not mandatory but is an asset; a valid BC driver’s license is required.

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Please contact Carol Robinson at 604-998-4032 or forward your resumé, a letter of introduction and the names and contact information for three references, in confidence, to