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Water Planning Manager
Municipality: City of Surrey This posting closed on

February 5, 2021
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 3643 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Engineering
Job Description: Reporting to the Manager, Utilities, the Water Planning Manager plays a key role in Engineering department’s Water Section. This section manager role is responsible for the management, planning and capital improvement of the City of Surrey’s water system, while leading a small team of professional engineers and technologists.
Duties: • Conducts medium and long-term water planning and recommends infrastructure upgrades to support the continual growth of the City.
• Applies specialized technical knowledge to administer and draft policies and bylaws related to water systems.
• Develops and maintains key relationships to coordinate with other jurisdictions such as Metro Vancouver and Health Authorities.
• Reviews land development applications with respect to the water system. Develops water infrastructure to support Neighbourhood Concept Plan (NCP).
• Manages the Capital and Replacement program, Water Metering program and water quality assurance.
• Provides technical support to the City’s Engineering Operations and Design and Construction divisions.
• Assesses the big picture to align engineering activities to the strategic direction of the department and City.
• Applies exceptional organizational skills to handle multiple priorities.
• Utilizes excellent interpersonal and communication skills to liaise with other internal key stakeholders, consultants, and members of the public.
Educational Requirements: Applicants under consideration will possess the following qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or a related Engineering discipline.
• Professional Engineering (P.Eng) designation; or eligible for registration with EGBC.
• A minimum of 10 years relevant experience with water infrastructure planning, hydraulic modelling, pump stations and PRVs is an asset. Relevant municipality experience is considered a strong asset.
• Experience managing a team, preferably in a unionized workforce.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills that enable you to achieve positive outcomes and build relationships.
• An innovative thinker with the ability to anticipate, identify and manage emerging issues and challenges, and help identify and implement solutions while monitoring results.
• A valid and unrestricted driver’s license.
• An equivalent combination of experience and education may be considered.
Salary: Competitive.
Additional Information: Please apply online @
Opening Date: January 6, 2021 08:30 AM
Closing Date: February 5, 2021 04:30 PM