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Job Posting No. 2022.28

The spirit of the Northern Rockies is independent and action-oriented, with a tangible sense of a region
‘in charge of its future.’  Fort Nelson is a young and family-oriented town, where the attitude of “community”
remains strong.  Everyone is welcome, everyone’s contribution matters, and the level of participation in
the day-to-day life of the community is high. 

The Northern Rockies Regional Municipality has an exciting career opportunity for an experienced and motivated professional to complement our Public Works team. Reporting to the Director of Public Works, the Public Works Administration Manager is responsible for assisting with the day-to-day administration and planning of the Public Works and Airport Departments and works cooperatively with, advises and coordinates information to and from the Director of Public Works, other departmental managers, the Mayor and Regional Council, and other departments and stakeholders on activities associated with operations, service levels, infrastructure, special projects, and capital projects and planning.

This role is strongly focused on senior administrative duties and the successful candidate should possess post-secondary education in local government, engineering, business administration or a related field OR an equivalent combination of training and experience. Experience and knowledge of asset management, infrastructure/construction project management and contract administration, including RFPs, RFQs, and tender procedures and processes would be an asset.

Additional qualifications include: excellent oral and written communications skills including report writing; thorough knowledge of statutes, laws, regulations, and precedents respecting Local Governments, occupational health and safety, construction, water, waste water; solid waste and transportation; contract administration, project management, and asset management; a high attention to detail; political sensitivity with the ability to work under pressure; excellent computer skills with advanced Excel and Word; excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to coordinate broad-based working groups; and the aptitude to deal with people in a professional and sensitive manner. Employment is dependent on a successful Police Information Check.

The Northern Rockies Regional Municipality offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.  If you feel the Northern Rockies is where your future lives, then we would like to hear from you. A more detailed job description is available online at under Careers. We thank all applicants for their interest, and we will notify all candidates of receipt of applications. The posting will remain open until 4:30pm on December 1, 2022 and resume review will begin on December 2, 2022.

Please e-mail your cover letter, resume and a minimum of three references to:

Erin La Vale, CPHR
Deputy CAO/Director of Human Resources
Bag Service 399 | Fort Nelson, BC | V0C 1R0
Fax: 250-774-2507 | Email:

Located in North Eastern BC and extending from the Yukon border to Prophet River BC, our one-of-a-kind local government and BC’s first Regional Municipality provides unparalleled opportunities for outdoor and wilderness recreational activities. To learn more about what the Northern Rockies has to offer, please visit our website at

This is a place for you to call home.
            Come north…and build a future.