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Municipal Engineer – One Year Term

The City of Yellowknife
January 31, 2021
Job Type
  • $91,474 - $111,184
Public Works and Engineering


The City of Yellowknife is 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 for an approximate one year term position.


Under the general direction of the Manager of Public Works and 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 a necessary component of the position. A significant part of the incumbent’s time is spent in managing multi-million dollar capital projects, including construction and contract management, as well as design and field engineering for both water and sanitation projects, as well as roads and sidewalks’ projects. 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 $91,474 - $111,184 and as well as a comprehensive benefits package.

Qualified applicants are required to apply no later than February 19, 2021.

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.

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