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Term Municipal Engineer

The City of Yellowknife
February 8, 2022
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  • The City of Yellowknife offers an attractive salary range of $91,474 - $111,184 as well as a comprehensive benefits package including a monthly housing and vacation travel allowance and a defined benefit pension plan.
Public Works and Engineering


The City of Yellowknife is an inclusive employer offering a dynamic and rewarding work environment that delivers valuable services to our residents. Working in Local Government provides many opportunities to not only develop your career but also to improve the lives of residents and visitors to Yellowknife! At the City, the diverse backgrounds of our employees help us to create a positive, safe and fun environment for us all. The City is committed to hiring a diverse and skilled workforce that is representative of the community, strengthening our ability to provide high quality services and excellent customer service to residents.  In addition, the City of Yellowknife is committed to reconciliation and implementing actions intended to increase the number of Indigenous peoples who work for the City. The City of Yellowknife welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, and encourages Indigenous persons, visible minorities and persons with a disability to self-declare when submitting their application.  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 two-year term position.


Under the general direction of the Manager of 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 License 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 23, 2022.

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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