Manager, Water & Waste Services

Closing Date: June 13, 2020
Location: Whitehorse

Manager, Water & Waste Services

The incumbent manages, plans, organizes, controls and evaluates activities to ensure the safe, sustainable, reliable and efficient operation of the Water and Waste services department. The Manager develops and directs municipal goals, financial and business plans, and strategies to ensure the effective planning and delivery of programs and services. In this role you will manage the department’s day-to-day activities and lead the development and implementation of operations and maintenance plans to meet municipal water treatment and distribution system requirements, wastewater collection and treatment, storm drainage systems, and waste management systems.

The City of Whitehorse is looking for an individual with an excellent management track record and specific accomplishments in directing budgets and strategic planning and to provide effective recommendations as a member of the management team.

The ideal candidate will also bring:

  • 8+ years of progressive related experience including at least four years of supervisory experience.
  • A proven track record and commitment to safety and environmental procedures and encouraging a safe work
  • Excellent organizational skills, prioritizing and ability to multitask with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent skills relating to communications, team building, liaise with stakeholders, human relations, strategic operational and financial planning, and problem
  • Proven written and oral communication skills to develop and present reports, position papers and proposals.
  • Ability to foster and maintain effective relationships among peers and/or


For more information about the City of Whitehorse, visit their website at


If you are searching for an opportunity to live and work in one of the most beautiful places in Canada, please contact Jeff or Johan.



Jeff Mercer Principal 403.351.2431


Johan Bolin

Manager, Strategic Partnerships 403.351.2448

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