The City of Yellowknife
January 9, 2019
Job Type
Receive Applications Via
Online HR System
Apply Online Link
$86,410.65 - $105,028
Public Works and Engineering
Northwest Territories


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 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.


Under the general direction of the Manager, Public Works & 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 necessary. A significant part of time is spent in managing the City’s water licence, including project management for studies and construction projects required under the water licence. Time is also spent managing multi-million dollar capital projects, including construction and contract management. 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 $86,410.65 - $105,028 and as well as a comprehensive benefits package including a $450.00 monthly housing allowance, a defined benefits pension plan and relocation assistance.

Qualified applicants are required to apply no later than January 28, 2019.
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.

Related Jobs