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District hires Director of Operations and Infrastructure

The District of Clearwater would like to welcome Brent Schofield, hired to fill the position of Director of Operations and Infrastructure. This is a newly created position with oversight responsibilities for the facilities and public works departments. Brent has commenced his role with the District as of Wednesday August 18, 2021. As of next Thursday, August 26, 2021, Maurice Wutzke, Interim Public Works Manager will complete the transition and hand off duties to Brent.

Brent hails from Chilliwack and brings with him solid experience in many areas including local government, water/wastewater, GIS, and marketing. In addition to being a CTech, Brent possesses a bachelor’s degree in Geography, advance diploma in GIS applications (valuable in asset management, planning, and mapping), and is proficient in AutoCAD. During the recruitment process, the District focused on finding a candidate who not only possessed a strong command of the duties contained in the role but also someone who was a relationship builder (team development), a systems thinker (with an eye for organizational efficiency), and someone who is looking for a long-term opportunity. Please join us in welcoming Brent to Clearwater.