District of Clearwater announced on Tuesday that it has hired a new public works superintendent.
According to District chief administrative officer Leslie Groulx, the new superintendent, Jared Brounstein, brings extensive experience in project management, highway and utility construction as well as nine years of progressive experience within municipal government.
Brounstein comes to Clearwater from the City of Chilliwack where he worked in many different facets of local government including development and public works.
He most recently completed his diploma in public sector management through UVIC. He also holds a diploma in civil engineering technology, has training as a construction safety officer as well as extensive experience in contract administration.
The new superintendent enjoys hiking, snowshoeing and the outdoors, said Groulx. He and his wife a long with their two daughters look forward to moving to Clearwater to enjoy the clean air and various outdoor activities.
The municipality had 19 applicants for the position. Brounstein will start work July 3.