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Request for Proposals 

Reference No. 1220-20-529-2019

Emergency Back Up Generator 

The District is requesting Proposals from professional, qualified, experienced companies to provide the supply and install of one (1) back-up generator for the Port Hardy Civic Centre which is used as the community emergency reception centre which requires emergency backup power.


The Proponent will be responsible to:

  • Review the current electrical supply to the Civic Centre located at 7400 Columbia Street and provide assessment and propose required upgrades for the addition of one generator including the installation of transfer switch.
  • Provide a generator option that will supply enough power for the lights, kitchen and ensure heat and hot water are functional. Alternative energy options may be made as an optional item.
  • Provide an option for storage of the generator complete with quiet enclosure.
  • Site location and preparation needs.
  • Warranty information and maintenance requirements of proposed generator option.
  • Delivery of the generator is required as soon as possible, but project completion should be within 120 days from receipt of order.


Proposals must be received on or before the Closing Time of:

TIME:           2:00 PM

DATE:           Friday July 5, 2019

By Mail with envelope clearly marked RFP 1220-20-530-2019 to:

District of Port Hardy

7360 Columbia Street, PO Box 68

Port Hardy, BC V0N 2P0

Office No. (250) 949-6665

By Email with subject line RFP 1220-20-530-2019 to: general@porthardy.ca


For more information contact:

Heather Nelson-Smith, Director of Corporate Services, District of Port Hardy

250-949-6665 hnelson.smith@porthardy,ca 

Request for Quotations 

Reference No. 1220-20-529-2019

Asset Management Software

The District of Port Hardy is a small community located on the north eastern tip of Vancouver Island.  The District’s population was 4,132 in 2016.  The District has a relatively small workforce, that maintains infrastructure over a large land base of 38.73 square kilometers.  The District has the following infrastructure and engineering structures:

Paved Roads – 41km Waterline – 70 km Sanitary Sewer – 50 km Storm Sewer – 35 km
Unpaved Roads – 7 km 4 Water Reservoirs 2 Waste Water treatment plants 9 Sewer Lift Stations
Sidewalks – 30 km 7 PRV’s 400 sewer manholes 2 Dams, 1 pumphouse
Pool/arena/curling rink 4 Marinas / Piers 2 Fire Halls Other municipal buildings

Quotations must be submitted by email to general@porthardy.ca with the subject: ‘Request for Quotations Reference No. 1220-20-529-2019’ or in a sealed envelope, clearly marked with suppliers name and above project name and description and received by 2:00 p.m. (local time) Monday July 8, 2019:

District of Port Hardy, Municipal Hall

7360 Columbia Street

PO Box 68

Port Hardy, BC V0N 2P0


For more information please contact:


Lynda Sowerby, Director of Finance, District of Port Hardy
lsowerby@porthardy.ca,  250-949-6665




The District of Port Hardy is currently recruiting for the position of Finance Clerk in the Financial Services Department. This is a permanent part time position of 30 hours a week. Duties include payroll, accounts payable, account reconciliations, cashiering, and other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.  Applications for this position will be accepted up until 4:00pm on Friday, July 5, 2019.


Please visit the link below for full job positing and description:



Aquatic Lifeguards and Instructors

The District of Port Hardy is currently recruiting for Aquatic Lifeguards and Instructors to join our team of professionals in the Recreation Department; Port Hardy Swimming Pool.

Reporting to the Aquatic Coordinator, you will be responsible for leading aquatic programs for all age ranges, ensuring the safety of patrons participating in public swim programs and dry land sessions, and perform custodial duties relative to the aquatic facility.

Successful candidates will have grade 10 and sound knowledge of the theory and practice of lifesaving, artificial respiration and first aid; teaching methods, including group leadership techniques emphasizing instruction in water safety and aquatic skills.

To be considered for positions, candidates should have the following valid and current certifications/licenses. Please include with your application.

  • Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification
  • National Lifeguard Pool Certificate
  • Standard First Aid
  • CPR Level ‘C’
  • AED Certification

Should you not meet the above requirements we are willing to provide education and training to interested applicants.

The CUPE rate of pay for this unionized position is $17.20 – $21.34 per hour (2019), plus 8.6% in lieu of benefits.

If you wish to pursue this exciting career, please email Melinda Dennison melinda@porthardy.ca  to apply.

The closing date is until positions are filled.