Another senior staffer leaving regional district

The Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen is looking for a new public works manager for the second time in just over a year.

PENTICTON - The regional district is on the lookout for a new Public Works manager.

The revolving door of senior staff leaving the Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen continued this week as Public Works manager Janine Dougall prepares to leave the position on April 19, slightly more than a year after she was hired.

Dougall began work at the regional district on April 10, 2017, coming to the South Okanagan from the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako.

Dougall replaced Roger Huston, who resigned from the public works position in January 2017.

Dougall’s resignation follows closely on the heels of Finance manager Maureen Hayter whose resignation is effective April 6. She was hired on March 8, 2017.

Other notable recent staff departures at the regional district include Development Services manager Donna Butler and Emergency Services supervisor Dale Kronebusch both in June 2017.

The regional board was told in February 2017 the regional district lacked competitiveness when came to paying managerial salaries.

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