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Here comes the sun; City of Dawson Creek releases SOFI list

Employees making 75K plus
Sunny days!

Colloquially known as the “sunshine list” City of Dawson Creek released their annual salary list – noting employees pulling in more than $75K in wages from the municipality.

Consolidated total of employees with remuneration and expenses exceeding $75,000 add up to 7,453,472.36 and a consolidated total of other employees with  remuneration and expenses $75,000 or less equal 4,387,928.50.  City council passed and approved the list at their May 28 meeting. 

This equates to a City of Dawson Creek payroll of 11,841,400.86.


Aaroe, D         Director of Infrastructure       132,323.65

Anderson, J     RCMP -  ME Supervisor        94,854.39

Arcand, T        IT Manager                             94,084.72

Atkinson, M    Financial Services Manager   100,167.73

Bowen, J         Facilities Maintenance            77,937.33

Broughton, R  Mech.Foreman - First Class   87,200.20

Bruhs, D          Truck Driver/Labourer           83,712.89

Brunn, S          Equipment Operator               82,410.66

Burritt, J          Fire Fighter- 10 Year              131,973.72

Caldecott, J     Dep. Corp. Officer-Acting      94,131.19

Capelle, M      Fire Chief                                153,150.51                 

Carpenter,       JFire Fighter- 10 Year             140,140.42          

Darnbrough, W           Dev.  Manager             104,311.98               

Davoren, K     Fire Fighter 1st Class              122,906.23              

Doucette, J      WTP Operator                         95,289.31

Eichelberger, A           System Admin.           84,309.48

English, R       Fire Fighter- - 3rd Class         103,435.67

Farquhar, B     WTP Senior Operator             91,569.73                    

Fritsche, M      Fire Fighter – Captain             166,873.22         

Fritshaw, L      Fire Fighter- 10 Year              127,321.10

Garvin, L        Truck Driver/Labourer           82,014.99                 -                          

Ginter, A         Corporate Officer                   137,606.95

Gourley, K      Equipment Operator               80,515.02

Gower, B        Fire Fighter – Captain             163,200.58

Greek, T          Building Inspector II              86,174.97

Hawkins, J      Public Works Manager           96,903.38

Henderson, K  Gen. Man  Infras. & Dev.       150,948.80

Henrickson, S Chief Bylaw Officer               84,869.21

Hetenyi, T       Tourism Coordinator              81,107.36

Huttema, R      Fire Prevention Officer           167,946.04

Iskender, A     Fire Fighter- 3rd Class            102,371.37

Kerbrat, G       Fire Fighter- 10 Year              133,377.80

Larson, S         Equipment Operator               86,384.26

Lazinchuk, B Fire Fighter- 2nd Class           107,342.67

Lekstrom, B    Chief Administrative Officer 204,699.28

Lowes, B         Fire Fighter- 3rd Class           109,600.71

Matwichuk, T WTP Operator                         97,617.93

McCauley, M  Payroll & Benefits                  84,902.56

McLain, G      Pool Maintenance Operator    78,430.35

Meeres, C        Fire Fighter – Captain             155,898.68

Mills, C           Utilities Manager                    108,998.12

Mottishaw, C Emergency       Manager          88,285.88

Mottishaw, J   Capital Projects Manager       98,294.11

Murphy, V      Aquatics Coordinator             95,693.11

Nelson, B        Facilities Maintenance           80,180.77

Newman, B     Labourer                                 77,398.52                   

Oliver, E         Community Services Man.     104,797.18

Ortman, D       WTP Operator IIII                  99,357.05                    

Patterson-Elden, C General Man, of Comm, 151,446.69           

Pearson, W      Fire Fighter- 15 Year              144,490.62

Pelletier,          PGIS Technician                    75,222.43

Peters, M         Equipment Operator               80,743.26

Piazza, J          Facilities Maintenance            76,837.79

Pickett, T        Deputy Fire Chief                   175,286.44

Potratz, B        Electrical and Inst. Tech         89,159.09               

Reitsma, K      Fire Fighter – Captain             166,252.57

Richmond, R   Fire Fighter- 10 Year              127,312.15

Rose, B           Welder                                     89,766.43

Smith, J           Utilities Supervisor                 101,755.43

Sterling, M      Public Relations                      98,897.53    

St. Germain,  B           Fire Fighter- 10 Year  125,616.08

St. Julian, R    Mechanic - First Class            94,321.58

Sutton, M        Fire Fighter- 15 Year              141,169.12

Sweezey, M    Parks & Facilities Manager    103,443.74

Tower,G          WTP Operator In Training     90,028.58

Valentin,         EHR Manager                         102,853.57

Vetter, T          Chief Financial Officer           145,437.92

Vreeling, C     Mechanic                                85,768.25

Wozniak, K     Assistant Engineer II              82,153.57

 Yerbury, D     Equipment Operator               94,820.94

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