Engineering Development Technician

Department: Development Approvals

Closing Date: Will remain open until filled

Competition Number: 21-48

Job Summary

The City of Nanaimo is seeking a permanent full-time Engineering Development Technician. Under the direction of the Manager, Engineering & Environment, the incumbent reviews, interprets, and approves construction design related to public works, new developments, and subdivisions, liaises with other internal and external departments and agencies, and provides technical support in connection with other development related issues and departmental planning.

Duties and Responsibilities

Please see the attached PDF job description below.


Applicants must have a diploma from a recognized technical institute in engineering, plus specialized courses related to civil engineering design.  A minimum 3 years’ experience in land development design and/or approval is required.  An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

 Membership or eligibility for membership in Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of British Columbia (ASTTBC) as a Civil Technologist is required. Applicants must also possess a valid Class 5 BC Driver's Licence.

Compensation and Benefits

This is a unionized position.  $39.58 per hour - after Probation (Jan 2021 Rate), based on a 35 hour work week.  A comprehensive benefit package is included.



To apply for this opportunity, please submit a resume and cover letter (.docx or PDF file format) to referencing the specific competition 21-48.

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The City of Nanaimo is an inclusive employer and invites applications from all qualified individuals. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. If you are unsuccessful, please accept our appreciation for your interest. This position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

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Resumes and cover letters must be submitted in either ".docx" or PDF format. File types ".doc" will not be accepted.


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