BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Administration Technician 1 –Engineering

 (Infrastructure Planning)
2 Year Temporary Full-Time Opportunity

 Home to vast parkland and attractions including Grouse Mountain, Lynn Canyon and Capilano Suspension Bridge, the District of North Vancouver is inspired by nature, and enriched by people. Designated one of BC’s Top Employers for 4 years, the District offers exciting professional development opportunities and a competitive total compensation package including a nine day fortnight and hybrid work options. This is an exciting time to join the District, as we embark on a range of initiatives to transform digital service delivery, customer experience, and our approach to climate action. Known for being a flexible, family-friendly employer with an inclusive workplace culture, the District of North Vancouver offers an exceptional workplace culture. If you are civic-minded and interested in making an impact on people and businesses on the beautiful North Shore, consider working for the District of North Vancouver.
Our Engineering Infrastructure Planning Group has a 2 year temporary full-time opportunity for an Engineering Administration Technician to provide engineering technical and administrative support. The successful candidate will provide a variety of technical information and assistance and perform office and field work of some variety and complexity. The work will be related to projects and infrastructure, external agency and utility company permits and other applications associated with engineering proposals, functions or issues. In evaluating and processing permit applications and proposals it will be vital to ensure conformance with municipal engineering bylaws, standards and requirements. The work entails report preparation, plan reading and interpretation. Liaison and collaboration tasks with the public, other agencies, utility companies, contractors and staff are essential skills.
You are self-motivated and have the ability to perform a variety of technical, liaison and administrative tasks; prepare estimates; prepare statistical or written reports and correspondence; read and interpret drawings, schedules, reports and specifications; use relevant computer software; establish and maintain effective working relationships and excellent communication with the general public, developers, consultants, contractors and staff; and perform tasks with limited supervision. Your time management skills are strong and you are able find practical solutions to complex problems. Preference will be given to applications with relevant experience with Project Management software.
You have some post-secondary technical engineering education and sound technical experience. Preference could be given to candidates possessing a Technical Certificate or Diploma in civil engineering or a related field. Infrastructure construction experience is an asset. A valid BC Driver’s Licence is required.
The salary range for this union position is $36.39 to $42.96 per hour (2021 rates) based on a 35 hour work week. If you have what we’re looking for and have a passion to serve people and the community, and a demonstrated commitment to supporting a healthy and safe workplace, we would like to hear from you. Please apply on-line with your cover letter and resume at by February 8, 2023 to be considered for this competition.
We respectfully acknowledge the Coast Salish peoples, specifically the xʷməθkʷəyəm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), on whose ancestral lands the District of North Vancouver is located.
We wish to thank you for your interest in employment with the District of North Vancouver and advise that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Engineering, Office Administration
Posted: January 25, 2023, 2:04 pm
Expires: February 8, 2023, 4:30 pm
Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Temporary
Education Requirement: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
Job Experience: Experience an asset
Rate: $36.39 to $42.96 Hour