Soil Bylaw Officer

Township of Langley

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Soil Bylaw Officer

Regular Full-Time
Competition File #:  19-U055

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Join a “Community of Communities” – the Township of Langley, home to approximately 128,000 residents, is committed to providing progressive business, housing, and recreational opportunities, while balancing its unique mix of urban growth and rural beauty.  A truly fun and beautiful place to work, the Township of Langley offers competitive salaries; excellent benefit packages; municipal pension plan; employee wellness programs; and, opportunities for professional development and career growth.

The Township of Langley is currently recruiting for a regular full-time Soil Bylaw Officer to join our team of professionals in the Engineering Division, Engineering and Construction Services Department.

Reporting to the Engineering Services Manager, you will be responsible in this unionized position for processing soil deposit and removal applications, producing neighbourhood maps and letter mail-outs including  collecting and summarizing responses. The successful candidate will recommend improvements to procedures, organize site inspections and meetings for technical staff, and conduct inspections to ensure that properties conform to the by-law and approved soil permits. You will investigate complaints, compose correspondence, provide data for council reports, maintain and update forms, permits, reports, and records.

Your education will include completion of grade 12, related technical courses and sound related experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  You will have sound knowledge of computer applications as they relate to the work performed, business English, spelling, punctuation and arithmetic and of modern office methods, practices and procedures, and common office appliances.  Ability to investigate complaints, conduct inspections and to enforce the by-law, rules and regulations with firmness, tact, impartiality and sound judgement as well as an ability to deal courteously and effectively with the public, officials and staff is necessary. Having at least one year experience in a municipal setting, or at least one year experience in bylaw enforcement or related education would be an asset. 

In order to be considered for this position, candidates must have the following valid and current certifications / licenses (must be valid at the time the posting closes) and these  must be attached with your application. Applications without the attached required documents below will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered.

Please have these ready to upload when you apply:
  • BC Class 5 (full-privilege) driver’s license or equivalent driver’s license for where you reside. You must upload a current Driver’s Abstract (select the 5 years’ option if obtaining online) that has been obtained within 6 months of the closing date below with your application. To obtain a copy of your Driver’s Abstract, please contact ICBC directly or the driving authority where you reside. Copies or pictures of your driver’s license will not be accepted.

The rate of pay for this CUPE position is $29.74 – $34.98 per hour (5 steps, 2019 rates), plus benefits. The hours of work are Monday to Friday, 8:00am – 4:30pm.

If you wish to pursue this exciting career in a growing community, please visit to apply.

The closing date for this competition is by 4:30pm, April 29, 2019.

We appreciate all applications; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Organization: Township of Langley
Location: Langley, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Bylaw Enforcement
Posted: April 15, 2019, 11:00 am
Expires: April 29, 2019, 4:30 pm

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