Engineering Technologist III

City of Parksville

Engineering Technologist III


Parksville is an active community of urban professionals, families with young children and retirees who have chosen to live in this coastal community for a quality of life and the region's natural environment. Located on Vancouver Island’s east coast, more than 12,000 residents call Parksville home. We are committed to being the city of choice for ourselves and future generations in a clean, safe, friendly, economically viable and sustainable environment.

The City of Parksville is seeking a permanent full-time Engineering Technologist III.

Under the general supervision of the Manager of Infrastructure, this senior level technical position involves both office and field assignments which are municipal civil engineering in nature. The position is responsible for preparing AutoCAD drawings for capital projects including; roads, drainage, water and sewer utilities, parks, building and traffic facilities, reviewing development design submissions, writing correspondence identifying engineering requirements for approval of proposed developments, inspecting construction of civil works, estimating and coordinating design and servicing works with public utilities, organizations and other agencies, cost control, assisting with budgets, producing design procedures, upgrading specification manuals, asset management and other duties as assigned. Assignments are received in terms of objectives and relative priorities. The Engineering Technologist III exercises independent judgment and actions. The incumbent shall provide sound judgment and technical accuracy. The incumbent will be expected to act in a supervisory capacity and oversee the work of technical staff.

We are seeking an individual who has extensive knowledge of civil engineering applicable to municipal design and construction, along with considerable knowledge of current trends, and development in design and construction. This role will provide the greatest satisfaction to a senior level technical individual with excellent supervisory skills with experience in land development tasks and capital projects.

The ideal candidate will have a diploma in Civil Engineering Technology from an accredited institute. A minimum for four years practical related experience in the municipal engineering field is preferred. Possession of a valid BC Drivers’ License and a good driving record are required.

This is a unionized position. The wage rate for the position is $39.71 per hour (January 1, 2018 rate) based on a 35 hour work week in accordance with the current Collective Agreement.

To view a complete job description and for more information on our community, visit our website at

Please reply in confidence with a resume and cover letter by 4 pm on Tuesday, October 2, 2018, to

The City of Parksville thanks all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
City of Parksville | 100 Jensen Avenue East | P O Box 1390, Parksville, BC V9P 2H3
Phone 250 248-6144 | Fax 250 248-6650 |

Organization: City of Parksville
Location: Parksville, BC
Region: North and Central Vancouver Island / Sunshine Coast
Professional Category(s): Engineering
Posted: September 12, 2018, 3:58 pm
Expires: October 2, 2018, 4:00 pm

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