Development Technologist I - City of Abbotsford

City of Abbotsford

Development Technologist I

Engineering & Regional Utilities
CUPE, Full Time on a Temporary Basis

At the City of Abbotsford our people are our greatest asset. We offer a wide range of diverse, stimulating and rewarding career opportunities that support and recognize high levels of performance. In Abbotsford, we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We invite you to become part of a place that has strong corporate and organizational values, rewarding career paths, challenging opportunities, and an engaging and dynamic team to work with.

Be part of the story. Join our team today.

The City of Abbotsford’s Development Engineering division is looking for an experienced and self-motivated individual to join their dynamic team as a Development Technologist I. This position is full-time on a temporary basis until return of incumbent, approximately (12/18?) months to cover a maternity leave.

In this exciting role you will be responsible for technical and administrative engineering work assisting staff with administering assigned development projects, outlining engineering requirements, reviewing designs and plans for municipal services and conducting periodic site inspections of properties. In addition, you will prepare and maintain a variety of records, reports, correspondence and documents related to the work.

You will utilize your communication and relationship building skills as you provide direction to a wide-variety of internal and external contacts. Your attention to detail and technical skills will assist you in reviewing and interpreting development drawings for technical accuracy and conformance with applicable municipal bylaws, standards and related specifications. Basic knowledge of civil engineering principles and practices as applied to development project design, specifications as well as land and building servicing requirements along with knowledge of municipal engineering and planning principles, standards, policies, procedures, bylaws and Acts will make you an asset to the team.

To be considered for this position, you must have:

  • Completion of Grade 12;
  • A diploma in Civil Engineering Technology or equivalent related diploma/ degree from a recognized educational institute;
  • A minimum of six (6) months related experience in a civil engineering environment;
  • A valid BC Driver’s License; and
  • Eligibility for membership in the Association of Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of B.C. preferred (Graduate Technologist/Technician or Associate Membership acceptable).

This position is unionized, CUPE Local 774, and the hourly rate of pay is from $34.09 to $40.10 per hour.

At the City of Abbotsford we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We offer ongoing personal and professional development opportunities, competitive compensation, and a comprehensive benefits package. To apply, please visit us online at
Closing Date: April 22, 2021

Organization: City of Abbotsford
Location: Abbotsford, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Planning & Development, Engineering
Posted: April 8, 2021, 12:15 pm
Expires: April 22, 2021, 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: 1 to less than 7 months
Rate: $34.09 Hour

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