Development Technologist I - City of Abbotsford

Development Technologist I

Engineering & Regional Utilities
CUPE, Full Time Posting
# J0722-1730

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 Engineering department is currently seeking an experienced, self-motivated professional to join their dynamic team as a full-time Development Technologist I. In this exciting role you will have a wide range of tasks including administration of development projects, municipal services design and plan review, property site inspections and much more!
This skilled position requires basic knowledge of civil and municipal engineering and planning principles, standards, policies, procedures, bylaws and Acts. Your attention to detail is key as you determine the scope of works & services requirements, prepare cost estimates, reports and technical correspondence related to the work. You will utilize your communication and organizational skills as you schedule and coordinate pre-construction meetings with contractors, engineers and city staff. Your strong interpersonal skills will assist you as you liaise with staff, consultants, developers, and other stakeholders. You will work effectively both independently and in a team environment, and have the ability to learn and apply new procedures and techniques related to the work.

To be considered for this position you must have:

  • Completion of Grade 12;
  • Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology or equivalent related diploma;
  • Six months related experience in a civil engineering environment;
  • Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence;
  • Eligibility for membership in ASTTBC.

This position is unionized, CUPE Local 774, and the hourly rate of pay is from $35.47 to $41.72 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.

Closing Date: August 14, 2022

The City of Abbotsford is committed to creating a workplace that fosters a culture of diversity and inclusion by attracting, retaining and developing a talented and diverse workforce which broadly reflects the community and citizens we serve. As such, we encourage applications from individuals from all genders, backgrounds and underrepresented groups. We will be happy to work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.

To submit a resume, please visit us online at:

Organization: City of Abbotsford
Location: Abbotsford, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Engineering
Posted: July 29, 2022, 8:41 am
Expires: August 14, 2022, 4:30 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
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: $35.47 to $41.72 Hour

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