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Discover Nanaimo - One of the oldest cities on Canada’s west coast, the City of Nanaimo is a growing, livable urban centre that still maintains its historic charm.  Situated between the mountains and the ocean on the east coast of Vancouver Island, Nanaimo is a short ferry trip away from Metro Vancouver, and a 90 minute drive from Victoria. Nanaimo is truly an extraordinary community that is home to Vancouver Island University and is rich in parks, recreational, cultural and social amenities.

Engineering Traffic Technician

Position Overview
The City of Nanaimo is seeking a permanent full-time Engineering Traffic Technician. Under the general direction of the Assistant Manager, Transportation, the Engineering Traffic Technician is responsible for conducting field investigations, gathering data, reviewing transportation-related permits, and providing support to other staff within the department. This position is technical in nature and involves all aspects of street and traffic planning, operations, and management. 

Applicants must have a diploma in Traffic Engineering or related field and a minimum of 6 months’ related experience in a municipal engineering environment with direct experience in field data collection, front line customer service, and technical reviews and reporting. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Applicants must have a membership in, or eligibility for membership in applicable professional designation. A valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence is required.

Additional Information
This is a unionized position.  $38.49 per hour - after Probation (Jan 2023 Rate), based on a 35 hour work week. Relocation assistance may be provided to the successful applicant. The wage level for this position is subject to confirmation under a union/management jointly negotiated job evaluation plan. Shortlisted applicants may be required to undergo a criminal record check and/or a verification of their education credentials.
To apply for this opportunity, please submit a resume and cover letter (.docx or PDF file format) to referencing the specific competition 23-123 by the application deadline.
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Posting Date
Thursday, November 16, 2023
Application Deadline
Friday, December 8, 2023
4:30 p.m.

Contact Information
Human Resources
City of Nanaimo
2nd Floor, 455 Wallace Street
Nanaimo, BC  V9R 5J6
Phone: (250) 755-4406
Fax: (250) 755-4449

The City of Nanaimo is an inclusive employer and invites applications from all qualified individuals. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. If you are unsuccessful, please accept our appreciation for your interest. This position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.