Current Postings

Engineering Development Technician

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.

Position Overview
The City of Nanaimo is seeking a permanent full-time Engineering Development Technician. Under the direction of the Manager, Engineering & Environment, the incumbent reviews, interprets, and approves construction design related to public works, new developments, and subdivisions, liaises with other internal and external departments and agencies, and provides technical support in connection with other development related issues and departmental planning.

Applicants must have a diploma from a recognized technical institute in engineering, plus specialized courses related to civil engineering design and a minimum 3 years’ experience in land development design and/or approval. Membership or eligibility for membership in Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of British Columbia (ASTTBC) as a Civil Technologist and a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License is required.

Additional Information
This is a unionized position. $43.66 per hour - after Probation (Jan 2024 Rate), based on a 35 hour work week. 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 23-106 by the application deadline. For detailed information on this position and for more information on our community, please visit our website at

Application Deadline
Open until filled

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

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.