Current Postings

Engineering Information Clerk

Competition No: 2024-EIC

Duration: Auxiliary

Salary: $30.70 per hour + 12% in lieu of benefits

Last Updated: 5/14/24

The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community.  With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team.  People like you!

If you are passionate about engineering and customer service—this is the perfect role for you! An Engineering Information Clerk is responsible for responding to inquiries from both within the municipal network and the public, as well as issuing permits and fee collections in areas including sewer, water, design, environmental, traffic, inspection, and more. This role is pivotal to the success of the Engineering department as it gathers records of utilities such as sanitary and storm sewers, water supply lines, natural gas lines, pipelines, underground electric lines and service lines while communicating with Municipal Superintendents and Forepersons, building plan checkers, architects, and others. The Engineering Information Clerk will also assist by updating filing systems for a variety of information through the use of databases or spreadsheets, composing routine correspondence through mail and telephone, and plan checking of properties prior to finished construction. Performs related work as required.

The ideal candidate should possess excellent customer service skills and has good knowledge of filing, recordkeeping, office practices and procedures. Ability to deal courteously and effectively with a variety of contacts is essential, and the ability to exercise independent judgment based on established policies. Successful candidates will have completed Grade 12 supplemented by general office, recordkeeping and public contact experience, or an equivalent. Some knowledge of Engineering policies and procedures would be an asset.

Pay Rate: $30.70 per hour + 12% in lieu of benefits

Location: City Hall

Hours of Work: As this is an auxiliary position, hours and shifts can vary depending on operational requirements, and are scheduled on an as needed basis. Typical shifts in this position will be Monday to Friday between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM.

Please apply online at This position will remain open until it is filled. 

At the City of Burnaby, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workforce that authentically mirrors the vibrant community we proudly serve. We consistently embrace diversity and endeavor to build an inclusive workforce that celebrates the richness of our community. We warmly welcome applicants of all genders, ages, ethnicities, cultures, abilities, sexual orientations, and life experiences to join us in shaping a more vibrant and equitable future together.

Please contact People and Culture at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

Copies of relevant professional certificates or degrees will be required at the time of the interview.

We thank all candidates for applying, but only those short listed will be contacted

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