Current Postings

City of West Kelowna

Engineering Technologist I


West Kelowna is a thriving city that has a rural sophistication appeal and is a haven for outdoor recreation. Sun-soaked lakeshores, agricultural charm, and access to urban jobs and living have made West Kelowna the place to be. We maintain a deep connection with our agricultural roots, and we celebrate the one-of-a-kind character of our community.

What We Offer:
Improved vacation package, 3 weeks prorated in 1st year/4 weeks vacation at 2 years, competitive salaries, excellent benefits, numerous employee wellness incentives, an earned time off program and professional development opportunities. Build your future with a City who was proudly presented the 2023 BC Municipal Safety Association Organizational Safety Excellence Award for leadership, dedication, and diligence in creating a safer and healthier workplace.

Summarized Position Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will be required to review engineering drawing and reports, inspect City infrastructure and correspond with consultants, contractors, and the public. The successful candidate will also contribute to various municipal capital infrastructure projects and plans, compile information and data, lead the Municipal Highway Permit process and respond to routine inquiries with respect to road, water, sewer, drainage, and street lighting. The successful candidate will also review, compile, and verify GIS data and mapping and will perform other department-related duties as required.

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Participation in a Civil Engineering Technology Co-op program or 1 year related experience
  • Valid Class 5 B.C. Driver’s License
  • Demonstrated computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Auto CAD, GIS Systems, etc.
  • Good knowledge of technical terms and procedures
  • Strong customer service skills and the ability to communicate established policies and procedures with tact and discretion
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written
  • Good organizational skills, with the ability to plan and prioritize effectively

 
Applications are accepted online at westkelownacity.ca/jobs. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. We will be contacting applicants who meet our requirements as applications are received and this posting may close ahead of the official closing date if a successful candidate is identified.

Competition No. 24-17E, Closes June 10, 2024
Full Time – Permanent | 35 hrs/wk | $37.10/hr
Benefits | Municipal Pension Plan
Earned Time Off Program | 4 weeks vacation at 2 years