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2014-07 - Senior Development Technician

2014-07 - Senior Development Technician

Status: Position Filled


Posting #: 2014-07
Title: Senior Development Technician
Department: Municipal Development
Duties: This position assists management to achieve efficient operation in the Municipal Development Department through reliable performance in all areas of inspectional and subdivision development and servicing work, observing and complying with municipal policies, ensuring the safety and security of confidential material pertaining to the Department's operation.

You will, under minimum supervision, be responsible for all work relating to development and subdivision servicing; reviewing subdivision engineering plans; investigating and reporting on technical problems in servicing of drainage, roads and utilities, etc. of the subdivision or development; carrying out the final inspection of subdivision servicing for turn over to the City, monitoring warranty work requirements during the one year guarantee period, inspecting and making recommendations with respect to subdivision servicing; performing on-site inspections to insure subdivision and development servicing is installed in accordance with the approved drawings and specifications, reviewing the progress of the subdivision work in order to advise the Approving Officer with respect to release or reduction of security for such. The incumbent shall prepare cost estimates and coordinate all sales and service work orders for installation of servicing works; also be responsible for coordinating the Engineering Department's review of all rezoning, subdivision, ALR exclusion and Development Variance Permit applications; preparing written reports on permit applications for review and signature of the Land Development Engineer.

The incumbent will be responsible for on-going review of the Subdivision and Servicing Bylaw; preparing draft amendments of the technical requirements or procedure; coordinating the review and input of all the technical cells in the Municipal Development Department. As directed, you will attend committee meetings, develop new and improved work procedures and upon receipt of approval, implement same; perform other technical work pertaining to the Engineering Department operation and other related duties that may be assigned. Assignments and responsibilities are performed under general supervision and performance is subject to review, inspection and evaluation by the Land Development Engineer.

Education: Must be a graduate of an Institute of Technology in the two year Civil Engineering Technologist Program with two years experience related to municipal engineering work and subdivision servicing - OR - be an accredited Civil Engineering Technician (CET) with a minimum of five years experience.
Skills: -Must be in possession of a valid B.C. Driver's Licence;
-Sound knowledge of engineering principles and practices, civil inspections and technical records relating to municipal engineering;
-Able to perform a variety of engineering computations and tabulations and interpret a variety of technical data and information.
-Sound knowledge of construction practices, materials, methods and equipment employed in municipal engineering work;
-Good knowledge of municipal bylaws, zoning regulations and other pertinent regulations/policies pertaining to the operation of the department;
-Able to plan, direct and coordinate the work of subordinate staff;
-Able to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with elected and departmental officials, other members of staff, developers, contractors, property owners.
-Able to communicate effectively, both orally and in written format, with sound knowledge and ability to prepare and present technical and non-technical reports;
-Able to read and interpret engineering drawings and plans, to identify, collect and analyze relevant data from these and other sources and to anticipate and correct for possible conflicts;
-Able to coordinate the application of a wide variety of provincial and municipal requirements, standards, regulations, bylaws and related criteria and to prepare and submit reports relative to their impact on subdivision or development servicing.
Salary: $33.20 to $39.07 per hour (2014 rates)
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Closed: 2014-02-14 04:30 PM
Posted: 2014-02-07
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