2024-05 - Senior Development Specialist (Full Time)
2024-05 - Senior Development Specialist (Full Time)
|Senior Development Specialist (Full Time)
|Development and Regulatory Enforcement Services
|The incumbent in this class assists management to achieve efficient operation in the Department through reliable performance in all areas of land development, subdivision and servicing work. As a senior technologist the incumbent will be responsible for observing and complying with municipal policies, ensuring the safety and security of confidential material pertaining to the Department's operation.
Under minimum supervision, the incumbent will be responsible for staff supervision and performing all work relating to land development and subdivision servicing; reviewing land development civil engineering plans; reviewing geotechnical and environmental reports; investigating and reporting on technical problems in servicing of drainage, roads and utilities, etc. of the development; carrying out the final inspection of subdivision servicing for turn over to the City, monitoring warranty work requirements during the guarantee period, inspecting and making recommendations with respect to subdivision servicing; performing on-site inspections to ensure 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. The incumbent shall also be responsible for coordinating the Department's review of all rezoning, subdivision, Development Permits, ALR exclusion and Development Variance Permit applications; preparing written reports on permit applications for review and signature of the Manager.
The incumbent will be responsible to prepare Land Development Agreements, draft restrictive covenants and prepare legal easements and rights-of-way for comformance to the Land Title Act. Prepare and administer latecomer agreements. Review of subdivision final documentation to ensure conformance to the Zoning Bylaw, Land Development Bylaw, and other relevent bylaws prior to final signature by the Approving Officer.
A number of areas in Chilliwack, because their physical locations, ecological attributes and sensitivity, or importance to the community’s drinking water supply, require protection or careful planning and execution to ensure the natural environment is not detrimentally affected by development. There are also areas that are excessively steep and susceptible to erosion and/or flooding; they must be carefully planned or protected to
minimize potential hazardous conditions and associated threat to life and property. The incumbent will be responsible for complete review of Development Area 1 (City Groundwater Protection), Development Permit Areas 2 (Hillside and Upland areas), Developmernt Permit 3 (Riparian Protection) and Development Permit Area 8 (Hillside Development).
The incumbent shall work with local First Nations to provide legal servicing agreements, adequate servicing civil design review and help develop strong working relationships with all First Nations.
The incumbent will be responsible for on-going review of the Land Development Bylaw; preparing draft amendments of the technical requirements or procedure; coordinating the review and input of all the technical sections in the Department.
The incumbent will, as directed, attend committee meetings, develop new and improved work procedures and upon receipt of approval, implement same; perform other technical work pertaining to the 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 Manager of Land Development and the Department Head.
The incumbent will normally work the standard work week of Monday to Friday within the hours required to ensure effective performance. The incumbent will be required to travel in the performance of duties. The incumbent upon hiring, will have union dues deducted from source in accordance with the Collective Agreement.
|-Must be a graduate of an Institute of Technology in the two year Civil Engineering Technologist Program and should have a minimum 5 years experience related to municipal engineering work and land development servicing - OR – an acceptable combination of training and experience.
|-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 land development and 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 read and interpret geo-technical and environmental assessments. To identify, collect and analyze relevant data from these and other sources to anticipate, correct and make recommendation for these assessments.
-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.
|$56.49 per hour (2024 rate)
|Permanent Full Time
|2024-01-11 04:30 PM