BC Local Government Job Posting Service

One of the sunniest regions in BC's Lower Mainland, Delta embraces three unique communities - Ladner, North Delta and Tsawwassen.  The City of Delta is looking for dedicated individuals to join our team and share in our commitment to lead the way in public service excellence.


The City of Delta is looking for a driven and detail-oriented Solicitor to join the Legal Services department. The incumbent should be a strategic thinker who can build strong working relationships with stakeholders throughout the City and region. This position will provide leadership in a range of land matters including property acquisitions and dispositions, road closures, land exchanges, leases, easements, rights of way, covenants, and the preparation of development documents. The incumbent will also assist the Municipal Solicitor and Lands Solicitor in providing legal advice to council and staff on a range of municipal, litigation, and land matters.

The successful candidate will have strong negotiating and organizational skills as well as a demonstrated ability to write clear and concise reports and legal documents. A demonstrated ability to work independently as well as in a team environment is essential, as is the ability to communicate effectively – orally and in writing – with Council, the Senior Leadership Team, staff, and the public.

Required Qualifications

  • A Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) or Juris Doctor (JD) degree from a recognized law school;
  • Current membership, in good standing, with the Law Society of British Columbia;
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience with real estate transactions and land title office procedures;
  • Knowledge of land title and legal processes associated with the acquisition, disposition, and subdivision of land;
  • Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence.

The City of Delta provides a competitive salary (commensurate with experience) and an excellent benefits package including Municipal Pension Plan as well as an earned-days-off system. Interested applicants are requested to apply online at, to competition #19-205 EX by January 31, 2020.

We thank all applicants for their interest; only those under consideration will be contacted.

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets must be submitted with your application.

Preferred candidates will be required to submit a Police Information Check.

City of Delta
Attention: Human Resources
4500 Clarence Taylor Crescent, Delta, BC V4K 3E2

Location: Delta, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Legal Services
Posted: January 7, 2020, 9:01 am
Expires: January 31, 2020, 4:30 pm