The Town of Ladysmith is a vibrant community nestled on the eastern shores of spectacular Vancouver Island. With a population of approximately 8,500 people, the community provides an inviting small town atmosphere and yet is only a short commute to all of the amenities of a major urban centre. Residents enjoy excellent community and recreation- al facilities, including year-round opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts.
We are currently seeking a permanent full-time Senior Engineering Technologist/Deputy Approving Officer (SET/DAO) to work in our Infrastructure Services division. Reporting to the Manager of Operations, the SET/DAO is responsible  for the planning, organization, direction and control of engineering services provided within the Infrastructure Services division.
The SET/DAO provides advice, guidance, recommendation and direction regarding engineering service related issues while also contributing to the effective operation of the Engineering Services Department through the performance of technical and administrative work related to the completion of a variety of engineering services activities and proj- ects. This position supports both the Development and Infrastructure Divisions by supervising and directing the work of staff as well as assisting team members in their duties, as required, to meet service expectations, departmental goals, and objectives. Considerable independent judgement and discretion is required in overseeing the review and approval or denial of proposals. Only complex issues or matters of major impact are referred to the Manager of Opera- tions and/or the Director of Infrastructure Services.
Applicants must possess a college diploma or university degree in civil engineering, planning or a relevant field plus five (5) years recent and relevant employment experience in municipal project design, approval and assessment or an equivalent combination of training and experience. In addition, they must have membership in or be eligible for registration as an A.Sc.T.
This permanent full time position offers an attractive total compensation package as provided within the Collective Agreement between the Town of Ladysmith and the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 401.

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For further information, contact Geoff Goodall, Director of Infrastructure Services at; 250.245.6440. This posting will remain open until filled. Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit their resume and cover letter in confidence as soon as possible to:
Ian Paydli, Manager of Human Resources City Hall, 410 Esplanade, PO Box 220 Ladysmith, BC V9G 1A2
Email:; Ph: 250.245.6412; Fax: 250.245.6411

Location: Ladysmith, BC
Region: South Vancouver Island
Professional Categories: Engineering
Posted: April 30, 2018, 3:07 pm
Expires: May 30, 2018, 4:30 pm