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District of Lake Country


Lake Country is one of the Province’s fastest growing municipalities! We are a vibrant community of approximately 15,000 citizens located in the heart of the rapidly growing Okanagan Valley, less than a half hour drive from Kelowna and mere minutes to beautiful orchards, wineries, farms and the serenity of the Okanagan lakes. Residents enjoy hot summers and temperate winters with boundless opportunities for year-round recreation – from water sports to cycling, golfing, skiing, hiking and much more. If you are searching to relocate to a community that truly has it all, join our team and experience ‘Life. The Okanagan Way!’

Full-time Vacancy - Engineering Technician II

The Engineering & Environmental Services department is seeking a permanent full-time Engineering Technician II to join their team. The Engineering Technician provides technical and manual support for planning, design, operation, maintenance and general oversight of District civil infrastructure and services with community development as a focus. Systems primarily include roads, drainage, water, sewer, micro-hydro generation as well as SCADA, information management, asset management, preventative maintenance, GIS, transit, and solid waste management. 

Duties involve working collaboratively with District staff, overseeing professional service providers and contractors, and interacting with customers to provide great service. The position works in a fast-paced environment and requires a high degree of technical problem solving. The focus of this position is to serve as the District’s development technician, helping to lead and undertake engineering technical development reviews.

The normal work week is 40 hours, Monday to Friday, plus the option of an earned time off program.

The preferred candidates will have completed an engineering technology diploma or diploma in a related discipline and eligibility for a certificate of registration as an applied science technologist. A minimum of five years’ related experience in engineering planning and design with municipal systems and services as well. Candidates must possess strong civil design skills and have solid project management capabilities. The hourly rate of pay for this unionized position is between
$31.44/hr and $37.42/hr (2019 rates).

For a detailed job description, and more information about Lake Country please visit the District’s website at www.lakecountry.bc.ca.

Applications will be received until 4:00 pm on March 24, 2019

APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED THROUGH OUR WEBSITE AT WWW.LAKECOUNTRY.BC.CA

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Location: Lake Country, BC
Region: Okanagan Valley / Similkameen
Professional Categories: Engineering
Posted: March 6, 2019, 2:35 pm
Expires: March 24, 2019, 4:00 pm