BC Local Government Job Posting Service



Temporary Full Time Position
(Approximately 6 months, with possible extension)

The Surveys Section in the Engineering Department’s Water Resources Division, is seeking a survey technician who will perform various engineering surveys, assist the Surveyor as required in completion of municipal survey projects and oversee small jobs in the Surveyor’s absence.  The Survey Assistant, using Robotic Total Stations and GNSS, completes engineering preliminary / topographic surveys, records cadastral ties and underground utility connections; maintains integrated survey monuments; collects field data, processes and performs adjustments on raw survey data to produce finished CAD drawings; and carries out mathematical survey calculations.  

Requirements include: two year diploma in Geomatics or Civil Technology; three month of experience in municipal and/or construction surveying; a Valid Class 5 B.C. Drivers Licence; annual renewal of Driver’s Abstract; and sufficient health, physical conditioning, strength, stamina and coordination to permit performance of work in all types of weather conditions. 

The successful candidate will be required to work Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

This is a C.U.P.E. Local 2011 position with a wage of $31.82 per hour plus 13% in lieu of benefits.   Job description and competition information can be found at  Please apply with cover letter and resume by 11:45 p.m. on WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2020, quoting competition 20160 to:  Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7.  As a component of the selection process, testing will be conducted.  We thank all applicants for applying. Only those under consideration will be contacted.

Organization: Saanich (District)
Professional Categories: Engineering, Surveying
Posted: November 20, 2020, 3:59 pm
Expires: December 9, 2020, 11:45 pm
Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Temporary
Education Requirement: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
Job Experience: 1 to less than 7 months
Rate: $31.82 Hour