Engineering Technical Clerk (Development) – District of Lake Country

15 July 2023

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Situated within the unceded territory of squilx”/syilx (Okanagan) peoples, Lake Country is a vibrant community of approximately 15,000 citizens and is located in the heart of the rapidly growing Okanagan Valley. Lake Country is less than a half hour drive from downtown Kelowna and mere minutes to beautiful orchards, wineries, farms and the serenity of the Okanagan lakes. Lake Country is in close proximity to the Kelowna International Airport and the University of British Columbia – Okanagan.

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!’

Engineering Technical Clerk (Development)

Permanent Full-Time Vacancy

The District of Lake Country is seeking a permanent full-time Engineering Technical Clerk (Development) to join our team. Reporting to the Manager of Development, and as a member of the Engineering and Environmental Services Department, you will be responsible for providing technical administrative support relating to engineering files, applications, permits, agreements and legal documents. Additionally, the Technical Clerk provides research assistance, analysis and reports and assists the department in preparation of correspondence and presentations to Committee and Council, all with an exceptional ability to tactfully deal with internal and public inquiries.
 
The successful candidate must have:

  • Minimum of two years towards a college diploma in business administration, computer technology, public administration or related field;
  • Minimum of six years’ experience in local government, with at least three of those years in engineering or infrastructure departments;
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

 
While the work is primarily in an office environment, visits to construction and development sites may be required, therefore, operation of a motor vehicle is required.
 
The normal work week is 35 hours, Monday to Friday with the option to join our Earned Time Off Program. The hourly rate of pay for this unionized position is $32.62 plus a comprehensive benefits package including wellness leave, vacation, extended health benefits and pension. A probation rate of 90% applies to the six- month probation period.
 
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 July 27, 2023
 
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 further consideration will be contacted. The District of Lake Country is committed to being an equal opportunity employer who embraces and respects diversity.