Engineering Traffic Technician – City of Nanaimo (Nanaimo, BC)

Engineering Traffic Technician

Permanent Full Time
(Competition 20-100)

Discover What’s Possible
The City of Nanaimo is a rapidly growing community with a  population of approximately 98,000. Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, on the east coast of Vancouver Island, we are centrally located, about 1½ hours from Victoria and 2 hours from Vancouver by ferry. With a university and well-developed parks, recreational, cultural and social amenities, Nanaimo is truly an extraordinary place to live.

Position Overview
The City of Nanaimo is seeking a permanent full-time Engineering Traffic Technician. Under the general direction of the Assistant Manager, Transportation, the Engineering Traffic Technician is responsible for conducting field investigations, gathering data, reviewing transportation-related permits, and providing support to other staff within the department. This position is technical in nature and involves all aspects of street and traffic planning, operations, and management. This is an entry-level position with opportunity for growth.

Applicants must have a Diploma in Traffic Engineering or a related field, along with a minimum of 6 months’ related experience in a municipal engineering environment with direct experience in field data collection, front-line customer service, and technical reviews and reporting. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. The incumbent must have membership in, or eligibility for membership in applicable professional designation. A Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence is required.

Additional Information
This is a unionized position. $35.57 per hour – after Probation (Jan 2020 Rate), based on a 35 hour work week. The wage level for this position is subject to confirmation under a union/management jointly negotiated job evaluation plan. A comprehensive benefit package is included.

To apply for this opportunity, please submit a resume and cover letter to referencing the specific competition 20-100.

For detailed information on this position and for more information on our community, please visit our website at

Posting Date
December 14,, 2020

Application Deadline
Friday, January 8, 2021
4:30 p.m.

Contact Information
Human Resources City of Nanaimo
2nd Floor, 455 Wallace Street
Nanaimo, BC V9R 5J6
Phone: (250) 755-4406
Fax: (250) 755-4449

The City of Nanaimo is an inclusive employer and invites applications from all qualified individuals. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. If you are unsuccessful, please accept our appreciation for your interest. This position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

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