Land Development Technician I – District of Sooke (Sooke, BC)

“Where the Rainforest Meets the Sea”

Land Development Technician I


Located on the south-western tip of Vancouver Island, BC, Sooke has a sheltered harbour, and is a scenic forty-five (45) minute drive from BC’s capital city, Victoria. As a part of a temperate rainforest, the Sooke
district has one of the mildest climates in Canada. Characterized by warm, dry summers and mild winters, Sooke’s pleasant climate is a year-round paradise for those who enjoy outdoor activities, such as hiking, biking, kayaking, or sailing.

Our team welcomes those who share values of accountability, compassion, leading by example, respect, and service excellence to apply for this new and exciting opportunity.

The District of Sooke has a permanent opening for a Land Development Technician I. Reporting to the Director of Planning and Development, the Land Development Technician I is responsible for a full range of development duties that primarily include the processing of subdivision applications, providing coordination of works and services associated with infrastructure assets, and assisting with the development of long range plans. The Land Development Technician I provides assistance and information to applicants and senior staff during the subdivision and land use development process.

To be considered for this role, applicants should have:

  • Current eligibility for certification by the Applied Science Technologists & Technicians of BC ideally as an Applied Science Technologist (AScT), or as a Certified Technician (CTech), or a minimum of two (2) years related experience, preferably in a local government environment specifically related to subdivision and development administration.
  • Completion of MATI School for Statutory Approving Officers is an asset.
  • Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License.

This is a CUPE Local 374 position. The hourly rate for the Land Development Technician I is $42.86/hour, plus an excellent benefit package.

To view the full job description, please visit the employment page of our website at:

Please indicate 2021-003 Land Development Technician I in the subject of your email, and submit your detailed resume and cover letter, in pdf format, outlining your interest and experience for this opportunity to:

Closing date for receipt of applications is 4:30 pm on Sunday, March 21, 2021.

The District of Sooke thanks all applicants for their interest and advises that only those to be interviewed will be contacted. 

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