Subdivision and Development Technologist – City of Maple Ridge (Maple Ridge, BC)

Subdivision and Development Technologist

 Full Time

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$37.05 – $43.70 per hour

March 7, 2021

We are currently hiring for a full time Subdivision & Development Technologist to join our team of professionals in the Engineering Department. 

Position Overview:
Reporting to the Manager of Infrastructure Development you will be responsible in this specialized and technical role for:

Reviewing specific aspects of Subdivision and Development process concerning subdivision and rezoning applications and development and building permits.  You will review servicing designs for new roads, utility systems, and the impact of developments on existing infrastructure. In addition you will provide assistance and advice to a variety of external and internal contacts such as property owners, developers, engineers, contractors and staff on the specific requirements of the City and applicable by-law provisions in regards to developments. 

Maple Ridge is one of the fastest growing Cities in the lower mainland and this position requires the successful applicant to be able to manage multiple projects with varying timelines in a fast paced environment.  You must be customer service orientated and be able to work collaboratively with a range of people and professionals.

Education & Experience:
Graduation from an Institute of Technology in Civil Engineering Technology plus some related experience in a Municipal engineering office OR an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

  • Considerable knowledge of the rules, regulations, policies, standards, by-laws and requirements applicable to the work performed.
  • Sound knowledge of the functions and responsibilities of various internal and external agencies relative to land use control and supply of essential services.
  • Sound knowledge of the Municipal design and engineering standards and engineering mathematics applicable to the work performed.
  • Working knowledge of the applicable provisions of the Local Government Act, Community Charter and Land Titles Act.
  • Ability to interpret and apply the provisions of applicable by-laws and other relevant requirements in processing applications.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and plans; identify, collect and analyze relevant information and data from these and other sources, and prepare clear, concise reports specifying facts, findings, conclusions and/or recommendations.
  • Ability to provide assistance, advice and information to various contacts on matters related to the work.
  • Ability to prepare designs for road, water and storm and sanitary sewer systems.
  • Ability to calculate costs and prepare and maintain reports, files, correspondence and other related material.

Licences, Certificates, and Registrations:

  • Eligibility for certification as an Applied Science Technologist with the Province of British Columbia
  • Driver’s License (class 5) valid in the Province of British Columbia


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