Traffic Signal Technician II – District of Saanich (Saanich, BC)



Permanent Full Time Position

Street Operations in the Public Works Division is seeking a Traffic Signal Technician II at the journeyman level to perform specialized, electrical trades work requiring skills and abilities in the installation, repair and maintenance of municipal traffic signals and related traffic control appurtenances. This position will also provide professional input on the Capital Works Program, long term planning, research and development of new technologies and designs for new or upgraded installations of traffic signals and related devices. 

Requirements include: Grade 12 or equivalent; Provincial Trades Qualification Certificate or certificate of apprenticeship in electrical trade; Certification as a Class “B” Electrical Field Safety Representative Designation; valid IMSA Level 2 accreditation; current Traffic Control Person Certificate; High Voltage Close Proximity Training Certification; ability to obtain annual Electrical Permit for construction and maintenance of all the Municipalities traffic signal assets; one year supervisory experience in a related operational work area; five years experience in traffic signal maintenance, operation and controller instrumentation; training and/or experience in computer-based design specifically relating to traffic control, programming and maintenance; a valid Class 5 BC driver’s licence with air brake endorsement and be physically fit to work in all weather conditions. A strong understanding of the regional transportation traffic signal network is also necessary. 

This is a C.U.P.E. Local 2011 position with a wage of $42.18 per hour (2020 rate) and an excellent benefits package. Job description and competition information can be found at Please apply by 11:45 p.m. on TUESDAY, JANUARY 12, 2021 quoting competition 20170 to: Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7. As a component of the selection process, testing will be conducted. While we thank all applicants for applying, only those under consideration will be contacted.

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