CITY OF COLWOOD
POSTING ID #: COC2020908_EP
POSITION TITLE: ENGINEERING PROFESSIONAL
POSITION TYPE: FULL TIME TEMPORARY 1‐YEAR, UNION POSITION
POSTING TYPE: INTERNAL/EXTERNAL
SALARY: Pay Grade #18 $48.52/hr (2020 rate)
HOURS OF WORK: 35 hours per week, Monday – Friday between the hours of 8am – 5pm
BENEFITS: A comprehensive benefits plan as per the terms of the Collective Agreement.
The City of Colwood has an exciting opportunity for a strategic, innovative and energetic Engineering
Professional to assist in the delivery of high‐quality engineering works relative to capital projects,
development projects, project supervision and construction management and oversight in the delivery of
efficient and effective planning, protection and maintenance of the City‘s natural and built environment.
At the same time ensuring the City’s engineering standards and bylaws are current and adhered to in
order to achieve the City’s goals. This is a temporary 1‐year UNION position with CUPE, local 374.
Reporting to the Director of Engineering and Development, this roll lies within the engineering team in
delivery of development, capital and operating budgets projects. The incumbent helps to deliver and
develop short and long‐range service objectives in support of the strategic direction of the to ensure fully
integrated, high quality and cost‐effective service is delivered. The position forms an important role in
supporting the City’s development drive and is subject to annual consideration for term extension.
MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
Our ideal candidate has a level of education, training and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree in
Engineering, is a professional Engineer, an Engineer in training or an Applied Science Technology Civil
Engineering Technologist. All applicants should have experience in Engineering and a minimum of five
years in local government experience in delivering engineering services. They bring demonstrated
leadership and relationship building skills; motivational skills, considerable knowledge of project
management, asset management, contract and budget administration; operations experience, and well‐
rounded understanding of local government legislation and practices. Exceptional oral and written
communication skills are a must, along with the ability to prepare complex, technical reports for non‐
technical audiences and be prepared to speak to them in meetings with the public, staff and municipal
A complete job description is available at www.colwood.ca/careers
Using the subject line POSTING ID# COC20200908_EP, please submit your resume and cover letter, in
confidence, to Brent Molnar, Director of Engineering & Development Services at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications will be accepted until 4:30pm on Tuesday, September 25, 2020.
ENGINEERING PROFESSIONAL | Closes Tuesday, Sept 25, 2020