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Technicial Assistant - Temporary Full-time
Municipality: Township of Langley This posting closed on

April 11, 2017
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 17-U042 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Water Resources and Environment
Job Description: Join a “Community of Communities” – the Township of Langley, home to approximately 120,000 residents, is committed to providing progressive business, housing, and recreational opportunities, while balancing its unique mix of urban growth and rural beauty. A truly fun and beautiful place to work, the Township of Langley offers competitive salaries; excellent benefit packages; municipal pension plan; employee wellness programs; and, opportunities for professional development and career growth.

The Township of Langley is currently recruiting for a temporary full-time (from approx. May 1, 2017 to approx. March 30, 2018) Technical Assistant to join our team of professionals in the Engineering Division, Water Resources and Environment Department.

Reporting to the Manager, Water Resources and Environment, you will be responsible in this unionized position for assisting with collecting and analyzing water data, performing routine field work related to water resources and utility projects, assisting with generating graphics and maps for reports and presentations and assisting with public outreach and education programs. You will perform miscellaneous duties associated with the work such as entering data obtained from site visits and resident contacts, recording progress and difficulties encountered, carrying out junior drafting work, managing databases, preparing statistical reports, and other related tasks as may be determined from time to time.

Your education will include completion of the first year of an undergraduate degree or diploma in Earth Science, Environmental Studies, Geography, and/or Engineering. Work experience in a municipal government or private engineering firm is an asset. You will have a good working knowledge of earth science, and/or engineering terminology, materials, equipment, practices and techniques. You have the ability to prioritize and schedule tasks to meet deadlines, compile and analyze statistics related to the work, to communicate effectively with others orally and in writing, and have skills in the use of computer and drafting equipment and related software.

In order to be considered for this position, candidates must have the following valid and current certifications / licenses (must be valid at the time the posting closes) and these must be attached with your application. Applications without the attached required documents below will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered.

Please have these ready to upload when you apply:

• BC Class 5 (full-privilege) driver’s license or equivalent driver’s license for where you reside. You must upload a current Driver’s Abstract (select the 5 years’ option if obtaining online) that has been obtained within 6 months of the closing date below with your application. To obtain a copy of your Driver’s Abstract, please contact ICBC directly or the driving authority where you reside. Copies or pictures of your driver’s license will not be accepted.

The CUPE rate of pay for this position is $24.59 - $28.90 per hour (5 steps, 2015 rates), plus 12.4% in lieu of benefits. The hours of work are Monday to Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm.

If you wish to pursue this exciting career in a growing community, please visit to apply.

The closing date for this competition is by 4:30pm Tuesday, April 11, 2017.

We appreciate all applications; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Web Address:
Address: Township of Langley
4th Floor Civic Facility
20338 65 Avenue
Langley, BC, V2Y 3J1
Opening Date: March 28, 2017 08:30 AM
Closing Date: April 11, 2017 04:30 PM