Utilities Assistant - GIS

Regional District of North Okanagan - Coldstream, BC (6 months ago)

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The North Okanagan is an exceptional place to live, work and play. With its diverse natural beauty, robust economy and extraordinary recreational opportunities, it’s no wonder our residents enjoy such an outstanding quality of life. With a regional population of 85,000, the Regional District of North Okanagan (RDNO) offers a wide range of services directly to residents and through partnerships with its six member municipalities.

We have an upcoming opening for the student/seasonal position of Utilities Assistant - GIS. The successful candidate will have a Grade 12 Diploma, enrolled in or graduated from a post-secondary program related to Geomatics, Civil Engineering or Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and a valid Class 5 BC driver’s licence. Demonstrated health and safety knowledge and First Aid training are considered assets.

You are physically capable of working in variable outdoor conditions to obtain field information. You can respond to the public with tact and courtesy, and have a working knowledge of land surveying and engineering practices and procedures, as well as experience with GIS. You work well as part of a team, as well as on your own.

Reporting to the Manager, Utilities Operations, the Utilities Assistant - GIS is responsible for physically locating water service valves, meters, property posts, and conducting field surveys utilizing equipment to measure and record geographic points. Duties will also include assistance in the preparation of detailed drawings, charts or plans.

Come be part of a great team who takes pride in their work to enhance the very reasons the North Okanagan is such a great place to live, work and play. This is a full time, seasonal position (40 hours/ week) from approximately May 6, 2019 until August 30, 2019. The position offers an hourly wage of $16.17 per hour plus 16% in lieu of vacation, statutory holidays, and all other benefits.

Resumes with covering letters, quoting Competition No. 19-06, will be accepted until 4:00 pm on Friday, March 1, 2019 to:

Human Resources

Regional District of North Okanagan

9848 Aberdeen Road, Coldstream, BC V1B 2K9

We thank all interested applicants, but only short-listed candidates will be contacted. No telephone or e-mail enquiries please.

Job Type: Temporary

Salary: $16.17 /hour