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POSITION: Engineering Technologist
(Job Class in Collective Agreement: Engineering/Planning Assistant 1 or 2)
DATE OF POSTING: February 26, 2014
The District of Sparwood, with a population of approximately 4,000, is a rapidly growing community nestled in the heart of the Elk Valley in the Southeast Kootenays. Sparwood offers year around recreational opportunities including trail systems for hiking, biking and cross-country skiing, as well as world class hunting and fishing.
We are looking for a self motivated Engineering Technologist to join our team, on a regular full time basis. This position is administrative and technical, at the sub-professional level.
Reporting to the Director of Engineering, the Engineering Technologist will perform planning, design, estimating, inspection and review function for water, storm, sanitary, road, traffic and electrical projects. This position will develop work plans, monitor work progress and project costs, and assess compliance with municipal standards. This position is responsible for completing work as assigned including but not necessarily limited to preparing departmental reports, graphic materials, plans and specifications, conducting engineering field surveys, operating computer assisted drafting (CAD) equipment, and carrying out a variety of design and field inspection activities related to municipal bylaws, services and infrastructure.
Our ideal candidate has:
• Achieved a two (2) year diploma in Civil Engineering Technology;
• Demonstrated at least three (3) years related experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience;
• Eligibility for membership, or membership with the Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of British Columbia, or as an Applied Science Technologist. Project Management designation is also an asset.
• Working knowledge of GIS;
• strong skills with computer applications including AutoCAD spreadsheets, Master Municipal Construction Documents;
• Proven ability to establish working relationships with internal and external clients;
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, able to deal effectively with the public and respond to inquiries
• Valid Driver’s License with satisfactory drivers abstract
Wages, benefits and conditions of employment are governed by the current collective agreement with CUPE Local 2698. Depending on the education and experience of the incumbent, the current rates are $32.84 or $37.60. This position works a 40 hour week. If your experience and education have prepared you for this position and you are eager to join our team, we invite you submit a cover letter, resume and current Driver’s Abstract in confidence by 4:00 p.m. MDT, Friday, March 21, 2014 to:
Thank you to all those that apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT:
STUDENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: PARKS AND GREENBELT WORKERS
The District of Sparwood is looking for energetic and enthusiastic students who will be employed for the summer by the District of Sparwood to work as summer parks and greenbelt workers beginning May 5, 2014 to September 5, 2014. The rate of pay is in accordance with CUPE Local 2698 Collective Agreement.
All applications including cover letter, resume, and proof of enrolment must be received by the District of Sparwood Municipal Office on or before 4:00 pm Friday, March 28, 2014. The ‘hat’ draw will be conducted on Monday, March 31, 2014. All successful applicants will be contacted following the draw. Applicants should be aware that work performance with the District of Sparwood will be considered for future employment.
Only students who have been enrolled on a full time basis in a post secondary institution or high school during the 2014 Winter/Spring term and are intending to return to school in the fall are eligible for these positions. Student application forms, including the proof of enrollment, are available at the Municipal Office, 136 Spruce Avenue, the Sparwood Recreation Department, 367 Pine Avenue or on the District website at www.Sparwood.ca. Proof of enrollment form must be signed by the school Registrar’s Office. Preference will be given to post secondary students.
All successful applicants will be required to have a valid driver’s license with a Class 5 or a minimum of a Class 7N or Class 7L. Applicants’ address must be the same on their Drivers License as on their mailing address and permanent address in Sparwood.
Any eligible applications received after the close date, will be automatically put on the bottom of this list as well as any who are unable to start employment on May 5, 2014.
Questions can be directed to the Sparwood Municipal Office at 250.425.6271 or be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org .
CASUAL ON CALL LIFEGUARD / INSTRUCTOR
NATURE OF POSTION:
Reporting to the Director of Community and Facility Services, Casual on Call Lifeguards/Instructors perform a variety of general and specific duties related to the personal safety of people utilizing the District pool and pool related facilities and equipment. Casual on Call Lifeguards/Instructors ensure the safety of pool users in accordance with established safety guidelines, provide lifesaving skills including first aid, resuscitation and other emergency revival techniques as required; train pool users of various ages in proper water safety, swimming and lifesaving techniques, maintain certification to various levels of established national swimming/lifesaving standards; and provide instruction and direction in aqua-fit and other established programs. Workers in this classification also provide and/or ensure proper day to day maintenance and cleanliness of the pool and surrounding areas such as deck, changing rooms, water chemical and filtration systems, etc., ensure safe and comfortable chemical balances are maintained and may be required to supervise and/or direct other Lifeguards and/or Instructors.
Grade 12 Dogwood certification or equivalency
Water Safety Instructor
National Lifeguard Services
Current First Aid and CPR – C/AED
Written applications, with an attached resume, for the position of Casual On Call Lifeguard will be received by the undersigned until the vacant positions are filled.
Pay Rate: Casual On Call Lifeguard/Instructor rate as per CUPE Collective Agreement. Benefits and conditions of employment are governed by the current collective agreement with CUPE Local 2698.
Director of Community and Facility Services
District of Sparwood, P.O. Box 669,
Sparwood, B.C., Canada, V0B 2G0,
Phone (250) 425-0552
Thanks to all who apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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