Senior Land Development Technologist

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/18/2023 6:03 PM)
Competition Number
Number of Positions
Job Type
Regular Full Time
Engineering & Public Works
Close Date

Job Description

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Competition #23/132

Internal/External Posting  

Closing date: June 1, 2023


Senior Land Development Technologist (Continuous)  

Engineering & Public Works Department



Coordinate the processing of subdivision and strata title applications and legal surveying matters.



Administer the subdivision and strata-title application process; respond to enquiries from applicants and their agents to explain policy and procedures; compose correspondence to applicants on behalf of the approving officer and prepare reports to other departments and Council regarding subdivision and strata title matters, coordinates the legal survey and engineering issues regarding the sale of City owned land; produces and updates policies, procedures, regulations and bylaws.


Instructs surveyors and administers legal survey functions by arranging for the survey of city property and preparation of plans by registered land surveyors; draft legal documents regarding statutory rights of way and development, master, and construction agreements; order title searches;; review development projects and determine and calculate related costs; coordinate land development projects with outside agencies and other departments; provide input into neighbourhood and official community plans.


Maintain legal survey records; prepare, review and inspect engineering design reports to ensure compliance with City specifications; verify estimates provided by developer’s consultants to establish bonding security values for works and services; provide direction and advice to staff on non-routine construction development and land issues.


Perform related duties where qualified.



Work is generated by permit applications or from designated staff.

Work is reviewed through reports to supervisor and Approving Officer

Issues such as policy changes or financial matters are discussed with supervisor.



Physical Effort:


Mental Effort:

Meet multiple deadlines. (often)

Visual/Auditory Effort:


Work Environment:




Organize and prioritize work.

Understand and apply the principles of land development and legal surveying.

Compose and present proposals and policies.

Communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

Deal with the public with tact and diplomacy.



Formal Education, Training and Occupational Certification:

Technical School Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology. (2 years)


5 years of related sub-division and legal surveying experience.

or an equivalent combination of education and experience.



May be requested to substitute in a more senior position.


Work schedule: Monday - Friday, 35 hour work week

$51.42 per hour, Pay Grade 16 

Job Code #4188

This is a CUPE Local 50 Position


To apply for this opportunity you will need to create an online profile or log back in to our career portal at - only online submission will be considered. All applications must be submitted online by 4:30 pm on the closing date noted on the posting. Please be prepared to provide proof of qualifications and supporting materials as outlined in your resume.


At the City of Victoria, we are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the community we serve. Indigenous applicants, people of colour, all genders, LGBT2Q+ and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Accommodations will be provided upon request during the selection process.


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