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Engineering Assistant IV - Parking Management

Requisition ID: 12559 


The City of Vancouver is striving to become the greenest city in the world, and a city powered entirely by renewable energy before 2050. We are proud to be one of BC's Top Employers, Canada's Best Diversity Employers, and one of Canada's Greenest Employers. With employees that have helped Vancouver consistently rank as one of the world's most livable cities, the City values a diverse workforce which represents the vibrant community we so proudly serve.

Consider joining our committed team of staff and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.


Main Purpose and Function

Reporting to the Senior Development Engineer within the Parking Management Branch, the Engineering Assistant IV is responsible for the technical review of rezoning and development applications from a transportation perspective.


Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Reviewing development-related architectural drawings for compliance with the Parking Bylaw and associated design supplements
  • Reviewing and commenting on complex transportation studies for City acceptance
  • Checking parking and access design options using AutoCAD
  • Compiling division-wide comments on rezoning and development applications
  • Interpreting and explaining the requirements of the Parking Bylaw and other regulations, policy, etc. for developers, architects, consultants, the public and other staff
  • Communicating with staff in the Engineering Department and a broad group of other internal and external stakeholders on issues, requirements and design deficiencies relating to the transportation aspects of development projects
  • Supporting the Branch with research associated with the City’s parking, loading and bicycle facility policies and requirements for development projects
  • Tracking statistics and action items pertaining to rezoning and development applications
  • Occasionally attending open houses outside of normal working hours.
  • Other duties as assigned



Education and Experience:

  • A post-secondary diploma and considerable related planning or transportation engineering experience or a degree in Civil Engineering, Transportation, Architecture, Planning or other relevant area of study, or an equivalent combination of training and experience


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Sound knowledge of engineering design principles and methods, as well as engineering mathematics
  • Familiarity with Transportation 2040, the Greenest City Action Plan, and other relevant City plans and policies
  • Knowledge of transportation demand management measures and transportation design guides such as TAC and MUTCD is a benefit
  • Familiarity with the Parking Bylaw, the Parking and Loading and Bicycle Parking Design Supplements, rezoning and development application processes and zoning regulations is preferred
  • Proficiency with Word, Excel and Outlook is required; experience in AutoCAD is strongly preferred; experience with GIS software, VanDocs, and BlueBeam Revu is preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to clearly convey information and to explain transportation design issues and principles
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to deal tactfully with staff, external contacts, and the public
  • Strong time management skills, with the ability to meet timelines in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated ability to correctly read and interpret architectural and engineering drawings; ability to review and analyze complex transportation studies
  • Ability to research and report on transportation issues pertaining to development
  • A valid BC driver's license is preferred


Business Unit/Department: Engineering Services (1300) 

Affiliation: CUPE 15 Non Pks 

Employment Type: Regular Full Time 

Position Start Date: February 2019 

Salary Information: Pay Grade GR-025: $37.97 to $44.83 per hour


Application Close: January 20, 2019

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion.  

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