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Electronis Technologist

Victoria, BC
Full Time
13 days ago
35 to 50.210 per hour

Position Status: Full-Time Regular

Location: Unit 110-2944 West Shore Parkway, Victoria BC

What we do
CREST provides emergency radio communications to 50+ emergency response and public service agencies on southern Vancouver Island. This includes fire departments, police departments, ambulance services, BC Transit and public safety organizations. Over 6 million calls per year go through the system, or one call every five seconds.

CREST’s team of technology specialists are highly skilled, versatile and dedicated to meeting the needs CREST’s user agencies 24/7. We are proud of the work we do and take seriously the important role we play in supporting the brave men and women who are entrusted every day with the effective delivery of public safety services throughout the Capital Region.”

We currently have a regular full-time opportunity for an Electronics Technologist to work as part of our Engineering and Operations team. You will be involved in the design, implementation and maintenance of CREST radio communications equipment. Duties include design, layout, cost estimating, construction and technical support for system users.

Applicants must possess a certificate in Electronics Engineering from a recognized technical institute and certification as a technologist with the A.S.T.T. of BC, supplemented by experience in communications systems. An equivalent combination of training and experience will be considered. Familiarity with computer aided drafting design (CAD) is required along with a valid BC Driver’s Licence.

The successful candidate is also required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of hire.

Security Requirements:
As a condition of employment at CREST, the required Police Security Clearance applicable to the position must be acquired and maintained. This is a process carried out by our law enforcement partner agencies, facilitated by CREST. The minimum residency in Canada to qualify for this position, as established by our law enforcement partner agencies, is seven [7] years.

To qualify for this process, a candidate may either be a Canadian Permanent Resident or Canadian Citizens. We regret any candidates under Student, Visitor, or Work Visas are not eligible for consideration.

** This role requires the ability to provide rotational on-call support (paid).

The wage range for this position is $50.21 to $56.96 per hour (2022 rates) based on a 35-hour work week. If you have what we’re looking for and have a passion to serve people and the community, and a demonstrated commitment to supporting a healthy and safe workplace, we would like to hear from you. Please apply on-line with your resume and cover letter at by December 5, 2022, to be considered for this competition. We thank you for your interest in employment with CREST and advise that only those shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.

Organization: Capital Region Emergency Service Telecommunications (CREST) Inc.
Region: Capital Regional District (Victoria BC)
Professional Categories: Engineering
Posted: November 22, 2022
Expires: January 21,2023 , 16:00:00
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: Certification as a technologist with the A.S.T.T. of BC
Job Experience: Will train
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Education : College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
Experience : Experience an asset