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BC Public Service

LSO 3 DPE - Area Engineer - *AMENDED - Location added, closing date extended

Nanaimo, BC
Full Time
75,454 to 100,139 per year
Posting Title
LSO 3 DPE - Area Engineer - *AMENDED - Location added, closing date extended

Position Classification
LSO 3 -Designated Profssnl Eng


Work Options

Campbell River, BC V9W 6Y7 CA (Primary)
Nanaimo, BC V9T 6L8 CA

Salary Range
$75,454.69 - $100,139.60 annually plus 6.5% Recruitment & Retention Adjustment

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Ministry of Forests

Ministry Branch / Division
IROD/Engineering Branch

Job Summary

Bring your dedication to this senior opportunity

To provide professional engineering services. This position reports to an LSO 4 Designated Professional Engineer, and is focused on providing seasoned professional services including design works in the assigned area of operation. This job requires a licensed professional Engineer depending on the job requirements and will be focused on bridge and road engineering services. The position has a strong requirement for field experience and the ability to make judgement based decisions relying on knowledge gained through considerable engineering experience in the Natural Resource Sector.

Job Requirements:
  • Degree in Civil/Forest engineering or equivalent as recognized by the relevant association.
  • Must be registered, or immediately* eligible for registration as a fully licensed Professional Engineer with Engineers & Geoscientists of BC. *Immediately means you are currently a fully licensed registered Professional Engineer member in good standing in another Canadian jurisdiction and can immediately transfer to EGBC.
  • 5 years of recent (within the last 10 years) related engineering experience in infrastructure planning, design and/or construction projects.
  • Field experience monitoring engineering practices and contract compliance.

Preference may be given to applicants with:
  • 5 years recent (within the last 10 years) engineering experience related to the Natural Resource Sector. Further preference may be given for more years of experience in this area.

Willingness statements:
  • A valid Class 5 B.C driver's license or equivalent.
  • Must be willing and able to work in adverse outdoor conditions and terrain.
  • Meet safety standards of Work Safe BC.

For questions regarding this position, please contact .

About this Position:

This position has full time on-site requirements during probationary period.

Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work up to 2 days at home per week as per the Telework Agreement after probationary period.

Applicants who do not fully meet the required qualifications may be considered for this position, but at a lower classification.

Working for the BC Public Service:

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For guidance on applying and interviewing, please contact or 778-405-3452.

Working for BC Public Service offers a competitive salary, diverse work environment, a healthy work/life balance, and excellent benefits. In addition to the base salary for Professional Employee Association members, there is an allowance to cover professional fees, strong dental and medical plans and much more . Salary listed does not include the additional 7% Overtime Shift Standby (OSS) provision that can be taken astaken as time off or salary on an annual basis which is on top offour (4)weeks annual leave.

How to Apply:

Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements listed above.

Cover Letter: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume: YES - A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Questionnaire: YES - You will need to complete a comprehensive questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and how you obtained your relevant experience. The questionnaire will take approximately 60 minutes to complete.

Helpful tips, videos and more regarding the application process can be found on the Your Job Application page of MyHR. If you are experiencing technical difficulty applying, e-mail , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible.

Additional Information:

AMENDMENT - New location added. Closing date extended to June 7, 2023.

A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.

An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary and permanent vacancies.

Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located at the bottom of the posting.

Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Category
Natural Resource Sector, Scientific and Technical