Job Summary

Dedicated to the Bell Fibre to the Home project, this position works within the Development Division of the Engineering Department.  The project includes reviewing and approving permits, site inspection, and liaising between the City and Bell’s contractors.

Opportunity will also be provided to gain experience in other areas of the division including subdivision development, site plans, and tendering.

This is a temporary opportunity until December 31, 2022 with the possibility for extension.


  • Civil or Construction Engineering Technology Diploma.
  • A minimum of two (2) to three (3) years of related work experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Valid Class “G” driver’s license with an abstract acceptable to City guidelines.

Related work experience to include demonstrated competencies in:

  • Development field work
  • Drainage management
  • Field work related to inspection services
  • Compliance with health and safety regulations
  • Interpersonal skills including effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Organizational skills with the ability to manage various projects simultaneously

Additional Information

This position is represented by CUPE Local 3690, and offers an hourly rate of $31.87 to $49.03.

Candidates are invited to submit a resume in confidence to indicating “2021-47 – Temporary Development Engineering Technologist”. This posting will remain open until the vacancy is filled.

The health, safety and well-being of City of Sarnia employees is paramount, and in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, additional measures have been implemented throughout the corporation to protect our employees and ensure their continued health and safety.

The City of Sarnia is an inclusive and equitable Corporation that encourages applications from qualified individuals of all genders, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and Aboriginal persons. Appropriate accommodations will be provided upon request throughout the hiring process as required by the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Information received relating to accommodation and diversity will be addressed confidentially.

Personal information is being collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Privacy Act and will be used for employment assessment purposes only.