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Operations Division - Victoria BC, New Westminster BC or Kamloops BC

The Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) has a unique opportunity in the Operations Division for a Deputy Surveyor General. This role may be based in Victoria, New Westminster or Kamloops, although an initial training period will require the applicant to be based primarily in Victoria for a minimum of six months. 

The LTSA is a publicly accountable, statutory corporation with a unique governance structure responsible for administering the land title and survey systems in BC. These systems provide the foundation for all real property business and ownership in the province.

Reporting to the Senior Deputy Surveyor General, the Deputy Surveyor General role is a land survey subject matter expert and statutory decision maker and supports the Senior Deputy Surveyor General in operational decision-making, maintaining the integrity of the provincial survey structure and serving the needs of our customers. The role supports strategic objectives by improving and delivering professional, consistent and responsive services to meet customer needs.

We encourage you to apply if you have:

  • A degree in Survey Engineering or Geomatics, or a Diploma of Technology in Geomatics or equivalent education;
  • A commission as a British Columbia Land Surveyor (BCLS) and are a practicing land surveyor as defined in the Land Surveyors Act, with a preferred minimum of five (5) years’ experience in this capacity; 
  • Experience in the management and maintenance of legal surveys and legal survey records; and
  • Prior experience in the management of technical staff.

For further information, please see the job description for a complete list of duties and qualifications.

To apply, please submit your resume and a covering email outlining how you meet the qualifications to HR@ltsa.ca, quoting competition number OP-1915 - Deputy Surveyor General.

Please note for any applicants interested in the role who reside outside of the Victoria area, it will be necessary to either relocate to Victoria, or travel extensively, for at least the first six months of employment.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

The LTSA operates critical systems that underpin BC's private property market, civil justice system, taxation and Crown land management frameworks. Ensuring we hire properly qualified and suitable candidates is necessary for the programs and activities of the LTSA and LandSure. As part of our hiring process, we will request that a candidate supply certain personal information so that we may conduct identity, reference, education and credential verification, and criminal record checks. Credit bureau inquiry checks may also be conducted for certain positions. As a public body, the LTSA is authorized to collect personal information under section 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA).