Senior Development Planner

Township of Langley

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Senior Development Planner

Regular Full-Time
Bulletin File # 19-E009

Web Site: tol.ca

Join a “Community of Communities” – the Township of Langley, home to over 128,000 residents, is committed to providing progressive business, housing, and recreational opportunities, while balancing its unique mix of urban growth and rural beauty.  A truly fun and beautiful place to work, the Township of Langley offers competitive salaries; excellent benefit packages; municipal pension plan; employee wellness programs; and is committed to providing and supporting training, professional development and career growth opportunities for staff.

The Township of Langley is currently recruiting for a regular full-time Senior Development Planner to join our team of professionals in the Community Development Division; Development Planning Department.

Reporting to the Manager, Development Planning you will join a dynamic multi-disciplinary team of professionals applying your creativity, breadth of planning and development related knowledge and experience.  As an expert in your field, you have an extensive knowledge of best practices in planning, urban design and sustainability. With rapid transit to our Regional City Centre on the horizon, Municipal Town Centres and Frequent Transit Development Areas balanced with rural landscapes, you will shape the sixth largest and fastest growing municipality in Metro Vancouver. You will be responsible for managing and processing highly complex and diverse land use applications, updating bylaws, policies and procedures. You will also have the opportunity to supervise and mentor a talented team of planning professionals, technical and support staff to ensure their success.

Your qualifications include strong academic credentials with a post-graduate degree in Planning, plus seven years of relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  Full membership or eligibility for full membership with the Planning Institute of British Columbia is required.  You have excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills, are strategic and well organized, decisive and able to communicate effectively. You are a consensus builder, fully conversant with the challenges facing a growing community and have well-honed report writing skills. You are committed to providing excellent customer service through teamwork, communication and responsiveness.

In order to be considered for this position, candidates must have the following valid and current certifications / licenses (must be valid at the time the posting closes) and these must be attached with your application. Applications without the attached required documents below will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered.   Please title your attachments with the number of this competition and have these documents ready to upload when you apply:
 
  • Membership or eligibility for membership in the Planning Institute of BC or the Canadian Institute of Planners
  • BC Class 5 (full-privilege) driver’s licenseor equivalent driver’s license for where you reside. You must upload a current Driver’s Abstract (select the 5 years’ option if obtaining online) that has been obtained within 6 months of the closing date below with your application. To obtain a copy of your Driver’s Abstract, please contact ICBC directly or the driving authority where you reside. Copies or pictures of your driver’s license will not be accepted.

A competitive salary commensurate with experience and an excellent benefit package is available with this Exempt position.

If you wish to pursue this exciting career in a growing community, please visit tol.ca/careers to apply.

The closing date for this competition is by 4:30pm, June 7, 2019.

We appreciate all applications; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Organization: Township of Langley
Location: Langley, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Planning & Development
Posted: May 16, 2019, 9:08 am
Expires: June 7, 2019, 4:30 pm

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