Planner 1

Full Time Benefitted
Regional District of Central Kootenay - Nelson, BC

 

The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK), is accepting applications for the position of Planner 1.

The Planner 1 is responsible, through the Planning Manager, for providing information and advice, preparing reports and recom-mendations on land use and development to the RDCK Board and its various committees and commissions, staff, other govern-ment agencies and the public. The primary responsibility of this position is focused on the review and processing of referrals and planning applications and in the development of procedures and regulations as they pertain to land development within the RDCK.

Incorporated in 1965, the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) is a local government which serves 60,000 residents in 11 electoral areas and nine member municipalities. The RDCK provides more than 160 services, including community facilities, fire protection and emergency services, grants, planning and land use, regional parks, resource recovery and handling, transit, water services and much more. For more information about the RDCK, visit www.rdck.ca

Thank you for your interest in working with the Regional District of Central Kootenay.

All submissions will be acknowledged although only those individuals shortlisted to participate in the interview/testing process will be contacted again.

This posting may be used to fill other similar positions within the RDCK over the next six months.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE INCLUDE:
  • Bachelor degree from a recognized university program in planning, geography or other related subject
  • Minimum of two years experience in a planner or planning technician position, preferably in local government
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
  • Previous experience using GIS, property and/or land use management databases
  • Membership with the Canadian Institute of Planners or eligibility to attain membership
  • Valid BC Drivers License and a satisfactory Drivers Abstract
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES INCLUDE:
  • Knowledge of planning principals and practices pertaining to regional and rural land use
  • Knowledge of the principals, methodologies and practices of research and data collection
  • Demonstrated organizational skills to manage competing priorities and effectively manage time
  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability to apply federal, provincial and municipal legislation, regulation, policies and guidelines as they relate to planning and job responsibilities
  • Ability to collaborate with other staff and elected officials in the processing of planning applications and referrals
  • Knowledge and use of GIS and other mapping or land information systems
  • Professional written and verbal communication skills as well as demonstrated customer service skills using tact and diplomacy
  • Ability to work independently and within a collaborative team environment
  • Demonstrated commitment to the RDCK values of Health & Safety, Accountability, Integrity and Respect

This posting, along with a detailed job description outlining the complete required qualifications and the variety of roles and responsibilities included in this role, can be found on our website at www.rdck.ca under Administration, Jobs & Employment Opportunities. Applications in the form of a resume and cover letter detailing qualifications and experience relative to the position will be accepted by Human Resources at the email address below until 9:00am on Friday October 18, 2019.

Human Resources, Regional District of Central Kootenay
Box 590, 202 Lakeside Drive, Nelson, BC V1L 5R4
E-mail: humanresources@rdck.bc.ca
Phone: (250) 352-1546

Thank you for your interest in working with the Regional District of Central Kootenay.
All submissions will be acknowledged although only those individuals shortlisted to participate in the interview/testing process will be contacted again.
This posting may be used to fill other similar positions within the RDCK over the next six months.

Organization: Regional District of Central Kootenay
Location: Nelson, BC
Region: West Kootenay / Boundary
Professional Category(s): Planning & Development
Posted: September 26, 2019, 11:19 am
Expires: October 18, 2019, 9:00 am

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