Planning Technician 1 - Current Planning

City of Surrey

City of Surrey
Planning Technician 1 – Current Planning 
(Regular Full-Time)

Are you looking for a career opportunity that has tremendous potential for growth and helps build a thriving, green and inclusive city? We are currently hiring for a passionate and dedicated Planning Technician to join our team. This is a junior level planning position with a focus on Development Planning. You will perform varied duties at the Front Counter and in the Current Planning & Development Division.


  • Providing information services, including by-law and policy interpretation and advice related to planning and development.
  • Communicating with the public, applicants, agents, external agencies and departments and will prepare reports and correspondence on development applications.
  • Acting as a resource to Planning Operations Clerks in carrying out their duties and provide technical assistance in carrying out other planning duties including research, data collection and tabulation.
  • Preparing reports and correspondence in regards to development applications.
  • Assisting Planners in processing development applications including rezoning and development permits.


  • You will possess a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Planning or a related field from a recognized post-secondary institution.
  • Previous work experience in the planning field.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • A Master's Degree in Planning is considered an asset.
  • Directly related experience the development application process with a public sector organization is considered an asset.
  • You are able to communicate both orally and in writing.
  • You work well within a team environment and are able to build and maintain effective relationships with staff and members of the public.
  • You have knowledge of planning principles and the development application process.
  • You are able to make decisions independently and exercise good judgement in performing your duties.

This job closes on December 13, 2019.

Organization: City of Surrey

Location: Surrey, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Planning & Development
Posted: November 25, 2019, 1:57 pm
Expires: December 13, 2019, 4:30 pm

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