Columbia Shuswap Regional District

Is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill the following position:

Planner I

(1 Position – Temporary Full-Time)

Looking for an exciting job in BC’s beautiful Shuswap? The Shuswap region is a place where incredible nature and welcoming communities come together to create a lifestyle that attracts many from the larger communities of Vancouver and Calgary. Our advantages include affordable housing, outstanding outdoor recreation, an abundance of locally grown food, and good transportation corridors to larger communities.

The Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) is now accepting applications for a temporary full-time Planner I position based out of its Salmon Arm, BC office for a term of February 17, 2020 to March 12, 2021.

Under the general direction of the Team Leader, Planning Services, the Planner I is responsible for responding to a variety of land use enquiries directed to the Development Services Department. The Planner I receives, documents and processes land use applications from a basic to intermediate level of complexity, provides information on departmental policies and procedures, and serves as a key team member in the Development Services Department.

Education, Training, Experience and Certification Requirements:
  • Grade 12 or equivalent supplemented by a Degree in Planning or a related discipline, plus a minimum of two years of work experience in Planning or related field, preferably in a local government environment, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Valid BC Driver’s License.

This is a temporary, full-time position and is subject to the provisions of the Collective Agreement negotiated between the CSRD and CUPE Local 1908. The salary range for this position is $2,443.55 to $2,710.93 bi-weekly (January 2020 rates) with an attractive benefit package. Typical hours of work for this position are Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. (Option to work an additional half hour and participate in flex schedule.)

A copy of the related job description is available to view on the CSRD website:

Applications will be treated as confidential and must be received by 4:30 pm, January 27, 2020.

Interested applicants must send a letter of interest and résumé to:

Kerri Wirth, Payroll Administrator/HR Assistant
Columbia Shuswap Regional District
555 Harbourfront Drive NE
PO Box 978, Salmon Arm BC, V1E 4P1
Phone: 250-833-5912

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Organization: Columbia Shuswap Regional District

Location: Salmon Arm, BC
Region: Thompson / Shuswap / Columbia
Professional Categories: Planning & Development
Posted: January 7, 2020, 5:05 pm
Expires: January 27, 2020, 4:30 pm

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