PlannerFull time (8 month position starting September 1, 2020)
Located in southwestern BC, the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District (SLRD) is a local government federation consisting of four member municipalities (Lillooet, Pemberton, Squamish and Whistler) and four electoral areas. The region features some of the most spectacular forests, waterways, and mountains in the province and affords an endless range of opportunities for outdoor adventure. Headquartered in Pemberton, which is the approximate geographic centre of the region, the SLRD delivers a wide range of local, regional and sub-regional services to its residents.
An accomplished planner, your experience demonstrates a solid understanding of the various facets of the profession. You are experienced in managing a wide range of planning projects and development applications. You can provide technical analysis of site and architectural plans and can perform complex project review. You’re also well versed in land use policy and have contributed to the creation and revision of zoning bylaws, official community plans and other planning policy documents, ideally in a regional setting. You are interested in working on agricultural planning and have a solid understanding of Agricultural Land Commission regulations and policies.
You’ve worked with professional teams under tight deadlines and are able to skillfully navigate the political process. Writing complex policy reports and delivering public presentations comes easily to you. You require minimal supervision, possess a positive can-do attitude and are able to tackle various planning challenges with competency and flair.
You possess a post-graduate degree in planning with a minimum of 5 years of progressive planning experience and are a full member of the Canadian Institute of Planners (or eligible for full membership).
This position is for 8 months, with the possibility of extension. Alternative working arrangements are a possibility. The SLRD offers a 9 day fortnight.
A full job description is available on the SLRD website: http://www.slrd.bc.ca/inside-slrd/employment
If you are interested in this opportunity to apply your expertise and creativity, please submit a cover letter and resume via email by 5 p.m. Sunday, July 5th to:
Squamish-Lillooet Regional District
Attention: Nathalie Klein
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.