Land Use Planner - South Peace

Peace River Regional District

Peace River Regional District

Land Use Planner - South Peace

Full Time, Permanent Position

Position Overview
The Peace River Regional District invites applicants for the full-time position of Land Use Planner at our office in Dawson Creek, BC. This position will be of interest to those seeking a planning career in a developing rural setting that is at the heart of BC’s energy resources sector.

Reporting to the General Manager of Development Services or designate, responsible for the efficient processing of land use development proposals within the rural area of the Regional District. The Land Use Planner will perform various tasks including research, analysis, reporting and preliminary drafting and graphics for rural official community plans and zoning by-laws, A.L.R. applications and development proposals.


The ideal candidate will have:

  • a post-secondary degree in planning or a related discipline and two years of related experience
  • eligibility for Planning Institute of B.C. (PIBC) membership
  • effective communication and inter-personal skills, using written and oral presentations
  • expertise in and knowledge of inter-agency liaisons including provincial, municipal and regional districts
  • word processing, data base and BC Online computer experience
  • general introductory knowledge of geographic information systems (GIS)

Applicants should demonstrate a sound knowledge of planning practice and public processes. The position requires the ability to deal tactfully and effectively with a variety of people.

Additional Information
The hours of work are Monday to Friday, from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, with one hour for lunch.

The after probation rate of pay for this union position is $34.93/hr, plus benefits.

Join the PRRD Team!
Come work with the Peace River Regional District team in the mighty Peace Region of northeastern BC – world renowned for our friendly people, spectacular outdoor recreation and linkages to the Yukon and Alaska.

The Peace River Regional District includes four electoral areas and seven member municipalities, with a total population of approximately 60,000, covering a vast 120,000 square kilometer area.

Posting Date
July 7, 2020

Application Deadline
Open until filled

Application Information
Apply in confidence by providing a cover letter noting the position being applied for, a resume, and three references to:

Peace River Regional District
Attn. Kori Elden, Executive
Assistant/HR Generalist
P. 250-784-3231 F. 250-784-3220
PO Box 810,
Dawson Creek, BC  V1G 4H8

See the full job description or find out the application status of this posting and other employment opportunities with the PRRD by visiting:

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Organization: Peace River Regional District
Location: Dawson Creek, BC
Region: Peace River
Professional Category(s): Planning & Development
Posted: July 9, 2020, 2:10 pm
Expires: August 10, 2020, 4:30 pm

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