Planning Analyst (Regulatory Review)

City of Vancouver


Planning Analyst (Regulatory Review)

Requisition ID: 11270 


The City of Vancouver is striving to become the greenest city in the world, and a city powered entirely by renewable energy before 2050. We are proud to be one of BC's Top Employers, Canada's Best Diversity Employers, and one of Canada's Greenest Employers. With employees that have helped Vancouver consistently rank as one of the world's most livable cities, the City values a diverse workforce which represents the vibrant community we so proudly serve.
Consider joining our committed team of staff and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.
Main Purpose and Function
The Planning Analyst will provide a range of technical and analytical skills as part of a team working on the Regulatory Framework Review Project that involves a major review of the City’s land use regulations and policy as part of the City’s commitment to providing excellent service and regulatory innovation. The main focus of the position will be on research, statistical and land use analysis, and providing graphic support.
Key Contacts and Reporting Relationships
The Planning Analyst reports to a senior planner position and works across the Planning, Urban Design and Sustainability and other City Departments.  The Planning Analyst will have ongoing contact with the public and on occasion with consultants.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct research, monitor and collect data, develop and maintain spreadsheets/databases.
  • Design and administer surveys, respond to inquiries, create PowerPoint presentations, and create maps, information display boards and associated graphics for public consultation and for inclusion in reports and policy documents.
  • Assist with evaluating the effectiveness of the current regulatory system and structures, exploring best practices for regulatory innovation.
  • Assist with identifying opportunities to simplify and consolidate regulations and review processes, and find opportunities to reconcile conflicts between various regulations and policies.
  • Assist with policy development and consultation with other City departments and agencies, as well as assist with report writing.
  • May assist in preparation of materials for publication on the City website or in other public materials.

Education and Experience:
University degree in planning or a related discipline, or a technical degree, diploma or university degree in a discipline that supports applied statistical and GIS analytical research work with experience related closely to the duties involved.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as an effective member of a team.
  • Demonstrated experience in using graphic software such as Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUp, or similar design related applications, GIS software (MapInfo) and proficiency with Microsoft Office is required.
  • Strong interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong data, research and analytical skills.
  • Knowledge of City by-laws, processes and policies would be an asset.
  • A valid BC Driver’s Licence that does not include any restrictions that would affect the ability to legally and safely carry out job responsibilities.

Business Unit/Department: Planning, Urban Design & Sustainability (1275) 
Affiliation: CUPE 15 Non Pks 
Employment Type: Temporary Full Time 
Position Start Date: June, 2018 
Position End Date: December, 2019 
Salary Information: Pay Grade GR-24: $35.74 to $42.20 per hour
Application Close: May 25, 2018

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion

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Location: Vancouver, BC.

Region: Lower Mainland

Professional Category(s): Planning & Development.

Posted: May 17, 2018, 11:57 am

Expires: May 25, 2018, 11:59 pm

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